Five Ways to Make Neat Side Edges

When we knit scarves, blankets and other projects that have exposed sides, the look of those sides can make or break the overall look of the project. 

Thankfully, with just a bit of planning it’s quite easy to turn uneven edges into a lovely chain of stitches or a narrow band with a neat pattern, or even an edge that looks like an i-cord. It all depends on the type of selvedge stitches you choose for your project. 

I picked 5 different types that create lovely edges and can be used in any project. 

Let’s take a look at them one by one:

Once you learn these five ways to make neat edges, uneven and crooked sides won’t be a part of your projects anymore 🙂

The full step-by-step photo tutorial about this method is a part of the Knitting Collection #1Once you order your copy of this collection, you will instantly receive a “big PDF” (190 pages!) with this and 22 other tutorials included in the collection.

You will also receive two e-books and six knitting patterns as a special bonus, so go ahead and get it all right now before you forget 😊

If you enjoyed this tutorial,
here’s something else you might find helpful:

“Matching Cast Ons and Bind Offs” Book

Discover six pairs of cast on and bind off methods that form identical edges on projects worked flat and in the round.

“Neat Side Edges” Book

Learn twelve ways to make side edges of a knitted project nice and tidy. Plus, ways to fix side edges, and a way to improve edges of finished projects.

Happy knitting!

Maryna Shevchenko -