All parts of your sweater are done. What’s next? Learn how to make your project even more beautiful with correct finishing steps. We’ll cover different blocking methods; seams; alternative methods of picking up stitches for a neckline, button bands, and other edges; 3-needle bind off; collar shaping for best results; and much more. If you do it right, you will love your sweater.
Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; have knit a few accessories
With worsted-weight yarn, make 4 swatches in stockinette stitch as follows:
CO 30 sts,
Row 1: Sl1 wyf, purl to last st, k1.
Row 2: Sl1 wyf, bring yarn to back, knit to end.
Repeat these 2 rows until piece measures 3"/7.5 cm. Bind off all sts. Block the swatch.