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Old 11-18-2008, 03:57 PM   #1
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Finishing off "Live" Stitches
Hi Knitters,
I am new to the group and starting out with a HELP! question.
Does anyone know how to finish off a stole that has live stitches at both ends? It is being knit from the back to the back and I want it to look seamless at the back. I was instructed to do this by a knitting shop while on vacation, however now I don't know how to join two sets of "Live" stitches.
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Old 11-18-2008, 04:09 PM   #2
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There are a few ways to join live stitches. There are videos in the video section of this website. However, I've never done a stole like this so I can't tell you which one you should use. I know someone else around her can help you more.

Anyway, welcome to the board!
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Old 11-18-2008, 07:28 PM   #3
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Take a look at Kitchener stitch. It might be a good idea to practice it first, though. You wouldn't want to mess up on your wrap.
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Old 11-18-2008, 07:51 PM   #4
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I've used kitchener stitch to join shoulders with live stitches and it is pretty much invisible when done. I love kitchener stitch though is took me years to remember the sequence of inserting the needle and slipping off stitches.
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