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eldergirl Posted - 06/23/2013 : 7:43:42 PM
I just bought A Flattering Fit by Amy Herzog, and Deborah Newton's new book Finishing School.

I have Clara's review of Amy's book and I love anything by Deborah, but I would like very much to know what some of you all think about the books. (Of course I've already purchased them, but still, should I send them back?)

I am a good knitter, but have now become a sized 2X petite, and sweaters seem to me such a challenge, I haven't knit one for years, and I want to try!

Plus I am a great believer in Deborah's "finish before starting" practices !

So, whaddya think?

Anna

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Lynne604 Posted - 07/22/2013 : 11:38:43 AM
Don't send the books back unless you want to. If you are happy with them, then keep them.
La galloise Posted - 07/22/2013 : 10:28:13 AM
If you look on Ravelry ,you'll see the Knit to Flatter forum is the only one where the sweaters fit properly ..........I rest my case !!!lol
Luann Posted - 06/24/2013 : 11:56:18 AM
Amy is a genius, Anna, and you know I'm a big fan. Her class at the KR Retreat was amazing, and has changed not only how I think about knitting to fit but also about every item in my closet! I can't go shopping now without hearing her voice as I evaluate the cut and ease of every piece I pick up.

Finishing School is on my list - please let us know your thoughts!

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Lanea Posted - 06/24/2013 : 08:27:20 AM
Amy Herzog's methods for picking a flattering design for your body type and altering a pattern to fit you well are fantastic--I think it's a great book. I've taken the workshop associated with the book you ordered, and it's one of the most helpful classes I've ever taken.

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