The Kitchener stitch is a common method for the third type of seam. The yarn follows the route of a row of ordinary knitting. This is often done when closing off a knitted sock at the toe. The technique is named after Horatio Herbert Kitchener, though the technique was practiced long before.
- Knitting Tradition Magazine, Fall 2015, page 6
- June Hemmons Hiatt (1988) The Principles of Knitting, Simon & Schuster, pp. 361–378. ISBN 0-671-55233-3
- Tutorial on Kitchener Stitch on Knitty.com by Theresa Vinson Stenersen
- Kitchener Stitch Tutorial on KnittingHelp.com section for miscellaneous techniques—includes video