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Old 07-21-2006, 09:16 PM   #1
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edge stitch??
have a new pattern calls for an edge stitch - any help??
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Old 07-21-2006, 09:23 PM   #2
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They probably mean a selvedge stitch, where you add one extra stitch at each edge of the pattern for ease of seaming. Sometimes a pattern includes them in the stitch count, or they say to add an edge stitch that's not included in the stitch count.
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Old 07-21-2006, 09:23 PM   #3
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As far as I can tell, an edge stitch is an extra stitch that you slip at the beginning of every row (some people slip their edge stitches at the end of every row.) I'm not sure if there's any difference when you slip it knitwise or purlwise.

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