amy herzog's ultimate sweater book
Yarn and fiber enthusiasts everywhere will celebrate the latest addition to Amy Herzog’s beloved knitting series (which includes You Can Knit That, Knit to Flatter, and Knit Wear Love). This essential guide details every aspect of sweater knitting, starting with instructions for four basic sweater types: yoke, raglan, drop shoulder, and set-in sleeve. Patterns are offered in multiple sizes and yarn gauges for broad appeal.
Following the basics for each of the four sweater types are a diverse range of customizing options, including how to add a hood, cowl neck, turtleneck, pockets, and zip or cardigan front, just to name a few. Amy’s clear instruction and expert tips expand the many knitting possibilities, creating the essential knitting resource for knitters everywhere.
All in all, there are 20 garments, 28 patterns, and a ton of information to help every aspect of your sweater knitting in this 192-page book.
More about Amy Herzog
Amy is super passionate about helping knitters make sweaters they love to wear. She balances her knitting technology company with a full-time career in the tech industry, and is the creator of the CustomFit pattern generator and knitting calculators, and is the author of Knit to Flatter, Knit Wear Love, You Can Knit That, and The Ultimate Sweater Book. Amy has been knitting since she was a wee thing, and tech-crazed since she created her first Lego/LOGO robot in 7th grade.
(Little known fact: CustomFit was almost a giant Lego robot that knit the sweaters for you.)
Her sweater designs have been featured in Rowan, Vogue Knitting, Knitscene, Interweave Knits, Twist Collective, and more. She’s been on tv and teaches classes online at Craftsy. She lives in Connecticut with a bunch of boys, cats, and wool.