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Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit

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Knit sweaters that fit your body and your taste perfectly! Learn to personalize fit and fashion with expert guidance from designer Amy Herzog.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a classic sweater pattern designed for this class, measurement and shaping worksheets and tips for mindful modifications
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Amy Herzog
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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

Class Overview

Never knit a sweater you don’'t absolutely love! Join one of our most popular instructors, Amy Herzog, and conquer modifications you can make at every step for brilliant, custom knit sweaters. During class, you'll learn how to achieve the perfect fit at the shoulders, bust, hips and waist by altering the "choose your own adventure" pattern included with class. With this practice, you'll be set up to alter lots of great patterns to fit you! You'll start with silhouettes and tips for accurate body measurements before Amy introduces you to ease and how to adjust it. Wondering how to plug your own measurements into a pattern? You'll learn to make all the modifications you need using simple steps and formulas that get great results. Plus, you'll learn must-have finishing techniques and eye-catching stitch patterns that will make your sweater truly yours.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Sweater Success
Knitwear designer Amy Herzog is obsessed with sweaters. Let her passion be your guide as you learn how to choose and knit a sweater that will fit you beautifully. Amy discusses silhouettes and shows how to get the most accurate body measurements for planning your sweater.
2. Thinking Beyond Fit
3. Fit, Sizing & Construction Options
4. Planning & Starting Modifications
5. Torso Modification Details
6. Neck & Sleeve Modifications
7. Construction Modification & Finishing

Included Patterns

Custom Fit Sweater

Custom Fit Sweater

Custom Fit Sweater

Custom Fit Sweater

Recommended with this class

  • A sweater pattern to modify (Amy's classic sweater pattern is included in your class materials)
  • Tape measure
  • Calculator

Taught by

Amy Herzog
Amy Herzog
Amy is a Boston-based knitwear designer, the leader of the Fit to Flatter tutorials and the author of the popular books Knit to Flatter and Knitting It Old School. She's passionate about helping budding knitters create flattering, well-fitting sweaters they can't wait to wear, and she travels the country sharing this knowledge in her ever-friendly manner. As a designer, her patterns have been featured in Twist Collective, KnitScene and other respected magazines. You can also find her self-published designs on her website,

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