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« on: January 07, 2008 11:05:04 AM »

So I have a too big, old cotton knit sweater that I have some big plans for.  But my question is how do I make sure that the the knit doesn't unravel when I cut it?  It is a pretty big gauge size (I am using that word correctly?  basically it is a looser knit style) 

Can I just sew along the place I plan to cut and cut right below that sewing?  Am I making any sense here?

I appreciate ANY help with this, thank you!!  Grin


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« Last Edit: January 07, 2008 01:28:31 PM by gerrijo » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2008 05:31:13 AM »

Wool unravels less easily than cotton yarn, so you may need to put in more lines of stitching, or zig-zag, but the principle is the same.
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