What is whip stitch in knitting?

Is whip stitch same as mattress stitch?

>Whip stitch is a similar method of joining to the mattress stitch. The difference is that you will always insert the needle from front to back, never working back to front. Hold the two crochet pieces that you are joining together so that the right sides are facing each other.

What is top stitching in knitting?

Weave the end of the yarn into the knit piece. The top stitch will make a softly finished seam that’s good for light knits. Use the top stitch if you want your edges to have a little texture because the seam will make a slight ridge.

Can a sewing machine do a whip stitch?

I basted the fabric to paper templates with glue and instead of stitching the pieces by hand, I whip stitched them by machine. I placed the pieces right sides together and stitched the edges with a very narrow and dense zig-zag stitch. Yes, it was faster than stitching by hand.

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