How to Knit the Simple Garter Selvedge Edge

How to Knit the Simple Garter Selvedge Edge

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the simple garter selvedge edge. This stitch creates. The simple garter selvedge edge would be great for baby blankets, scarves, and slippers!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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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Knit Stitch – K
Cross 2 Back (C2B)- slip next st onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit st from left hand needle, then knit st from cable needle

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

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    k1, knit across to last st, k1

  2. Row 2

    k1, purl across to last st, k1.

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

Swatch Photos

Example of the Simple Garter Selvedge Edge.

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

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