How to Stop Knit Fabric From Curling

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Pattern Weights

The easiest and the quickest method to stop the knit fabric from curling is through the pattern weights. These are lightweights which can only fix slight rolling. However, for strong rolling, you need to find some other solution.  For regular stitching or knitting of the fabric, these pattern weights are the best choice. Also, if you do not have these professionally-used pattern weights, you 

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Pattern Weights

can still go for some other object in the house that can play the role of pattern weights. So, this technique is the simplest and easiest so far and you must try it out and see if it works for you or not.

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Overcasting The Fabric

This is another most convenient method in which you can overcast or knit the corners of the cloth so that it does get rolled or folded. You can either choose to stitch the corners slightly or you can use a pin to make the corners straight.  Either way, you will find the required solution. Plus, the best part about following this technique is that it is very simple, quick, and effective. It is important to 

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Overcasting The Fabric

keep the fabric or a piece of sloth flat while knitting or stitching because without doing it, you cannot achieve the best results. You will always be distracted and annoyed by the folding.

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Properly Pressing The Fabric

Pressing the fabric is one of my favorite methods because it is the most traditional and easy method so far. You do not need to buy anything or go the extra mile. Simply press the fabric that needs to be stitched or knitted just like everyday fabrics.  By doing so, you will notice a great difference and convenience while knitting the piece of cloth. One thing that you need to be mindful 

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Properly Pressing The Fabric

of is that knit fabrics cannot bear too high temperatures so it is always better to press the fabric at low temperatures. Try to stay on the safer side because you certainly do not want to damage the fabric.

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The Terial Magic

The Terial Magic is basically a product that you can use to make the fabric much better and ready for knitting. This product is a spray that makes the fabric stiff and smooth and prevents the fabric from rolling or curling.  The instructions are quite simple. All you need to do is to put a little bit of the spray on the folded corners of the fabric and when the spray dries, you will immediately 

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The Terial Magic

see the results. I have used this product once and have found it to be really effective. So, if you are looking for a quick solution then you definitely need to try it out because it can do wonders.

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Stabilizers

Another way to prevent the fabric from folding is to use a water-soluble stabilizer. You can find them at different stores offered by different brands.  Using a stabilizer for straightening the edges of fabric makes the fabric smooth and still and then you can easily do the knitting or whatever you want. You use a bit of stabilizer and then you can put it in water and it will disappear.

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Stabilizers

When you wash it, you get the desired outcome which is a smooth and straight fabric. One of the most effective and good-quality stabilizers is offered by the Sulky brand I recommended above.