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First Raglan Sweater

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First Raglan Sweater

Created in this Craftsy Course

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
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What needles did you use? US 8 / 5.0 mm / UK 6

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What materials did you use? Lion Brand Wool-Ease

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What are you most proud of? It's finished!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Although not a fitted garment, pay attention to the dimensions for each size, keeping in mind how fitted or loose you want the sweater. AND knit a gauge swatch--important!

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How long did it take you to make? I'm just starting mine, I'm so excited. I haven't done a project this big, and my arms are sore!

01/19/2014 Flag

Thank you for responding Keenie! I had a lot of false starts: wrong conversions of needle size and finding similar wool in Australia. Thinking I am skinnier than I really am:) I finally got going with the right size and equipment so I'm happy now. But seriously your picture is inspiring. You look fab! Thanks again.

01/21/2014 Flag

Awesome job!

01/26/2014 Flag

This looks so great on you!

02/09/2014 Flag

The sweater looks awesome. As I was working on mine, I kept referring to your picture! I bought the same color yarn and then wasn't sure. Now, I'm going to make another for a gift and use the same color of yarn. Your picture really is fabulous!

09/07/2014 Flag