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About the BookOffering 99 different methods for widening or narrowing your fabric, Judith Durant shows you how to shape all of your knitting projects to perfection.
The secret to knitting great-fitting hats and shaping elegant sleeves lies in using the right increase or decrease techniques. Approachable and insightful, Judith Durant provides clear instructions and step-by-step photographs that showcase swatches for each technique. From working shaped lace to adjusting necklines, you'll soon have a go-to strategy for successfully tackling knitting challenges of all shapes and sizes.
From the Back CoverShape Up Your Knitting Increases and decreases bring shape and structure to your knitting, but many patterns offer only vague instruction on how to effectively use these techniques. Now you can improve all your knitted projects with dozens of increase and decrease possibilities that add the polished perfection you desire. Explore techniques that make your shaping invisible or decorative -- your choice!
"The ultimate reference on shaping... this is an important addition to every knitting bag." -Margaret Radcliffe, author of The Knowledgeable Knitter "I adore technique books that help me understand the construction of my stitches. Judith demystifies increases and decreases, helping make us better, more educated knitters." -Laura Nelkin, knitting designer and author of Knockout Knits