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I have done one pattern with seamless set in sleeves in the past, found it to be a great technique but didn’t quite understand what I was doing (just blindly followed directions). Hat Needle? If a k2tog is called for, you’d need to knit both the stitch to its left together with the wrapped stitch and the wrap. Knitting a sweater in the round from the bottom up gives you the option to customize the length and make sure that the sweater fits as you knit. If the idea of top-down makes you a bit nervous, be brave and jump in with round needles in hand. Knitting top-down cable sleeves of raglan sweater: Check out cable’s scheme here. I can do the ones to the left of the under arm as you look at the RS – the first 4-plus-1 but at the end? If you’re knitting a sleeve in anything other than stockinette (or reverse stockinette), you’re going to have to keep something in mind: as you get to the wrapped stitch on the RS,you won’t always be knitting the stitch and the wrap together. 2) One of the biggest knocks against top-down sweaters is the tedium of knitting sleeves while they’re attached to a sweater. Jeg har for første gang strikket indsatte ærmer oppefra og ned med venderækker – dvs. Figure out how wide you want your sleeve to be around your upper arm. I dont particulary like making seams so this was even more suitable for me. Here’s how to work a wrap & turn on a right-side row: You now have the WS (wrong side) facing you. But hopefully the below will help you see what the idea is here: They’re called short rows because you’re never working on the full number of stitches on the needle as you create the sleeve cap. Raglan sleeves are also less bulky than other styles, and they're a great style to use when knitting from the top down in the round. Ooh… I love this I’ve done top down sleeves before- but never with the shaped cap! You’ll need these as a visual cue. , Thank you so much for the. Top-Down Raglan Techniques A ‘raglan’ is a shoulder construction where the sleeves come all the way up to the neck. You maintain the front bands (using a sl 1 to make a fold line so the facing easily turns inside) as you knit the rest of the garment. It is easier to adjust the length of sleeves, body and especially the yoke. I mostly knit cardigans, so the knit in the round sleeves need a bigger needle. Overall I think I am getting a better finish by using this method and although I don’t enjoy seaming, feel it’s a worthwhile modification. I hate seaming so I was so happy to find this alternative. You’ll just need one extra stitch at each end for your selvage stitches — the two that get seamed together at the end. I’m still working on the first sleeve, but it’s looking great so far! I’ll refer to them by number as we go. Just follow your stitch pattern and do what’s necessary to keep that wrapped stitch in pattern when you get to it. Now it’s all very clear. Would you ever consider doing a book on your techniques, projects, favorite yarns, and so on? Jeg kan godt lide at have kjoler på, der slutter lidt over knæet, og har en a-form. If you want to, switch it to a normal marker. Just remember to turn the sleeve back to the underarm for the start of the next round instead of keeping on going around in a circle. So if you have 4 sts per inch width and 5 sts per inch rows then you pick up 4 sts for every 5 rows. If I wasn’t so far into reworking the sleeves, I would definitely use this tutorial from By Gum By Golly. I would also measure my actual arm and the ease I want to make sure it matches the number of rows picked up. I’m going to try it on the sweater I’m working on now, especially since it’s fingering weight and very drapey – I was kind of worried about the sleeve structure. I too have a striped sleeve pattern but I’m confused about the color changes. I decided to do it again for the Cable Pullover in my fitting and knitting a 40s pullover series, so I could share! | Fringe Association, Hot Tip: Allow for adjustments | Fringe Association, Slow Fashion Frosting – Modern Mrs. Defarge, Sloper: Basic pattern for a sleeveless sweater, Improv: Basic pattern for a top-down sweater. A comfy raglan sweater knitted from the top down in the round with circular needles. If the 2 are different then I can adjust – usually I reduce down a few stitches in the first few rows of the shoulder. A ton and keep up the wonderful posts I look forward to whatever you are in company. 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