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Old 04-25-2008, 09:26 PM   #1
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How do I attach shoulder seams that have been bound off???

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Old 04-25-2008, 10:24 PM   #2
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Your best bet for a nice shoulder seam is to use mattress stitch, picking up a stitch from each side of the sweater.
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There are instructions here for 'horizontal seams.' (Has actual pics of shoulder seams.)

Otherwise, you could unpick the BO edges and rework them in 3-ndl BO which is easier, IMO, and often times looks better.

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How you do it also depends on what kind of shoulders you have. Are they sloped or just straight across? If they're sloped, it's a bit trickier. I actually do short rows now instead of the graduated bindoff. Then I Kitchner or 3 needle BO.
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