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A knit and crochet designer, Marly is the author of Curvy Crochet. She also hosts Yarn Thing at Blog Talk Radio. View profile »
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with Marly Bird
Have you ever set out to crochet a sweater, spent days of work and hundreds of dollars on yarn, only to end up with something you never wear because it just looks wrong? Marly Bird to the rescue!
In Curvy Crochet, you'll select the perfect pattern for your shape, and make easy fit adjustments to bust, sleeves, neckline and other trouble spots. You'll discover the luxurious yarns that make great plus-size clothes, and the ones that spell disaster every time. And you'll learn how to transform swatching from a tedious task into a valuable tool. You'll use your favorite sweater, right out of your closet, to tell you things you never knew about yourself. And you'll make your very own custom dress form ... from duct tape! Get advice and help from Marly as you learn the same techniques designers use for a perfect fit and finish every time. Marly's energy and humor makes it all fun!
Sign up today for Curvy Crochet. Take control of your wardrobe and create beautiful things you'll wear with pride!
|3||Duct Tape Dress Form||30:00|
|4||Choosing Patterns and Yarn||18:33|
|5||Swatching: Creating Your Fabric||18:55|
|6||Designing With Charts||18:59|
|7||Shaping Waist and Hips||18:26|
|8||No More Pain in the Neckline||14:05|