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Top Down: Reimagining Set-In Sleeve Design [Elizabeth Doherty - Quince & Co.]

This collection takes classic set-in sleeve sweater construction and turns it on its head, with designs that are worked seamlessly from the top down. By beginning at the shoulders--the part of the garment where fit matters most--knitters can try on sweaters as they go, and make adjustments, if needed, in response to the actual fit.

In addition to patterns, the book takes an in-depth look at sleeve cap architecture, and details an improved method for working perfect, seamless, top-down sleeves that fit as well (or better!) than conventionally set-in sleeves. Six sweater designs using this method are included--as well as a wealth of information on customizing both the sweater body and sleeve caps to achieve your perfect fit.

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