Well, in sewing, the selvage is the part of the fabric that is inside the garment once you've seamed it. So I'm guessing they're calling your very edge stitch a selvage stitch, because after you do your seaming, it will be inside your hat. Make sense?
*Dream Swatch in Madil Eden Bamboo
On the needles:
*Isabella from Spring Knitty
*Striped hoodie from Nursery Knits
*Tomato from Knitting Daily
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