More Big Girl Knits: 25 Designs Full of Color & Texture for Curvy Women

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Potter Craft, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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Look great without adding bulk.

The geniuses behindBig Girl Knitspresent 25 all-new curve-flattering projects that explore the beauty of color & texture.

Jillian Moreno and Amy R. Singer brought the average American woman—a size 14—a collection of stylish, flattering patterns inBig Girl Knits. Now they’re back with 25 new curve-friendly projects that embrace color and texture, plus adaptations to make almost any pattern suitable for all shapes and sizes.

Part knitting instruction book and part sassy style guide,More Big Girl Knitsgoes beyond teaching the basics—fit, proportion, motif placement, and balance principles—to tackle all-new methods for creating knitwear with brilliant colors and sumptuous textures that voluptuous women can wear with pride. The second half of the book features attractive patterns, from jackets to sexy tank tops that are proportioned to fit and shaped to create a fetching silhouette. Packed with tips and tricks on what to avoid, what to embrace, and how to modify any design to flatter your body, this smart guide will show Big Girls how to look gorgeous in colorful, texture-rich knitwear.
 

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More Big Girl Knits: 25 Designs Full of Color and Texture for Curvy Women

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When knitting for larger figures, it is folly to go by the label sizes found on ready-to-wear knitted garments. Well aware of this, Moreno and Singer have wisely based the patterns in their second ... Read full review

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User Review  - Justjenniferreading - LibraryThing

The patterns seem fairly straight forward. The instructions in the begining on how to "tweak" a pattern to make it fit are very helpful. Can't wait to get started on some of the projects Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
6
CHAPTER 1
15
CHAPTER H
25
CHAPTERS
32
DESIGNER BIOS 157 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 158 INDEX
159

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About the author (2008)

\Two of the brightest stars of the knitting world, Big Girls AMY R. SINGER and JILLIAN MORENO are the coauthors of Big Girl Knits. Amy is the editor of Knitty.com, has a regular column in Interweave Knits, and lives in Toronto, Ontario. Jillian lives in Michigan and is a knitwear designer.

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