Question: Can a knit sweater be tailored?

Can you have sweaters tailored?

It is not hard to tailor your own sweaters, taking them in at the side to fit more closely at the waist. I tried it for the first time this weekend, and it is as easy as altering a shirt. There is an extra stage of sewing and for a permanent change you should really use a sewing machine.

Can a cable knit sweater be altered?


I was so surprised to hear that my cable-knits could be altered. “You can slim down the sleeves and side seams for a better fit,” Rosbottom suggested.

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