Designing Knitwear

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Taunton Press, 1998 - Crafts & Hobbies - 263 pages
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If you dream of creating your own knitwear designs, master designer Deborah Newton shares the secrets she's learned over the years. Newton offers in-depth information on shaping and fitting, color and graphics, dressmaker details, finding design inspiration, creating textured fabrics, and more.

In addition, Designing Knitwear includes patterns for 16 garments and dozens of partial schematics for you to develop into your own original designs.

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User Review  - debiwin - LibraryThing

Great book! A must have for anyone wanting to jump off and start creating a one of a kind sweater. It gives you the start up aides and ideas to get you....if you have an illistrator program or if you can already draw your there. I always have this book available to me.I highly recommend it. Read full review

Doesnt Teach Basics of Sweater Design

User Review  - newknitter -

If youre skilled at sweater design but you want some suggestions for new ideas then this might be a good book for you to read. It gives sources for thinking about design and ways in which to make ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Deborah Newton is one of the top knitwear designers in the United States. She sold her first sweater to McCall's magazine in 1982 and has since designed and produced hundreds of knitted garments for magazines and books. She also designs knitted fabrics for the Seventh Avenue garment trade.

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