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Knitting Applied Pockets

Knitting Applied Pockets
An applied pocket can be added to any garment even if it is not included in the pattern. Use it to add a decorative touch by working a crochet edging in a contrast colour or by knitting a picture motif on it for a child's jersey.

knitting applied pockets
knitting applied pockets

Applied Pocket with a Crochet Edge.
1, Cast on the required number of stitches to make a pocket and, working in st.st.knit until the depth of pocket is reached.

2, Work a decorative crab stitch edging round the 4 sides as illustrated, using a crochet hook of a similar size to the knitting needles.

3, Pin pocket in position on garment, fold the crab stitch edging forward and slipstitch the wrong side of the pocket to the right side of the garment.


knitting applied pockets
Knitting Applied Pockets Learn how to make applied pockets


Applied Pocket with Turned-Under Edge.

1,Cast on slightly more stitches than required for the size of the finished pocket. Work 3/4 of the pocket depth in st.st. completing it with a K1,P1 rib.

2, Turn under 2 sts. round st.st. edges and slipstitch to wrong side to hold.

3, Mark the position of pocket accurately on garment using a length of contrast yarn. Use a fine knitting needle to pick up the side loop of every stitch from the 1st. side marked on the garment for the length of the pocket.

3, Pin pocket in position and sew a side loop of every stitch on pocket to corresponding loop on needle, dropping loop off needle as you go. Repeat along the other 2 sides of pocket.

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