Knitting Stitches: 6 Ideas for Edgings

Knitting Stitches to Enhance your Projects

Knitting Stitches: 6 Ideas for Edgings
Add to Favorites There are so many different knitting stitches, it’s hard to choose one! You can narrow it down by thinking about what you’re knitting and which properties you need from the knitted fabric. Today I’m going to tell you how to knit stitches that work great for edgings. By edgings, I mean cuffs, collars, button bands, hems, and edges on blankets. There are six stitch patterns that jumped out at me as being appropriate for any of these edgings, and they all have different characteristics, so you can choose those that will work perfectly for your project. Ribbing Stitch Pattern Cast on a multiple of 4 stitches + 2. Row 1: Knit 2, *purl 2, knit 2; repeat from * to end. Row 2: Purl 2, *knit 2, purl 2; repeat from * to end. Repeat rows 1 and 2 for pattern. Ribbing Tips Don’t stretch ribbing when

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