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You've found the perfect sweater pattern and even bought the perfect yarn. Before you spend days, weeks, or even months knitting the sweater just to find that it's too tight in the bust, rides up in front, pulls across the hips or hangs like a sack, stop and get step-by-step help from Stefanie. Learn how to customize a sweater pattern to fit any body size and shape. See how to create bust darts, decrease stitches to show off a waistline, add stitches to fit anyones hips, and change the length...

Topics: Knitting, Fitness
Cost: $40 Per Course

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Learn how to customize a sweater pattern to fit any body size and shape. See how to create bust darts, decrease stitches to show off a waistline, add stitches to fit anyones hips, and change the length and taper of sleeves for a truly personalized knitted garment. Stefanie will also show you how to take proper figure measurements for yourself or your garment's recipient, both vertical and horizontal and select the correct pattern size to adjust. Throughout the course, Stefanie also shares expert shaping and design tips, so that you can transform even the most shapeless of garments into a custom-knit sweater that you'll love to wear.Stefanie also debunks the myth of the "average-sized" person, and helps you to embrace your own shape. With her guidance, you will soon be wearing a sweater that not only looks good on you, but feels good on your body. Get out your tape measure and Fit Your Knits today!What Youll LearnHow to knit a sweater for any body typeHow to make adjustments to a garments waist, bust, hips and sleevesTo build bust darts into your sweaterTo take accurate measurements*How to add stitches and decrease stitches

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  • Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Stefanie Japel
  • Cost: $40 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy
  • Topics: Knitting, Fitness

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