The Knitter's Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters eBook: Basic Designs in Multiple Sizes and Gauges

Discover top-down knitting from the ground up with expert Ann Budd! This eBook is the extended version of the hardcover book, with an extra section on modified drop-shoulder sweaters.
SKU: EP5488

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Discover top-down knitting from the ground up! Fiber and yarn enthusiasts will celebrate Ann Budd's latest addition to The Knitter's Handy Book series. Answering to a growing interest in knitting sweaters from the top down and knitting seamless sweaters that require little finishing, this handy eBook offers instructions for knitting five basic sweater types: circular yoke, raglan, modified-drop shoulder, set-in sleeve, and saddle shoulder. Patterns are offered in multiple sizes and yarn gauges and for a broad age group.

Following the basics for each of the five sweater types are three diverse patterns from top designers that illustrate some of the many ways that instructions can be used as springboards for creative expression, including color, texture, and shaping variations.

Also included for intermediate to advanced knitters are personal design touches, detailed charts, clear instruction, and quick tips to expand knitting possibilities and maintain creative originality. A key reference for knitters of all skill levels, this is the new essential knitting resource on your eReader.

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU EP5488
Product Type eBook
ISBN 13 9781620330524
Author/Designer Ann Budd
Technique Top Down, Set-in Sleeve, Circular Yoke, Drop Shoulder
Project Sweaters
Difficulty Level Beginner
Customer Reviews (5)
Estoy fascinada con este e-book, ideal para seguir aprendiendo a tejer cada día. (I 'm fascinated with this e- book , ideal to keep learning to knit each day) Review by Ana (Posted on 8/30/2016)
Estoy aprendiendo a tejer, y encantada con este eBook. ( I'm learning to knit, and delighted with this eBook)
Review by Ana Carolina (Posted on 8/20/2016)
Excellent resource
I've owned a hard copy of this book for years; when I saw my chance to get a digital copy, I jumped on it. The charts for knitting to a particular size (or comparing for stitch-count) are what I consult over and over. And I circle and make notes and .... The digital copy will now permit me to print a page or three for pencil purposes, as well as reside on my tablet computer for easy reference on the go. This book is perfect for someone who already understands the basics of top-down sweater knitting, especially regarding getting those tricky neckline stitches established. With its schematics and charts, this book gives you a great foundation for branching out with your own "tweaks" to a sweater design. The photo illustrations are gorgeous, too. Review by Elaine (Posted on 1/1/2016)
Nice Book
Overall it is a nice book. Now personally I feel nothing can compare to Elizabeth Zimmermann, but of the new writers this book will get you a well fitted sweater in the proper manner. It is so nice to see seamless sweaters making a resurgence in the knitting world again and even nicer to see people devoting entire books to them.

Nice book. Good work.
Review by Cathy (Posted on 12/30/2015)
I recommend this eBook
I bought this ebook and I am very content. The explanations are very clear. I plan to knit a sweater of each model.
I recommend those who want to knit a sweater.
Review by Gabriela (Posted on 1/10/2014)
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