Finishing Techniques 

Have you ever asked the questions, "How do I stitch the seams together on my finished knit project?" can help with the links below.


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img Finishing Techniques for Hand Knitters
This book will help you give your knitting a professional look. by Sharon Brant - Published 2006 Affiliate Link to Amazon
img The Knitters Book of Finishing Techniques
by Nancie M. Wiseman - Published 2002 Affiliate Link to Amazon
img The Perfect Finish
A No-Nonsense Guide to Finishing Techniques for Knitters of Every Level. by Kara Gott Warner - Paperback - Published 2010
Bind-off Two Ribs Together
This knitting technique is useful if you wish to join ribs and not show an obvious seam. Sweaterscapes
To block or not block your knitted project. Knitty
A tutorial on how to block knitting. The Purl Bee
Blocking and Pressing
Blocking and pressing is an important part of knitting - learn more here. Let's Get Knitting
An illustration of how-to finish you project with fringe. Yarnspirations
An illustration of grafting together two knitted pieces. Yarnspirations
Invisible Seam - Row to Row
This technique joins pieces at the row edge. Learn how with instructions and photos. Modeknit
Invisible Seam - Stitch to Row
With text instructions and photos learn the knitting technique of joining pieces with an invisible seam joined on one piece at the row and the other piece to the stitch. This technique is ideal when joining a sweater sleeve to the body of a sweater. Modeknit
Invisible Seam - Stitch to Stitch
This site will show you how to join to knitted pieces using the stitch to stitch method. Modeknit
Invisible Seams
Learn how to stitch the seam together. Sweaterscapes
Kitchener Stitch
Step-by-step instruction with photos. Socknitters
Kitchener Stitch a.k.a. grafting
The kitchener stitch is used to graft together stitches to make a invisible seam. Spelling Tuesday
Invisible joining of garter or reverse stockinette stitch. Peg's Hand Knitting
Seam - Flat Seam
An illustration of the flat seam for knit fabrics. Yarnspirations
Seam - Mattress Stitch
Step-by-step instructions showing the mattress stitch for joining knit pieces. Domiknitrix
Seam - Mattress Stitch
Instructions and photos on how to do the mattress stitch.
Seam - Mattress Stitch
How to sew the mattress stitch when joining two knit pieces. eHow
Seam - Mattress Stitch (Video)
A video on how to do the mattress stitch. You Tube
Seam - Mattress Stitch (Video)
A video on how to do the mattress stitch. You Tube
Seam - Overcast Seam
Instructions for the overcast seam technique plus photograph. Stitch Diva
Invisible seam - used for attaching two knit pieces together. Instructions and illustration. Sweaterscapes
Learn how to join the pieces. Knitty
Seams - Making Beautiful Seams
A tutorial on how to join knit pieces. My Virtual Sanity by Dawn Prickett
Shoulder Seams
Instructions and illustration for binding off front and back shoulder seams together. Sweaterscapes
Twisted Cord
Twisted cord is an ideal edging for all types of projects. Learn how here. Yarnspirations

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