Zippers

Zippers are slightly incompatible with knitting, but they are sometimes more appropriate than buttons. Edge the zipper opening with a few stitches of garter stitch or moss stitch. Pin and baste the zipper in place, lining up rows or stitch patterns on either side. Open the zipper to back stitch it. For a neat finish, knit narrow facings to cover the zipper tape.

< Two buttonholes, one in the front and one in

< Two buttonholes, one in the front and one in when the facing is turned in along the line of slip stitches.

Additional Know-How: Grafting

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