Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-28-2009, 04:41 PM   #1
Casting On
FSB's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Carson City, NV
Posts: 13
Thanks: 1
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
I just hate to sew seam, why can't I just crochet the seams? I have looked several places and its always three needle bind off, mattress stich, etc.
hibyeFreddie hibye
FSB is offline   Reply With Quote


This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 02-28-2009, 05:05 PM   #2
Jan in CA
Mod Squad
Jan in CA's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Southern CA
Posts: 37,629
Thanks: 1,709
Thanked 8,886 Times in 7,236 Posts
There's no rules that says you can't, but you may not get the results you want. Crochet is bulkier and usually not invisible. IMO it works best for things like putting squares together for an afghan.

Here's a good site with still pictures for seams.

Here's a few crochet seams

When asking questions ALWAYS post the name and a link for the pattern if you have it.

NEW! KH knitting video archive

Jan in CA is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Jan in CA For This Useful Post:
FSB (02-28-2009)
Old 03-01-2009, 12:46 AM   #3
Grafting the Toe
MerigoldinWA's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 5,143
Thanks: 1,177
Thanked 1,835 Times in 1,738 Posts
The three needle bind off is a way to avoid sewing, it is not sewing. Look in to it a little more; you might like it. It doesn't work for everything, but it is useful.
MerigoldinWA is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Seaming IslandTime General Knitting 6 08-03-2012 01:47 PM
help with seaming jkfrench How-to Questions 1 07-14-2009 07:01 PM
new seaming? Carm How-to Questions 3 05-21-2008 09:49 AM
Help with seaming please cookworm General Knitting 2 01-29-2007 12:42 AM
Seaming? Jenelle How-to Questions 6 02-14-2006 11:58 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:16 AM.