Sunday, 23 November 2014

No-sew picot edge

Can be worked flat or in the round.

Start with a provisional cast-on (black stitches at the base) and an even number of stitches.

Work some rows of stockinette (usually 3-4, but check your pattern).

For the picot break-line work [k2tog, yo] to the end of the row.

Then work the same number of stockinette rows as you did before the break-line.

To join the edges, start by removing the provisional cast-on and placing the cast-on edge stitches on a 2nd needle (same size or one size smaller).

Fold up the bottom edge so that the cast-on stitches are behind the active stitches.

Work the "joining row" by working k2tog - each k2tog is formed of one stitch from the front needle and one from the back needle:

Work to the end of the row - you should have the same number of stitches as the original cast-on.

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