Zipper

May 15, 2008

Knitting Daily Stitch Guide



Stitches

With RS facing and zipper closed, pin zipper to fronts so front edges cover the zipper teeth. With contrasting thread and RS facing, baste zipper in place close to teeth (Figure 1). How to install zipper in knitting fig 1
Turn work over and with matching sewing thread and needle, stitch outer edges of zipper to WS of fronts (Figure 2), being careful to follow a single column of sts in the knitting to keep zipper straight. How to install zipper in knitting fig 2

Turn work back to RS facing, and with matching sewing thread, sew knitted fabric close to teeth (Figure 3).

Remove basting.

How to install zipper in knitting fig 3

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