How do you cut a sweater without it unraveling?
Sew a line of short stitches around this area using your sewing machine to prevent the sweater from unraveling. Using your sharp scissors, cut into the area near the short stitches. You can use a Serger machine to secure the edges or make the zigzag stitch if you are using a common sewing machine.
How do I stop my sweater from fraying?
Fixing Fraying Around Small Snags or Holes
Turn the sweater inside out and use the hook on a crochet hook to pull the frayed thread tight. Knot the frayed thread on the inside of the sweater. Coat the knot with a thin layer of clear nail polish to prevent further fraying.