Top Down Crochet Sweaters

Author(s): Ohrenstein, Dora

Craft - Fabric

Welcome to the new era of crochet. Making garments from the top down is a favorite knitting technique that allows knitters to test and adjust the fit as they go. Now, thanks to designer Dora Ohrenstein, crocheters will benefit for the first time from a pattern book featuring the same beloved approach. These 14 fashionable patterns are sure to flatter bodies of all shapes and sizes. Show-stopping original photography, an extensive discussion of the benefits of top-down construction, and detailed instructions on how and why to adjust the patterns to ensure an exquisite customized fit will have crocheters tying themselves in knots to start strutting their stuff!


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Top-down, seamless sweater construction offers new opportunities to create hip, fashionable garments that can be tried on as they are created, with no tedious seaming to do when the crocheting is complete.

"If you've always thought of crocheted sweaters as lumpy, heavy, and unflattering, Dora's book will change your mind in about two minutes flat." Franklin Habit, designer, teacher, author, and illustrator"

General Fields

  • : 9781612126104
  • : Storey Publishing LLC
  • : Storey Publishing LLC
  • : September 2016
  • : 25.40 cmmm X 21.00 cmmm X 1.30 cmmm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 176
  • : full colour photographs and illustrations
  • : Ohrenstein, Dora
  • : en
  • : 746.434