Knitting Pattern Essentials (with Bonus Material)

Knitting Pattern Essentials (with Bonus Material)

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Bring Your Vision to Life with Pattern-Drafting Essentials Whata€™s the number one mistake that knitters make? They follow a pattern exactly! In this comprehensive guide to sweater construction with an exclusive bonus chapter containing four extra sweater patterns, acclaimed knitting instructor Sally Melville reveals the secrets to creating or modifying a pattern so the finished project looks and fits exactly how you want it to. Pattern drafting has never been easier to understand as Sally breaks down each skill, including how to a€c calculate your personal measurements, ease, and stitch patterns a€c create a pattern for an existing garment that you love a€c shape a variety of necklines, shoulders, sides, sleeves, and hemlines a€c combine garment elements for an endless array of design possibilities a€c rescue a project when it doesna€™t turn out as expected a€c finish your projects with a professional look a€c knit 12 original projects that showcase the elements covered in the book With Sallya€™s knitting expertise at your fingertips, you have all the tools you need to adjust patterns to fit you better than ever and create patterns that finally make your dream designs a reality.Many cables are combinations of braids and traveling stitches, but it is the braids that most tighten gauge and distort their start and finish. To compensate for this, I do the following: only cast on half to two-thirds of the stitches the braid a€œwants.

Title:Knitting Pattern Essentials (with Bonus Material)
Author:Sally Melville
Publisher:Potter Craft - 2013-03-26


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