How do you make a selvage edge in knitting?

What does Selvage mean in a knitting pattern?

The term “selvedge” defines the left and right sides of a piece of knitting. An edge can be made up of one or more stitches. The edge stitches are then the first stitch (or stitches) and the last stitch (or stitches) of each row.

What does salvage mean in knitting?

The selvage (or selvedge) of knit fabric is an edge formed by changing the stitch pattern at the beginning and end of every row. This stabilizes the fabric and prepares it for seaming or creates a finished edge on pieces that will have no further finishing.

What does edge stitch mean?

: to seam or stitch for decoration along a fold line of (a piece of cloth)

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