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How do I Whip Stitch edges together?
Whip stitching can be used to put any seam together. It is NOT invisible, however it does lay flat if done carefully and is frequently used as a decorative touch.
For this example, I am seaming a cast on and bind off edge together.
Start with the RIGHT sides of your piece(s) facing you and the edges to be seamed butted together. Insert the sewing needle from the right side (public side) through the first edge stitch (corner) on the right most piece and through the first stitch on the left piece from the wrong side.
Pull the yarn through, carry yarn over the top of the work, insert sewing needle into next stitch on each piece in the same fashion.
Keep repeating this process, taking up one stitch from each edge with each stitch.
Obviously, the seam would be less visible with matching yarn, but you get the idea.
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