I learned how to knit March of this year and I started with the Antrorse Sweater. It was probably not the smartest first knitting project but I enjoyed it. This time I decided to make another sweater but easier pattern. I am using the Oatmeal Pullover pattern by Jane Richmond . I really couldn't be happier! It calls for Lion's Easy Chunky Yarn, I was able to find all the supplies at our local Michael's store. Also because I used the magic loop technique on the collar and sleeves I basically was able to knit with the same needles the whole time. That might be the wrong thing to do but it worked for me. This is the collar. It is a raglan sweater so there are 4 markers placed around the sweater to increase at in the beginning. Then you separate the sleeves and knit forever straight down! I love the color, it is perfect for fall. I think it will be cold in the Carolinas this year so I am looking forward to wearing my beautiful sweater through the long winter.