Mattress Stitch Seam

May 15, 2008

Knitting Daily Stitch Guide


Seaming
With RS of knitting facing, use threaded needle to pick up one bar between first two stitches on one piece (Figure 1), Mattress Stitch Fig 1
...then corresponding bar plus the bar above it on other piece (Figure 2). Mattress Stitch Fig 2
*Pick up next two bars on first piece, then next two bars on other (Figure 3). Repeat from * to end of seam, finishing by picking up last bar (or pair of bars) at the top of first piece. Mattress Stitch Fig3

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