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Learn how to knit sweaters seamlessly in Kristen TenDyke's book, No-Sew Knits! Her patterns are not only attractive, they are constructed beautifully with lovely shaping and no assembly required.
As a follow-up to her popular Finish-Free Knits book and video workshop, knitwear designer Kristen TenDyke is back with 20 new seamless projects! In No-Sew Knits Kristen will teach you to knit the perfect sweater—no assembly required! Through clever planning and some simple techniques, projects are shaped and joined during knitting—all without sacrificing the pretty details. You'll love this book if: • You want projects that require no sewing • You're looking for interchangeable knitting patterns • You're looking for techniques on seamless hems, seamless pockets, faux side seams, short row sleeve caps, and so much more Inside No-Sew Knits you'll find 20 knitting projects that combine easy construction techniques and on-trend comfortable styling for everyday wear. While many sweaters are based on simple raglan and yoke constructions, Kristen takes the opportunity to introduce you to a variety of other easier-than-they-seem techniques, while keeping the patterns approachable for knitters of all skill levels.
In No-Sew Knits Kristen shares many tips to bring seamless knitting beyond the patterns in the book, including:
Picking Up Stitches Why Use Edging? The Amazing Provisional Cast-on Seamless Set-in Sleeve Caps Interchangeable Stitch Patterns Seamless Modified Drop Sleeve Caps Adjusting Sleeve Length to Fit You! Adding a Hood to Any Sweater Knitting Seamless Hems Adding a Seamless Pocket to Any Sweater The Joy of Lifelines Shaping Lace Shape Bust Darts with Short-rows the Joy of Faux Side Seams Keeping in Pattern While Increasing/Decreasing What Are the Different Types of Increases? Decreasing in Pattern While Maintaining the Correct Stitch Count Alternating Skeins of Hand-dyed Yarns Picking Up Stitches to Maintain a Stitch Pattern
Planet PurlInterview with Kristen, about No-Sew Knits
Knitting DailyHow To Shape Your Knitted Lace
Knitting ScholarReview of No-Sew Knits
MyCentralJersey.comReview by Pam McKenzie
Just One More Row PodcastReview begins at 26.30
Two Tangled SkeinsEpisode 86Review begins at 20:00
The Knit GirlllsEpisode 235Review begins at 23:00
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