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.
I just opened up a very small yarn shop in Elko, NV. As you can tell by my name I love to crochet and talk about it. I also Bead, Knit, Tat, Nalebinding, rug making, weave, and Rubber Stamps. I have 2 … more
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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, probably because it was designed to fit his coat for the arm lost in the Battle of Waterloo.