Knit Hem Finishes
Learning which hem finishes to use for different types of knits will help you construct a professional looking knit garment. This lesson, introduces you to various machines and a variety of stitch options that you can choose from when hemming knits.
|1||Overlock with Catch Stitch Hem||1-13|
|2||2-Needle Coverstitch Hem||1-8|
|3||3-Needle Coverstitch Hem||1-6|
MODULE 1 • Overlock with Catch Stitch Hem
|1A||For this lesson, we have prepared a piece of wool Ponte di Roma measuring 10” (25.4cm) in the width grain by 8” (20.3cm) in the length grain. You could also use a double knit or other medium-weight knit fabric.|
|1B||On the wrong side of the fabric piece, measure up 1 ½” (3.8cm) from the width edge and mark your hem fold with tailor’s chalk.|
|2A||For this lesson we are using the Brother 3034D Lock Overlock Machine set to ‘overlock,’ with two threaded needles.|
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