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Crocheted or knitted seam treatments and edge bindings for felted cloth.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1992 (v.13#1) pg. 69

Diagrams show a knitted tubular bind-off technique that makes a rolled edge on ribbing.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1994 (v.15#1) pg. 36
Added Info HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1994 (v.15#3) pg. 8

Edges of knitting. A catalog of one- and two-stitch selvages that result in neat edges and suggestions for when to choose one over another.
THREADS #5 Jun-Jul 1986 pg. 54
Added Info THREADS #6 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 4

How to add trims and edgings to knit fabrics using a knitting machine.
THREADS #7 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 37

Adding machine-knit ribbing to woven fabrics.
THREADS #7 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 39

A sampler of knit edgings and applied trims to add a professional, creative finish on handknit fabrics.
THREADS #12 Aug-Sep 1987 pg. 38

Knitting round on straight needles, a technique for creating two layers of fabric at the same time to produce smooth edges and seams. Includes instructions for: (1) switching from ribbing to a tube, (2) switching from stockinette fabric to a tube, (3) switching from stockinette fabric to a casing, (4) cast-on and bind-off for open- and closed-end tubes, (5) ribbing with invisible cast-on and weave-off, and (6) reversible welted knit-on and sewn-on seams.
THREADS #12 Aug-Sep 1987 pg. 64

Decorative bind-off for double ribbing produces a braided edge .
THREADS #16 Apr-May 1988 pg. 10
Added Info THREADS #19 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 8

Knitted-lace edgings. Diagrams show the two basic lace stitches (basic faggot stitch and eyelet stitch). General techniques are described for making and using knitted-lace edgings and collars. Patterns are given for easy eyelets, Aunt Nettie's peticoat lace, triple loops, Mrs. Philpot's spider edging, double faggot with picots, Old wagon wheel, diamond point, scallops with eyelets, three-eyelet points edgings and for a ring-and-trellis collar.
THREADS #18 Aug-Sep 1988 pg. 27
Correction THREADS #20 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 4

Tip: A method for picking up knitting stitches along the edge of a knit garment worked with an irregular yarn or for knitting along a fabric edge.
THREADS #26 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 12

Catalan knit lace. A look at the traditional knitting of both circular and non-circular mats using crochet cotton. Instructions for a miniature leaf edging pattern to knit to edge a handkerchief.
THREADS #29 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 31

Tip shows how to do a Kitchner stitch to join two open rows of knit stitch with a third to create an invisible seam.
THREADS #32 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 8
Added Info THREADS #33 Feb-Mar 1991 pg. 4

Tip tells how to prevent an enlarged loop at the end of a bound-off row.
THREADS #34 Apr-May 1991 pg. 14

Tip tells a fast and accurate method for picking up stitches around necklines.
THREADS #34 Apr-May 1991 pg. 16

Tip tells how to avoid a loose first stitch when picking up along the neck edge.
THREADS #35 Jun-Jul 1991 pg. 14

Putting stitches in their place. How to bind on hems and patch pockets using a technique called "putting down stitches."
THREADS #39 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 65

Tip shows how to graft to stockinette pieces with an invisible seam.
THREADS #44 Dec 1992-Jan 1993 pg. 12

Tip on how to make it easier to see individual edge stitches when grafting seams on darker-colored sweaters.
THREADS #46 Apr-May 1993 pg. 10

How to knit a cording to finish edges.
THREADS #49 Oct-Nov 1993 pg. 56

Stranded (open-edge) cast-on and cast-off explained.
THREADS #55 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 20

How to cast off and join two edges of open stitches at the same time to produce a flat, flexible seam.
THREADS #55 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 22

How to knit a tubular edge using double pointed needles. This is a good looking edging for woven and knitted goods.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #23 Winter 1981-82 (v.6#3) pg. 5

Knitted lace edging for collars and cuffs.
WORKBASKET Aug 1987 (v.52#9) pg. 42

Four knitted edgings: Italian lace, German lace, Belgian lace, and Irish lace.
WORKBASKET Sep 1988 (v.53#10) pg. 16