|By default I have always hemmed knits with a double needle, but today I tried something different. Instead, I blindstitched. Not a new technique, but it was something I had never considered doing with a knit, so I thought I would pass it along. Some machines do have a stretch blindstitch, mine does not, but the hems seem to have enough give.
Here is what I did:
1. Interfaced the hems of my top (lightweight wool knit) on the bottom and sleeves with a lightweight knit interfacing.
2. Pressed up the hems.
3. If you want to really control possible slippage, at this step handbaste the hem in place.
3. Blindstitch as usual.
It created this lovely hem for my top, which is a dressy cowl knit t, and it was a very little fuss hem.