Knit fabrics have a reputation for being difficult to work with, but really I think it’s just a matter of them behaving differently under the needle than other fabrics. Not harder, just different and requiring some adjustments in the tools and settings you use. Head over to Sew, Mama, Sew! for some tips for sewing on knit fabrics. You can also find a quick tutorial for making a mock coverstitch to put a professional-looking hem on your knit garments. Go to the article.
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By Anne Weaver