Ready to dive in and get most of your pullover done?
Before we begin, a couple of things...
- I'm sorry for the crappy photos- it was dark.
- I just reached my limit for photo storage on Picasa. Should I pay for more or is there an easier (free) way to host my pictures? Anyway because of this I had to scale down the pics. So, we're missing pics of a couple of things but hopefully what I lack in pics I can make up for in text! :)
Try to ignore this photo for a moment and take your shirt front piece and your shirt back piece and put them right sides together. Sew the shoulder seams. Now we'll get to this picture.
Grab one of your arm pieces and matching the midpoint of the top curve to the shoulder seam sew on your arm piece. Do this to the other side as well.
It's a good idea to pin first, and it is a good idea to sew it on with the arm piece on the bottom and the shirt piece on top. Much easier to navigate the curve on your machine.
Ok, Jalie now wants you to hem the arms and the bottom of the pullover. Don't do this just yet, we'll do it at the end. That way you can try it on and have a better idea of the length you want.
To the right of the photo is the bottom of your neckline that you just sewed. After doing that start matching up the rest of your collar with the edges of your neckline and pin all the way around. This is about tricky at first, but just be patient. make sure the seam at the back of your collar is right in the middle of your back piece!
Make sure when you first start at the bottom of your neckline that you again start your stitching right at the seam or you will have puckering.
Now, we're almost done! Just need to hem!
I have a little trick that I like to do when hemming knits that I'll tell you about tomorrow.
That is, if I can find photo storage... :)