How do you take your knitted garments from boxy and baggy to fitted and fabulous? It's all about shaping. No matter your skill level, anyone can use shaping techniques to create beautiful, polished sweaters with this comprehensive guide from renowned knitwear designer, teacher, and author Melissa Leapman.
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.