One of the many benefits of working from the top down is the ability to try on the garment as you go. Adjustments can be made for fit at this stage, so if something went a little wobbly with your gauge then you'll catch it at this point and either add or remove rows to compensate.
SHOP RENOVATIONS BEGIN ON SUN 29TH JAN AND ARE EXPECTED TO TAKE 2 WEEKS TO COMPLETE.
Checking the Fit
Separating the Sleeves
Let's take a look how to park your sleeve stitches and join the front and back body together. It's so satisfying to see your sweater really taking shape at this point!
If the little "blip" in colour placement bothers you when knitting stripes in the round, then this video will show you one way to minimise it for a more "jogless" stripe finish.
Starting the Body and Working the Twisted Rib Detail
Moving on through the body of your sweater and working the twisted rib faux seam at the underarm. We walk through it all step-by-step.
Tips for Working Stripes
Calling all View B Knitters! Come check out this video full of extra tips for working stripes in the body of your sweater...