by spendlove Moderator 16 Mar 2017

Advice needed please. My skip rotary cutting blade has arrived from China and I've tried it out. If I use it on fleece fabric, I can pull the fabric apart very easily along the perforations. Those of you who have used one, please share what you have learned by experience.

134109

by vickiannette 20 Mar 2017

Am I the only one whose probably been living under a rock?? I admit to having never heard of a skip blade and will now do some research. Thanks

2 comments
killiecrankie by killiecrankie 21 Mar 2017

you are not the only one there

noah by noah 23 Mar 2017

i never heard of it either will goo google it lol

15238
by jgwatchorn 20 Mar 2017

The Skip Stitch Blade is perfect for perforating fleece and similar fabrics such as vinyl, felt or soft foam in preparation for the application of over-edge finishing, lacing, crocheting, quilting and many other projects. The Skip Stitch Blade makes crocheting over edge finishing on fleece blankets or other items simple and efficient. Simply place your Skip Stitch Blade on any 45mm rotary cutter and roll across the fabric of your choosing to create evenly spaced holes ready for crocheting or what ever your project calls for. The blades are extremely sharp, so make sure to use a cutting mat under your fabric, and it’s also helpful to roll the blade along a ruler or straight edge to ensure your cuts are in a straight line.

Skip Stitch #2 Blade:
The #2 blade is designed especially for lighters fabrics such as flannel. This blade has smaller cutting points with shorter spaces between the points (when compared to the Original Skip Stitch Blade) to accommodate smaller yarns and hooks. This blade is perfect for projects that have a lot of detail when using smaller yarns or when adding over edge finishing such as lacing or crocheting to clothing. To use your Skip Stitch #2 Blade simply place your blade on any 45mm rotary cutter and roll across the fabric of your choosing to create evenly spaced holes ready for crocheting or what ever your project calls for. The blades are extremely sharp, so make sure to use a cutting mat under your fabric, and it’s also helpful to roll the blade along a ruler or straight edge to ensure your cuts are in a straight line.

Skip Stitch #3 Blade:
The #3 Blade is a must-have tool for projects that include lacing or fringe work. The cutting points are slightly longer then the original blades with longer spaces between the cutting points. The longer cutting points make this blade great for cutting thicker fabrics such as terry, but it’s also a great tool for when you want to use larger hooks and yarns. To use your Skip Stitch #3 Blade simply place your blade on any 45mm rotary cutter and roll across the fabric of your choosing to create evenly spaced holes ready for crocheting or what ever your project calls for. The blades are extremely sharp, so make sure to use a cutting mat under your fabric, and it’s also helpful to roll the blade along a ruler or straight edge to ensure your cuts are in a straight line.

2 comments
spendlove by spendlove 20 Mar 2017

Thanks for that - I must have #2.

killiecrankie by killiecrankie 21 Mar 2017

Very informative.

692
by mrskiki 18 Mar 2017

Wish I could help. I too have one and have never tried it so am disappointed that it's not working well for you. Hugs. Nan W

2 comments
spendlove by spendlove 18 Mar 2017

I've watched a couple of videos on YouTube since I posted this and they are using a blade with a lot fewer teeth than the one I have. I think that explains the problem I'm having.

rescuer by rescuer 18 Mar 2017

The blades are designed for different fabric types. Fleece teeth are nearly half what you find with the cotton flannel blade.
Mine are calling to me but I have yet to answer them. I might be getting them out as soon(ish).

6497