How to Knit a Slip-Stitch Selvedge
Thursday, May 14, 2020
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Brandi Cheyenne Harper
Finishing, Tips & Techniques
This class is 5 of 6 in a series called Casting On and Binding Off for Modern Edges. You do not need to take all six! But as a whole they will give you a great set of skills. Slip stitch selvedge edges are simple, beginner friendly edges you can add to most stitch patterns. They work best with stitches that naturally lay flat, so you can easily adds this selvedge to an existing scarf or blanket pattern in your library! We’ll learn the garter slip stitch edge which creates a tight, neat edge. I particularly love the garter edge for basic beginner scarves and blankets. Then we’ll dive into a slip stitch selvedge that forms a tidy braid along the sides of our swatch. I recommend this class for anyone looking for quick and easy ways to neaten up their edges. Technique Requirements: knit/purl; cast on/bind off
Supplies for Class:
Bring 2 balls of light-colored worsted weight yarn with a recommended needle size of US 8/5mm or US 9/5.5mm. Avoid black, dark blue, textured, and variegated yarns. A set of US 8/5mm or US 9/5.5mm double pointed needles, 8” long. Scissors. Tapestry needle.