How to Make Cool Sweater

Introduction: How to Make Cool Sweater

i am going to show you how to make or knet a sweater.

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Step 1: Supplies

you will need.
1 Yarn (any color you like)
2 Knetting Nidels
3 Scissors (any type)

Step 2: How to Knet

1 Begin the first row by purling one stitch.

2 Create a slip stitch for the second stitch in row one. Place the yarn in front, insert the right needle into the next stitch from back to front and slip the stitch off. Repeat until the end of the row.

3 Begin the second row by placing yarn in front. Insert your right needle into the stitch of the last row from back to front, then slip the stitch off.

4 Continue the second row with a purl stitch while picking up both loops. Repeat for the rest of the row.

5 Repeat two through five until you have 1 inch of fabric.

6 Knit many stiches as you want it depands on how big you want the sweater to be.

7 Bind off three stitches and finish the back.

8 Work on the front of the neck at the edge. For every other row bind off two stitches, then one stitch, and then the rest of the stitches for the shoulder.

9 Shape the neck back in the same way.

10 Continue knitting the back until you have an additional 3 inches of fabric.

11 Bind off the 10 middle stitches.

12 Create the neck back at the edge. On every other row bind off two stitches, then one stitch, then all remaining stitches to create the shoulder.

13 Create the first row. Knit one stitch, purl one stitch, and repeat for the rest of the row.

14 Increase by one stitch for the next row. Repeat the previous step.

15 Repeat the previous row by increasing by one stitch every third row.

16 Repeat the increase five times until you have 29 stitches.

17 Continue until you reach a fabric length of 2 to 2 1/2 inches, then bind off loosely.

18 Sew the shoulder seams.

19 Set in the sleeves.

20 Pick up 39 stitches in the round for the neckband. Follow the pattern described above.

21 Bind off loosely when the neckband is 1/2 inch high.

So there you have perfect mathers day gift

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    4 Discussions


    10 years ago

    This project looks awesome but there isn't enough documentation of you actually making it to be a full Instructable. There are two things which you could do. 1) If you happen to have images of you making your project you can create some more steps, add those additional photos into your Instructable and then republish your Instructable. 2) If you don't have any more pictures of you working on your project, that's ok too. That just means that your project is better suited to be submitted as a slideshow. Your images are already in your library, and you can use the same text that you have already written for your Instructable so it should only take a few minutes to create your slideshow and show the world what you made! Thanks for your submission and let me know if you have any questions along the way.


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    10 years ago on Introduction

     as a left handed (mirror) knitter and a somewhat accomplished one at that, I find this instructable very lacking.

    there are more than a few assumptions expressed:
    first, that the knitter is right handed.
    second, that the knitter will know how to and which cast on to use but doesn't know how to slip a stitch.
    third, that a knitter automatically knows the gauge of the garment.
    fourth, that the knitter knows how to translate their gauge vs. gauge given; and how to translate that into their size.
    and fifth, that the knitter will know how much yarn will be needed for the garment.
    at the very least, you should mention that suggested gauge will be given on a yarn's ball band, an example with the yarn you used (as yardage/weight used in a sweater is also dependent upon the yarns thickness), and perhaps give an example of math to figure one's size from a gauge swatch.

    as for the pattern itself, try not to chunk all the text together- it makes it very difficult to read. also try not to teach how to knit at the same time as giving pattern instructions (this is best suited to another instructable). finally, if you are going to post your own pattern make sure that it is correct, complete from start to finish, and is easily understandable. 
    Cast on in cable method x amount of stitches.
    Row 1:  (p1, sl 1 as if to purl)*  to end.
    Row 2: (sl 1 as if to purl, p1)* to end.
    and so on...

    other things I would look for in a sweater instructable: how best to seam a sweater. common mistakes and how not to make them/how to fix them. and other suggestions such as fitting a woman's figure versus a man's figure.