This is a lovely, warm throw using bulky yarn and large needles. The slip-stitch pattern is easy to remember and execute since ALL the stitches are knit! Add on a fun, bold border with mitered corners. Make a pot of tea and enjoy! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Stitches used in this pattern include knit, purl, slip stitch. GAUGE 2 stitches/inch in garter stitch, using larger needles. 2 1/2 stitches/inch in garter stitch, using smaller needles.