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luckyhull
05-18-2009, 12:36 PM
I'm new to knitting but I've learned that I really like circular knitting. I've knitted all sorts of hats, bags and slippers but I'm looking to knit my 1st sweater. I'm looking for a pattern (either for a child or an adult) that is knit on circular needles and I'm having a tough time coming up with one. Pattern must be simple (as I'm a newbie). Anyone have any suggestions?

suzeeq
05-18-2009, 12:51 PM
Have you looked at a top down raglan pattern generator at Knitting Fool (http://www.knittingfool.com)or the Knitting Fiend (http://www.thedietdiary.com/knittingfiend/Raglan/HusbandSweater.html)? And there's one at woolworks.org too. There's a tutorial for one at Knitting pure and simple (http://www.knittingpureandsimple.com/knitalong.html) as well as a free baby pattern.

Jan in CA
05-18-2009, 01:45 PM
Do you want a cardigan or a pullover? Free only or are you willing to pay a few bucks for a good pattern?

My first sweater for me was #9724 at Knitting Pure and Simple (http://www.knittingpureandsimple.com/page2.html). It was really easy. They have all sorts of patterns including the free baby cardigan mentioned by Suzeeq.

Here's a few more free ones -
http://glampyreknits.tripod.com/glampyrephotos/id44.html
http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall08/PATThermia.html
http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/1194.html?noImages=0
http://www.bluealvarez.com/bluealva/patterns/purplesweater.html

luckyhull
05-18-2009, 02:06 PM
THANK YOU! The post of the tutorial is exactly what I needed! SO informative. Not sure I could do it without it! And the sweater they knit in the tutorial is perfect! Thank you again. I can't express how much I love this entire site! I learned to knit from here. You guys are the BEST!

bambi
05-18-2009, 10:21 PM
I did this one as first in the round garment and made the sleeve length to the elbow. Super fast and easy!

http://www.peonyknits.blogspot.com/2005/11/anthropologie-inspired-capelet-fo-and.html

Cheers,

Bambi

Lucy78green
05-21-2009, 02:33 PM
You can convert flat patterns to knit in the round, you might have to get creative with the maths when it comes to the armhole decreases, or maybe that's just me!