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The Incredible, Custom-fit Raglan Sweater

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A raglan sleeve is a type of sleeve whose distinguishing characteristic is to extend in one piece fully to the collar, leaving a diagonal seam from underarm to collarbone. It is popular in sports and exercise wear, and named after the 1st Baron Raglan, … see full wiki

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1 review about The Incredible, Custom-fit Raglan Sweater

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  • May 7, 2009
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Most of us have at one time or another knit a sweater with all of it pieces and then of course put it aside because honestly I don't know ANYONE who just loves to sew all the pieces together.  On top of that I personally have experienced what I will refer to as armhole sew together H E double hockey sticks....otherwise I will try to sew the sleeve in and find out that it just doesn't fit.  Well folks those days are over, really I swear :)  Just follow along and you will learn one of the most fascinating techniques for knitting a sweater.  At first it does seem a little scary but just keep at it and I highly recommend trying a smaller one first just so you can get the hang of the process. 

Chart to make your own Raglan

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May 07, 2009
How interesting! My mom used to crochet sweaters, dresses, hats, etc for me and my sister when we were little. They all looked very complicated to make. I made some simple stuff, like little purses, but never tried clothes. Sounds like this is perfect way to start one. Thanks for the review!
 
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