How do you do a horizontal mattress stitch in knitting?

What is a horizontal seam?

How to sew a horizontal invisible seam. This technique is mainly used to seam together cast on and cast off edges neatly and is perfect for joining shoulder seams. The finished seam resembles a row of knit stitches.

How do you sew side seams in knitting?

Vertical invisible seaming

  1. Place your knitted pieces side-by-side with the right side facing up.
  2. Insert the sewing needle under the first horizontal bar on one of your pieces.
  3. Pull the yarn through.
  4. Insert the needle under the horizontal bar on the other piece.
  5. Pull the yarn through.

What is meant by mattress stitch?

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.

What is a flat seam join in knitting?

To create a flat seam, you hold the two knitted pieces together with right sides facing and work at the very edge of the work. You move the needles through the fabric from the front to the back and then from the back to the front to create running stitches.

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