15 August 2010

Picot Edge Cast Off

Picot Edge Cast Off
This knitted edging makes a pretty finish for a feminine look.

1. To start - knit 2 stitches, pass first stitch over second stitch, as you would for a cast off stitch.
2. Pass the stitch from the right hand needle back over to the left hand needle.
3. Make two stitches onto the left hand needle by making backward loops.
4. Cast off four stitches.
Repeat instructions, 2, 3, 4 as required.

Ready to begin picot cast off edge.


1. Knit 2 stitches, pass first stitch over second stitch, as you would for a cast off stitch.



2. Pass the stitch from the right hand needle back over to the left hand needle.



3. Make two stitches onto the left hand needle by making backward loops.



Picture shows first stitch passed back onto left needle with the two new stitches made by backward loops.



4. Cast off four stitches



Continue instructions 2, 3, 4 as required.

Enjoy!

8 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing-it makes a very pretty edge.I love the dark grey yarn too-it's becoming one of my favorite colors lately :)

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  2. What a great idea!!! Gonna try that with some fingerless gloves!

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  3. Thank you! these are great instructions - will definitely have a go

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  4. Thanks for the instructions and have a great day!

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  5. Many many thanks for sharing those
    great instructions!

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  6. The picot edge is really different easily explained as well. Nice post

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  7. Thank you for sharing how to do this edging. Your photos of each stage are perfect. I'm using it to finish off a cardigan for my daughter and I'm sure she will love it.

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Regards

Julia