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Knitting Pattern Essentials - Sally Melville

What's the number one mistake that knitters make?  They follow a pattern exactly!  In this comprehensive guide to sweater construction, 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.  Pattern drafting has never been easier to understand as Sally breaks down each skill, including how to

- calculate you personal measurements, ease, and stitch patterns

- create a pattern from an existing garment that you love

- shape a variety of necklines, sides, sleeves, and hemlines

- combine garment elements for an endless array of design possibilities

- rescue a project when it doesn't turn out as expected

- finish your projects with a professional look

- knit 8 original projects that showcase the elements covered in the book

With Sally's knitting expertise at your fingertips, you have all the tools you need to adjust patterns to fit you beautifully and create patterns that finally make your dream designs a reality.



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