Learn to Crochet Sweaters: Raglan, Top-Down & Motif

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Learn how to crochet stylish raglan, top-down, and motif sweaters that fit your body and shape beautifully! Crochet three exclusive sweaters with the patterns provided on the accompanying CD. This lesson teaches you how to substitute yarns to achieve the same look as the original design; determine your measurements and sweater size for a perfect fit; alter the neckline and yoke to suit your style; crochet comfortable, stretchy armholes and ribbing; read crochet symbol diagrams; lengthen or shorten the body of a top-down sweater; and change a motif tunic into a motif cardigan or sleeveless top.


Robyn Chachula began her career as a structural engineer specializing in historic preservation and renovation. She now applies similiar techniques from architectural engineering to combine yarn and thread. She is a crochet expert on Annie's Knit and Crochet Now! PBS television program. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.