Tag: Deborah Newton

Book Review: Good Measure – Knit a Perfect Fit Every Time

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Book Review: Good Measure – Knit a Perfect Fit Every Time

Several decades ago, back when Threads Magazine still included several knitting articles in every issue, Deborah Newton wrote an excellent article about fit called Fashion Doesn’t Stop at 40 Inches. So it was no surprise when her most recent book Good Measure – Knit a Perfect Fit Every Time was released. Reviewing her designs from the […]

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Pick-a-Page: Designing Knitwear by Deborah Newton

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Pick-a-Page: Designing Knitwear by Deborah Newton

Each month Kellie and I have a theme that helps guide our posts for the month. This month with the beginning of Fall and the change of season our theme is sweaters. Of all the knitting books I have on my shelves, the most influential book about sweaters is Designing Knitwear by Deborah Newton. As […]

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Think Tank: Discoveries

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Think Tank: Discoveries

Some things that have caught my eye lately:In her latest book, Finishing School, Deborah Newton acknowledges the LONGER SIDE! It is mentioned in the caption on page 43. She’s pretty sanguine about it and doesn’t offer any explanation other than, “If you knit with a different tension at the beginning of right-side and wrong-side rows, […]

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