Knit to Fit

December 16, 2014By Andi

I really wanted to love Knit to Fit by Sharon Brant because it’s a beautiful book, and from the description, it sounded like it would be exactly what I was looking for. The book is pretty short and has six chapters that are aimed at getting you a sweater that fits. There isn’t any filler, … Read More

Knit Back in Time

December 2, 2014By Andi

When I was looking for fit books to review, someone on Twitter suggested Knit Back in Time by Geraldine Warner. It was the first time I had heard of the book, so naturally I had to get my hands on it. It’s focused on the aesthetics of the early to mid 20th century, and the … Read More

Books That Aren’t About Fit

November 25, 2014By Andi

Books that aren’t about fit is a weird topic for a post in a series on fit books, but these three books tend to come up a lot when you’re searching with terms like “fitting knits” and “customizing knits.” I wanted to include them so I could share with you what they’re about and hopefully … Read More

Knitting Plus

November 18, 2014By Andi

Finally a book specifically on fit! Knitting Plus by Lisa Shroyer is on custom fitting plus-sized sweaters, and it has a lot of really great, solid information. The first chapter goes over the various parts that make up a sweater and the different fit issues a plus-sized knitter might face. It also explains a lot … Read More

Knit to Flatter

November 11, 2014By Andi

Knit to Flatter by Amy Herzog got recommended to me quite a bit when I was looking for books on custom fitting sweaters, so I was really surprised when I got my hands on it and discovered that it’s not really a book about fit modifications. Instead, it’s kind of like those books on how … Read More