My First Sweater

with Amy Ross

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If you can knit and purl, you can make an amazing first sweater you'll love to wear. Knit along with Amy Ross to create a classic raglan pullover or a cute cardigan. Read More…

  1. Class Overview
  2. Meet the Instructor
  3. Ratings & Reviews
  4. Materials
  5. FAQs

Class Description

Join inviting instructor Amy Ross, and turn her easy-to-follow sweater pattern into a gorgeous garment. Using this versatile pattern, Amy will help you knit a raglan pullover or any of three variations on a cardigan that gradually progress in skill level, so you're sure to find the project that fits your ambition! Along the way, you'll see how to knit your sweater front, back and sleeves complete with easy shaping and eyelet details. Learn simple seaming techniques to bring everything together, plus how to knit a neckband and finish the neckline. For the cardigan, Amy also will guide you through knitting your button and buttonhole bands, and adding an optional collar!

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Lesson Plan


Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Choose your size and style, then determine your gauge before getting started on your first sweater!


Lesson 2. The Sweater Back

  • Amy assists you with each step of knitting the sweater back. Watch all the way through, taking video notes, or knit along with her.


Lesson 3. Sleeves

  • Amy guides you through stockinette stitches and raglan shaping to make your cardigan or pullover sleeves.


Lesson 4. Cardigan Front

  • Learn to make the front of your cardigan sweater with Amy's detailed instruction.


Lesson 5. Putting the Sweater Together

  • Bring all your pieces together as Amy shows you how to stitch your seams, finish your edges and weave in the ends.

"I learned to knit at a young age but the only thing i made were blankets and scarves. With this class I made my first sweater. The class was easy to follow and the ability to repeat sections really helped. Can't wait to start my next project. "
- jrich

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  • The ability to construct your first sweater at your own pace
  • A detailed step-by-step pattern that is perfect for beginners 
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