with Amy Herzog
Online Class

Simple Techniques for a Super Fit

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Overview

Pick up quick tips for knitting a flattering pullover and cardigan alongside pattern designer and author Amy Herzog. With these skills on hand, you'll have the confidence to take on any project and create a sweater that looks like it was made for you.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h7m

Included in this Class

1. Sweater Basics
20m

1. Sweater Basics

Meet Amy Herzog! You'll start by exploring what makes a great sweater and what can cause an unflattering outcome. Then, Amy will explain how to read between the lines of the pattern to understand more about your garment's fit.

2. Swatch & Learn: From Yarn to Fabric
20m

2. Swatch & Learn: From Yarn to Fabric

Take a closer look at the foundations of your sweater, the yarn and fabric, to see how one affects the other. Amy will share tips on what gauge makes an ideal sweater, how fiber affects fabric and the importance of swatching before stitching.

3. Great Sweaters Come From Good Gauge
17m

3. Great Sweaters Come From Good Gauge

Continue on to the most important part of knitting a sweater that fits: understanding gauge. You'll learn how to go beyond simply getting gauge and use it to predict your garment's fit.

1. Sweater Basics

1. Sweater Basics

2. Swatch & Learn: From Yarn to Fabric

2. Swatch & Learn: From Yarn to Fabric

3. Great Sweaters Come From Good Gauge

3. Great Sweaters Come From Good Gauge

4. Sizing for a Flattering Fit

4. Sizing for a Flattering Fit

5. Wrangling Gauge: Troubleshooting & More

5. Wrangling Gauge: Troubleshooting & More

6. Modifications for a Custom Fit

6. Modifications for a Custom Fit

Recommended with this class

    • DK-weight yarn
    • US 5 (3.75 mm) straight or circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge