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Tips on Sewing and Fitting Knits

Jan 26, 2011
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Sewing knit garments presents fitting issues like gaping and twisting. A poorly fitted knit bodice can gape at the armholes, fall incorrectly along the neckline, twist at the torso, and present many other unflattering problems. Getting a perfectly-fitted knit garment is simple with a process of matching your knit to the pattern, double-checking several pattern details, and then drape-fitting the garment. Connie Crawford shares simple techniques that can be applied to any knit pattern with professional results in this article from Threads #151.

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