Dressed in Knits
Dressed in Knits: 19 Designs for Creating a Custom Knitwear Collection
By Alex Capshaw-Taylor
Are you looking to knit unique pieces that go from home to office, from weekday to weekend-and, most importantly, that flatter your figure? Look no further! Knitwear designer Alex Capshaw-Taylor has put together a collection of 19 knitted garments and accessories to fill your closet with custom projects just for you.
Dressed in Knits features timeless, high-fashion knitwear designs that are refreshingly easy to wear and, with Alex’s help, you’ll appreciate the information devoted to teaching you how to get couture details in your finished projects. You’ll learn how to properly seam, pick up stitches, apply beads, turn a hem, create a pocket, steek, and more. All while knitting stunning designs that cover a variety of knitting techniques including multidirectional knitting, colorwork (intarsia and stranded), cabling and more. Plus, Alex has sprinkled helpful tips on styling finished garments throughout the book, like how adding a belt to a piece can change the silhouette giving it a totally different look.
Dressed in Knits isn’t just another knitting book. It’s your fashion-forward guide to a whole new wardrobe.
About the Author:
Alex Capshaw-Taylor creates garments and accessories that are fresh, fashion forward, and figure flattering. When Alex is not in her studio designing or in a local yarn shop teaching, you can find her globe trekking in search of inspiration. Alex’s work has appeared in the pages of Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Knit.Wear, and Knit Simple.
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