Fitted Knits: 25 Projects for the Fashionable Knitter

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F+W Media, Jan 23, 2007 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
37 Reviews
Customize handknits to fit and flatter your figure

Whether you're tall or short, curvy or slender, you deserve clothes that fit you perfectly. Fitted Knits gives you patterns that create well-fitted garments designed to accentuate your positives. You simply knit to your measurements, easily adjusting the pattern so it's tailored to your unique shape. You'll be surprised at how easy it is to add shaping details that ensure a perfect fit for your figure.

There is something here to keep you knitting happily the whole year through, from lightweight summer tanks and tees to shrugs, wraps and cardigans perfect for those transitional times, and, of course, warm and cozy sweaters, vests and coats to get you through the cold months.

Inside Fitted Knits you'll find:

  • a How to Fit Your Knits guide that shows you exactly how to adjust the patterns in the book to get a perfect fit
  • 25 wearable fashion-inspired knits for all seasons
  • a user-friendly skill level guide so you know what to expect with each pattern
  • an essential information section including a knitting abbreviations key, a knitting needle conversion chart, a helpful Reference Library and a list of great knitting websites
No more boxy, shapeless sweaters for you! Pick up your needles today and knit to fit.

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Review: Fitted Knits: 25 Designs for the Fashionable Knitter

User Review  - Shannon - Goodreads

My all time favourite knitting book with patterns in my all time favourite style of knitting - top down. I very rarely find sweater patterns in knitting books that are stylish. Often, sweaters are ... Read full review

Review: Fitted Knits: 25 Designs for the Fashionable Knitter

User Review  - Fran Haselden - Goodreads

Knitted the ribbed jumper from this. It's a good book, patterns seem easy to read. I enjoyed the finished result. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Stefanie Japel's designs have been featured on popular knitting sites, such as Magknits.com and Knitty.com, and in books including Stitch n Bitch Nation (Workman, 2004), Knit Wit (Harper Collins, 2004), Not Another Teen Knitting Book, (Sterling, 2006), KnitGrrl (Watson-Guptill, 2005) and Big Girl Knits (Clarkson Potter, 2006). Her website Glampyre.com receives over 14,000 hits per day. On it she posts her blog and sells original pattern designs and offers free patterns. At least six of her patterns have been used in knit-alongs on sites including Craftster.org and Bust Lounge. (Knit-alongs are groups of knitters working on the same pattern simultaneously.)

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