You asked: How do you pick up stitches for a blanket border?

How do you turn your knitting 90 degrees and pick up stitches?

Turn your work 90 degrees clockwise and pick up one stitch in each of the garter ridges that you created. Insert your working needle in the edge of the garter ridge and knit into the stitch. Turn your work again 90 degrees clockwise and pick up three stitches along the edge.

What is a 90 degree turn on knitting?

When the pattern instructs you to turn your work 90 degrees clockwise. It only means you have to move your work clockwise or to the right. This brings your needle in a position where its tip is ready to pick up the stitches next to it. In simple terms, turning 90 degrees means moving your work.

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