What If You Don’t Like Your Finished Sweater?

For all the knitters out there, don’t be scared to unravel a finished piece. If you don’t like the garment you’ve made, you probably will never wear it; so why waste the yarn when it can be salvaged and put to better use. First make sure the yarn is easily unravelled. Most yarns unravel easily,…

Beautiful Edge Stitches – Do You Have To Slip The Edge Stitch?

Some beginners are taught to slip the first stitch of every row, if they find the edges loose and uneven. Edge stitches are referred to as the selvages of the knit fabric, and are often one or two stitches at each end. It is important to note that selvage stitches are added to the total…