How to Knit Double & Triple

"I-Cord" Selvedges

How to Knit Double & Triple "I-Cord" Edges | Easy Selvedge Knitting Tutorial | 2 or 3 Stitches Wide

These double and triple "I-cord" edges are easy to add to any knitting pattern to create a smooth and neat selvedges.

In comparison to the classic I-cord edging I previously made a video about, these edging techniques are more equal in width on both sides, and therefore have a neater and more balanced appearance.

The double selvedge is 2 stitches wide, and the triple selvedge is 3 stitches wide, and the stitches wrap around the edges to produce quite a chunky and stable edging. They're really easy to knit, so are great for beginners to try too.

If you don't know the difference between circular and flat knitting, I'll just give a little overview first - but I'll also be doing a more in-depth lesson soon.

Even though circular knitting needles are used in both of these examples, only the knitting on the right is circular knitting, whilst the knitting on the left is flat knitting. You can tell because the circular knitting always forms a circle or tube, so there is no separation between the ends of the rows.

Examples of a flat knitting chart (on the left) and a circular knitting chart (on the right):

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