Course curriculum

    1. How to use this course

    1. Raglan shaping

    2. Raglan Sizing

    3. Let's Get Your Measurements

    1. Necklines Intro

    2. Neckline Options - Examples

    1. Adding Patterns to the Body

    2. Pattern Option Worksheets

    1. Intro to Sleeves

    2. Adjusting Your Sleeve Length: Printable

    1. Knitting Your New Sweater

    2. Let's Keep in Touch!

About this course

  • $79.00
  • 12 lessons
  • 2 hours of video content

No Design Experience Required

Learn how to incorporate your own customizations to turn a basic sweater shape into a gorgeous original work of art! In this single-focus workshop we will concentrate on raglan sweater shaping using a basic template, and I'll take you step-by-step through the process. Whether you're a budding designer, or just want to have a better understanding of sweater construction - this workshop will demystify raglan sweaters and improve your sweater knitting going forward. Even if you're already an experienced knitter!

  • Learn all about necklines and how they can change the look (as well as the fit!) of your sweater.

  • We'll cover body pattern details, and how to incorporate lace, cables and texture into your sweater design.

  • Learn the secrets of sleeve length and how to make sure you get the right length for the look you want.

  • Learn how different edge details can change the look of your design

  • Learn the foundations of adding your own creativity to your sweater knitting - for great results!

  • Even if you have no interest in design, this workshop will give you a deeper understanding of sweater construction - a skill that makes knitting any sweater easier!

Ready to Knit Your Own Custom Design?

Unlimited Access - Doesn't Expire!


Author & Knitwear Designer Marie Greene

Marie Greene is the author of Seamless Knit Sweaters in 2 Weeks, Knit Shawls & Wraps in 1 Week, and Knit a Little. She is also the founder of Knit Camp, an online knitting resource community, and Olive Knits 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.


  • What skill level do I need to succeed in this workshop?

    This course is designed for advanced beginners and beyond - ideally someone who has already knit at least one sweater in the past and has a basic understanding of how sweater construction works.

  • I've never designed anything before. Is this class for me?

    Absolutely! This workshop is designed specifically for those with no design experience. No design skills are required.

  • What will I need to be able to utilize this workshop?

    You'll need yarn, needles, a calculator, tape measure, paper and pen. I'll share a list of other design resources in the workshop (like my favorite knitting stitch dictionaries) if you'd like to take your design journey even further.

  • How long will I have access to this course?

    My workshops are designed with unlimited access with no expiration date. You can revisit your workshop any time!