Learn How to Measure Yourself - KDTV 102 with Kim Werker

Jun 15, 2009
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In Knitting Daily TV Episode 102, Kim Werker demonstrates the basic measurements to take before beginning any handmade sweater, and shares a trick: use a piece you already have that fits you beautifully and use those measurements. She also demonstrates the various options for creating the perfect waist shaping for handmade sweaters. This segment was sponsored by YarnMarket.com.

To purchase the cute tape measures seen in this episode, visit www.yarnmarket.com.
The bumble bee tape measure is here: http://www.yarnmarket.com/yarn/Tools-Bumble_Bee_Tape_Measure-2401.html
The sheep tape measure is here: http://www.yarnmarket.com/yarn/Tools-Sheep_Tape_Measure-2890.html
The lady bug tape measure is here: http://www.yarnmarket.com/yarn/Tools-Ladybug_Tape_Measure-3561.html

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TonyaK@2 wrote
on Oct 3, 2009 3:37 PM

This was a good video, but nobody ever tells you how much ease is worked into these patterns. That is a very important thing.

You can often tell from the actual and finished measurements.