Twelve Sweaters One Way Knitting Saddle Style: A Dozen Designs for Saddle-shoulder Garments

Twelve Sweaters One Way Knitting Saddle Style: A Dozen Designs for Saddle-shoulder Garments

Paperback Twelve Sweaters One Way

By (author) Susan Guagliumi

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  • Publisher: Creative Publishing International, US
  • Format: Paperback | 96 pages
  • Dimensions: 166mm x 258mm x 8mm | 300g
  • Publication date: 16 January 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Beverly
  • ISBN 10: 1589233387
  • ISBN 13: 9781589233386
  • Illustrations note: full colour illustrations throughout
  • Sales rank: 631,327

Product description

A dozen colorful and creative sweater designs made with one basic shape.This book of easy-to-knit charted patterns features 12 sweaters made with one simple shape and method of construction. Working with a saddle-style construction as each garmentÆs foundation, readers can create an assortment of unique sweaters for men, women, and children. Each sweater features one or more innovative design variations, including different neckline treatments; band treatments; stitch patterning and textural details; gauge variations; yarn variations; colorwork and patterning; and an array of finishing details. All sweaters directions are written for garments with sizing that ranges from X Small to XX Large. The appendix helps machine knitters adapt the method so they can knit the sweaters by machine, too.This is the only book on the market to feature variations on this classic garment form -- made popular with the traditional Irish ôfishermanö sweaters, which are prized for their comfortable fit.This book teaches readers both to knit and design as they master -- and modify -- one simple silhouette to create twelve unique garments.Beginner knitters will find detailed instruction to create twelve successful garments; more advanced knitters will be inspired to create sophisticated variations by mixing and matching textures and techniques.This book is the second in the series, Twelve Sweaters One Way, which features a dozen design variations on simple knit shapes for men, women, and children.

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Author information

Susan Guagliumi has designed knitwear for Vogue Knitting, Knitters, and Family Circle Easy Knitting. She has also written articles for Handmade and Threads magazines and has created and hosted a series of instructional videos for Studio by White Knitting Machines. Susan is the author of Twelve Sweaters One Way: Knitting Cuff to Cuff (Creative Publishing, 2007) and Hand Manipulated Stitches for Machine Knitters (Taunton Press, 1990).