Why is my chunky blanket curling?
Uneven number of stitches also contribute to curving. It may seem like a common problem, but if you do it too tightly, your stitches would look smaller. In attempting to avoid this, some would try adding more stitches. Doing this will then result in curving.
What is Purlwise in knitting?
To slip a stitch purlwise, you insert your needle into the next stitch as if to purl, and just slide it from your left needle to your right needle. To slip a stitch knitwise, insert your needle as if to knit, and then slip that from your left needle to your right needle.