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The Simple Garter Selvedge Edge

Simple Garter Selvedge Edge Knitting Stitch Example
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About This Technique

The simple garter selvedge edge is a finishing technique to create a nicer edge along your work. This provides additional structure and a professional look. It’s a simple technique to improve your knitting and can be used with almost any project.

[Video] Technique Tutorial

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Technique Instructions

Row 1

k1, knit across to last st, k1

Row 2

k1, purl across to last st, k1.

Repeat rows 1-2 until you have reached your desired length.

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