A carefully chosen range of yarns at price points to suit your budget and project. If you lay the two sleeves and body out like the photo above you may find it easier to picture where the knitting is going next. A round will go across the back of the body, around one sleeve, across the front and around the second sleeve.
Sweaterouter garmentusually knitted or crocheted, that is worn on the upper part of the body, either pulled over the head or buttoned down the front or back. Although hand knitting of wool had been practiced for about 2, years, it was not until the 15th century that the first knitted shirts or tunics were produced on the English Channel islands of Guernsey and Jersey; hence the English name jersey. The knitted garments were made by the wives of fishermen and sailors from natural wool, which, by retaining its oil, protected against the cold even when damp.
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View all posts by alisongreenberroco. Traditionally, Lopi sweaters are straight up and down through the body, with no waist shaping to nip in just a bit at the smallest part of a body. If you are making a Lopi sweater for a woman and would like to add some waist shaping rather than sticking with the traditional straight body shape, that is very easy to do!
Knitting a sweater is one of the pinnacles of the hobby, and it's one that stops some new knitters in their tracks. A sweater seems like such a big project that will take a lot of time and skill, so often knitters are too intimidated to take on the challenge. It certainly can be all those things, but there are sweater patterns out there that newer knitters can do and that don't include a huge time commitment.
There are a variety of strategies used in sweater knitting patterns. Some sweaters are knit from the top down, while others are knit from the bottom up. While the difference might seem arbitrary, there are particular advantages to each type of sweater pattern.
View all posts by apalmerberroco. Hello again sweater knitters! But soon you, too, can have your sleeves and body joined like knit-along participant Parymdk and her Afmaeli shown above.