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Old 12-13-2008, 12:40 PM   #1
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adding a zipper
I knitted a sweater for a Christmas present but it requires a zipper. I sewed the zipper to grosgrain ribbon first but when attaching to the sweater my sewing machine messes up. Has anyone ever done this?
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Old 12-13-2008, 01:25 PM   #2
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I believe most people sew zippers to hand knit garments by hand. I'll have to see if I can find some info as I've never done it..
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Old 12-13-2008, 02:17 PM   #3
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I used this website when I added a zipper to my first vest. I found it extremely helpful.
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Old 12-13-2008, 05:34 PM   #4
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Thanks for the help. I found the web site and that very smart person included pictures so I should survive this experience with only a pint of blood lost. I shouldn't be allowed near sharp needles. Thanks again.
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