You Are What You Knit Blog

Are You a Rectangular Body Shape?

You Are What You Knit A Guide to Knitting for your Shape and Style Are you a Rectangular Body Shape? We spend hours with our knitting machines and needles, using all our experience, knowledge and skills to knit up our latest garment; whether it is a complicated structure and pattern or our hundredth scarf! Often we are knitting for others: family or clients; but when we are knitting for ourselves, wouldn’t it be great if we knew exactly what to knit for [...]

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Are you an Apple Body Shape?

You Are What You Knit A Guide to Knitting for your Shape and Style Are you an Apple Body Shape? We want to look as good as we can in our clothes, especially when we have spent hours at our knitting machines, or with our needles to produce our latest piece. Last time I talked I mentioned that the initial step was to recognise which body shape we are and then knit according to our shape for the best results. So which [...]

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Which Shape Are You?

You Are What You Knit A Guide to Knitting for your Shape and Style Which Shape Are You? Capricorn Sweater It’s not about height or weight when it comes to dressing to suit your body shape. Yes, age may play a large part, but that’s ok. Hopefully our taste in clothes changes are we mature. The main thing to consider is proportion and how to accentuate your proportions to your advantage. So, which shape are you? Aquarius Jacket   If we want to categorise body shapes [...]

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You CAN wear the Red Dress

You Are What You Knit A Guide to Knitting for your Shape and Style You CAN wear the Red Dress! Fashion is all about looking and feeling good. We all know the impact that looking good can have on a woman’s self worth. We go through a series of chapters in our lives, each one bringing on potential harm to our self esteem if unchecked; adolescence, career moves, having a family, leading busy and demanding lives, juggling our many responsibilities as women, [...]

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