Knitting the Perfect Fit by Melissa Leapman
Essential Fully Fashioned Shaping Techniques for Designer Results

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 2 Critic Reviews



This is the first book that delves deeply into easily mastered techniques that can be used to adapt and customise any project. Knitting the Perfect Fit is an invaluable guide for anyone interested in learning and perfecting shaping details in their knitting. Acclaimed designer and teacher Melissa Leapman distills one of her most in-demand workshops into an authoritative guide that will help knitters understand how designer details and shaping actually work. From a variety of necklines and arm details to different trompe l'oeil shaping techniques that offer a more slimming and flattering look to any garment no matter your body type. Each technique is thoroughly explained with tips and exercised and then showcased in 21 appealing projects that allow knitters to practise their new skills.

About Melissa Leapman

See more books from this Author
Melissa Leapman is a widely published sweater designer whose patterns have appeared in Vogue Knitting, Knitter's, McCall's, Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens, Knit It!, and Interweave Knits magazines. Leapman has worked as a freelance designer for many leading ready-to-wear manufacturers, noted design houses, and major yarn companies. In addition, her knitting, crochet, and design workshops are extremely popular with crafters at all skill levels. She lives in New York City.
Published August 7, 2012 by Potter Craft. 160 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Knitting the Perfect Fit


The book shows how to knit up a variety of circles, both in size, stitch type and colorowrk, and then inspires the reader to use the circles as embellishmen Knitting Know-How Review Review of Knitting Know-How : Techniques, Lessons and Projects for Every Knitter's Library by Dorothy Ratigan and...

| Read Full Review of Knitting the Perfect Fit: Ess...

Fighting for Life

This entry was posted in books, designing, knitting, pattern instructions, sweaters and tagged book review, books, knitting sweaters.

Aug 20 2012 | Read Full Review of Knitting the Perfect Fit: Ess...

Reader Rating for Knitting the Perfect Fit

An aggregated and normalized score based on 38 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes

Rate this book!

Add Review