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Knit to Flatter taught by Amy Herzog

Make every sweater you knit your new favorite! Author and designer Amy Herzog shows you how to fashion knitwear thatís perfect for your body.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Casual, Classic
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What materials did you use? The Antler Cardigan pattern by tincanknits and Knit Picks Brava Worsted yarn in the red colorway

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What are you most proud of? The fit of the sweater. I cast on 147 stitches to allow for some negative ease for my hips and added 7 rows of decreasing every 6 rows from hip to waist and 9 rows of increasing every 5 rows or so from waist to armholes. I knit the buttonband for the size up from mine, just to make sure that the sweater did not end up too snug. I shortened the sweater so that it is about 21 inches long along the front to even out my bottom-heavy shape.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Check gauge and check and recheck your math!

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So AWESOME! It looks absolutely wonderful.

07/25/2013 Flag

Thanks!

08/03/2013 Flag

Awesome! Very stylish.

02/20/2014 Flag