This Tutorial Thursday, let's eliminate that pesky gap you get when joining in the round! Watch the video or follow these steps to learn:

1️⃣Cast on the required number of stitches plus one extra stitch.

2️⃣Lay the piece on a flat surface and make sure there are no twists.

3️⃣With the needle attached to the working yarn in your right hand and the first cast on stitch on the left hand needle, slip the first stitch from the left hand needle to the right hand needle. Slip it purlwise with the yarn in the back.

4️⃣Place a marker.

5️⃣Work your round to the last 2 stitches (the extra cast on stitch plus the slipped stitch). 6️⃣Double check that your work is not twisted.

7️⃣Knit or purl those last 2 stitches together to decrease the extra stitch and avoid the gap at the join.
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