Sewing Up Horizontally
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We use this method to create an 'invisible seam'.
The cast-on and cast-off edges are neatly sewn together, with the finished seam resembling a row of knit stitches. This is the perfect technique to use for joining shoulder seams.
Top Tip: Make sure not to sew too tightly! The finished seams should have some stretch in them.
With the right sides facing you, lay the two knitted panels flat and line up the cast-on and cast-off stitches.
Thread the sewing needle under and out through the centre of the first V stitch on one of your panels and pull the yarn through.
Thread the needle under and up through the centre of the first V stitch on the opposite panel, and pull the yarn through.
Thread the needle down through the centre of the first V stitch, and up through the stitch next to it and pull the yarn through.
Repeat these 2 steps until you reach the end of the row.
Step 6:Gently pull on your yarn to tighten the seam.
Step 7:Your seam should now look like a row of knit stitches.
Secure the end of your seam by tying a knot in the yarn, and weaving the loose ends through the back of your panels.
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