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Knitting Pattern Essentials: Adapting and Drafting Knitting Patterns for Great Knitwear

Knitting Pattern Essentials: Adapting and Drafting Knitting Patterns for Great KnitwearKnitting Pattern Essentials: Adapting and Drafting Knitting Patterns for Great Knitwear
By Sally Melville
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780307965578


However advanced you are at knitting, it's likely that you sometimes find yourself unsatisfied with a certain fit after you finish a project. We are so pleased to review Sally Melville's Knitting Pattern Essentials: Adapting and Drafting Knitting Patterns for Great Knitwear. It answers all kinds of questions about knitwear adjustments that have likely lingered in your head for years.


Upon opening this book, you might have a hard time getting past the hearty table of contents (we did). Once you do venture beyond the luscious list of tips and tricks, though, you'll be pleasantly relieved to find accessible step-by-step tutorials on every kind of adjustment.


Learn how to calculate your personal measurements for tailored fits. Read about a variety of shapes for necklines, sleeves, hemlines and more. Pick up techniques that will allow you to combine garments to expand your knitting patterns. The skills you'll acquire from this book will give your nifty knitwear a professional look. When your friends see you out in your knitted sweater they'll ask, “Where did you get that?”


For just $24.99 you can own a paperback copy of this fabulous knitting guide. The skills you'll pick up from purchasing this book will save you a bundle on yarn and other materials that would go to waste because of silly mistakes. Do yourself a favor and grab a copy of Sally Melville's masterpiece for knitting help that will save you down the road. We're thrilled it fell in our hands.

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