How To Properly Sew Sleeves Into Armholes

Just a few terms: Set-in Sleeve – means the sleeve is joined to the body of the garment with the center of sleeve top or cap placed at shoulder seam and stitched around the armhole. Sleeve Cap – here “cap” refers to the shaped sleeve top extending from beginning of the armhole shaping; the part…

What About All Those Sleeve Styles, And How Do They Fit Into The Armhole?

Designers have a variety of sleeve styles to choose from when knitting garments. Above are illustrated the basic types. It’s important to know how these styles fit into the armhole – when it comes to shaping the knit pieces, and seaming the garment together. The top, shaped part of the sleeve is referred to as the “cap”, not…