Next Level Knitting: Knit a Sweater

Davina Choy, Yarn Wrangler at Sheep & Stitch

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20 Lessons (2h 16m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:16
    • 2. Welcome: Tips to Get Started

      1:32
    • 3. Gauge: The Key to a Good Fit

      3:24
    • 4. Choosing Needles and Yarn

      1:10
    • 5. Knitting a Gauge Swatch

      13:18
    • 6. Measuring Your Swatch

      4:00
    • 7. Troubleshooting Your Swatch

      4:11
    • 8. Materials and Casting On

      2:52
    • 9. Choosing a Size

      6:13
    • 10. Cast On and Row 1-2

      8:31
    • 11. Row 3-4 and Staying Organised with Charts

      7:26
    • 12. Instructions for Multiple Sizes

      6:51
    • 13. Joining in the Round

      4:38
    • 14. Splitting the Sleeves from the Neckline

      9:02
    • 15. Knitting the Body

      9:09
    • 16. Shaping the Sleeves

      12:12
    • 17. Decreasing the Sleeves

      11:39
    • 18. Finishing the Sleeves and Underarm

      7:08
    • 19. Knitting a Neat Neckline

      16:14
    • 20. Blocking for a Perfect Fit

      4:43

Project Description

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For this class, you'll be knitting a raglan sweater for yourself or a loved one. First thing's first: download the pattern by clicking on the file attachment in the right sidebar.

ASSIGNMENT:

  1. Choose a yarn and needle size that meets the knitting gauge for the sweater. Post this information to your class project.
  2. Take a photo of your sweater once you've split the sleeves from the body and post it to your class project.
  3. Take a photo of your final blocked raglan sweater and post it to your class project. You're done! High five!

RESOURCES:

To knit this sweater successfully, you should be familiar with the following knitting techniques: 

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