Kitchener stitch (garter)
Knitting - Basic Techniques
This method is used to join 2 pieces worked in garter stitch, 1 piece will have knit-stitches along the edge, the other will have purl-stitches.
|Pick up the yarn from the stitch on the bottom piece.|
|Insert the needle into the stitch on the top piece.|
|Return to the stitch on the bottom piece, and insert the needle as shown.|
|Return to the upper stitch, inserting the needle as shown.|
|Repeat steps 3 and 4 across, the edges are joined.|