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Zippy Zippers with Cindy Craig
Adding a zipper to a sweater can change the whole look—from ho-hum to awesome. We will explore 2 different ways to attach a zipper to knit fabric as well as how to shorten a zipper to fit your desired length. There will be plenty of time to practice both with lots of support. Dive in and tackle these techniques, and you'll be putting zippers on everything.
_1 separating zipper longer than 9"
_one non-separating zipper longer than 9", _sewing thread
_sharp point tapestry needle
_yarn used to make swatch
_20 yards of contrasting color of yarn in same weight
_Knitting Basics: Sharp scissors, Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Stitch markers, Tapestry needles (large and small), Tape measure, Small calculator, Needles and crochet hooks of various sizes
Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with an eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles & crochet hooks of various sizes.
Make 4 the same: With light-colored, worsted-weight yarn and US 7 needle, cast on 20 sts. Work 9 inches stockinette stitch.