Don't just follow knitting patterns and HOPE that the designer had YOUR body in mind when they did the math!
Are you always happy with your knits?
Do you struggle with the same fit issues over and over?
Do you choose your knitting pattern size by your body measurement?
Discover how to make knits that fit YOU! Learn common fit issues and how to fix them. Use DesignaKnit, Pencil and Paper, Charting Devices or Knit it Now patterns.
Apply what you learn to your next knitting project. You'll be delighted with the results!
Section 1: "Nothing I Knit Fits!" ... Consider This:
Can You Relate to This Knitter? NO Pattern is One-Size-Fits-All Machine(s) and Yarn Knitting Silly Question: Do You Read? The Secret to Determining to Good Fit
Section 2: What's the problem?
Sound Familiar? Not Enough Needles Knit it Now Patterns: Sizing and Ease
Section 3: Your Success Depends on This
Are You on Board? Swatching is NOT Optional Gauge Gauge swatch verses Tension Swatch Gauge and Drop Swatching: Up Close Swatch #1 Swatch #2 Create your Schematic Info From the Pattern Notes Uncover Your MK Pattern Instructions Practice Reading/Translating a HK Pattern
Section 4: Your PERFECT Sweater
Analyze Sweater Styles Sweater Styles Part 2 Don't Measure your Body! Select Your Sweater Model Measure and Record
Section 5: Baby Steps: A Man's Vest
Let's keep things simple ... for now Measure the golf sweater The "Perfect" Hand Knitting Pattern Practice Reading/Translating a HK Pattern Create the Vest with a Charting Device Create the Vest in DesignaKnit Can't find YOUR Perfect Sweater?
Section 6: Common Fit Issues
Sleeves Too Long? Back / Front Too Short Make Room for 'The Girls' Neck Opening Too Wide Upper Arm Too Tight Wrinkles at the Front Armhole Armhole Depth
Section 7: Conclusion
4 Ways to Address Fit Issues