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How to Join Knitted Pieces with the Mattress Stitch - For Dummies

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How to Join Knitted Pieces with the Mattress Stitch - For Dummies

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The Mattress Stitch is a finishing technique for vertical seaming. It creates an invisible join between pieces worked in stockinette stitch or ribbing, perfect for so many things, such as sewing the front and back of a sweater together. For demonstration purposes, I have used a different yarn in a contrasting color, but typically you would use the same yarn as your knit pieces.

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How-To: Kitchener Stitch for Joining Seams in Knitting

How-To: Kitchener Stitch for Joining Seams in Knitting #knitting

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How to Join Yarn: 1 Simple Trick with Craftsy's Stefanie Japel

how to join yarn and fix a knitting project

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How to a avoid The Gap at the join in circular knitting - several different methods!

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How To: Mattress Stitch - The Technique of Sewing Pieces Together on the Right Side for a Virtually Invisible Seam and Making Great Looking Knitted Toys

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How to Join in the Round Invisibly To join in the round invisibly, cast on one more stitch than your pattern calls for. Then, when you’re ready to join in the round, slip this extra stitch to the left needle. Using the working yarn and the yarn tail held together, knit the first two stitches together. Now drop the tail and knit as you normally would.

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