How do you put the backing on a knitted blanket?

How do you add a lining to a knitted blanket?

Lay your blanket and fabric on a flat surface with the right side down. Then, begin measuring your material by lining it with the inside of your knitted blanket’s border and fold it down. Next, pin the fabric lining to your knitted blanket. Get it as precise and smooth as possible.

How do you join knitting fabric?

The BEST way to attach lining fabric to knitting–the OVERCAST STITCH (part 5 of “hand sewing for hand knitters”)

  1. hold the woven cloth in place, even when the underlying knitted fabric is stretching.
  2. not stop the knitted cloth from stretching.
  3. flexibly connect the woven cloth and the knitted fabric.

How much bigger should the backing be than the quilt top?

Size of the back: must be at least 6″ wider on each side, top and bottom, than your quilt top. A total of 12″ larger than your quilt top. Trim the top and bottom edges of your backing so they are straight and square.

How much wide backing fabric do I need?

Take your backing length measurement and multiply it by the number of WOFs you need. 74″ x 2 = 148″ This is how many inches of fabric you need. Now, divide that number by 36″ to get how much yardage you need. Round up to the nearest ¼ yard and you get 4 ¼ yards.

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