Sweater Knitting Essentials

Casting On Underarm Stitches for Top-Down Sweaters

Using a cable cast on rather than backwards loop.

Casting On Underarm Stitches Provisionally

Using a wrapped, provisional cast on around waste yarn for sweater underarm stitches.

One Row Button Holes

An easier, neater and sturdier way to knit a button hole.

Picking Up Sleeve Stitches for Top-Down Sweaters

Paying close attention to the corners to prevent gaps.

Top-Down Sweater Sleeves: Mind the Gap

Minimizing the underarm gaps for top-down sweaters.

Two at a Time Sleeve Knitting Tips

Knitting both sweater sleeves at the same time ensures they are the same size.