What is a mattress seam in knitting?

What is mattress stitch UK?

Mattress stitch. Mattress stitch is used to invisibly seam two vertical pieces of stocking stitch. Take a threaded darning needle and pass it up and under each corner stitch to secure the yarn in a figure-8 motion. The seam is joined by picking up and sewing the horizontal bars between two columns of V stitches.

What are the types of seams?

7 Different Types of Seams

  • Plain seam. A plain seam is the simplest type of seam and can be used on almost any item. …
  • Double-stitched seam. …
  • French seam. …
  • Bound seam. …
  • Flat-felled seam. …
  • Welt seam. …
  • Lapped seam.
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