Knit Sweaters
Meet Caddy and begin class with a brief overview of your project: an oversized open-front cardigan. You'll learn how to choose the right size for your sweater, and how to make and measure a gauge swatch in the basket rib stitch pattern.

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Join designer Bristol Ivy to knit a comfy cardigan, one week at a time.
Bristol Ivy
Bristol Ivy
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First time knitting a sweater? We’ve got you covered.
Caddy Melville Ledbetter
Caddy Melville Ledbetter
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Ready to take the "eek" out of steek? Join designer Bristol Ivy and learn to knit a fabulous steeked cardigan! This knit-along gives you the chance to challenge yourself and try more advanced techniques, such as steeking, stranded colorwork, short rows and more, with the help of a supportive community of knitters. Bristol will walk you through every step, from choosing yarn colors and determining gauge to troubleshooting, while sharing tips and tricks along the way. Steeking is always better with friends, so enroll now and get ready to start stitching! The Throughstone Sweater kit is available now; just click on the Materials tab in the class for a link!
Bristol Ivy
Bristol Ivy
green handknit cardigan laid flat on a chalkboard background with three skeins of green yarn nearby
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Our favorite kind of sweater is the kind you never want to take off. That's why the Tealeaf is a must make — the shape is easy to wear, but the details make it special. Think lace, pockets, shoulder saddles, and more.
Beginner
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Learn to knit a fashionable sweater using only your stash yarns.
Sally Melville
Sally Melville
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Cleanly and confidently pick up stitches along any edge, straight or curved. Learn the skills you need to add edgings, hems, necklines and more.
Chris Bylsma
Chris Bylsma
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Bring incredible color and shaping to your projects as you conquer multiple methods for knitting short rows!
Carol Feller
Carol Feller
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Knit flattering sweaters from start to finish! Learn everything from how to recognize a good pattern to fitting, constructing and finishing a gorgeous garment.
Anne Hanson
Anne Hanson
So many sweaters, so little time! Whether you're into knitting sweaters that let you kick back and crank out allll the stockinette, or are looking for something that requires a little more concentration, we've got 10 gorgeous patterns to keep your needles busy.
  • Worked seamlessly from the top down, this cabled cardigan is the definition of classic. Modern lines add a contemporary element, while minimal finishing lets your cablework stand out. This piece is a must-have for every woman’s closet—and every knitter’s portfolio.
  • This classic cotton sweater has a relaxed shape and a sweet rolled neckline for added interest. The colorblock at the top gives way to preppy stripes for an easy, effortless look, while the lightweight knit makes it a perfect choice for cool evenings and transitional days.
  • This Celtic-inspired cardigan has magical, natural knits reminiscent of a rune stone. The sweater is created with simple reverse stockinette and embossed cables, and worked up in one piece for minimal finishing. With A-line shaping and a draped neckline, the finished piece can be worn open, belted, or pinned with a brooch.
  • Pack your bags and take to the open road! A great beginner project, this classic cardi will keep you comfy wherever you go. It’s knit in five pieces and sewn together. Pick up the front edging band and work it last.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis may be best-known for being the original Scream Queen, but we prefer to think of her as the first Mock-Neck Monarch. This fitted t-neck tank is inspired by Jamie Lee’s iconic ‘80s style, with lacy ribbing at the hem and neckline, waist shaping, and a shell lace panel traveling up each side. The work is easy, but the result is dynamic—just like Jamie Lee herself.
  • Sweater + poncho = swoncho! Throw on this transitional piece when the weather's too warm for a jacket. Worked from the top down, you can easily adjust the sleeves and cropped length to fit a range of sizes.
  • Practice your cabling with this lightweight open-front cardigan. The customizable pattern makes it easy to create a perfect-fitting top, no matter your size!
  • A simple men’s sweater in light bulky yarn – a faster knit that’s not too warm.
Shop Supplies
  • From blankets to kids’ items to accessories and more, this easy-care yarn is perfect for everyday projects.
  • Perfect for everyday projects, these needles are super smooth with precision joins so your yarn won't snag. Precise tips are sharp, but not too sharp.
  • Add rich color and luxe sheen to your next knit with Cloudborn's Pima Cotton DK yarn. Created from long-staple cotton, this mercerized fiber is great for making lustrous garments that stay soft and strong through the years.
  • We found your new ally for accuracy: Clover Locking Stitch Markers! With the superior fastening of your safety pin locking mechanism, you'll simply hook the marker into your preferred stitch, and enjoy knitting with no slippage as it locks into place.
  • Get more from your merino! Cloudborn Superwash Merino DK is a luxurious, easy-care yarn spun from 100% superwash merino wool for a smooth, soft feel you'll want in all your accessories. Long-lasting, soft-handed and wonderfully warm, this DK-weight delight is available in a broad range of incredible hues that will give your next sweater or scarf that extra "wow!" touch.
  • Keep your handknit sweaters, socks and accessories looking beautiful and brand-new with the Dritz Sweater Wash Bag. This 18x21" mesh bag will make sure your knits don't get pulled or tangled, and can be used in both the washer and dryer.
  • Bulky, beautiful and brilliantly long-lasting — say hello to a sweater's best friend.
  • Perfect for larger, heavier projects like shawls or blankets, these needles have a warm and earthy feel, while maintaining a smooth finish so your yarn won't snag.
  • Your friend for a quick fix! Clover Chibi with Darning Needles is a go-to for fixing holes, weaving in ends and seaming projects, featuring a three-needle set including numbers 13, 17 and 20. Your set also includes a handy, needle-shaped case, so you can stash your new tools with both practicality and style.
  • A generous 494 yards? Oh my. And with Cloudborn Highland Fingering, ample yardage is just the cherry on top! You'll enjoy working with high-quality, 100% Peruvian Highland Wool as you create long-lasting garments with excellent stitch definition. Great for shawls and small projects, you'll only find this versatile yarn on Craftsy.
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Everyone knows the best projects are the ones you make yourself. Get inspired by your fellow crafters and find your next creation!
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