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Katherine Lymer - Mastering Mattress Stitch

  • The Risk Factory 20 New Mart Rd Edinburgh, EH14 1RJ UK (map)

Completed correctly, mattress stitch – sometimes known as “ladder stitch” – can produce a near invisible join when sewing together sections of knitted fabric (when viewed from the right side of the work). On the reverse side, this method produces a consistently even and robust seam, which is useful in providing structure and stability to our finished work.

Level: Confident beginners and intermediate knitters

Skills needed: Casting on and off, knit and purl

Materials to bring: Darning needle
- Yarn (ideally the same as that used for the homework)
- Scissors
- Pins

Any "homework"?: none

Class size: 9

This class also runs on Wednesday afternoon.