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Learn How To Make An English Slip Stitch Selvedge Edge
Using the English slip stitch selvedge edge is a great way of creating a decorative edge along your work. It can also help with curling when knitting in the stockinette stitch.
In addition, having a slip stitch selvedge edge will also make it easier for you to pick up stitches later on. This is especially useful if you would like to add a different edge or border to you work.
This knitting technique is a way of creating a row of chains along the side of your knitting. You can achieve this by using 4 simple steps:
- On the right side, slip the first stitch knitwise
- On the right side, slip the last stitch knitwise
- On the wrong side, purl the first stitch
- On the wrong side, purl the last stitch
If you would like to try out this technique, we have a great pattern here: Knit Baby Sleep Sack
This great video tutorial has been made by New Stitch A Day. In the tutorial, you can see how do this great knitting technique.
Watch this tutorial and see how to make a slip stitch selvedge edge!