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Old 02-09-2005, 09:03 PM   #1
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Neat Edge and adding crochet edging
I have not knitted in years and years.
I have been doing a lot of those furry yarn boas. But would now like to do some regular knitted projects, like kitchen towels.
I would like to have a neat edge to kitchen towels. What is the best stitches to make neat borders that lay flat.

Also, I would like to crochet an edge onto a poncho. Where do you insert the crochet needle in the selvage to make stitches. Is there a rule thumb for doing this.

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Old 02-10-2005, 12:52 PM   #2
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I don't know about any rules of thumb, but I can tell you what I use.
For the kitchen towels, a nice finished edge might be reverse single crochet.
For the poncho edging, the choices are endless. A row of shells? A row of chain stitch loops followed by a row of nice treble crochet shells? Several rows of shells? Many rows of single crochet in a single color or in stripes? Maybe a filet-type edging?
Main thing to remember is when you come to corners (on the towels) or points (on the poncho) that you will need to make three crochet stitches in those areas.
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