Knit Resources

blake knit . carolyn friedlander

Sewing with knit fabrics is a lot of fun. If you’re unfamiliar with knit sewing, here are some resources.


A Guide To Coverstitch Machines . Seamwork Magazine

Resources for Seamwork Issue 7 (showing serger recommendations) . Seamwork Magazine

Books/Magazines/Digital Workshops

The Colette Guide to Sewing Knits: Professional Techniques for Beautiful Everyday Garments, Alyson Clair

Seamwork Issue 7, The Knits Issue . June 2015

Serger & Coverstitch: Fashion Details with Linda Lee

Coverstitch: Basics & Beyond . Gail Yellen on Bluprint


5 Essential Serger Tips for a Healthy Happy Machine . Grainline Studio

Appliqué Linden Tutorial . Grainline Studio

From Woven To Knit . Seamwork Magazine

How To Hem Knit Fabric Five Different Ways . Bluprint

How To Sew Knit Bindings . Indiesew

How To Thread A Serger . Fancy Tiger Crafts

Knit Scout Tutorial . Grainline Studio

Matching Stripes Like A Pro . Seamwork Magazine

Perfectly Fitted Knits . Seamwork Magazine

Sewing a T-Shirt . Cal Patch

Sewing Knits Without A Serger . Seamwork Magazine

Shell Edge Finish For Knits . Kzjo’studio


There are tons of great knit patterns out there. Here are just some of them.

+ Womens Patterns

Adventure Tank . Fancy Tiger Crafts

Wanderlust Tee . Fancy Tiger Crafts

Driftless Cardigan . Grainline Studio

Hemlock Tee . Grainline Studio

Lark Tee . Grainline Studio (Lark Tee Sew-Along)

Linden Sweatshirt . Grainline Studio

Penny Raglan . Grainline Studio

Astoria . Seamwork Magazine

Elmira . Seamwork Magazine

Jane . Seamwork Magazine

Manila . Seamwork Magazine

Neenah . Seamwork Magazine

Rio . Seamwork Magazine

Wembley . Seamwork Magazine

Bento Tee . Liesl + Co

Women’s Metro T-Shirt . Liesl + Co

Maritime Knit Top . Liesl + Co

Marianne Dress . Christine Haynes

Rumi Tank . Christine Haynes

Basic Tee . Seamly

Valleynne Tank . Seamly

+ Mens Patterns

Eugene . Seamwork Magazine

Paxson . Seamwork Magazine

Men’s Metro T-Shirt . Liesl + Co

+ Kids Patterns

Field Trip Raglan T-Shirt . Oliver + S

Lunch Box Tee . Oliver + S

School Bus T-Shirt . Oliver + S

Modern Layette Set . Green Bee Patterns

Brindille & Twig


I have two boards on Pinterest that I’ve been using to manage inspiring knit stuff.

Blake Knit Projects . Projects sewn up with Blake cotton jersey

Blake Knit Sewing Inspiration and Ideas . Knit project galore, including tips, tutorials, patterns and inspiring visuals

Knit projects from the blog

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