How do you keep a knitted hem from rolling?

How do you uncurl edges in knitting?

Spray a linen towel or dishcloth with water until it is quite damp, and lay the towel on top of the scarf. Then press the fabric with a steam iron on a high setting (never press directly onto a knitted piece with a hot iron). The heat and steam will stretch the yarn somewhat, relaxing the tension that leads to curling.

How do you knit a scarf so it doesn’t curl?

Put fabric backing or sewing tape on the wrong side of the scarf. Some scarves will stop curling if you add a little weight to one side of the scarf. Use sewing tape or stitch fabric backing onto the wrong side of the scarf. Place the tape or fabric along the edges of the scarf to stop them from curling.

How do I keep my sweater from rolling up?

Hang your sweater upside down on a clothes hanger with clips. Attach the clips to the hem of the sweater every couple of inches. The weight and clips ensure it does not roll up. This is only appropriate for lightweight sweaters that won’t stretch out of shape when hung to dry.

What is knit stitch in knitting?

n. A basic stitch in knitting, created by pulling a loop of yarn from the back of the fabric to the front through a previous stitch.

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