Fitted knits 25 designs for the fashionable knitter

Stefanie Japel

Book - 2007

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Cincinnati, Ohio : F+W Publications 2007.
1st ed
Physical Description
144 p. : col. ill
Main Author
Stefanie Japel (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Projects are well-designed and flattering for a wide array of sizes — shows readers how to customize each project to their own unique bodies7Author has an established presence in the knitting world (particularly the online knitting community) — her Web site averages over 14,000 hits every dayFitted Knits features 25 projects, beginning with simple T-shirts and shrugs and moving on to more advanced sweaters, cardigans and skirts. The book also includes a comprehensive section covering the skills necessary to create a well-fitted garment, removing the guesswork from customizing patterns. Each project includes customization tips and tricks, describing to the knitter how to tell when and where increases and decreases should be placed to create the most attractive shaping.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Customize handknits to fit and flatter your figureWhether you're tall or short, curvy or slender, you deserve clothes that fit you perfectly. Fitted Knits gives you patterns that create well-fitted garments designed to accentuate your positives. You simply knit to your measurements, easily adjusting the pattern so it's tailored to your unique shape. You'll be surprised at how easy it is to add shaping details that ensure a perfect fit for your figure.There is something here to keep you knitting happily the whole year through, from lightweight summer tanks and tees to shrugs, wraps and cardigans perfect for those transitional times, and, of course, warm and cozy sweaters, vests and coats to get you through the cold months.Inside Fitted Knits you'll find:a How to Fit Your Knits guide that shows you exactly how to adjust the patterns in the book to get a perfect fit25 wearable fashion-inspired knits for all seasonsa user-friendly skill level guide so you know what to expect with each patternan essential information section including a knitting abbreviations key, a knitting needle conversion chart, a helpful Reference Library and a list of great knitting websitesNo more boxy, shapeless sweaters for you! Pick up your needles today and knit to fit.