This is the first book that delves deeply into easily mastered techniques that can be used to adapt and customise any project. "Knitting the Perfect Fit" is an invaluable guide for anyone interested in learning and perfecting shaping details in their knitting. Acclaimed designer and teacher Melissa Leapman distills one of her most in-demand workshops into an authoritative guide that will help knitters understand how designer details and shaping actually work. From a variety of necklines and arm details to different trompe l'oeil shaping techniques that offer a more slimming and flattering look to any garment no matter your body type. Each technique is thoroughly explained with tips and exercised and then showcased in 21 appealing projects that allow knitters to practise their new skills.
About the Author
Melissa Leapman is widely-published sweater designer whose patterns have been featured in a variety of premiere needlework publications. The author of numerous books on crochet, Leapman lives in New York City.
"Leapman's explanation alone of techniques for tailoring knitwear is worth the price, and the fashionable, wearable garments are a bonus. Knitters interested in moving beyond loose, boxy garments will want to take a look." --Library Journal