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Old 12-03-2008, 07:25 AM   #1
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I want to change my pattern, it is a bottom up pattern and I don't want ribbing. To do a rolled edge bottom, do I just start knitting ST ST? Or is there something else I have to do. The body of the sweater is knit in the round.
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Old 12-03-2008, 07:33 AM   #2
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Yes, simply start knitting in stockinette (stocking) stitch.
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If you want, you can work the first couple of inches with a smaller needle. It will keep the sweater from flaring out at the bottom, yet roll nicely.
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I just started a rolled edge sweater for my dd this morning. The first 1.5 inches at the bottom is done with a needle one size smaller than the rest of the sweater, and yes, in stockinette.
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Thanks everyone, all the advice really helps me.
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I made a sweater that called for rolled edges and it said to use a smaller needle for the first inch or so. It worked..the roll only goes up that far and stays small.
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