geeze you make it sound so easy ! you have a gift !susanmjackson said:I made a few for myself that were very easy and I do not have a pattern, but I will try to explain how I made them. They were both t-shirt type with the front and back pieces done the same way. I figured out how many stitches I needed to fit half way around by body and cast those on. I did stockinette stitch until I reached the length from the bottom to the under arm. I then cast on stitches on each end to make the length of the sleeve and continued in stockinette stitch until I got the length for the sleeves. Then I found the center, and cast off about 4 inches worth of stitches on either side of this for a simple neck shaping, worked a few more rows on each side and cast off all the rest of the stitches. After completing both pieces, I sewed the side seams and shoulder seams together. This has worked really well for me with a variety of yarns and textures, you just need to make sure you know your gauge for what you are using and the measurements you want your finished product to be.
This pattern is for a fitted, top-down, seamless raglan sweater in DK weight yarn but can easily be knit without the waist shaping:katekb said:Not new to knitting, but beginning all over again. Looking for a easy summer short sleeve sweater pattern in a M/L size. Something that is easy to do & watch TV at the same time.
Either of those patterns becomes a "summer" top pattern by making them short sleeved and using a "summery" yarn such a cotton, cotton/linen, cotton/silk, or some other such blend.PauletteB said:Thanks for the patterns, I was also looking for a summer top pattern,