Pick up quick tips for knitting a flattering pullover and cardigan alongside pattern designer and author Amy Herzog. With these skills on hand, you'll have the confidence to take on any project and create a sweater that looks like it was made for you.
Never knit a sweater you don’t absolutely love! Join one of our most popular instructors, Amy Herzog, and conquer modifications you can make at every step for brilliant, custom knit sweaters. During class, you'll learn how to achieve the perfect fit at the shoulders, bust, hips and waist by altering the "choose your own adventure" pattern included with class. With this practice, you'll be set up to alter lots of great patterns to fit you! You'll start with silhouettes and tips for accurate body measurements before Amy introduces you to ease and how to adjust it. Wondering how to plug your own measurements into a pattern? You'll learn to make all the modifications you need using simple steps and formulas that get great results. Plus, you'll learn must-have finishing techniques and eye-catching stitch patterns that will make your sweater truly yours.
Whatever your body type, the perfect sweater is out there, waiting to be knitted. With guidance from Amy — author of the acclaimed “Fit to Flatter” blog and book, “Knit to Flatter” — you will determine your body shape and gain the confidence to dress it in the most flattering way. She will explain how necklines, hems and sleeves alter your appearance and share with you the best designs for your body type. She’ll also show you “what not to wear.” Once you understand what sweater designs look best, you’ll learn how to take measurements and calculate for fit and ease. As Amy says, “You are beautiful. Your body is perfect.” Shouldn’t your hand-knit sweaters be, too?
Photo credit: Karen Pearson, "Knit to Flatter" (STC Craft, 2013)