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Old 08-26-2005, 08:28 AM   #11
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Well, I'm pretty sure I'm using the term right. Basically instead of making decreases and increases at the beginning or end of a row, you use a selvage stitch to make things neater and easier to seam. All that is is a normal stitch in stockinette. So if you have a pattern that says to decrease 1 st at the end of the row, you'd knit to 3 st before the end, k2tog, then k1, instead of knitting the last 2 st together.

Anyone, feel free to correct me if I'm wrong. :D
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Old 08-26-2005, 08:55 AM   #12
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Mer is right. Yet you can also do selvedge stitches when you don't increase or decrease, too. It's just a stitch at each end that's not worked into the pattern to make it easier to seam together or to get a smoother edge.
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