Cover image for Amy Herzog's ultimate sweater book : the essential guide for adventurous knitters / Amy Herzog ; photography by Burcu Avsar.
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Amy Herzog's ultimate sweater book : the essential guide for adventurous knitters / Amy Herzog ; photography by Burcu Avsar.
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Ultimate sweater book
ISBN:
9781419726705
Publication Information:
New York : Abrams, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
191 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents:
part 1. Basics: Sweater basics, measurements, and ease ; Drop shoulder sweaters ; Raglan sweaters ; Yoke sweaters ; Set-in-sleeve sweaters -- part 2. Adjustments: Working with traditional patterns ; Working with the sweater body ; Working with the sweater sleeve ; Working with basic neck shaping -- part 3. Embellishments: Fabric : yarns, fibers, and stitch patterning ; Edges : shaping, trimming, and adorning ; Design goodies : cardigan closures, pockets, and necklines -- part 4. The garments: Baxter turtleneck ; Fiddler's reach cardigan ; Meadowbrook cowl ; Jump shot hoodie ; Quiet moment cardigan ; Constellation tunic ; Spring rain tee ; Campfire cardigan.
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Summary

Summary

Yarn and fiber enthusiasts everywhere will celebrate the latest addition to Amy Herzog's beloved knitting series (which includes You Can Knit That, Knit to Flatter, and Knit Wear Love ). This essential guide details every aspect of sweater knitting, starting with instructions for four basic sweater types: yoke, raglan, drop shoulder, and set-in sleeve. Patterns are offered in multiple sizes and yarn gauges for broad appeal. Following the basics for each of the four sweater types are a diverse range of customizing options, including how to add a hood, cowl neck, turtleneck, pockets, and zip or cardigan front, just to name a few. Amy's clear instruction and expert tips expand the many knitting possibilities, creating the essential knitting resource for knitters everywhere.


Author Notes

Amy Herzog is the creator of Fit to Flatter online and Fit to Flatter software. She teaches nationwide, and on the Craftsy and Creativebug online learning sites.