Are you ready to knit your Best Sweater Ever?

Knitting a great-fitting sweater doesn't have to be a mystery. Frustrated about fit? Overwhelmed about ease? This online workshop is for you! With a combination of videos, photo tutorials and printables, you'll learn everything you need to know to turn your knitting skills into a successful sweater (that fits!). Take it at your own pace and come back to review the lessons any time.

  • How to choose the right size and fit - every time. Not sure about ease? Where to measure? We'll cover it!

  • How to get better results by starting off with 3 important steps!

  • Yarn substitutions? No problem! We'll talk about how to do it right!

  • Learn at your own pace, and apply what you learn to any pattern you want to make!

  • Have confidence troubleshooting challenges

  • Learn how to unlock the mysteries of gauge and swatching

  • Find out best practices for sweater blocking (you'll be amazed at the difference!)

  • You'll have unlimited access to your workshop materials so you can revisit and review the resources as you need them

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Your Best Sweater Ever!

    • How to use this course

    • Before we get started...

  • 2

    The Fundamentals of Sizing

    • Module Overview

    • How to Take Your Measurements

    • Choosing Your Size

    • All About Ease & Fit

    • A Closer Look at Size & Finished Measurement

    • Module 1 Summary

    • Module 1 Quiz

    • Module 1: Bonus - Between Sizes

  • 3

    Yarn & Substitutions

    • Module Overview

    • What's in a Label?

    • Superwash vs Non-superwash

    • Fiber Family

    • Yardage & Weight

    • Module 2 Quiz

  • 4

    Swatch Out for Gauge

    • Module Overview

    • How to Knit a Swatch

    • How to Measure Your Gauge in Pattern

    • How to Adjust for Gauge Issues

    • Gauge Quiz

  • 5

    Techniques for Sweater Knitters

    • Module Overview

    • Casting On

    • Binding Off

    • Underarm Gap

    • Checking (& Adjusting) Your Fit as You Go

  • 6

    Blocking Basics

    • Module Overview

    • Supplies

    • How To Block a Sweater

    • Blocking Pitfalls (& How to Prevent Them)

    • Blocking Quiz

  • 7

    Best Sweater Summary

    • Conclusion

Your Knitting Guide

Author & Knitwear Designer

Marie Greene

Marie Greene is the author of Seamless Knit Sweaters in 2 Weeks and Knit Shawls & Wraps in 1 Week. She is also the founder of Olive Knits knitwear pattern design where she is known for her approachable, timeless style. Marie has taught knitting courses at festivals, shops and events around the world; her mix of best practices and renegade hacks, along with her charming personality, make her a highly sought-after instructor.