Kitchener Stitch

How to Weave, Graft and Sew in Knitting

Insert the tapestry needle into the first stitch on the front knitting needle as if to purl. Draw the yarn through the stitch, leaving the stitch on the knitting needle. Insert the tapestry needle into the first stitch on the back needle as if to purl. Slip the stitch off the knitting needle. Insert the tapestry needle into the next stitch on the back knitting needle as if to knit, leaving the stitch on the knitting needle; pull the yarn through. Insert the tapestry needle into the first stitch on the front knitting needle as if to knit, and then slip the stitch off the knitting needle. Insert the tapestry needle into the next stitch on the front needle as if to purl, leaving the stitch on the needle. Pull the yarn through.


Kitchener Stitch
Kitchener Stitch
Kitchener Stitch
Kitchener Stitch
Kitchener Stitch
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