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DEBORAH NEWTON

CRAFTS • KNITTING

PRAISE FOR

FINISHING SCHOOL

—BARBARA G. WALKER, author of A Treasury of Knitting Patterns, Knitting from the Top and Mosaic Knitting

“Finishing School is a knitter’s friend, filled with helpful, practical advice any knitter will appreciate. I came away encouraged and inspired to reach for my knitting needles.” —DEBBIE MACOMBER, #1 New York Times best-selling author

DEBORAH NEWTON worked in theater costuming before becoming a knitwear designer. She has been selling her designs to magazines, the yarn industry and Seventh Avenue for over 25 years. Her first book, Designing Knitwear, is a staple of knitters’ libraries. She lives and works in Providence, in her native state of Rhode Island.

“Whether you're anxious about your first sweater or your needles are worn from years of clicking, if you're a knitter, you need this book! Deborah's clear explanations and heartfelt advice are amazingly detailed and beautifully illustrated with swatches and finished garments.” —NORAH GAUGHAN, Design Director, Berroco, Inc.

$29.95 • $35.95 CAN ISBN 978-1936096190

COVER DESIGN BY DIANE LAMPHRON COVER PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARCUS TULLIS PRINTED IN CHINA

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FINISHING SCHOOL a master class for knitters

“Deborah Newton's Finishing School is clear, comprehensive and carefully written. It even includes rarely seen tips for correcting garments with an unsatisfactory fit. It is indeed an inspiring and valuable resource for knitters of all levels of experience.”

DEBORAH NEWTON

FINISHING SCHOOL a master class for knitters

$29.95 • $35.95 CAN

FINISHING SCHOOL Don’t dread finishing, embrace it! Finishing School gives you all the techniques and advice you need to create beautifully finished knits. This comprehensive course includes: PATTERNS

Complete instructions for 15 projects–scarves, pullovers, cardigans, a trio of kids’ sweaters and more. WORKSHOPS

Illustrated, in-depth explorations of techniques, including sewing zippers, seaming sleeves and that most daring of knitting techniques—the steek. TUTORIALS

Detailed sidebars that illuminate such finer points of finishing as shaping edgings and making the most of schematics. CHEAT SHEETS

Tips and tricks gleaned from a pro to make finishing as painless as possible. From blocking to embellishments to edgings and more, Finishing School has you covered from start to finish!

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Finishing School  

Master knitter and designer Deborah Newton takes you step by step through the ins-and-outs of blocking, seaming, edgings, embellishments and...

Finishing School  

Master knitter and designer Deborah Newton takes you step by step through the ins-and-outs of blocking, seaming, edgings, embellishments and...

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