Hey y’all, welcome to sewing with knits month on the blog! This month I’m going to be covering tips and techniques for successful knit sewing, and that starts with knowing your knit fabrics. Because the more you know, the more likely you won’t curse your machine and give up on sewing knits forever after you try it.
So today I’ve got a video showing different types of knits, how they’re made, and how they behave. If the video below won’t load for some reason, you can also watch it here. And if you prefer a written rundown of everything I talk about in the video, check out this post.
And finally, here’s a great cheat sheet on the types of knit fabrics. If you’re an absolute beginner to sewing with knits, note that I recommend interlock as a great starter fabric.
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