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Knitting pattern essentials : adapting and drafting knitting patterns for great knitwear  Cover Image Book Book

Knitting pattern essentials : adapting and drafting knitting patterns for great knitwear / Sally Melville.

Melville, Sally. (Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307965578
  • ISBN: 0307965570
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Potter Craft, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Machine generated contents note: 1.Preparing to Draft -- Understanding Vertical, Horizontal, Diagonal, and Curved Lines -- Sweaters That Are Knit Flat -- Sweaters That Are Knit Bottom-Up -- A Clarification of the Shapes Covered -- How to Use the Shapes in This Book -- Essential Measurements and Standard Sizes -- Standards of Ease -- Swatching -- 2.Basic Shapes -- A Short Math Lesson -- Drop Shoulder -- Modified Drop Shoulder -- Set-in Sleeve -- Raglan -- 3.Shoulder Shaping, Back and Front Neck Shaping -- Shoulder Shaping -- Back Neck Shaping -- Neck Shapes and the Rule of 10 -- Straight (Boat) Neck -- Funnel Neck -- Square Neck -- V-Neck -- Round Neck -- 4.Hem Alternatives Diagonal -- Standard Shirttails -- Reverse Shirttails -- 5.Side Shaping -- A-line -- Hourglass -- Hourglass Shaping with Waistband Only -- Classic Hourglass -- Half-Hourglass -- Side Shaping at the Same Time as Hem Shaping -- 6.Sleeve Alternatives Sleeveless -- Shorter-Than-Full Length Sleeves --
Contents note continued: Gathered Sleeves -- Bell Sleeves -- Puffed Sleeves -- Cap Sleeves -- Saddle Shoulder -- 7.Cardigans -- Cardigan Styles -- With No Front Overlap -- With Overlapping Front Bands -- With Overlapping Front Pieces -- 8.Fabrics, Finishes, and Fixes -- Common Stitch Patterns -- Selvedge Stitches -- Bands and Their Stitch Patterns -- Starting Bands' Bottom Bands and Cuffs -- Finishing Bands-Armhole, Front, and Neck Bands (Including Collars and Hoods) -- When Things Don't Turn Out as Expected -- 9.Patterns -- Three-Bow Pullover -- Marsha's Top -- Uptown Jacket -- Lace-Paneled Top -- Escher-Inspired Vest -- Bordered Lace -- Carrie's Wrap -- Cee-Cee Wrap -- Appendix -- Essential Skills -- Common Abbreviations -- CYCA Standard Yarn Weights -- Needle and Hook Sizes -- Ratios for Decreasing -- Ratios for Seaming -- Ratios for Picking Up and Knitting.
Summary, etc.:
Guides knitters on how to properly modify or create a pattern, including calculating personal measurements; creating a pattern from an existing garment; and shaping a variety of necklines, sides, sleeves, and hemlines.
Subject: Knitting > Patterns.
Knitwear > Pattern design.

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library NF 746.432 MEL (Text) 38256101836884 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 06/07/2022


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