The secrets to a beautiful finish

Learn Marie's renegade techniques for sweater finishing. Work through the lessons at your own pace, and revisit them any time.

  • Learn why the cast-on affects the finished edge

  • Learn how to adjust a neckline to make it looser or tighter

  • Learn the pitfalls of ribbed edges and how to avoid them

  • Learn tidier, more professional methods for picking-up stitches at the neckline and button band

  • Learn tricks for personalizing your edges with a decorative touch

  • Video and printable lessons - with a bonus sweater pattern and buttonhole tutorial!

This Workshop Includes

  • 1

    Class Overview

    • How to Use This Workshop

  • 2

    Pick-Up Artist Lessons

    • Off to the Right Start

    • Tidy Front Edges

    • Tidy Neckline Edge

    • Practice Swatch

    • Pick-Up vs Pick-Up & Knit

    • Picking-Up Button Bands Pt 1

    • Picking Up Button Bands Part 2

    • Picking Up the Neckline Four Ways

    • Picking-Up the Neckline - Video

    • Picking-Up Techniques - Summary

    • Troubleshooting Problems

  • 3


    • Tidier Buttonholes

    • Cardigan Pattern


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.