An excellent option to decorate a smooth sweater will be a consummate surround decor. It is easy to make it from ordinary threads, you just need to weave them into braids or twist it with a cord. Similar decor can be used to update other knitwear.
Turning a regular sweater into a designer
Time for such an alteration will take a bit, and the result can exceed all expectations. The sweater, complemented by patch braids, looks completely different. Notable is that you can impose a pattern arbitrarily. This allows you to emphasize the features of the figure or hide from prying eyes clues or spots that are on the knitted fabric.
For work you will need:
- sweater, in need of alteration;
- a skein of thick yarn of a suitable color;
- the fixer capable to provide convenience when weaving;
- enough gypsy pins;
- needle with a thick eye.
At the beginning weave the required number of braids. To ensure tension, you can use a regular pin or fix the beginning of weaving in another way.
When pigtails are ready, attach them to the canvas.
It remains only to sew braids, bring the tips of the threads inside out and fix them.
Our sweater has changed beyond recognition. It remains only to wear and boast a stylish new clothes.
As a laid-back decor you can also use narrow strips of knitted fabric rolled up with a straw. It is not necessary to limit ourselves to braid weaving.