Classroom: Darts for better fit
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Courses: About Good Fit
Our bodies are rounded and curvy
Stop yanking down the fronts of your sweaters. Add extra length to the center front for better fit
Shape your sweaters to accommodate your curves. Most knitting patterns don't offer instruction for darts, but they can easily be added to any pattern
Bust darts in sewing patterns shorten the side seams to add extra length to the center front of a sweater.
As knitters, we use short row shaping to add length to the front.