The secret to knitting great-fitting hats and shaping elegant sleeves lies in using the right increase or decrease techniques. Approachable and insightful, Judith Durant provides clear instructions and step-by-step photographs that showcase swatches for each technique. From working shaped lace to adjusting necklines, you’ll soon have a go-to strategy for successfully tackling knitting challenges of all shapes and sizes.

Book details

  • Price: $16.95
  • Other formats: Ebook
  • Size: 5.5 x 7
  • Pages: 256
  • Format: Spiral bound
  • ISBN: 9781612123318

Judith Durant


Judith Durant is the editor of the best-selling One-Skein Wonders series, which currently includes seven volumes; the author of Cable Left, Cable RightIncrease, Decrease, and Knit One, Bead… See Bio

Take A Look

  • Sample pages.

  • Sample pages.

  • Some techniques make your shaping invisible, as in this lifted stitch increase.

  • Other techniques have decorative effects, as in the open bar double increase, which adds ornament at the center of a triangle and would be good for a lace-knit shawl.

  • Beyond shaping fabric, increases and decreases can be used to form lace and other textured patterns.

Increase, Decrease

by Judith Durant

Buying Options

We don't sell books directly through If you'd like to buy Increase, Decrease, please visit one of the online retailers above or give us a call and we'll take care of you. Support local businesses when you can!

Storey Direct: 1-800-441-5700

Read More at Good Reads