If you are a knitter you simply have to knit a sweater as it is a knitting pinnacle for certain. At the same time is it something that is incredibly daunting for knitters as it seems like a massive project that would require lots of skill. Even though it could be difficult, you find sweater patterns that are incredibly simple and follow this guide and see how easy it will be to start a sweater.
One of the best recommendations when you want to start your first sweater is to knit for a child or even baby. Even though the size is irrespective to difficulty it is something you can complete much faster. A great first jersey is to download this pattern, Absolutely Basic Baby Sweater. It is entirely garter stich with very little shaping and an excellent confidence builder. Another good place to look for very simple patterns for sweaters in Garter Stitch, is simply clicking the link provided here and good books where you will also find great easy patterns is The 30 day Sweater Book or My First Cardigan Workbook.