How do you put a pocket on a knitted sweater?

Work the garment to the location of the pocket opening. Place onto a holder the same number of stitches as you used for the lining. With the working yarn from the garment, work across the lining stitches. This incorporates the pocket lining into the garment.

How do you put a pocket on a sweater?

Separate your fabrics and place each liner piece under a knit piece with right sides facing. Stitch them together leaving a small section open for turning right side out. Flip right side out, tuck in the raw edged section and top stitch all the way around your pockets. Hooray!

How do you fit a cardigan pocket?

Sewing an easy cardigan pocket

  1. Cut a pocket piece that has the same width as the front bodice piece you’ll add it to. …
  2. Fold and press the pocket opening. …
  3. Stitch the pocket opening. …
  4. Attach the pocket to the front bodice piece. …
  5. Sew together the side seams. …
  6. Overcast or serge the hem. …
  7. Fold the hem seam allowance inwards.

How do you sew down a pocket liner?

How to Sew Down Pocket Linings

  1. After knitting a garment with the slit for the pocket opening and completing the knit lining of the pocket, place the lining of the pocket on the inside of the sweater. …
  2. Mark the length that the pocket lining is supposed to be. …
  3. Thread some scrap yarn onto a tapestry needle.
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What is the mattress stitch in knitting?

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.

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