The Ultimate Sweater Book is chock-full of everything you need to know to draft your own pattern from scratch, modify an existing pattern, or just knit a great sweater. It covers all aspects of sweater knitting from design to swatching to embellishing to finishing, and includes 20 garment patterns for you to wear.
Yarn and fibre enthusiasts everywhere will celebrate the latest addition to Amy Herzog’s beloved knitting series (which includes You Can Knit That, Knit to Flatter, and Knit Wear Love). This essential guide details every aspect of sweater knitting, starting with instructions for four basic sweater types: yoke, raglan, drop shoulder, and set-in sleeve. Patterns are offered in multiple sizes and yarn gauges for broad appeal. Following the basics for each of the four sweater types are a diverse range of customising options, including how to add a hood, cowl neck, turtleneck, pockets, and zip or cardigan front, just to name a few. Amy’s clear instruction and expert tips expand the many knitting possibilities, creating the essential knitting resource for knitters everywhere.