8½ × 9
knit and crochet designs have appearedin
Weekend Hats, Knitting Green, The Knitter’s Handy Book of Top-Down Sweater Patterns,
and in several Interweavemagazines, including
A ormer sta member o Classic Elite, she re-cently launched Caterpillar Knits. Kristen lives in Maine.
Imagine knitting a beautiul sweater without the stressulobstacles o sewing, seaming, and grating. Welcometo knitwear designer Kristen TenDyke’s world o
While exploring these 20 designs, knitters willdiscover assembly-ree solutions to previously rustratingobstacles needed to nish a design.Through clever planning and some simple techniques,projects are shaped and joined during knitting withoutsacricing the pockets, buttonbands, and shapedcollars that previously needed to be sewn ontoprojects. In addition, learn how to convert patternsrom fat to circular, shape armholes, join pieces as yougo, use short-rows or shaping, and more.Once these stress-ree nishing techniques are learned,you will enjoy the reedom o applying variationso these methods beyond the book. With
you’ll never need to pick up your sewingmaterials to nish your knitting projects again.
No-Sew Garments in Classic Styles
by Kristin tendyKe