Best answer: What is a garter stitch tab?

Garter tabs are used to knit shawls when you want your garter stitch edge to be continuous. You start at the center of the shawl and you knit the garter stitch edge in both directions. … Once I had knit the 7 rows, I turn my work and pick up 3 stitches, 1 stitch on each garter ridge that I’ve created.

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