Tag Archives: design

Top 5 Design Books for Sweater Knitters

Top 5 knitting design books

If I had to choose just 5 essential design books to recommend to aspiring sweater designers which 5 would you choose? As I pondered this question I realized that I would choose one book for each phase of my design process. Starting with organizing my thoughts and sketches and moving all the way through yarn […]

Top 10 Cabled Sweater Patterns of 2014

top ten cabled sweater patterns

I absolutely love cabled sweaters! However, I don’t particularly love knitting cables so hopefully I can convince my wonderful husband (who loves knitting them) to make one for me this fall. I think the reason that I love them so much is they remind me of my favorite weather, cool misty days on the coast. […]

Sweater Construction Methods: Raglan

sweater construction raglan

This is post 7 of 7 in the series “Sweater Construction Methods” Welcome back to the Sweater Construction series! This is the final post of our series. If you haven’t already, take a minute to check out the other posts in this series. They don’t necessarily need to be read in order but the more […]

Sweater Construction Methods: Saddle Shoulder

sweater construction saddle shoulder

This is post 6 of 7 in the series “Sweater Construction Methods” Welcome back to the Sweater Contsruction series! If you haven’t already, check out the other posts in this series. They don’t really need to be read in order but the more you know about the different construction methods the easier it will be […]

Sweater Construction Methods: Contiguous Set-In Sleeve

contiguous set in sleeves cover

This is post 5 of 7 in the series “Sweater Construction Methods” Welcome back to the Sweater Construction series! If you haven’t already, take a minute to check out the other posts in this series. They don’t necessarily need to be read in order but the more you know the better prepared you will be […]

Sweater Construction Methods: Circular Yoke

sweater construction circular yoke

This is post 4 of 7 in the series “Sweater Construction Methods” Welcome back to the Sweater Construction series! If you haven’t already, take a minute to check out the other posts in this series. They don’t necessarily need to be read in order but the more you know the better prepared you will be […]

Sweater Construction Methods: Sideways

sideways sweater construction

This is post 3 of 7 in the series “Sweater Construction Methods” Welcome back to the Sweater Contsruction series! In this series we are taking a look at some of the most popular sweater construction methods as well as the pros and cons of knitting each style of sweater. Today we’ll be examining a sideways […]

Sweater Construction Methods: Dolman Style

sweater construction method dolman style

This is post 2 of 7 in the series “Sweater Construction Methods” Welcome back to the Sweater Contsruction series! In this series we are taking a look at some of the most popular sweater construction methods as well as the pros and cons of knitting each style of sweater. If you haven’t already, take a […]

Sweater Construction Methods: Set-In Sleeves

set-in sleeves sweater construction methods

This is post 1 of 7 in the series “Sweater Construction Methods” Welcome to the Sweater Contsruction series! I think I am just a little too excited to be diving in and talking about each style of sweater construction! I think it is an important conversation to have because if you don’t know what options […]

30 Day Sweater Design Files: Marcella

This is post 1 of 1 in the series “30 Day Sweater Design Files” This past May I had the privilege of designing a show piece for the TNNA fashion show using Anzula Luxury Fibers! When we were discussing what sort of garment they would like the only guidance I received was a dress, more […]