KNITFreedom - How To Slip A Stitch In Knitting - Sl 1 - Slipped St
... How to do a sl-1 or slip stitch in knitting:
What is slipping a stitch and why the heck should you do it?
1) To make a neat-looking edge on Stockinette stitch
2) To avoid loose edges on Garter or Stockinette stitch if you are