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Old 01-15-2009, 04:09 PM   #1
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Sewing pieces together
Just generally speaking, when a pattern says to "sew the pieces together" do they mean with a crochet hook or a yarn needle? They don't mean with a sewing machine, right? What's the best way to "sew pieces together"?

I one time sewed pieces together with a sewing machine, and it turned out horribly. So was just wondering what a general method is for sewing things together.

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No, don't use a sewing machine on your hand knits. When they say sewing/seaming there are several choices and it kind of depends on what you're making, but generally mattress stitch is the most commonly used.

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