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Finish-free Knits

No-sew Garments in Classic Styles
TenDyke, Kristen (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Finish-free Knits


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"Imagine knitting a beautiful sweater without the stressful obstacles of sewing, seaming, and grafting. Welcome to Knitwear designer Kristen TenDyke's world of Finish-Free Knits! While exploring these 20 designs, you will discover stitch-free solutions to previously frustrating obstacles needed to finish a design. Kristen will teach you to knit sweaters with no assembly required. Through clever planning and some simple techniques, the projects in Finish-Free Knits are shaped and joined during knitting- without sacrificing the pockets, button bands, shaped collars, and more that is accomplished in most designs by sewing together separate pieces. In addition, learn how to convert patterns from flat to circular, shape armholes, join pieces as you go, use short-rows for shaping, and more. Once these stress-free finishing techniques are learned, you will enjoy the freedom to apply variations of each method in projects beyond the book. With Finish-Free Knits you can avoid the dreaded "Some Assembly Required" phrase forever. "-- "For knitters who like to knit--not to sew--Finish-Free Knits teaches you to keep your knitting projects out of seaming purgatory"--
Authors: TenDyke, Kristen
Title: Finish-free knits
no-sew garments in classic styles
Publisher: Loveland, Colorado :, Interweave Press,, c2012.
Characteristics: 159 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,23 cm.
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction
Projects
Bottom-Up Construction
No-Purl Tank
Little Lace Dress
Premier Leaf Tunic
Provisional Pocket Vest
Cabled Henley
Quilted Top
Lace Cardigan
Lace Tunic
Feather and Fan Pullover
Pocket Yoke Coat
Shawl Collar Cardi
Wool Pocket Pullover
Top-Down Construction
Slip-Stitch Yoke Top
Cabled Yoke Pullover
Top-Down Ribs
Top-Down Raglan
Side-to-Side Construction
Cable Back Shrug
Cool Spring Shrug
Side-to-Side Cardigan
Side-to-Side Top
Glossary
Resources
Index.
Summary: ["Imagine knitting a beautiful sweater without the stressful obstacles of sewing, seaming, and grafting. Welcome to Knitwear designer Kristen TenDyke's world of Finish-Free Knits! While exploring these 20 designs, you will discover stitch-free solutions to previously frustrating obstacles needed to finish a design. Kristen will teach you to knit sweaters with no assembly required. Through clever planning and some simple techniques, the projects in Finish-Free Knits are shaped and joined during knitting- without sacrificing the pockets, button bands, shaped collars, and more that is accomplished in most designs by sewing together separate pieces. In addition, learn how to convert patterns from flat to circular, shape armholes, join pieces as you go, use short-rows for shaping, and more. Once these stress-free finishing techniques are learned, you will enjoy the freedom to apply variations of each method in projects beyond the book. With Finish-Free Knits you can avoid the dreaded "Some Assembly Required" phrase forever. "--, "For knitters who like to knit--not to sew--Finish-Free Knits teaches you to keep your knitting projects out of seaming purgatory"--]
Local Note: 15 53 60 74 76 80 97 118 148 152 153 167 172 173 188 193 210 216 222 231 262
ISBN: 9781596684881
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  • dprodrig rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Really interesting ideas in this book, and you can take elements of the patterns and use them in other projects.

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