Grafting (knitting)

Grafting (knitting)

In knitting, grafting is the joining of two knitted fabrics using yarn and a needle in one of three types of seams:

# selvage-to-selvage seam,
# selvage-to-end ("wales") seam, or
# end-to-end ("wale-to-wale") seam

The Kitchener stitch is a common method for the third type of seam.

References

* June Hemmons Hiatt (1988) "The Principles of Knitting", Simon and Schuster, pp. 361-378. ISBN 0-671-55233-3

External links

* [http://www.knitty.com/issuesummer04/FEATtheresasum04.html Tutorial on Kitchener Stitch] on Knitty.com by Theresa Vinson Stenersen
* [http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/basic_techniques/misc.php Kitchener Stitch Tutorial] on KnittingHelp.com section for miscellaneous techniques -- includes video


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