While working on sweaters these last few weeks, Kelley came across several different techniques for joining or seaming sweater sleeves. She fell in love with Russian Grafting, and demonstrates it along with other common techniques like the Kitchener Stitch in this video.  

 

As always, Kelley recommends looking at your favorite sweaters – both hand knit and store-bought – and see which style you prefer best. Some joins are bulky, which can be uncomfortable to wear or makes the shoulders look funky.

 

Meg Bateman
Meg Bateman



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