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Varied Petrie

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Handknit Garment Design taught by Shirley Paden

Shirley Paden, author of Knitwear Design Workshop, brings her concepts to Craftsy! Learn her comprehensive yet simple process for beautiful fabric and knitwear.

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Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Romantic, Casual
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What materials did you use? Berroco Pure Pima Cotton circular needle (40") stitch holder (2) tapestry needle crochet hook stitch markers (5)

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What are you most proud of? Using slip stitches to prevent sagging of the cotton from the bottom to the waistline. Placing matching decreases, evenly spaced in the bottom portion to create a flare in the skirt.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make a gauge swatch and wash it before determining gauge. Know your body measurements and how much ease you want to have throughout the garment.

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Just beautiful!!!!

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03/23/2015 Flag

Wow, did you lear technique from Shirley Paden's class?

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