This episode of Telly award-winning Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell will teach you how to create garments that look and fit great. Learn how to take correct measurements, plan your garment, and use shaping to your advantage.
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Vickie is wearing the Balas Ruby Raglan by Vera Sanon, featured in Knitscene, Spring 2014.
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In the first segment, host Vickie Howell speaks to designer and author Anne Hanson about how to take measurements and determine the most important fit points of a garment.
Download Anne Hanson’s Measurements Worksheet.
Space to Space:
Vickie meets with instructor and designer Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby of Shibaguyz Designz about designing crochet patterns to fit women of every size.
Knitting instructor and designer Laura Bryant explores the construction of bust darts and customizing a sweater pattern to your unique shape.
Download Laura Bryant’s Bust Dart Worksheet.
Sponsored by Prism Yarns.
Tools of the Trade:
Tanis Gray shows us some tools that simplify knitting garments:
Squirrel Cage Swift from The Woolery
Potomac Yarn from The Knitting Boutique
Tape Measure from Lantern Moon
Yarn Pop Gadgety Project Bag from Patternworks
Vickie Howell wraps up this episode with a guide for choosing the right type of sleeve for your shape.
Sponsored by Yarnspirations.
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