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Old 01-21-2008, 12:10 PM   #1
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knitting vs. crocheting an edge
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I am knitting a sweater that calls for a crocheted slip stitch for the hem of the sweater. Is there a way to finish the hem using a knit stitch rather than a crochet stitch? I am not good at crocheting and would like to just finish everything in knitting.
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Old 01-21-2008, 12:34 PM   #2
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The slip stitch would be like picking up sts and binding off as you go.
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Old 01-21-2008, 02:47 PM   #3
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Another thought....most sweaters don't do anything to finish it off, so maybe you can skip it. I don't know why it would look unfinished without it.
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