- Knit a hem with a folded edge.
- Your sweater will have a more sophisticated and put-together appearance with a folded hem.
- Simply fold the hem of the sweater toward the wrong side, and enter your needle through the front stitch in such a way that it passes into the cast-on stitch corresponding to the front stitch.
- Knit the stitch, then continue working along the hem in this manner until you reach the point where you began.
How do you Hem a sweater?
- Make a note of the measurement so that you may refer to it later when you are sewing.
- Reduce the size of the sweater.
- If there is more than an inch of difference between the length the sweater is now at and the length you want it to be, you should trim off the excess to prevent the hem from seeming bulky.
- Either a pair of sharp scissors or a rotary cutter (with a cutting mat placed below it) can be used to cut the sweater.
How do I get rid of this hem in my knitting?
This hem was brought under control by only adjusting the engaging using Trick 2. On the end row of stockinette, the first row of rib (for a top-down sweater), or the first row of stockinette, you reduce the number of stitches by doing a k2together every few stitches across the row (for a bottom up sweater). This combines elements of both art and science.
How do you knit an Embers sweater?
The Embers sweater is worked top-down from the bottom up. You start at the neckline and work your way up to the yoke in increasing rounds. The work is partitioned into three independent tubes at the underarms (body, right sleeve, and left sleeve). Every one of these tubes, from the underarm all the way down to the hem or cuff, is knit.
How do you cut the bottom off of a sweater?
Either a pair of sharp scissors or a rotary cutter (with a cutting mat placed below it) can be used to cut the sweater. The hem is folded by first covering half the distance to the desired length (where you initially pinned it), and then covering half of that distance once more. On the other side, this prevents the hem from unraveling and fraying.