Cardigans & Closures

Cardigans & Closures


By (author) Melissa Leapman

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  • Format: Paperback | 48 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 269mm x 5mm | 204g
  • Publication date: 2 July 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Berne
  • ISBN 10: 1592173659
  • ISBN 13: 9781592173655
  • Illustrations note: 30, colour
  • Sales rank: 358,275

Product description

Cardigans & Closures contains 10 captivating cardigan designs that incorporate a range of closures from buttonholes to zippers. Not many books dive deeply into the variety of closures that you can apply to your handknits. The advantage of the step-by-step tutorials is like having a private lesson from the author herself. The book is broken out into 3 tutorial sections, which are followed up with projects to help you to practice your new-found skills. Special techniques include: Keep it Simple: Afterthought Closures Overcast Buttonloops Zippers Buttonhole Basics Eyelet Buttonholes Incorporated Buttonholes Beyond the Basics Neat One-Row Horizontal buttonholes Double-Thick Buttonbands Double Breasted Closures

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Author information

Melissa Leapman is the author of the best-selling Hot Knits. She is a widely published sweater designer whose patterns have appeared in every premiere needlework publication in the country. She has also worked as a freelance designer for leading ready-to-wear manufacturers. Nationally her knitting, crochet and design workshops are extremely popular with crafters at all skill levels. Melissa lives in New York City.