Online Class

My First Sweater


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.

Skill Level


What You Get

  • 5 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including pattern
  • Concise, close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Amy Ross
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Join inviting instructor Amy Ross, and turn her easy-to-follow sweater pattern into a gorgeous garment. Using this versatile pattern, Amy will help you knit a raglan pullover or any of three variations on a cardigan that gradually progress in skill level, so you're sure to find the project that fits your ambition! Along the way, you'll see how to knit your sweater front, back and sleeves complete with easy shaping and eyelet details. Learn simple seaming techniques to bring everything together, plus how to knit a neckband, finish the neckline and add an optional collar. For the cardigan, Amy will also guide you through knitting your button and buttonhole bands, and adding buttons!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Choose your size and style, then determine your gauge before getting started on your first sweater!
2. The Sweater Back
3. Sleeves
4. Cardigan Front
5. Putting the Sweater Together

Taught by

Amy Ross
Amy Ross
At eight years old, Amy Ross learned to knit a pair of slippers at a local library's knitting group. Fifteen years later, she began her second project and has been knitting ever since. In addition to sharing the tradition and process of knitting through teaching, she has put her knitting skills to work on projects and patterns for knitwear production, editorials, television and film. Join Amy in My First Sweater and slip into the comforting satisfaction of your own classic, hand-knit garment.
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