The Kitchener stitch is a popular way to seamlessly graft knitwear. Download our free Kitchener Stitch cheat sheet to keep in your knitting bag.
Learn how to seam stockinette stitch horizontally. Horizontal seaming is used for things like shoulder seams of a sweater or connecting the 2 ends of a scarf to make a cowl.
Mattress stitch is a terrific stitch for sewing vertical seams, like the side seams of a sweater. It’s fairly quick and easy to do, and it’s fun to zip it up. (If you’ve never done mattress stitch, you’ll see what I mean in the video. There’s great satisfaction in seeing it come together.)
Learn how to professionally seam your reverse stockinette garments. It’s quick and easy to graft reverse stockinette stitch!
The 3 needle bind off is a method of binding off and seaming at the same time. It is often used for shoulder seams, but can be used to bind off and seam any 2 pieces of fabric with live stitches. Often times, when a pattern calls for binding off each piece separately and then
In my knitting group, we often say that the difference between homemade and handmade is in the details. One of the biggest details to improve the quality of your knit garments is to master grafting and seaming. Kitchener stitch and mattress stitch are the 2 most common methods of grafting and seaming. The Difference between