Big Girl Knits: 25 Big, Bold Projects Shaped for Real Women with Real Curves

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Potter Craft, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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Big Girl Knits features twenty-five unique patterns for women size 14 and up. From flattering pullovers and sexy tees to sleek skirts and fun accessories, this book is overflowing with options for knitting up an entire wardrobe to compliment your shapely shape.

Part knitting instruction, part fashion guide, Big Girl Knits is packed with expert advice to help you make the most of the three Bs: Boobs, Belly, and Butt. All the garments and accessories featured in the book are proportioned to fit and flatter a big girl’s body. Learn two fabulous adaptations to add to your knitting toolbox that you can apply to any sweater pattern. The book also features an easy-to-use measurement guide and tips to help you choose the right yarn, colors, and styles for you.

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The best new knitting book in 20 years.

User Review  - knittingbarbara - Overstock.com

You dont have to be big to love this book. Im a size 10 or 12 and I used to sit reading this book in the bookstore just for the pleasure of the excellent writing. I finally thought This is the best ... Read full review

Big Girl Knits

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This the information you have been waiting for if you want to learn how to take your measurements and use them to knit items that really fit and flatter your curves. This isnt just a book on how to ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Big Girl Jillian Moreno (right) was formerly marketing director with Interweave Press, and helped launch magazines like Interweave Knits, Beadwork, and Natural Home Magazine. She’s the catalyst for Knitty.com and a frequent contributor. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with her husband, two adorable children, a basement full of yarn, and more books than the local library. This is her first book.

Big Girl Amy R. Singer (left) is the founder and editor of the web-only magazine Knitty.com. She is also a columnist for Interweave Knits and a professional editor and proofreader in the advertising industry. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, with her husband and two rabbits, who are eating the house one piece at a time. This is her second book.

Visit them at www.biggirlknits.com.

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