The My First Big Comfy Sweater is a great first sweater pattern for beginner knitters. With a few basic knitting skills, you can make this fantastic sweater for you or a loved one. Watch the video tutorial for step by step instructions on how to make the sweater.
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My First Big Comfy Sweater:
The Big Comfy Sweater is a FREE pattern on Red Heart’s website. Perfect for a beginner knitter with simple stitch patterns and the fact that it is worked from two identical t-shaped pieces. With no shaping this is the perfect first garment, let me show you how to make it.
In the Video tutorial you will learn garter stitch, stockinette stitch, seaming, ribbing and 2 ways to do the long tail cast on.
Comfy Sweater Materials:
- Download of the FREE Big Comfy Sweater Pattern
- RED HEART® Fashion Soft™: 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5) balls 9440 Grey Heather
- Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 5 mm [US 8]
- Yarn needle
Don’t Knit? Try it in Crochet:
For those of you out there that don’t knit, like to crochet better, or just like the look of one over the other, there is a crochet version of the sweater. Sometimes you will find an almost exact match for the crochet and knit versions of sweaters. In this case the crochet version has a different stitch pattern but the fit of the sweater is the same.
Try out the crochet version of the Big Comfy Sweater today.
Comfy Sweater Video Tutorial: