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Knitting Tutorial: Kitchener Stitch for Both Knit and Purl Stitches


Kitchener Stitch is a knitting graft that has you connecting two sets of live stitches (typically being held on two different needles), where the knit stitches are sewn to the knit stitches and purl stitches are sewn to purl stitches. The result is a nearly seamless graft.

When I needed to do the kitchener stitch when grafting a cable design, I was very confused. I found instructions everywhere on how to do the knit stitches but not many instructors explained how to do the purl stitches. I eventually figured it out and thought I should share my findings through a YouTube video. So here it is: The Kitchener Stitch for Both Knit and Purl Stitches.

Kitchener Stitch

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