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Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Has crocheting a perfect-fitting garment seemed out of reach? Build your confidence with Lena's help as you crochet the perfect beginner garment -- a top-down cardigan. One of the great features of this design is that there is no seaming involved and the body and sleeves are easily shortened or lengthened for a perfect fit.

Lena Skvagerson
Learn to Crochet a Top-Down Sweater
Lena Skvagerson, Instructor
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Lena Skvagerson, Instructor

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Lena Skvagerson is lead designer for Annie's exclusive pattern collection, Annie's Signature Designs. Lena is also producer and one of the hosts of Annie's popular TV show Knit and Crochet Now! Lena was born and raised in Sweden. She learned to crochet and knit at age 5, made her first sweater by the time she turned 15, and created her first knitwear collection at age 17! Lena worked for a Scandinavian yarn and design company for 25 years. She moved to the United States in 2007 and in 2014 she joined Annie's full-time.

See more of her work at AnniesSignatureDesigns.com and AnniesOnlineClasses.com.

Other Classes Taught by Lena

FREE -- Class Overview
01:38
FREE -- Introduction
05:07
Tools & Materials
02:17
Choosing Your Size & Getting ...
03:25
Neck Edge & Yoke
33:37
Armholes & Body
08:07
Front Bands & Picot Border
07:33
Sleeves
18:06
Pockets & Crochet Buttons
11:10
Project Overview
02:23
Class Wrap-Up
03:01
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Customer Reviews for Learn to Crochet a Top-Down Sweater:

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5 out of 5 (Reviewed by 9 customers.)

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March 30, 2020
Noelia R
Love the pattern and the teacher. Great Class
January 25, 2019
Angela V
Great class if you want to make this cardigan. But is not for me. I was looking for more information of how to make the yoke for a top down cardigan in the round but is not here. She does not explain why she makes the increases or calculate the stitches,to make your own pattern. Now if you want to learn how to make this cardigan,it is well good explained.
December 17, 2018
Nora S
Excellent class. I'm tickled with my first crocheted sweater. I could never have completed it without Lena's wonderful directions. I recommend this class and look forward to another of her classes. Thank you.
November 17, 2018
Sue C
Well Taught class! Would like to know of yarn type equivalents that would also work really well (could not find kind listed locally) My sweater turned out great but feel the yarn type I chose did not do the pattern justice.
September 30, 2018
Angela R
very well taught class and you can stop the video as many times as you can.

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