Mattress Stitch~ It can be worked 1 st in from the edge or 1/2 st in from the edge, depending on how neat edge of fabric is&how thick yarn is.With knit side of work RIGHT side, work under two rows at a time,With purl on RIGHT side,it's better to work under 1 row at a time.The secret of good m. stitching is to keep the seam elastic without letting it stretch too much.Work m. stitch loosely for 1 or 2cms, pull thread firmly so stitches are held tog tightly,Now stretch this seam slightly.
How to pick up a dropped stitch - Easy & Quick Knitting Tutorial - Have you ever been joyfully knitting along, and your project seemed to be progressing just fine and Oh No…you see that you dropped a stitch a few rows back?! Not to worry! You don’t have to rip out all your rows back to that spot! I’ll show you how to use this nifty little trick to put that stitch right back where it belongs.