Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Sweater Knit-a-long

    • The Knit-a-long timetable

  • 2

    The Patterns

    • About the patterns

    • Cateen Sweater (Aran)

    • Cats x Shetland Sweater (4ply)

  • 3

    Live Sessions

    • Pattern walkthrough, Zoom, Friday October 1st

  • 4

    Week 1: Sizing, Yarn, Basic Adjustments & Necklines

    • Week 1 timetable

    • Week 1 booklet

    • Modifying a neckline

    • Week 1 Cateen Sweater Knit-a-long

    • October 5th Zoom replay (Available October 6th)

  • 5

    Week 1: Sizing

    • Sizing: ‘To Fit’ Versus ‘Finished Size’ / ‘Actual Measurement’

    • Sizing: How to read a Schematic

    • Sizing: Measuring Yourself

    • Sizing: Deciding what size to make

    • Sizing: How size relates to the numbers on a pattern

  • 6

    Week 1: Swatching

    • Introduction to swatching

    • What is swatching & why is it important

    • How to swatch

    • Options for when your gauge doesn't match

  • 7

    Week 2: Shoulders, colourwork & short rows

    • Week 2 timetable

    • Week 2 Booklet

    • October 12th Zoom replay

    • Week 2 Cateen Sweater Knit-a-long

  • 8

    Week 2: Short Rows

    • Wrap & Turn Short Rows: What are short rows

    • Wrap & Turn Short Rows: Stocking Stitch, Part 1

    • Wrap & Turn Short Rows: Stocking Stitch, Part 2

  • 9

    Week 2: Colourwork

    • Stranded Colourwork: What is Stranded Colourwork?

    • Colourwork Techniques

  • 10

    Week 3: Underarms & splitting for sleeves

    • Week 3 timetable

    • October 19th Zoom Session with Bronagh

    • Cateen Sweater, Raglan Shaping

    • Core Technique: Backward Loop cast-on method

  • 11

    Weeks 4 & 5: Knitting the body

    • Weeks 4 & 5 timetable

    • October 28th Zoom session with Michelle (Body Shaping)

    • Week 4 & 5 booklet (version 1)

  • 12

    Week 6: The CoCoKnits Method

    • The CoCoKnits Method, workshop timetable

    • Overview workshop, Zoom, November 9th (coming Nov 10th)

    • Presentation from Overview Workshop

    • Pattern for Workshops (updated to include both workshops November 17th)

    • Workshop 1, November 16th

    • Workshop 2, November 18th

    • Workshop 3, November 23rd

    • Core Technique: Knit Right Loop Increase

    • Core Technique: Knit Left Loop Increase

    • Core Technique: Purl Right Loop Increase

    • Core Technique: Purl Left Loop Increase

  • 13

    Weeks 7 & 8: Sleeves

    • Weeks 7 & 8 timetable

    • Core Technique: Top Down Sleeves, picking up & avoiding holes

  • 14

    Week 9: Blocking & care

    • Week 9 timetable

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