These instructions are for English-style knitting, but they can be easily adapted for Continental style.
This forms an attractive chain up the edge of your knitting, and works best when used with a non-curling border, like garter stitch. For example, this is the edge I used in the Sweet Oak Shawl. In ultimate knitting bible by sharon brant , the slip stitch edge is described a little differently.
Sharon Brant says to slip the stitch knitwise on purl rows, and does not say to knit the last stitch. The easiest selvedge, just knit the first and last stitch of every row. Good for side seams, because the garter stitch bumps help you line up your rows. It does make your seam a little bumpy though.
If you have baggy stitches on your right edge on stocking stitch a common problem, this happens because the tension at the beginning of a purl row tends to be looser this helps tidy up those edge stitches. For a snug, garter stitch double edge stitch: Slip first stitch knitwise through back loop, knit 1 stitch, work to last 2 stitches, knit 2. The selvage or selvedge of knit fabric is an edge formed by changing the stitch pattern at the beginning and end of every row.
This stabilizes the fabric and prepares it for seaming or creates a finished edge on pieces that will have no further finishing. You can add selvage stitches to an existing pattern or when designing your own garments. Be sure to add them to the total stitch count. Usually a selvage is one stitch, but it can be two or more.
Multiple-stitch selvages are most often used to prevent curling on nonseamed pieces, such as scarves. Selvage stitches form a firm edge, which is helpful when working openwork patterns that tend to widen, or with slippery yarns, such as silk or rayon, which have a tendency to slide out of shape.
Selvage stitches can be used to avoid interrupting colorwork or stitch patterns with a seam. The selvage stitches serve as the seam allowance and disappear when the pieces are sewn. Some selvages, such as garter or slip-stitch selvages, can help you keep track of rows.
The knots or chains created on every other row make it easy to count the rows. You should work all increases and decreases inside selvage edges, but when you shape a piece by binding off stitches, the selvage stitch will also disappear. Establish it again on the first row that is worked even.
Always measure inside selvage edges. Selvages The selvage or selvedge of knit fabric is an edge formed by changing the stitch pattern at the beginning and end of every row.
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