Sweater fix: the neck (a how to?)
But the original crew neck was such an ugh. It was so ugly, I never photographed it at all.
Picked at this sucker over months, trying to figure out the best way to fix it and then getting up the nerve to cut into this baby, too.
Finally I unraveled the knitted crew neckband. Pinned the fabric back into a bateau neckline.
Then I cut bias strips from the back side of some old irridescent purple taffeta because it was a pretty close match to this lilac color. The taffeta’s light enough that it doesn’t add bulk, and the bias means the neckline will give a little.