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Stay Cool this Summer with Candace's Shell from Melissa Leapman's New Book


This summer has been a scorcher, with record high temperatures throughout the country.

As much we might like to, we can’t pass the entire season in a pool or ocean. We must turn to the next best thing—sleeveless dresses and tanks! Renowned knitwear designer, teacher, and author Melissa Leapman has the solution—Candace’s Shell from her forthcoming book, Knitting the Perfect Fit.

Not only is this summertime top a breeze to make, its vertical lines will also make anyone look taller and thinner!

No matter your skill level, anyone can use the shaping techniques from Knitting the Perfect Fit to create beautiful, polished pieces that are fitted and fabulous!

Candace’s Shell From Knitting the Perfect Fit by Melissa Leapman



Terri July 12th, 2012

I love the shaping but can’t say I’d make this because of all those holes near the bottoms of the straps and lower neckline…



About the Book
Knitting the Perfect Fit
Essential Fully Fashioned Shaping Techniques for Designer Results
Written by Melissa Leapman
Category: Crafts & Hobbies – Knitting
Format: Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $22.99
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