How To: Fix a sweater snag with Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE

Fix a sweater snag with Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE

How to Fix a sweater snag with Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE

A snag in your favorite sweater doesn't have to mean a trip to the tailor?or the donation pile. In just two quick steps you can fix any knit. Learn how to fix sweater snags with the folks from Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. This video offers an easy solution to that snag in your sweater.

What You Need:
Sweater, sewing needle or crochet hook, clear nail polish

Follow These Two Easy Steps

How To: Fix a Sweater Snag Step 1
Push or pull the snag through the sweater
Using a sewing needle, push the scraggly bit of the snag through to the inside of the sweater. If the snag's too big to grab this way, turn the sweater inside out and use a crochet hook to tug the strands to the inside.

Tip: Don't cut the snag's strands; you might create a hole.

How To: Fix a Sweater Snag Step 2
Knot the snag
Keep the snag at bay by tying it in a knot. Dabbing the knot with clear nail polish will stop it from unraveling, but make sure the knit is thick enough to prevent any polish from bleeding through to the sweater's front.

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