Shawls & Sweaters

Sweater & Shawl Knitting Classes

Sights set on knitting a stunning sweater? Create something custom, or take a journey through knitting styles like Icelandic, Artemisia, Fair Isle, Brioche, Celtic Cables, and much more.

More shawls by Stephen West
More than Alright Triangle by Stephen West
Boneyard Shawl by Stephen West


Stephen West



Stephen West

Knit a stunning shawl pattern or branch out and design your own creative variation as Stephen West leads you through the world of increases, decreases and edge explosions.

My First Sweater Pull Over by Amy Ross
My First Sweater Cardigan Ribbed Neck by Amy Ross
My First Sweater with Double Leaves by sstutzman

My First Sweater

Amy Ross


My First Sweater

Amy Ross

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. See more

Cabled Cardigan by Carol Feller
Celtic Cardigan by sandrabaroni
Portulaca cardigan by Facelikefizz

Celtic Cables

Carol Feller


Celtic Cables

Carol Feller

Enjoy the knit of the Irish as you follow Carol Feller stitch by stitch to make a flattering cardigan sweater with contemporary Celtic cabling.

Fiori Autunnali Shawl by Romi Hill
Fiori Autunnali Shawl by Romi Hill
Fiori Autunalli Shawl by sosu

New Directions in Lace

Romi Hill


Learn to love lace with designer Romi Hill as you knit her absolutely stunning “Fiori Autunnali” V-shaped shawl.

Shawl & Sweater Knitting Patterns

Seeking a shawl or sweater pattern that you simply can't wait to knit? Look no further. With an ever-growing array of patterns from acclaimed, independent designers, you're sure to find the pattern that "clicks."

Shawl Collar Sweater

by Alma Mahler

Sweater & Shawl Kits

A shawl or sweater is only as exquisite as the yarn that's used to knit it! Find the yarn the displays your signature charm, and use it to knit a project that's truly you.

Sweater & Shawl Knitting Blog Posts

Explore the hottest shawl and sweater styles and the skills you need to create them!

You’re Going to Swoon Over These Romantic Knitting Patterns…

Looking for a little romance? Find it in these romantic knitting patterns! From shawls and scarves to tops and mitten, these projects are sure to ...

For the Love of Layering: 8 FREE Knitted Shrug Patterns

Have you already started layering your clothes to prepare for that fall-to-winter transition? The benefit of shrug knitting patterns is that they ...

7 Poncho Knitting Patterns & Kits for Maximum Comfort

"Poncho" might have you picturing the itchiest, fringy-est garment ever — but it's time to put those nightmares to rest! These stunning poncho ...

Sweater & Shawl Knitting Projects

See what stylish sweaters and shawls your fellow Craftsy members have been working on, and then share your own chic creations!


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Sweater & Shawl Knitting Articles

Bring your sweaters and shawls to the summit of style with expert insight, techniques, and tips.

Understanding Raglan Sleeves

You'll love how effortlessly raglan sleeves take shape in your garment. Learn more here.

How To Steam Block

Learn how to shape knit garments with the gentle steam blocking technique.

Taking Body Measurements

Learn how to match your knits to your size and shape by taking the right body measurements.