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Re: Zipper and Knitting
Posted by: knittingmom (IP Logged)
Date: August 11, 2009 04:00PM

Last Christmas I knitted a sweater for my grandson. Because I was using a cardigan pattern and wanted a pullover, and because of his size, I decided to 'cardigan' the yoke and join the remainder as a pullover. I didn't want buttons so opted for a zipper. A regular skirt-type zipper worked well, but ... how do I hide the edge of the knitting and make it look professional?? I tried a crochet hook and that didn't work. Then I grabbed the yarn needle and brown yarn (the yoke was a soft yellow, the body brown) and began to simply whip stitch over the yellow edge. It turned out beautifully and while the child is growing rampantly, the sweater is a current favorite and will at least begin the winter. And they tell me that Christmas comes again this year. Could this be a hint???

Happy Knitting!!! Marian

Subject Written By Posted
  Zipper and Knitting KT 08/10/2009 01:13PM
  Re: Zipper and Knitting Alex 08/11/2009 01:54AM
  Re: Zipper and Knitting KT 08/11/2009 11:37AM
  Re: Zipper and Knitting jeanette 08/11/2009 01:51PM
  Re: Zipper and Knitting knittingmom 08/11/2009 04:00PM

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