What does join Raglan seams mean in knitting?
The raglan seams are the gradually sloping decreases toward the upper sleeves, the fronts and the back. This video shows the placement of the sleeve on one side. Since you’re knitting a cardigan, you can join both sleeves, one on each side of the back and then join a front to each sleeve.
How do you reduce stitches in a raglan sleeve?
Beautiful Mirrored Decreases for Raglan Lines and Other Types of Tapered Shaping
- Work to the spot where you need to make a decrease.
- Purl the next stitch.
- Insert the left needle into the slipped stitch from left to right, and pass this stitch over the knit stitch and off the right needle.
What is meant by top sewing in knitting?
Top sewing in knitting generally means stitching like a whip stitch over the outer edges of the 2 pieces being joined – this allows you to open the seam out, almost edge to edge afterwards to avoid bulkiness on seams, esp. in baby’s items, for better comfort.
How do you pick up and knit stitches?
- Let us walk through how to pick up stitches.
- Work with the right side facing you, working from right to left as if you were to knit a row.
- Wrap the new yarn around the needle.
- Scoop the needle towards you – you now have a stitch on your needle.
- Repeat this along the edge.