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3/4 Sleeve Pullover

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3/4 in sleeves make room to wear a watch

Created in this Craftsy class

My First Sweater taught by 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.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Yarn Weight Worsted (10 ply)
Sizing Women
Style Traditional, Classic, Casual
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What needles did you use? US 5 / 3.75 mm / UK 9

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What materials did you use? I used smaller needles this time to achieve a more shapely sweater. Around the bust, I switched to larger needles.

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What are you most proud of? This is my first attempt to customize a sweater for my body. I wanted the sweater to be more snug around the waist and the arms. Also, I thought the neckline would be cuter if I only worked 15 rows of the raglans sleeves. The 3/4 in sleeves make this a year round sweater, allowing me to wear this during the day, without rolling up my sleeves (literally) when I'm immersed in housework or crafting!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Learning to create custom, more shapelier sweaters all begins with an adventurous spirit!

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Very clever. Fitted clothing is more flattering I think. Helpful tip. Thank you!

01/14/2014 Flag

You are welcome - I don't know if I mentioned, I also used smaller needles for the arms too - I don't like baggy arms on a fitted sweater!

02/23/2014 Flag


01/16/2014 Flag

Thank you.

02/23/2014 Flag

Good for you, Miss Cara! I sure hope you share that in this forum, too! I'd love to see it! this project is a great learning platform for sweaters - to give confidence in the process! You've sure run with it! yay!

01/17/2014 Flag

Your sweater is VERY cute! It looks like you are a natural designer. :D

01/27/2014 Flag

Thank you, Keenie.

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