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3 Classes (3 hours 40 minutes)

  • Materials

    Crochet hook, knitting needle, pair of double pointed needles, standard size set of circular needles (US 6, 8, 10.5, 15, 16 or 24 inch length), bundles of yarn, tapestry needle, calculator, tape measure, writing utensil, paper, any straight edge tool, stitch marker, gauge

  • Final Product

    A one-of-a-kind chunky cropped sweater with beautifully finished edges

  • Level


Next Level Knitting: Knit Your Own Chunky Cropped Sweater

First, reinforce fundamentals while diving right into the basic project. Choose the right knitting materials for you, cast your first stitches onto your needles, and discover the art of a clean, simple hem. You’ll create a finished piece with the right shape and length, then add a professional feel with decorative stitch techniques and blocking.

Perfect Fit Knits: Understanding and Modifying Knitting Patterns

Next, make a customized piece while still honoring the original pattern design. Learn the basics of how to read a knitting pattern and discover how to choose the yarn for your project by making and gauging your own swatch. Then take the key body measurements you’ll need to modify your pattern, adjust your chest width, sleeve length and size, and your waist length and shape.

Edgy Stitch Kit: 8 Techniques to Create Standout Knit Edges

Finally, get Brandi’s tried-and-true techniques for professional-level finishing touches to make any project look neater and more modern. Learn how to get past common knit edge roadblocks, and add beautiful finishes to your personal knitting repertoire. You’ll seamlessly move from the edges into the rest of your piece and discover which needle size and stitches work best with each edge technique.

Congratulations! You’re All Done.

You did it! You’ve completed the full Learning Path. We can’t wait to see where these skills take you next.