Seamless Set In Sleeves Top-Down


Instructor: Jill Bigelow Suttell

Availability: In stock

A set-in sleeve can be intimidating. If you don’t sew it in just right it looks SO wrong. Even after two decades of sweater knitting, it can take me several tries to get it sewn in perfectly. Set-in sleeves from the knit from the top down will rescue you from all of this. Pick up stitches around the armhole opening and work down. No sewing required. Best of all, you can use this technique in any set in sleeve sweater, whether the pattern is written that way or not.

This class is on Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 at 8:00AM EST.


  • Yarn: DK weight
  • Needles: size 5 or whatever size is needed to obtain correct gauge. For the sleeve we work together in class, the needle must be 16″

circular. Gauge: 22 stitches and 30 rows over 4 inches in stockinette stitch

There is homework for this class. Homework will be sent in an email along with class handouts.

Knit, purl, pick up and knit.

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