Are you ready to knit your own Pop Top sweater?

Knitting a sweater can seem like a big, daunting project. Figuring out what size to make, measuring your gauge, following a pattern and just knowing what to do next. But we can do it together!

  • Choose to knit a pullover or cardigan.

  • Unlock how to read a knitting pattern.

  • Learn every step of knitting a sweater!

  • Ask questions and get answers.

  • Go at your own pace.

  • Celebrate your finished sweater!

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome! Start here.

    • Welcome to the Pop Top Sweater Course

    • How this course works for both patterns

  • 2

    Pop Top Patterns: Overview

    • Choose a size to knit

    • PULLOVER: Let's look through the pattern

    • PULLOVER: Gather needles and supplies

    • CARDIGAN: Let's look through the pattern

    • CARDIGAN: Gather needles and supplies

  • 3

    Checking Gauge

    • PULLOVER: How to knit a gauge swatch in the round

    • CARDIGAN: How to knit a gauge swatch flat

  • 4

    PULLOVER: Getting started

    • Casting on and neckline

    • Neckline increase round

  • 5

    PULLOVER: Raglan shaping – section one

    • Round 1: Placing markers and increasing

    • Round 2: Working as instructed

    • Round 3: Increasing for raglan shaping

  • 6

    PULLOVER: Raglan shaping – section two

    • Identifying next rounds are needed

  • 7

    PULLOVER: Divide for sleeves

    • Separating the sleeves and the body

  • 8

    PULLOVER: Body of sweater

    • Knitting the body

    • How to measure the body

    • Hem at hip edge

    • Binding off in pattern

  • 9

    PULLOVER: Sleeve

    • What type of small circumference knitting needle

    • Moving stitches from waste yarn to needles

    • Joining yarn and picking up stitches

    • Knit 5 rounds

    • Decrease round

    • How to count how many rounds and decreases

    • Measure sleeve

    • Cuff at wrist edge

    • Repeat for second sleeve

  • 10

    PULLOVER: Finishing steps

    • Weaving in yarn ends

    • Blocking a sweater

    • Styling your sweater!

  • 11

    CARDIGAN: Getting started

    • Neckline increase row

  • 12

    CARDIGAN: Raglan shaping – section one

    • Placing markers and increasing

    • RS and WS rows for increases

    • Increasing for raglan shaping

  • 13

    CARDIGAN: Raglan shaping – section two

    • Identifying next rows are needed

  • 14

    CARDIGAN: Divide for Sleeves

    • Separating the sleeves and the body

  • 15

    CARDIGAN: Body of sweater

    • Knitting the body

    • How to measure the body

    • Hem at hip edge

    • Binding off in pattern

  • 16

    CARDIGAN: Sleeve

    • What type of small circumference knitting needle

    • Moving stitches from waste yarn to needles

    • Joining yarn and picking up stitches

    • Knit 5 rounds

    • Decrease round

    • How to count how many rounds and how many decreases

    • Measure sleeve

    • Working cuff – seed stitch in the round

    • Repeat for second sleeve

  • 17

    CARDIGAN: Finishing steps

    • Weaving in yarn ends

    • Blocking your sweater

    • Styling your sweater!

FAQ

  • What skills are required for this course?

    This is a beginner advancing to the next level course. You need to know how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off.

  • When I purchase this course, how long can I access it?

    You have a lifetime membership to any of the online courses you have purchased or been gifted.

  • Can I purchase this course as a gift?

    Give this course as a gift to friends and family! Click on the "gift this course" button so that you can give it as a gift to someone else.

  • What if I can questions during the course?

    The Pop Top Sweaters course includes a discussion section in each lesson. If you are stuck on something, just ask! You will be answered by the instructor and/or another student in the community. You'll be able to help others, too!

  • Do I need to purchase this course to join the Knit-Along

    Nope! The Pop Top Sweaters KAL is open to anyone who wants to knit one of these two sweaters. This course is for knitters looking to advance their skills and get more help on their sweater knitting journey.