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Re: Working crochet around top edge of knitted piece
Posted by: KT (IP Logged)
Date: December 21, 2007 01:23AM

What constitutes a single crochet stitch differs between American and British patterns.

Assuming this is an American pattern, this is what I would do.

I would take my crochet hook, and just under the cast-off stitches, or just above the cast-on line, I would insert my hook and pull a loop of yarn through leaving a long tail to weave in later. I would then pull a loop of yarn through the loop on my hook "locking" it into place.

Then I would insert my hook into the next stitch just under the cast-off or just above the cast-on line, pull a loop of yarn through the stitch but not through the loop that is on my hook. I would then wrap the yarn around and pull through both loops on my hook. Continue doing this until you have done single crochet along the entire edge.

If this is an British pattern, after I lock my first stitch in place, I would insert my hook through a knit stitch, them pull a loop of yarn through both the stitch and the loop on the hook -- in American terms this would be a slip stitch.



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