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Hey guys!

I haven't yet finished my own sweaters yet (it's those finishing touches I put off all the time, argh!) but I found a pattern for sweaters that is so easy, anyone can do it!

It's a free pattern called the "Incredible Custom Fit Raglan". If you follow the link on Ravelry, you will find what closely resembles a character sheet. :) All you have to do is fill in the blanks with your (or someone else's) measurements, calculate the values, and you have a pattern ready to go!

I don't think it's possible to make sweater knitting easier. It's probably a good idea to have a friend help you measure just so you know it's accurate. You can even make a Google Sheet / Excel Sheet as a blank template and fill it in whenever you need to know the measurements.


(If anyone wants mine, it converts CMs to Inches, but it works with only inputting inches too! I'll be happy to share a copy with you.)

The best thing about this is that you always have the right # of stitches for your yarn. It's imperative that you swatch on this one as described in the pattern, because without it none of this works. You need the swatch's measurements after all. I strongly recommend washing and blocking the swatch as well, to avoid any issues with curling or pre-wash tension problems.

There are some parts in the pattern that can be confusing, but after getting some help from a friend I have it figured out. So if anyone has any questions, feel free to ask!

I'm getting Ross's measurements tomorrow so I can start on his sweater. I'm very excited!

What is your favorite sweater pattern?

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Oh boy! So I started knitting Ross' sweater on the 30th of October and finished it yesterday. Today I weaved in the ends. I made a sweater in just a little over two weeks' time!


This is the end result, still needs to be washed and blocked though.