Backstitch Seam

May 15, 2008

Knitting Daily Stitch Guide

Seaming

With right sides together, pin the pieces to be joined together so that their edges are even. Insert the threaded needle from the back to front through both pieces at the right-hand edge, take the yarn around the edges and reinsert the yarn through the same stitch, pulling tight to secure. Insert the needle from back to front two stitches to the left (Figure 1) ...

backstitch Fig 1
...then from front to back oon stitch to the right (Figure 2) Repeat from * to the end, pull the yarn firmly, and fasten off on the wrong side. Backstitch seam Fig 2
 



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