Try the Kitchener stitch to seamlessly graft two pieces of fabric.
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Hey, I'm Vickie Howell from DIY’s Knitty Gritty, and I'm going to talk to you about the kitcheners stitch. The kitcheners stitch is form of joining things seamlessly. It grasp two pieces of fabric together, when the stitches are live on the needle. I'm going to show you how. Okay now, I've already begun this one and I'm using a contrasting thread just so that you can see it better, but you’ll just go ahead and use your existing tail and a tapestry needle. So what you want to do is make sure that the live stitches are evenly distributed, front and back on two needles. So first what you're going to do is come up knit wise through the first stitch on your front needle pulling that stitch off. Then you're going to go to the second stitch on the front needle and trip purl wise, but leave it on the needle. Then we're going to move to the back stitches. You're going to go in purl wise to the first stitch on the back needle pulling it off and then knit wise the next stitch on the back needle, but this time leaving it on the needle. You're going to alternate that back and forth until you completed your seam. And that’s really all there is to it. This is the perfect technique for the top of socks, mittens, or hoods. Anything that you really want a nice seamless joint.
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