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Knitting Plus: Mastering Fit + Plus-Size Style + 15 Projects

3.8 of 5 stars 3.80  ·  rating details  ·  44 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Design + knit sweaters that fit + flatter

Knitting Plus is the must-have manual for plus-sized sweater construction and knitwear design. With this helpful guide, you’ll learn how to design wearable, tailor-made sweaters.

With Knitting Plus, you’ll explore basic pullover and cardigan sweater construction styles from raglans and set-in sleeves to drop shoulders, seamless yokes
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by Interweave Press
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Abbey
Excellent go-to book for those of us who don't fit into fashionable size ranges. Several types of sweater patterns are discussed in depth, with a ton of information given to enable the knitter to make up a sweater that fits *them* precisely as they would wish.

Good explanations, decent production values for a tight-spined large paperback (admittedly not my favorite format for a knitting book!) and the use of several techniques that, while not new to me, were explained rather better here than in
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Kristine
There was a ton of great reference info in this book! It takes the main *styles* of sweaters and goes over how they are traditionally put together and then how they could be modified for different body types and sizes. For each style, a selection of patterns is available, illustrating the reference material well. I'd really like to try a Seamless Yoke styled sweater.

The two-color accents of the Poppy Cardigan are a great way to draw your eye to the color, with a neat set-in sleeve. I really like
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Daphne
A couple nice patterns I would like to try. Need to find this book to buy.
Fullfaun
THIS IS A GREAT book for Plus SIZE. it explains a lot of if you alter one thing you have to alter 2 more things. Realyl Really good!
Cori
A fantastic resource with some really cute, wearable patterns - several that I want to start right now.
Miss Mouse
Good info, but none of the projects really moved me to want to knit them.
Leslie Jem
I really like the Audubon shrug pattern- one I definitely want to make someday!
Fangirl
Knitting patterns!
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