By Tara Manning
This choice of men’s sweater tasks offers vintage designs and stylish fashion-forward items, forgoing the stereotypical Mr. Rogers and invoice Cosby number of sweater. providing information for overcoming men’s reluctance to put on sweaters, this e-book offers the instruments wanted for making the ideal offerings in healthy, colour, texture, and elegance to create attractive, masculine knitted sweaters. Explored are how one can comprehend his own type and which colours and textures flatter specific physiques in order that the sweater might be either stress-free to knit and a favourite to put on. styles for Arans, Argyle, basket case, and cable rib are integrated for knitting cardigans, pullovers, V-necks, vests, and add-ons comparable to scarves and gloves. even though meant for males, those sweaters have nice unisex allure and have been constructed for either new and professional knitters
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Should you would work well with several different yarn personalities. You choose a yarn with two plies, especially a springy one whose could knit them in a smooth, slick, well-rounded yarn, or you plies are spun at a near-perpendicular angle, be aware that could knit them with a softer, earthier yarn. The first would the cable motif will lose some of its three-dimensional quality. produce near sculptural precision in the cable panels and In terms of color, you'll definitely want to stick with a solid or broad swaths of stockinette.
63 design techniques top-down construction, page 36 designing with lace, page 29 working with four double-pointed needles, page 12 any elastic cast-on, page 38 round heel, page 14 wedge toe, page 21 Kitchener stitch, page 44 Leg Using an elastic method (page 38), CO 50 (60, 70, 80) sts. Arrange sts on 3 dpn so that there is a multiple of 10 sts on each needle. Place marker (pm) and join for working in rnds, being careful not to twist sts. Rnd begins at back of leg. 5] cm) from CO. 5 [18, 22, 26] cm) from CO.
8 cm) from CO. I nc r n d : K1, p6, k1, [knit into the front, back, and front of Asymmetrical Cables next st] to inc 1 st to 3 sts, p6, k26 (34, 42), p6, [knit into the front, back, and front of next st] to inc 1 st to 3 sts, k1, p6, k1—60 (68, 76) sts; rnd begins at side of leg. L eg Pa nel N e x t r n d : K1, pm, work Rnd 1 of left cable panel (see Stitch Guide) over 16 sts, k26 (34, 42), pm, work Rnd 1 of right cable panel (see Stitch Guide) over 16 sts, k1. Working sts outside cable panels in St st, cont in established patts until Rnds 1–16 of cable panels have been worked 2 T r av e l r n d : Knit to 1 st before m, M1, k1, sl m, work 16 sts times—32 cable panel rnds total; piece measures 4¼" (11 cm) of left cable panel, ssk, knit to next m, work 16 of sts right from CO.