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Old 12-16-2010, 05:00 PM   #1
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How to 1. bind-off, 2. 2. sew up 3. weave on flat knitted hat. 4. How to sew on "knitted by" patch?
I apologize if these have been asked already, I am in a crunch for time and am still looking for the answers while posting this.

I knitted a hat flat: http://stephanieknits.blogspot.com/2...ince-2006.html

and now need to bind off and finish up.

1. How should I bind off? It says to bind off in knit or purl but I can't tell what it is. Front one side it looks like purl from the other knit, and no I can't tell what side it is. :/

2. I use the tail to sew up the seams and put the 2 sides of the hat together correct?

3. How should I weave in the tail? Should I just go around the top of the hat or something.

4. Lastly I have one of those "knitted by" patches I want to put on the inside of the hat. Any special technique for putting it on?

Thank you!
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Old 12-16-2010, 05:21 PM   #2
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1. Bind off normally in knit. It's easiest and it's probably not going to show at all.
http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/casting-off

2. If the tail is long enough that's fine (but don't pull too tightly), if not then get a new piece of yarn.

3. There are many ways to do this. Some people weave it under the purls, some weave it in like you were doing duplicate stitch. I usually do the latter.
http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall04/FEATfall04TT.html

4. I'd just use needle and thread. Make it secure, but don't pull too tightly.
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Old 12-16-2010, 05:44 PM   #3
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Jan to the rescue again! Thanks so much!! Now I can get my hat out to the boyfriend in time for Christmas!
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