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Knits That Fit

Knits That Fit

Instructions, Patterns, and Tips for Getting the Right Fit

  • Author: Potter Craft (Firm)
  • Publisher: Three Rivers Press
  • ISBN: 9780307586667
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 143
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A collection of customizable knitted top patterns features contributions by such leading names as Annie Modesitt, Sally Melville and Amy R. Singer and shares strategies for enabling aesthetic and comfortable results in accordance with body size and type. Original.

How to Knit Socks That Fit

How to Knit Socks That Fit

Techniques for Toe-Up and Cuff-Down Styles. A Storey BASICS® Title

  • Author: Donna Druchunas
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • ISBN: 1612125425
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 128
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Whether you’re working socks from the toe up or from the cuff down, designer Donna Druchunas’s complete, step-by-step instructions make sock knitting easy, enjoyable, and successful. You’ll learn several approaches for getting started, and you’ll also discover how to shape comfortable toes, create heels that fit, and ensure stretchy cuffs that can be counted on to keep your socks up. Druchunas’s useful tips and tricks include working confidently with double-pointed needles, knitting socks on one or two circular needles, and even knitting two socks at the same time. Once you’ve mastered these basic techniques, you can adapt them to create your own custom sock designs.

Knitting America

Knitting America

A Glorious Heritage from Warm Socks to High Art

  • Author: Susan M. Strawn
  • Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
  • ISBN: 0760340110
  • Category: History
  • Page: 208
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Enhanced with more than three hundred images, a comprehensive history of knitting in America includes twenty historical knitting patterns.

Sewing Knits from Fit to Finish

Sewing Knits from Fit to Finish

Proven Methods for Conventional Machine and Serger

  • Author: Linda Lee
  • Publisher: Creative Publishing International
  • ISBN: 1589239385
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 144
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"This book teaches everything you need to know about sewing knit fabrics - from choosing patterns to laying out designs, to sewing and adding embellishments and closures"--

Knitting Plus

Knitting Plus

Mastering Fit + Plus-Size Style + 15 Projects

  • Author: Lisa Shroyer
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1620331764
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 176
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Design + knit sweaters that fit + flatter! Knitting Plus is the must-have manual for plus-sized sweater construction and knitwear design. With this helpful guide, you'll learn how to design wearable, tailor-made sweaters. With Knitting Plus, you'll explore basic pullover and cardigan sweater construction styles from raglans and set-in sleeves to drop shoulders, seamless yokes, and dolmans. Knitting Plus explains each specific sweater element and then offers key tips for plus-sized knitting. Included throughout are simple versions of each construction type as easy-to-reference templates so you can quickly adapt and alter each sweater for a custom fit. An invaluable reference about fit and shape, Knitting Plus includes 18 irresistible designs by a variety of designers including Mandy Moore, Lisa R. Myers, Lou Schiela, Katya Wilsher, and Kathy Zimmerman, as well as Lisa's designs. Each pattern offers a broad range of sizes and instructions for bust sizes from about 44 to 56 inches. Packed with design information and ready-to-knit patterns, Knitting Plus is your go-to technique and design reference for customizing patterns to fit all sizes.

Knits for Real People

Knits for Real People

Fitting and Sewing Fashion Knit Fabrics

  • Author: Susan Neall
  • Publisher: Palmer/Pletsch Publishing
  • ISBN: 1618470442
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 160
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Unsure how to sew the new knits so they'll look great and fit better than ready-to-wear? Knits for Real People helps readers sort out the differences in fabric types and explains the fitting and sewing techniques for each. Photographs of knit fashions from McCall's, Vogue, and Butterick pattern companies provide inspiration throughout the book and illustrate the many types of knits. The many techniques explained include: layout, cutting, and marking; seaming techniques using sewing machines and sergers, including the use of the differential feed feature; creative embellishments, including piping, flounces, "peepers," and decorative serging; neckline and edge finishes, including bands, collars, and bindings; sleeves, hems and closures; and fitting techniques for tops, pants, and activewear. Knit fabrics are very popular in fabric stores and this book helps people take advantage by teaching how to fit patterns for this versatile material.

Today's Education

Today's Education

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Education
  • Page: N.A
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Colorful Knitwear Design

Colorful Knitwear Design

  • Author: Threads
  • Publisher: Taunton Press
  • ISBN: 9781561580828
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 95
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A collection of design ideas and techniques for knitting sweaters.

Knockout Knits

Knockout Knits

New Tricks for Scarves, Hats, Jewelry, and Other Accessories

  • Author: Laura Nelkin
  • Publisher: Potter Craft
  • ISBN: 0385345798
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 144
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An abundance of knitted luxuries--summery lace shawls, warm and wooly hats, a trio of cool knitted bracelets, and stunning beaded gloves--designed to grow your skills. Who doesn't love to knit accessories? They're fast, often require only a skein or two of yarn, and make amazingly versatile gifts for friends and family. Small knits are also the perfect way to try something new--an unusual stitch pattern, wild multi-colored yarn, or even a touch of sparkle. Laura Nelkin is well-known for designing these fun-to-knit little projects introducing her students and fans to advanced techniques with her signature "You can do it!" enthusiasm. In her first book, she shares her 3 favorite types of knitting using wrapped stitches, lacework, and beads. Each chapter begins with a quick knitted cuff to lay the foundations, then gradually ramps up to more complicated designs. The result is an all-new collection of wearable, feminine knits with a slightly rustic aesthetic. Give them as gifts, stockpile for a chilly day, or dress up a casual outfit--these are knockout projects to enjoy knitting again and again. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The New Knitter's Template

The New Knitter's Template

Your Guide to Custom Fit and Style

  • Author: Laura Militzer Bryant,Barry Klein
  • Publisher: Martingale & Company Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9781604680102
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 79
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Winner of the 2011 Pubwest Gold Award, Craft-Book Category. Back by popular demand, this is the must-have guidebook for anyone who wants to stitch knits that fit and flatter! You'll find the techniques and templates from the original edition along with even more tips and tricks, plus the answers to FAQs from readers. Choose from nine gauges and 30 sizes as you customize your designs Indulge your creativity with styling details such as body length, neckline shaping, and armhole type Discover more freedom in your knitting with these versatile templates