Learn how to pick up stitches to make flawless, smooth edges on your buttonbands, collars, sleeves, and more! Free yourself from complicated knitting instructions when you learn Shaina’s tricks for picking up evenly, every time!
Technique Requirements: knit/purl, cast on/bind off, have knit a few accessories
US 8 (5 mm) knitting needle and worsted weight yarn.
Swatch: Cast on 28 stitches.
Row 1: knit
Row 2: purl
Repeat rows 1 and 2 for 18 total rows.
Row 19: Bind off 5, knit to end
Row 20: purl
Row 21: Bind off 3, knit to end.
Row 22: purl
Row 23: Bind off 3, knit to end
Row 24: purl
Row 25: Bind off 2, knit to end Row
Row 27: k1, ssk, knit to the end of the row.
Row 28: purl
Rows 29-32: repeat rows 27 and 28 twice.
Row 33: knit
Row 34: purl
Row 35: knit
Row 36: purl
US 8 (5mm) knitting needle, contrasting color worsted weight yarn