Big Knits 20 Stylish Designer Knits in Generous Sizes Using Rowan Yarn

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/5/2015
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

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Looking for plus-size knitting patterns to suit your contemporary style? Acclaimed Rowan designer Martin Storey is back with twenty stylish, generously-proportioned knits. These beautiful designs are perfect for modern women who want practical yet chic knits that will serve the large figure well. Here are flattering looks for every occasion, including cardigans and sweaters, summery tops, and even some simple wraps and stoles, with an emphasis on softly wrapping shapes—ideal for fuller figures.

Big Knits will appeal to women of all sizes, and contains comprehensive size and measurement charts, clear step-by-step pattern directions, as well as helpful dos and don'ts and tons of advice on garment sizes and shapes, details, textures, and colors that will complement a curvaceous figure. The designs in this book are for real women everywhere looking to sport a comfortable, contemporary style that finally fits their shape.

Author Biography

MARTIN STOREY is the author of Floral Knits, Little Aran & Celtic Knits for Kids, Aran Knits, Nordic Knits, and the coauthor of Knitting Goes Large. Renowned for his truly elegant knitwear designs, he worked for the trendsetting company Artwork after college and since then has been a major force at Rowan Yarns, designing for their Classic Range. Martin lives in the United Kingdom.

Table of Contents


Finding a style

Getting the right fit

Projects and patterns
Breeze bolero
Harmony cape
Harmony wrap
Seashore tunic
Ocean vest
Stroll tunic
Stroll wrap
Hush shrug
Weekender jacket
Clear hat
Clear fingerless gloves
Shingle cardigan
Pacific slipover
Rest cardigan
Tranquil shrug
Calm sweater
Relax wrap
Coast coat
Peace wrap
Serene cardigan

Useful information

Yarn information



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