Lori is the winner!
If you want to learn how to take control of knitting patterns and make projects that better suit your body type, you should check out Margaret Hubert’s Customize Your Knitting.
The book covers the basics of how to flatter your body type in garment shaping, how to measure your body and determine what size to make and how to alter patterns to make them suit your shape and size better.
It also includes four sweater patterns shown with different alterations for different body types (though full patterns for those alternations aren’t given, it just walks you through what to do) and lots of advice for finishing your projects well so they will look their best.
This week I’m giving away a copy of this book. If you’d like a chance to win, leave a comment on this post before the end of the day Sunday, July 3. I’d love to know how comfortable you feel altering knitting patterns for size or style. Even though I write knitting patterns, I still would rather use a pattern I don’t have to alter much to make it fit me if I’m not designing from scratch.
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