Free Technique Monday: Mattress Stitch

Learn Mattress Stitch with Debbie Stoller

One of the most common ways to join the edges of knit pieces is with a technique called Mattress Stitch. Learn how to do this invisible stitch from knitting pro Debbie Stoller. With just a tapestry needle and yarn tails, you’ll be able to neatly finish up the edges of your knitting in no time.

We’ll cover:

  • Pinning pieces together
  • Threading yarn needle
  • Starting mattress stitch
  • Pulling to make stitches invisible
  • Adjusting stitches

Learn the Mattress Stitch with Debbie Stoller

Debbie Stoller is the New York Times best-selling author of the Stitch ‘n Bitch series of knitting and crocheting books, and has helped to popularize knitting among a new generation since 1999. She is also the co-founder and editor-in-chief of BUST magazine, and is the co-author of The BUST DIY Guide to Life.