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Milo Cardigan Sewalong

12 Lessons taught by Sienna

1,225 Seamwork members have watched this class.

Knits Without a Serger

You can totally sew knit fabrics on a regular sewing machine! Don’t let not owning a serger hold you back from sewing up comfy knit garments.

In this lesson you’ll learn:

  • How to set up your machine to sew knits (00:20)

  • Three options for seaming knit garments (01:26)

  • Three options for hemming knit garments (02:50)

  • Plus some quick tips (04:00)

Milo Cardigan Sewalong

Here’s what you’ll need for this project:

  • The Milo pattern

  • Medium to heavyweight knit fabric

  • All-purpose polyester sewing thread

  • Ballpoint sewing machine needle

  • Ballpoint twin needle

  • 1 yard of knit interfacing

  • Six 1” buttons for version 1, five 1” buttons for version 2

  • Optionally: 1/4 yard knit stay tape for reinforcing your shoulder seams


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