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Finishing School - A Master Class for Knitters

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Now in paperback! Notable knitter and designer Deborah Newton shares her expertise and love of finishing techniques in an on-the-page master class.

With more than 30,000 copies sold, Finishing School: A Master Class for Knitters is THE most trusted resource on finishing techniques for knitting. Compiling her sage wisdom from more than 25 years as a notable knitwear designer, author, and instructor, Deborah Newton offers a welcoming and straightforward approach that empowers knitters to create professional-looking knit garments and accessories. Every essential finishing technique—blocking, seaming, adding bands, and so much more—is carefully demystified with detailed photography, in-depth examples, and helpful sidebars, tips, and tutorials so that knitters will gain a clear understanding that will benefit every single project they will ever knit. As an added bonus, 15 patterns for sweaters, jackets, and scarves, many with variations, thoughtfully illustrate the newly learned techniques to further cement essential skills. From blocking to embellishments to edgings and more, Finishing School has you covered from start to finish!

Deborah Newton has been a knitwear designer for more than 25 years, and her designs have appeared in numerous publications. She writes a popular fit and design column for Vogue® Knitting and teaches regularly at Vogue® Knitting Live. Her first book, the bestselling Designing Knitwear, has been in print for more than 15 years. She is also the author of Good Measure. She lives in Providence, RI.