Readers ask: How To Add Crochet Pockets To A Sweater?

How do you put pockets on a sweater?

If you’ve knit a sweater or cardigan and want to add pockets after the fact, you have a couple options. One nice, clean method is to mark the pocket locations with pins or locking stitch markers, pick up and work patch pockets in rows, and then bind off and sew the edges down.

How do you crochet a cardigan pocket?

Fold the arms in half and seam starting from the cuff to the armpit. Attach each sleeve to the body of the cardigan and mattress stitch evenly around the arm opening to attach your sleeve. Place your crochet pockets on the front panels of your cardigan and using a running seam attach them at your desired location.

What is a mattress stitch?

The Mattress Stitch is a finishing technique for vertical seaming. It creates an invisible join between pieces worked in stockinette stitch or ribbing, perfect for so many things, such as sewing the front and back of a sweater together.

Can a beginner crochet a cardigan?

The Briar Pocket Cardigan is a simple and easy crochet pattern that’s perfect for beginner crocheters! The cardigan is finished off with a few rows of front and back post half double crochets along the hemline and then we’ll use single crochets to neaten the neckline.

What is a whip stitch in sewing by hand?

A whip stitch is a simple sewing stitch that is used in crocheting, knitting and sewing, and in which the needle is passed in and out of the fabric in a series of stitches that circle an edge of the fabric. It is similar to the blanket stitch as it is a form of hand sewing stitch that helps in finishing edges.

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