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Old 10-29-2012, 08:40 AM   #1
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Decrease lace (with selvage stitch included)
Hi, ladies!

I am knitting a lace dress that asks for waist decreases. There are no bind offs mentioned, just decreases at both edges of the right side. I use a selvage stitch at both edges. I should keep that stitches the whole way, right?
I would eliminate and reestablish them if I was asked to bind off, like in armhole or neck shaping, I guess.

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Old 10-29-2012, 08:46 AM   #2
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For the waist decreases, put your decreases after the first selvedge st, work across the row and then decrease before the last selvedge st. It's likely a more gradual decrease for shaping than a bind off would be.
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