Photo of Carla Scott

Custom Cabled Pullovers

with Carla Scott
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Design along with Carla Scott, Executive Editor of Vogue Knitting, as you create a classic pullover featuring the cables of your choice.

Put a twist on your next sweater by designing it yourself. Carla Scott will walk you through the finer points of calculating sweater construction, increasing your skills and decreasing any design anxiety. Add sophistication to your pullover’s design by selecting cables, incorporating elegant twists, and expertly shaping armholes, shoulders and necklines. Carla also shares insider tips for blocking, seaming and evenly picking up stitches. 

Get expert instruction from one of the industry’s top professionals today by enrolling in Custom Cabled Pullovers!

See all lesson detail

Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet Carla, learn about her career and get introduced to the Craftsy platform.


Lesson 2. Planning the Silhouette

  • Carla helps you plan the sweater's silhouette. You'll learn how to chart the schematic and all about ease.


Lesson 3. Design Choices

  • Get Carla's expert advice on choosing yard, color and cable stitches. She explains her personal choices and the pitfalls to avoid before blocking swatches.


Lesson 4. Measuring Gauge & Placing Cables

  • Learn how to get an accurate gauge before Carla guides you step by step through the process of placing cables.


Lesson 5. Designing the Sleeve

  • Carla shows you how to be calculating when it comes to sleeve design. Add increases and learn how to place the cables within your pattern.


Lesson 6. Designing the Front

  • Carla gives you an in-depth education on the front sweater schematic, from the center cable to starting the chart and binding off the armholes.


Lesson 7. Neck & Shoulder Shaping

  • Shape up your sweater design with this detailed look at neck and shoulder shaping from the front of your piece to the back.


Lesson 8. Blocking & Binding Off

  • Block your sleeves and explore your bind-off options with Carla. Her detailed instruction and expertise will give you plenty to think about as you execute this part of the design.


Lesson 9. Seaming & Finishing

  • Seaming and finishing have never looked so professional with Carla's expert help. You'll easily pick up stitches around your sweater's neck.


Lesson 10. Appendix & Cable Basics

  • Learn, or just review, to cable without a needle and discover other cable basics with Carla!

"This is an excellent class. It's ambitious and well taught. I strongly recommend it for any experienced knitter, just not for beginners. I've been knitting for years but this is the first pullover I actually designed with Carla's help. I learned a lot and I loved the result. Thank you so much!"
avatar - dorobo

3000+ students have enrolled in this class

Recently Enrolled

  • kkeecampbell
  • Robritt
  • Gilly Bear
  • wilmawatson1981
  • Nina Niskanen
  • Alison Jenkin
  • Nita Calico
  • kathie.ly5625726
  • Katerina Pom
  • Akira

Student projects

Save 43%
Retail Price $34.99
Add to Cart Buy as a gift

For $19.99 you get:

  • 10 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class materials, including pattern, charts and schematics for the Craftsy Aran Pullover
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers from Carla in our virtual classroom
Skill Building
  Closed Captioned

The Craftsy guarantee

  • Watch classes on your own schedule: wherever, whenever you want.
  • Your access never expires.
  • 100% money back guarantee.

Already enrolled?