Tag Archives: Sweater

Perfect Fit Series: Taking Your Measurements

Welcome to the Perfect Fit Series! Over the past few months I’ve been hearing from a lot of you that the most intimidating thing about knitting a sweater is getting a great fit. So I’ve decided to jump in and give you as much information as possible about how to get an excellently fitting sweater. […]

Top 10 Fair Isle Sweater Patterns of 2014

top ten fair isle sweater patterns

Nothing says “December” like the recent trend of ugly sweater parties. The party where everyone dresses in the most outrageous holiday sweaters (generally fair isle style) for the entertainment of all. However, as sweater knitters our goal is to create just the opposite, the anti ugly sweater so to speak. This week I have put […]

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 Party Sweater Patterns Of 2014

top ten party sweater patterns

This month is the beginning of the crazy holiday season! Parties tend to go hand in hand with holidays so I’ve put together my top ten party sweater patterns. Each of these sweaters is classy enough to wear to any party but practical enough to wear anytime! One fun way to dress up a simple […]

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 […]

Top 10 Autumn Sweater Patterns of 2014

This month we are really diving into the Autumn knitting season! I thought it would be fitting to put together a collection of patterns that reflect the newest trends from the Autumn/Winter 2014 Fashion Week! The fall of 2014 will bring us a few predominate themes in the area of knitwear. First we see extreme […]

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 […]