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importance of fine finishing
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: November 21, 2008 01:06PM

I check out the thrift shops in my area once a week or so to look for handmade items either to rescue or to salvage yarn from. I saw a beautifully knitted sweater yesterday made in a rather complex pattern. It must have taken the knitter a great deal of time and it was obviously knit with great care.

But! The side seams were an ugly, stretched-out, zig-zag mess. Believe me, you didn't have to be a craftsperson to see the "ugh" factor. Even a backstitch would have been an improvement. The little time investment to use mattress stitch would have paid off tremendously.

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