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This guide will help you learn how to design your own seamless, set-in sleeve sweater with short-row sleeve caps. It first explains the general construction, and then it walks you through the prep work and math needed to plan and knit your own sweater. It’s full of helpful illustrations and detailed photos to give you the skills you need to design your own sweater. At the end of the guide is an example pattern for a simple cardigan that helps illustrate how the construction is put to use.

eBook : 5 patterns

A collection of five knitting-inspired colorwork knits.

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Cardigan
Lace, cables, and reverse stockinette make the most out of beautiful yarn with this entertaining knit. Henriette is knit from the bottom up and is a classic raglan style. First the lower body is knit, stitches are bound off for the underarm, and then the body is put aside. Next, the sleeves are knit. The body and sleeves are joined together when...
Knitting: Cape
When you want to look glamorous but still keep cozy, it’s hard to beat a capelet like Lavinia. The textured shells that decorate the body and collar create a beautiful scalloped edging, and the simple shape of Lavinia is easy to knit. The body of the capelet is knit from the bottom up and put aside once the neckline is shaped. A collar is knit s...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These light, lacy fingerless gloves are the perfect knit accessory to pull on when you don’t have to worry about the weather. They add a subtle touch of vintage glamour without being over the top, and they’re fun to knit. Each glove starts with an i-cord that’s sewn to make a button loop and becomes the wrist strap. Stitches are picked up from t...
Knitting: Other Top
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Knitting: Cardigan
Note: The row gauge was originally listed incorrectly. A second version of the pattern was created to match the previously listed gauge so the pattern now comes with two different files. The first is for 18 sts by 28 rows over 4 inches, the intended gauge, and 18 sts by 24 rows over 4 inches, the previously listed gauge. The file names indicate...
Knitting: Cardigan
This playful cardigan is knit seamlessly from the top down, starting with the upper back. The back is knit to the armholes and then put on hold. Stitches are picked up from the cast on edge for the fronts, and they’re knit to the underarm. The body is joined in one piece when stitches for the under arms are cast on, and then it’s knit with some ...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
When you have a beautifully dyed yarn you want to show it off, and Nix is the perfect shawl for the job! Its crisp, clean lines allow the yarn to take center stage, and its simple lace pattern is easy to memorize and enjoyable to knit. The shawl features a narrow rolled edge along the top of the shawl which nicely complements the i-cord bind-off...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
When your goal is to keep your ears nice and cozy, it’s hard to beat a stranded colorwork beanie like Charlie. The turned hem brim adds an extra layer over your ears, and the inside of the brim features playful dots that are a colorful surprise when you wear it cuffed.The grey hat is made using Dyed in the Wool in the Idle Nights color, and it’s...
Knitting: Cardigan
Sophisticated and simple, Hortencia is an easy-to-knit seamless cardigan that works equally well with sleek pencil skirts and fun, full-skirted dresses. The upper back is knit first and placed on hold. Stitches are picked up from the cast-on edge and knit down to create the fronts. The fronts and back are joined when the underarm stitches are ca...
Knitting: Cardigan
The PDF version is written in a different style than the version on Knitty. Please look at both versions of the pattern.
Knitting: Pullover
A flirty lace insert adds a bit of fun to this seamless slash-neck pullover with 3/4 length set-in sleeves. Aiken begins with the upper back which is knit and put on hold. Stitches for the front are both picked up and cast on to create the wide neckline, and the front is knit identical to the back. The front and back are joined in the round when...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Keep your hands cozy with the Aida mitts! These sweet fingerless mitts are quick to knit and make great gifts for your crafty friends. The mitts are knit starting with the cuff, and then the thumb gusset is shaped. Stitches are put on hold for the thumb, and the top of the palm is knit with a band of stranded colorwork. After the body of the mit...
Knitting: Cowl
Show your yarn love! Bernadine is a stranded colorwork cowl with a big, bold yarn ball design. This attention-demanding cowl is knit in the round and features large non-repeating charts. The finished cowl sits around your neck and drapes to show off both the beautiful colorwork and the fascinating floats on the wrong side.
Knitting: Cowl
Colorful and eclectic, this cowl is perfect for knitters who love collecting yarn in every shade imaginable. Delilah starts with a provisional cast on and is knit in a tube until the cowl is the right length. The provisional cast on is removed, and the live stitches at the top and bottom are grafted together using kitchener stitch. The finished ...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Who can resist a basic beret? Ethel is a classic, simple knit beret with a stranded colorwork band. It’s knit from the ribbed band to the crown and topped with a fluffy pompom. The knitting needle motifs that decorate the hat leave no doubt that it was made by a proud crafter, and the pompom is the perfect finishing touch.
Knitting: Pullover
Add a splash of retro style to your wardrobe with the Geraldine pullover. Its seamless construction and sweet band of knitting-inspired stranded colorwork make it a cute but easy project. The upper back is knit first, and the fronts are picked up from the cast on edge of the back. The body is joined in the round when the underarm stitches are ca...
Knitting: Cardigan
Worked seamlessly, From A to Z is a simple, cute, retro cardigan. The body is worked from the bottom up in one piece using intarsia for the pocket details. Stitches are picked up around the armhole, and the sleeves are worked top down using short rows to shape the cap. The cardigan is best worn with 0-2 inches of negative ease
Knitting: Cardigan
Seamless and super sweet, Hetty is the perfect cardigan to wear with a flirty dress. The easy all-over lace pattern is a breeze to follow and memorize, and the sweater switches to stockinette at the shaping to keep things simple. The body is knit in one piece starting with the back. The fronts are picked up from the cast on edge and joined with ...
Crochet: Coat / Jacket
This jacket is perfect for chilly summer nights, and easy to make. Elsa is simple top down raglan worked in half double crochet. Every other row is worked through the back loops to create a striped texture, and the cuffs and bands are added at the end in single crochet. A dense gauge gives the jacket structure, and buttons and a zipper are added...
Knitting: Cardigan
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Knitting: Headband
Keep your hair out of your face and your ears warm with this cute retro-inspired headband!It’s knit flat in seed stitch, and slipped stitches keep the edges looking nice. When you’re done knitting, tie it around your head to get the perfect fit. Tying and untying the headband each time you wear it is hard on your knitting, so sew your knot in pl...
Knitting: Cowl
Iz is a seed stitch cowl that uses short rows to create diagonal blocks of color. Even though the finished cowl looks complicated, only one color is ever used at a time. Color A is used to cast on and knit half of the cowl. Stitches are slipped, and Color B is joined on the opposite side of the cowl and used to finish it, keeping the jog in the ...
Knitting: Cowl
Salt is a quick to knit reversible lace cowl that only requires one skein of yarn. Made on large needles with bulky alpaca yarn, it’s a cozy winter accessory that can be knit at the last minute when the weather turns cold. The pattern only includes written instructions.
Knitting: Pullover
Chuck is a cropped, seamless pull over with cable panels running down the front. The sweater starts at the back where each shoulder is cast on, joined at the back neck and then knit to the bottom of the armholes. After that, the back is put on hold. Stitches are picked up from each shoulder and knit. They’re joined together when the front neckli...
Knitting: Cardigan
Agatha is a seamless top down sweater with lace panels and cuffed set in sleeves. The body is knit first in one piece and then the sleeves are picked up and worked using short rows. The pattern is written instructions and the lace panels are offered as both written instructions and charts.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Sacrificing fashion for warmth can make winter feel extra drab. Keep warm with style in your very own slouchy leopard print beret. Stray’s stranded color work makes a statement while the floats inside help to keep you cozy on cold winter days.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Two of my favorite things about when the weather begins to cool down are wool and a nice hot cup of Earl Grey with milk. I’ve always admired the elegance and tradition of petite tea cups and beautiful tea pots, but time and time again I find myself instead reaching for my giant red mug, bypassing the tea cups and pots entirely. This hat is my wa...
Knitting: Cardigan
Miette is a cropped cardigan with 3/4 sleeves and eyelet details. It’s perfect to wear over summer dresses to extend their life from late spring to early fall. The stockinette body makes the knitting almost mindless, but the scalloping eyelets keep things interesting. The cardigan’s seamless top down construction allows you to try it on as you g...