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Felix Pullover Knit-Along

Felix Pullover Knit-Along

Ready to try knitting a sweater? Make a Felix Pullover with us!

Week 1:

We discuss:

-gauge and swatching
-cast on recommendations
-choosing your size/fit
-ease, upper bust measurement



Week 2:

This week our format is a little different, in a tutorial format. Caitlin covers short row shaping and raglan increases, to create the yoke of this sweater. Next week we hope to return live, for the next section.

 

Week 3:

This week we are discussing
-installing a lifeline
-dividing the body and sleeves
-casting on in the middle of a round
-bust shaping with German Short Rows

 

Week 4:

We are getting close to finishing a whole sweater! Our video this week covers:
-waist shaping
-hem options
-chit chat about sleeves (more to follow in next week's video)

 

Week 5:

Welcome to the last week of the Felix KAL! This week we talk more about picking up the sleeves and blocking your finished piece. Be sure to send us a photo or stop by the shop wearing your beautiful new sweater!

Here are two blog posts that we found helpful in learning about waist shaping:

https://amyherzogdesigns.com/2014/02/08/waist-shaping-yes-you-need-some/

https://www.andrearangel.com/andrearangelblog/dissent-mods-adding-waist-shaping