Machine Knitting: Sweater Basics (DVD)

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Knit your first sweater on your knitting machine.

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What You Get

  • DVD with 6 video lessons
  • Full-color, printed reference materials booklet, including worksheets for the sweater pattern in sizes small, medium and large
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Includes closed captioning


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Class Overview

Make a custom-designed sweater in hours – not weeks! Join designer Renée Callahan and master the basics of machine knitting as she guides you step by step through creating a sweater.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Anatomy of the Machine
Meet Renée Callahan and get started with an overview of the anatomy of your knitting machine, including needle positions and maintenance basics. Find out how to select the right yarn for your project and machine.
2. Setting Up & Swatching
3. Calculations & Casting On
4. The Sweater Front
5. Sleeve Construction
6. Sweater Construction

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Taught by

Renée Callahan
Renée Callahan
Renée Callahan started her career as a knitwear designer after studying fashion design at Central Saint Martins college in London, where she currently resides. Her easy-to-knit patterns have a modern aesthetic and are made to last. She also teaches a variety of classes and workshops for both hand and machine knitting, and loves seeing new knitters take to the needles.

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