Cardigans & Closures contains 10 captivating cardigan designs that incorporate a range of closures from buttonholes to zippers. Not many books dive deeply into the variety of closures that you can apply to your handknits. The advantage of the step-by-step tutorials is like having a private lesson from the author herself. The book is broken out into 3 tutorial sections, which are followed up with projects to help you to practice your new-found skills.
Special techniques include:
Keep it Simple: Afterthought Closures
Beyond the Basics
Neat One-Row Horizontal buttonholes
Double Breasted Closures
Melissa Leapman is the author of the best-selling Hot Knits. She is a widely published sweater designer whose patterns have appeared in every premiere needlework publication in the country. She has also worked as a freelance designer for leading ready-to-wear manufacturers. Nationally her knitting, crochet and design workshops are extremely popular with crafters at all skill levels. Melissa lives in New York City.