How to Knit the Structured Selvedge Edge

How to Knit the Structured Selvedge Edge

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

Materials Used in this Tutorial


Mountain Meadow Wool

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A Pair of Knitting Needles


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Knit Stitch – K
Stockinette Stitch-St st
Purl 2 Together-p2tog

Knit 1 Through Back of Loop (k1 tbl)-

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

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    k1 leave the st on the main needle then you are going to k1 tbl in the same stitch.

  2. Row 2

    Purl the last 2 sts together.

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Structured Selvedge Edge.

Example of the Structured Selvedge Edge. (Click for Larger Image)

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