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Become a knitwear design aficionado.
KNIT FOR A PERFECT FIT EVERY TIME!
Part One ALL ABOUT YARN
Join Laura Bryant and Barry Klein for an in-depth look at yarns. You’ll learn basic yarn vocabulary, how to correctly read yarn labels, and even deconstruct yarn so you can clearly understand how a yarn is spun and what qualities of yarn are best for certain uses.
ALL ABOUT FIT
Before you dive into knitting, Laura and Barry will demonstrate what measurements you’ll need to take and how to correctly measure yourself and others. You'll learn about positive and negative ease and how much you need to allow based on your yarn choices, garment design, and your measurements. To make all this easier to understand, Laura and Barry will have an abundance of visual examples of ease and various fits so you can see well-fitted to ill-fitted knitwear.
YARN TO FIT
Keys to Successful Knitting
with Laura Bryant and Barry Klein
With Yarn to Fit: Keys to Successful Knitting with Laura Bryant and Barry Klein, you’ll be prepared to choose appropriate design elements such as necklines, taper, shoulder seaming, and sleeve length. You’ll learn how to mix and match armhole depth, taper, collars, and more to make the garment look its best. It’s all about tailoring knitwear!
PLUS, with Laura and Barry’s tips and techniques for finishing, making adjustments, and much more, you’ll have the yarn knowledge and the information you need to becoming a knitwear designer.
Laura Bryant and Barry Klein