Can I work a "Perfect Edge" stitch on stockinette?

Our Perfect Edge YouTube video, and the WK blog post walked you through the technique for a beautiful edge on garter stitch projects.  But what if your project is stockinette?  Fear no more, we're here to help!

FOR STOCKINETTE

With the purl side facing, when you get to the last stitch of the row...

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Slip the last stitch like you were going to purl it.

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Turn your work.  Leave the working yarn in the back.  You will knit the first stitch through the back loop.

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Knit to the end of the row.

When you get to the last stitch, again slip it like you were going to purl.

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Turn your work.  The working yarn will be in front.  You will purl the first stitch through the back loop.

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Ta Da, perfect edges!

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