To work a horizontal set-in pocket, knit to the position of the
pocket top. Place the knitted stitches on a stitch holder, and, with
a new end, knit the required number of stitches for the width of the
pocket. Then place the remaining stitches on another stitch holder
8: Keeping unused stitches on stitch holders, work the
Knit the pocket lining, which should be
twice the length needed for the depth of the pocket, finishing at
the end nearest to the first stitch holder. After checking to make
sure that the depth when doubled back is enough to accommodate a
hand, transfer the stitches on the first stitch holder to a needle.
Knit these stitches, then add the stitches on the second stitch
holder. Finish the row and complete the front piece of the garment
9: Tuck the pocket lining in, and
knit across all stitches after the lining has been completed.
On the wrong side, stitch each side of the
lining together, making the seam as flat as possible to avoid any
extra bulk [pic 10].
10: With the lining folded in half,
overstitch each side so that the seam is as flat as possible.
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