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Sweater Surgery

Learn to fix your knits with knitwear designer Carol Feller. Whatever fit malady youre facing too long, too short, too wide or too narrow Carol has the prescription in her latest Craftsy class. Gain the confidence to cut into your sweaters with the knowledge that you can easily pick up the stitches and seamlessly fix the original problem. Learn how to adjust seams and add shaping with your sewing machine and how to steek your sweater to create a fabulous cardigan that can be finished numerous...

Cost: $40 Per Course


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You loved the yarn and the pattern. But the sweater knit from it? Not so much. Carol Feller comes to your rescue to help you understand how your sweater is constructed so that you can confidently disassemble and reconstruct your original intent back to the perfect fit. You'll learn how to cut into your sweater and pick up the stitches to fix sleeves and bodies that are too long or too short. Carol will teach you an easy sewing technique to add shaping to the waist, sleeves and bust. And finally, youll learn to steek a problematic pullover, turning it into a charming cardigan. Whether your preference is to knit, sew or even crochet, Carol will show you how to turn appalling into appealing. Practice all of Carols techniques on an adorable baby sweater (pattern included) before you nurse your own hand-knit garment back to health.Carol has the cure for what fails you. Sign up for Sweater Surgery, stat!What You'll Learn Techniques for shortening or lengthening sweaters in the sleeves or the body How to cut and pickup stitches, whether a sweater was knit bottom up or top down How to sew in seams to add waist and bust shaping * How to steek a sweater and turn it into a cardigan Several techniques for adding pockets after the factWhat You'll Make* A new favorite sweater from an old mistake


  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Carol Feller
  • Cost: $40 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy

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