Tuesday, October 24, 2006

knitting advice needed!

can anyone give me, or direct me to, a simple, easy-to-follow explanation of how best to sew a zipper into a sweater? julie's sweater -- the one i've been working on for years, and my first adult-sized sweater -- is done except for the zipper. just in time for the cold snap!


At October 24, 2006 10:47 PM, Blogger Sara Skates said...

Yup - try here:

She has lots of great tips if you click on the "tips" tab (bet you never would have guessed...)

Click on each picture for detailed instructions of the process

yeehaw - an FO is withing smelling distance!

At October 25, 2006 10:11 AM, Anonymous mamacate said...

I'm with Sara. The chicknits tutorial is the best, though I suppose I'm a pinch less anal about the whole thing. Then again I have a rogue cardi that I wore all around Rhinebeck with the zipper sewn in about a half-inch off. So I suppose a little more anal might help.

Can't wait to see you. There's an IR knitting sig at 2 on sunday at the hotel. Go figure.


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