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This row is most often worked on the right side but can also be done on the wrong side. When working in the round, make sure to have an even number of stitches, and work it in this fashion: Falk Cardigan hem. *yo, k2tog; repeat from * to the end of the round. In order to work this row flat, you’ll need to have an odd number of stitches so that the ends of the piece are identical. When worked flat, work the row in this manner: k1, *yo, k2tog; repeat from * to the end. It may also be worked *k2tog, yo; repeat from * to the last stitch and end k1.

Change to the larger needles for the body of the sweater, and begin the main part of the knitting. A drawstring or elastic cord can be threaded through the hem to adjust the lower edge and add a contemporary touch. indd 25 2/22/10 2:36 PM 26 Pa rt I I : Anatomy of a Sweater ❅ Second option: Cast facing stitches onto smaller needles. Instead of working stockinette, work a knit 1, purl 1 rib for just about the entire length of the facing. Work one or two rows of stockinette, and then work a turning row.

Indd 35 2/22/10 2:37 PM CHAPTER 11 What to Do with the Shoulders ven if you have a favorite way to join the shoulders of your sweaters, there are some intriguing ways that Norwegian shoulder joining can be worked that are well worth learning. You can choose either one of the three methods that utilize live stitches or a fourth method using whipstitch after the shoulder stitches are bound off. All these methods produce practical and decorative seams that are also very stable. E Three-Needle Bind-Off This technique, which is commonly used in Norwegian knitting, is also frequently used in many book and magazine patterns and is discussed in this book because it is so useful.

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