Modern Top-Down Knitting: Sweaters, Dresses, Skirts And Accessories Inspired by the Techniques of Barbara G. Walker

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For decades, knitters have been constructing garments using the wonderfully efficient top-down technique made famous by Barbara G. Walker in her renowned tome Knitting from the Top.

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But never have the results looked as glamorous and city-chic as they do in Modern Top-Down Knitting. In this sophisticated wom­enswear collection, designer Kristina McGowan presents streamlined, feminine dresses, tunics, and skirts; elegant cardigans and pullovers; and stylish go-to accessories such as hats and mitts. Also included are step-by-step photo tutorials that make top-down techniques easy to understand and sizing and style adjustments a cinch to achieve.

Detailed instructions are also included for finishing garments with couture-quality trims and linings, so they look just as elegant on the inside as they do on the outside.

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Author Kristina McGowan
Publisher Stewart, Tabori & Chang Craft
Page Count 160pp
Publication Size 8.5 x 10
Publication Notes hardcover, 116 full-color illustrations
Publication Date October 1, 2010
ISBN 978-1584798613

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