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Books in the KNIT TO FINISH Series
by Nina A Miklin

BOOK No. 3 - THE CLASSIC SHOULDER LINE WITH SET-IN SLEEVES

Step 9

CHAPTER THREE, joining the left shoulder

Close-up of the finished 'Back-Sleeve Shoulder point'.

Book No. 3 - THE CLASSIC SHOULDER LINE  WITH SET-IN SLEEVES

 

No matter what the latest style might be the Classic Shoulder Line has retained its popularity, which it owes to its classical elegance for both Lady's and Men's wear. Originally employed only for the most exclusive knitwear produced by leading fashion houses, it is now applied to all types of knitwear. 

 

PART ONE of the book deals with the knitting aspects for this smart style, the instructions are based on a SAMPLE PATTERN for a cardigan and jumper.

 

PART TWO illustrates the finishing of each and every seam from the very beginning to very end, supported with CLOSE-UP PICTURES and diagrams - see example on top featuring Step 9, PART TWO, Chapter Three - 'JOINING THE SHOULDER AND NECKBAND'. 

 

In PART THREE you will find the instructions for adapting a regular pattern with a basic shoulder and set-in sleeve to this style.

 

BOOK No.3  £14.50

Postage: ONE book UK £1.60,                                              TWO books UK £2.50

               ONE book rest of the world £3.50                         TWO books rest of the world £6.50

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BOOK No.2 - NECKBANDS AND COLLARS

Sample Band No 1

Fig. TWO 1, DESIGN 08

The 'fully fashioned' Stocking Stitch V-Neckband knitted and finished on the knitting machine

Sample Band No. 2

Fig. TWO 2, DESIGN 07

The perfectly centred

'fully fashioned'

Ribbed V-Neckband, knitted and finished on the knitting machine

BOOK No.2 – NECKBANDS AND COLLARS

 

This book shows you how to knit and finish 14 different round and V-neckbands and collars; this includes the fully fashioned V-neckband in Stocking Stitch (Fig. TWO 1, DESIGN 08) and in Rib featured above, both are knitted/shaped and attached to the neckline on the knitting machine in one process; as well as  four different methods of attaching a V-neckband to the neckline by hand.

By applying the unique V-neck methods described in this book you will ensure a perfectly centred V-neck every time.

Many of the finishing techniques referring to the neckline, neckbands or collars can also be applied to other parts of a garment. For instance Page 20, Step 3 shows you how to join a ribbed neckband to achieve an 'invisible' seam, the same method can of course also be applied when joining a ribbed welt or cuff.

 

BOOK No. 2   £14.50

Postage: ONE book UK £1.60,                                              TWO books UK £2.50

               ONE book rest of the world £3.50                         TWO books rest of the world £6.50

TO ORDER PLEASE SEND EMAIL TO: nina.miklin@virgin.net

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BOOK No. 1 - NECKLINES

Book No. 1 - NECKLINES

 

The neckline is the most important part of any jumper or cardigan and by adding 10 minutes to your knitting you can ensure a perfect finish every time.

 

Throughout this book you will find great emphasis has been paid to various methods of marking the rows and stitches. This is an important part of any knitting but it is especially necessary for necklines.

 

The easy to follow instructions with close up photos and attention to detail at every stage start with the shaping by putting stitches on hold to the steam pressing of the finished neckline. Following the methods described will not only produce a perfect neckline but it will have sufficient stretch to pass over the head even for a tight polo neck.

 

Book No. 1   £12.50    

 

By applying the method described in this book the perfect round neck can be achieved every time,

whatever the size of your neckline, neckband or collar

 

PLEASE NOTE

THE PRINTED VERSION OF BOOK No. 1 IS NOW SOLD OUT,

BUT IT CAN BE ORDERED IN PDF FORMAT AS EMAIL ATTACHMENT

TO ORDER PLEASE SEND EMAIL TO: nina.miklin@virgin.net  

OR you can telephone Nina on 020 8455 1966

 

BOOK No. 3

THE CLASSIC SHOULDER LINE WITH SET-IN SLEEVES

 

BOOK No. 2

NECKBANDS AND COLLARS

 

BOOK No. 1

NECKLINES

 

The machine knitting pattern 'M 74' for this design is available at £6.50 as PDF email attachment outside UK.

Within the UK it will be forwarded by post at 50p postage.

To order the pattern and/or the yarn please send email to the email address on the right side at the top of this page.

 

Buttonhole Step 2

CLOSE-UP

NEW

NEW DESIGN  74

Cardigan knitted in stocking stitch with small lace trimmed yoke and double layered front bands in ROMA

 

A 400 gram cone of ROMA , already wound double on one cone (standard supply is wound double), will knit this cardigan.

 

Both, the machine knitting and hand knitted pattern is written for four sizes - Small [medium, large, extra large]

 

The machine knitting pattern includes step-by-step instructions for

 the double layered front bands, the buttonholes, the lace edges  together with detailed diagrams.

See below photograph of Step 2 for the buttonhole.

 

The Books describe in STEP-BY-STEP instructions, all supported with close-up photographs and diagrams, the knitting and finishing techniques to achieve a professional looking garment. To follow any of the methods no additional tools or machinery are required other than the tools supplied with your machine. All techniques apply to standard gauge machines, chunky and fine gauge machines as well as Passap/Pfaff and Singer.