What is an edge stitch in knitting pattern?

What does EDGE mean in knitting?

WHAT IS A SELVEDGE? The term “selvedge” defines the left and right sides of a piece of knitting. An edge can be made up of one or more stitches. The edge stitches are then the first stitch (or stitches) and the last stitch (or stitches) of each row.

What is edge stitch?

The edge stitch is the line of stitches used to neaten an edge, a seam or to stitch around the edge of a facing to keep the edge nice and flat and looking professional. The stitching distance is usually ⅛ inch (3mm) from the edge. This technique is common on the edge of denim seams and adds strength and decoration.

What does edge finish mean?

edge finishing is a process used to finish the visible edges of plywood panels or multi-ply surfaces by laminating a plastic or wood veneer strip along the edge.

What is the difference between edge stitching and top stitching?

Edgestitching is sewn 1/8″ from the edge, while topstitching is 1/4″ from the edge. They are both decorative stitches on the face of the fabric. Topstitching is commonly used in menswear, and edgestitching is used in all handmade items.

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