How to Knit the German Slip Stitch Selvedge Edge

How to Knit the German Slip Stitch Selvedge Edge

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the german slip stitch selvedge edge. This stitch is a way of creating a slip stitch edge on the side of your work. The german slip stitch selvedge edge stitch would be great for all edging projects!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

A Pair of Knitting Needles


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K
Purl-P
Stockinette Stitch-St st

Skill: Easy
Cast On:Multiple of 7 sts + 2.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Step 1

    (Right Side): Knit the first stitch, work to the last stitch. With the yarn in back.

  2. Step 2

    slip the last stitch purlwise.

  3. Step 3

    Purl the first stitch, work to the last stitch. With the yarn in front, slip the last stitch purlwise.

  4. Step 4

    With the yarn in front, slip the last stitch purlwise.

Repeat steps 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the German Slip Stitch Selvedge Edge Stitch.

Example of the German Slip Stitch Selvedge Edge Stitch. (Click for Larger Image)

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