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Jen17 04-28-2011 12:51 PM

Seaming-garter stitch
My grandmother used to make these knee socks and I found the pattern. The problem is in the seaming. The whole "sock" is knit in garter stitch.
What is the best way to seam these.
I tried to post the picture, but the jpeg is too large.

Thanks for any advice!


Jen17 04-28-2011 01:07 PM

seaming- garter stiich
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here are the socks, I resized the photo...
Thanks for any advice?


P.S. will the mattress stitch work with garter stitch?

Jan in CA 04-28-2011 01:14 PM

It will never be completely invisible, but there are ways to do it. Here's the websites I used to help me through it.

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Jen17 04-28-2011 01:23 PM

Thank you so much! I'm going to take out the seam and redo the blue socks. I have a pair of white ones ready to block and then I will try this garter stitch seaming!
Take care,

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