Knitting Cuff to Cuff: One Sweater Twelve Ways

Knitting Cuff to Cuff: One Sweater Twelve Ways

Paperback Twelve Sweaters OneWay

By (author) Susan Guagliumi

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  • Publisher: Creative Publishing International, US
  • Format: Paperback | 96 pages
  • Dimensions: 211mm x 272mm x 10mm | 431g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2007
  • Publication City/Country: MA
  • ISBN 10: 1589232909
  • ISBN 13: 9781589232907
  • Sales rank: 404,450

Product description

A dozen colorful and creative sweater designs made from one basic shape.This book of easy-to-knit charted patterns features 12 sweaters made with one simple shape and knitting technique. Working with a cuff-to-cuff silhouette as each garment's foundation, readers create an assortment of unique sweaters. Each sweater features one or more innovative design variations, including different neckline and collar treatments; band treatments; stitch patterning and textural details; gauge variations; yarn variations; colorwork and patterning; and an array of finishing details. All sweater patterns include directions for sizes XS to XXL. A special section offers machine knitters tips for adapting all twelve sweater patterns to the machine.

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Author information

Susan Guagliumi, of Northford, CT, is a fiber artist, instructor, and author. She has created original hand-and machine-knit garment designs for Vogue Knitting, Knitters, and Family Circle Easy Knitting. She has also written numerous articles for Handmade, Threads, and other craft and fiber magazines. She also edited a biannual fashion magazine, produced instructional materials, and wrote and appeared in a series of instructional videos for Studio by White Knitting Machines.

Review quote

Knitting Cuff to Cuff: A Dozen Designs for Sideways-Knit Garments ôKnitting garments from cuff to cuff is a much easier way to create figure-flattering vertical stripes than are traditional methods of knitting up from the bottom ribbing of the sweater or down from the neckûjust one reason knitters might want to give knitting cuff to cuff a try. Fiber artist/instructor Guagliumi's (Hand-Manipulated Stitches for Machine Knitters) project book of 12 sweaters sized XS to XXL features nine garments for women, two for children, and one man's pullover. The author includes a chapter on adapting the patterns to machine knitting and information on using machine-knitting skills like scrapping on and scrapping off in hand knitting. Patterns are well written and very complete; they are complemented by schematics, charts, color photos, and step-by-step instructions. A good choice for public libraries where demand warrants.ö ûLibrary Journal, April 15, 2007