Knitting garments, even the simplest ones, takes you to a whole new level of knitting. First, making a piece of apparel typically requires either an assortment of shaped pieces that you later assemble or a single piece shaped with increases and decreases, such as a sweater knitted in the round. Second, you have to perform a variety of other tasks and skills, like blocking the pieces, making bands and buttonholes, closing seams, and more. This part tells you everything you need to know about making knitted garments, from how a sweater pattern is put together, to how you proceed through a typical project, to how to assemble and block your pieces, to how to add finishing touches. And then, so that you can practice all these skills, it includes several projects, including a baby's layette.
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