Custom Crocheted Sweaters

Make Garments that Really Fit

By Dora Ohrenstein (Author)

Price$22.95

Format Paperback

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Custom Crocheted Sweaters

Make Garments that Really Fit

by Dora Ohrenstein
OVERVIEW
Presenting the only how-to guide to focus specifically on customizing crocheted sweaters, so you can create the perfect fit for every body type. Ranging from simple to more sophisticated, the 10 basic patterns selected by expert Dora Ohrenstein offer different techniques for adjusting and personalizing the design, construction, and shaping. With a wealth of diagrams and charts, along with photos of the sweaters themselves, Custom Crocheted Sweaters is the book that every crocheter has been waiting for.

 
PRAISE
“Crocheting a sweater can seem daunting. There's the problem of matching gauge, getting a nicely draping fabric, knowing what size to make, and getting it to fit just right. Designer Dora Ohrenstein understands this, and in Custom Crocheted Sweaters, she takes the crocheter step-by-step through an overview of sweater construction, incluing understanding fit, reading patterns, and schematics, and shaping, altering, and finishing.” --Crochet! Magazine
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PRAISE
“Crocheting a sweater can seem daunting. Theres the problem of matching gauge, getting a nicely draping fabric, knowing what size to make, and getting it to fit just right. Designer Dora Ohrenstein understands this, and in Custom Crocheted Sweaters, she takes the crocheter step-by-step through an overview of sweater construction, incluing understanding fit, reading patterns, and schematics, and shaping, altering, and finishing.” --Crochet! Magazine
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)

Dora Ohrenstein lives in New York, New York. Her designs have appeared in Interweave Crochet, knit.1, Crochet Today, The New Crochet (Lark, 2005), and Fabulous Crocheted Ponchos (Lark, 2005). She is the author of Creating Crochet Fabric (Lark, 2010 ) and the founder and editor of the webzine Crochet Insider (crochetinsider.com), which features interviews with industry leaders, textile artists, and designers. She lives and works in Manhattan and, as a classically trained singer, also teaches voice.

Pub Date: 1/3/2012

ISBN: 9781600597985

Price: $22.95 / $25.95 CAN

Format: Paperback

Pages: 144 pages, all in color

Trim: 8.5 x 10 x 0 Inches

Territories: World

Category: Crafts / Crochet

Publisher: Union Square & Co.

Carton Quantity: 26