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Knitting Plus: Mastering Fit + Plus-Size Style + 15 Projects (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

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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 ...
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Knitting Plus: Mastering Fit + Plus-Size Style + 15 Projects (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview


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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596684935
  • Publisher: Interweave Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 3/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 362,168
  • File size: 13 MB
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Meet the Author


Lisa Shroyer is the editor of Knitscene magazine. She has also worked as the patterns editor for Interweave Knits and Knitscene magazines since 2005, where she has witnessed thousands of knitting patterns and all possible permutations of sweater construction. A life-long knitter, she has combined her expertise and her eye for design with a passion for knitting for plus sizes in Knitting Plus, her first book. She lives in North Carolina.
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Table of Contents


Introduction
Chapter One: Common Sweater Elements and What They Mean for You
Chapter Two: Body and Sweater Measurements
Chapter Three: The Drop-Shoulder Sweater
Farrington Pullover (by Lisa Shroyer)
Vauxhall Pullover (by Nancy Shroyer)
Waltham Cabled Cardigan (by Kathy Zimmerman)

Chapter Four: The Set-In Sweater
Lystra Pullover (by Lisa Shroyer)
Poppy Cardigan (by Mandy Moore)
Cleveland Shell (by Lou Shiela)

Chapter Five: The Raglan Sweater
Banstead Pullover (by Lisa Shroyer)
Cheviot Henley (by Lisa Shroyer)
Audubon Shrug (by Lisa Shroyer)
Chapter Six: The Seamless Yoke Sweater

Haviland Pullover (by Lisa Shroyer)
Passayunk Pullover (by Lisa R. Myers)
Barton Cardigan (by Marlaina Bird)

Chapter Seven: The Dolman Sweater
Delsea Pullover (designed by Lisa Shroyer)
Seagirt Pullover (by Lou Schiela)
Missimer Pullover (by Katya Wilsher)

Glossary
Sources for Yarn
Index
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  • Posted April 9, 2011

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    Wonderful!

    I have the hardcover of this book and it is so helpful! It's easy to understand and the projects are lovely. For any level of skill, this is a great guide.

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  • Posted August 6, 2011

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    Please put into ebook for so I can download it and use it on my tablet.

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