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Old 01-20-2012, 03:54 PM   #1
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Edge stitch tension too loose
I'm new so my tension is still in the works. I finally stopped gripping it and loosened up on stitches, but my stitches along the edge when I turn my swatch are way too loose now. I've tried not knitting that stitch when I turn, but it's still too loose. Any suggestions? And I can be quite dense, so please draw me a picture. Thanks
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Old 01-20-2012, 06:23 PM   #2
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The stitches on the edge often look loose till you get a few rows beyond each one. How big is your swatch?

A small picture might be helpful. There's a link in my sig to the thread about posting photos, acceptable size, etc.
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Old 01-20-2012, 09:07 PM   #3
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What I do on the edges is work the first stitch, then pull the yarn a little and do the next couple sts a little tighter, the rest of the row normally. That seems to make neat even edges even though I knit on larger needles.
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