Category Archives: Edge Treatments

Edge Treatments: How to Knit a Picot Hem

Knitting a picot hem builds what you learned in the basic hemmed edge tutorial, but this time we use a simple YO-K2tog combination to make a scalloped “picot” edge. This is a technique that is done starting on the cast-on … Continue reading

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How to Knit a Hemmed Edge

What makes this hat look perfectly finished? It’s the hemmed edge on the bottom. It’s a subtle, advanced technique that makes knitted projects look SO professional. This hat just wouldn’t look the same with a plain ribbed brim. Here’s a … Continue reading

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How To Crochet A Scalloped Edge or Border

Let’s mix it up! Time for some crochet. Here’s how to create a scalloped border around any knitted (or crocheted) project. Written instructions below the video: If you’d like to follow along as I knit the swatch above, here are … Continue reading

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Knitted Dishcloth Pattern and How To Add a Single Crochet Border Onto Your Knitting

“But honey, you LIKE doing the dishes!” The first time my boyfriend said this to me I stared him down like a jungle cat narrowing in for the kill. Misguided man-notions aside, why not make something you do anyway more … Continue reading

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