Faina Goberstein is a prolific knitwear designer, author, and a professional and inspiring teacher. She is the co-author of The Art of Seamless Knitting and The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting. Her ...
Faina Goberstein is a prolific knitwear designer, author, and a professional and inspiring teacher. She is the co-author of The Art of Seamless Knitting and The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting. Her designs appear in Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, Knit.Purl, Knitscene, Interweave Crochet, Twist Collective, and various books.
Faina is best known for her elegant and well-fitted classic designs showing off textures such as cables, brioche, lace, and slip stitch patterns.
She is fascinated with many knitting techniques and design constructions. Faina loves to share with her students her discoveries and expertise. She teaches at various venues and at local shops around the country and abroad.
She blogs at fainasknittingmode.com.
"A very attractive and well-fitting tunic is"
"worked in the round from bottom up to"
"an empire waist in an allover lace pattern. Ribbing is placed at the bottom edge, em- pire waist, armholes and neckline. Waist shaping is done by changing the needle size."
"It is a seamless garment with no finishing."
19 sts and 26 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in Lace patt using second-largest needle
20 sts and 30 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Textured patt using second-smallest needle