Known for cute, feminine and fashionable sweaters, Mercedes brings a brand-new design to Craftsy! She'll teach you shaping at the back neck, shoulders and waist that will provide a flattering fit. As you knit along with Mercedes, you'll learn her techniques for short-row shaping, knitting in the round, following lace charts and lots of nifty tips and tricks. Choose to knit three-quarter or full-length sleeves, building in as much ease as you like. You'll finish with a sweater you'll be pleased to wear or give.
Meet Mercedes and learn about the Artemisia sweater you'll be making with her step-by-step guidance.
Pick your yarn, needles and size with Mercedes' expert advice and tips.
Get those stitches on your needles as Mercedes takes you step-by-step through the process of casting on.
Learn to get the right size and all-important shaping when making your sweater's neckline and shoulders.
Work your way down from the collar with Mercedes' simple instructions and begin your lacework!
Get those shoulders and armholes to fit perfectly by following these simple yet detailed instructions.
Place sleeve stitches on hold while you knot the body with Mercedes' help and expert tips and techniques.
Increase the hip width or decrease the waist to give your sweater a perfect fit. Mercedes' methods will help your knitting reflect your size and shape.
You can add cute pockets to this beautiful sweater with just a few extra steps! Learn to work the lining and flawlessly attach your pockets.
Knit down the sleeves, beginning your decreases and then bind off with Mercedes' step-by-step instruction and helpful pointers.
Polish off your pretty sweater with a tiny bit of sewing and weaving in the end. Mercedes also shows you how to properly block your creation!
"I wasn't sure I could knit a sweater, let alone a sweater with a lace design and pockets. Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark knits along with you and takes you step-by-step through the entire project. I had never knit from a chart before, never used double pointed needles. Mercedes showed me how and I did it!"