I-cord edge stitch, a good technique to obtain a more sharp and regular border on your knitting. You can knit an i-cord for the finishing of the neck, the sleeves or other.

You will see how to make an i-cord edge without pick up stitches beforehand, for the collar for example.

With 2 double-pointed needles, you can also knit i-cord edge stitch with the circular needles, replace step 4 by “remove the stitches of the right needle back to the left needle”.

1. CO 3 sts.

2. Pick up the first edge st.

3. Knit it, you have 4 sts on your needle.

4. Push the needle towards the other side.

5. Knit 2 sts.

6. Knit the next 2 stitches through the back loop.
7. Repeat the step 3, 4, 5and 6.

8. Continue to end your edge.