Originally Posted by suzeeq
You can move the needles over by one or two stitches so they're not in the same place all the time. When you knit all the sts off a needle, continue on and do a couple more on the next needle, then switch for your empty one. It's not so bad that way, and blocking or washing will help even out the ladders, as they're called.
I have tried this technique, but, I watched a tut by Vickie Howell and she always does the first st thru the back loop...I tried that and it seems to work, also I always tug the second st too...
but I don't know (not smart enough
) to figure out if this (back loop thing) is only o.k for ribbing...what do you think???