Sew Using Mattress Stitch

1 Thread the yarn (or thread) through the tapestry needle. Hold the sock so that the cast-on edge is at the bottom and the right side is facing you, with the edges of the leg close together.

2 Insert the tip of the tapestry needle above the cast-on stitch at the edge of the left piece, from underneath. Draw the yarn through, leaving several inches of tail.

3 Insert the tip of the tapestry needle above the cast-on stitch at the edge of the right piece in the same manner, from underneath the work.

4 Return the needle to the left piece and insert the tip of the needle under one bar that runs between the stitches, from bottom to top.

5 Bring the needle to the right piece and insert the tip of the needle under two bars that run between the stitches, from bottom to top.

6 Bring the needle to the left piece and insert the tip of the needle under two bars, from bottom to top.

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