How to Work the Kitchener Stitch
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Lena Skvagerson is lead designer for Annie's exclusive pattern collection, Annie's Signature Designs. Lena is also producer and one of the hosts of Annie's popular TV show Knit and Crochet Now! Lena was born and raised in Sweden. She learned to crochet and knit at age 5, made her first sweater by the time she turned 15, and created her first knitwear collection at age 17!... Full bio »

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Join two pieces of knitting without a telltale ridged seam when you use the Kitchener Stitch as taught in this Quick Stitches & Tips episode. Knitting expert Lena Skvagerson demonstrates everything you need to know to master this strong and practical stitch.
In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Work the Knit, Lift, Purl, Leave, Purl, Lift, Knit, Leave pattern.
  • Join two pieces of knitting such as shoulder or tip of the toe with a nearly invisible seam.