That means any of the patterns on customfit can be made in any yarn, and any size, that you like. Around the same time, i ended up deciding to reknit my alldonebutthesleeves pont neuf because i had misjudged my gauge and should have used smaller needles, and also knit based on the pattern. Last summer, i started hearing about amy herzog s custom fit software from some of my ravelry friends who were testing out the beta version. When we built my original generator, i put in lots of. Her pattern designs have been published online at twist collective, in knitscene magazine, and in the book. To write your custom pattern, customfit will need to know the measurements the pattern should fit. She teaches courses on craftsy and in yarn shops countrywide and her sweater designs have been featured in twist collective, knitscene, interweave knits, knitty, and. Crazy for ewe is proud to be part of the amy herzog custom fit program.
Customfit has a number of handy tools built in for subscribers. If you like, on the create a new measurement set page, you can fill in a measurement set with cyca standard measurements for a man, woman, or child. Ive provided more information about myself on the about page. Customfit offers your choice of four sweater body shapes, called their silhouette. This means you can use any yarn you want, for any of our designs, and get a pattern written specifically to your choices. Have you ever dreamed of knitting that flawless sweater that fits you perfectly.
Heres a quick overview of the gauge calculator tool. In the announcement, she asked for beta testers of the software, i sent the information requested and was accepted as one of the testers. Amy herzog a fit and flatter expert and sweater designer extraordinaire has come up with something really new and wonderful for all knitters who want a custom fit sweater without all of the math that is usually involved in designing from scratch or even customizing the fit of a purchased pattern. Update on testing customfit sweater design software.
If youre a sweater knitter and you want perfectly fitting knitted garments, you may want to check out custom fit. Customfit creates sweater patterns customized to your choice of measurements and gauge. The pattern i chose to knit was in pieces im with amy in thinking that these sweaters tend to fit better on a variety of frames, and hold their shape better. Knit wear love was a kindof precursor for customfit.
This week i want to tell you about the early phase of testing amy herzog s customfit software. Right now my software bandwidth is pretty well taken up by my friends. I hope youre all doing well, and enjoying whatever kind of weather youre getting at this time of year. The software is called custom fit and its available online to a select few premier users right now but is. Can i use customfit to make a pattern by a designer who is not amy herzog. Customfit is based on the past several years of me working with women to achieve the right kinds and amounts of shaping for every body type. Customfit has trouble with babies or anyone whose full chest is smaller. Designer, author, creator of the customfit sweater pattern generator and.
Amy herzog is passionate about helping knitters make sweaters they love to wear, balancing her. Each design built into customfit or each pattern you make yourself through our. A friend of mine custom fit thea colemans ommegang, but she has a huge list of notes. Online class simple techniques for a super fit with amy herzog. Meta patterns in simple shapes that are endlessly extensible from a design perspective. I think sweaters are most successful when we love wearing them, and id love to help you create tons of droolworthy, successful sweaters. Heres a quick overview of the stitch pickup calculator. Amy recently published fit to flatter on this topic. Designs will have a primary silhouette this is first in the icon list, and typically shown in the designs pictures. When you make a pattern, you can choose between that. The bricklayer pullover is a blast from the past for me, designwise. Customfit makes seamed, setin sleeve sweater patterns for men, women, and kids. I am super excited to finally start my first custom fit sweater.
From left to right, these icons represent hourglass, aline, straight, and tapered silhouettes. Then take a look at our customfit program and classes. Custom fit new sweater design software from amy herzog. Shes thorough and bodypositive, which is very important to me.
How customfit works customfit makes custom sweater patterns based on your choice of gauge and body measurements. Sweater modifications for a custom fit with amy herzog. As you can probably tell from my answer to the last question, it was a lot more complicated to build than id first thought it would be. We have patterns for men, kids, and women with or without waist shaping thousands of knitters have already made a great sweater or three. Customfit makes custom sweater patterns based on your choice of gauge and body measurements. Dvd simple techniques for a super fit dvd with amy herzog. I wrote a custom sweater pattern generator, customfit, which creates patterns specifically to the. The brainchild of designer amy herzog, the custom fit program allows you to create sweaters that fit perfectly because they are created for your specific measurements if youre a regular reader of my blog, you know that during our recent yarn crawl i ended up with a ridiculous amount of yarn earmarked to make sweaters. We have patterns for men, kids, and women with or without waist. This comprehensive sweater design program is perfect.
In 20, designer amy herzog answered my mathaverse prayers when she launched customfit. Private custom fit measurement this is perfect if you just want to get started already on your perfect custom fit. She explains measurements, gauge, and actually customizing your customfit pattern. You know, the person who refuses to believe her waist is 30. Here in connecticut, things are warming up and my snowdrops are braving the intermittent frosts and showing us their beautiful blooms. Making these sweaters with customfit requires more work, which i call mashing up the original. Im always intrigued with custom garment software she says, noting that she owns knitting wizard, knitware, and pattermaster boutique 5. What is the plan for people who just cannot measure themselves accurately. Amy loves watershed, and worked this sample up at 17 stitches and 26 rows to 4 10 cm. Now im ready to start knitting my first custom fit amy herzog sweater. Knitting since she was a wee thing, amy left the corporate life to create the customfit sweater pattern generator and knitting calculators. Youve got 3 main choices for how to save measurements. Amy herzog helps people make things they love to wear. Customfit is a website that creates sweater patterns based on your custom gauge and size.
Customfit lets you use any yarn you want, for any of our designs, and creates a pattern to your choices. Dropshoulder sweaters setin sleeve sweaters hourglass sweaters halfhourglass sweaters aline sweaters straight sweaters tapered sweaters cowls. Find out what weve been up to, see a sweater fo, and a wip amy herzog custom fit. Testing custom fit sweater design software knitknot. Amy herzog is the author of knit wear love and knit to flatter and the creator of the fit to flatter online series. Customfit makes custom sweater patterns based on your choice of gauge and. Amy herzog custom fit sweater program longmont yarn shoppe. Amy herzog a fit and flatter expert and sweater designer extraordinaire has come up with something really new and wonderful for all knitters who want a custom fit sweater without all of the math that is usually involved in designing from scratch or even customizing the. Customfit makes seamed, setin sleeve sweater patterns for men, women, and.
An overview, including screenshots, of how to create a custom knitting pattern with the customfit pattern generator. There was a betatest blip for me, when weeks later i went on customfit and my pattern was gone but amy and her team found it and it was returned to my library within a day. I wanted the neck opening to be a little smaller and i wanted the vneck to be not quite so deep so i think ive changed all that. Sweater modifications for a custom fit, on craftsy. Customfit can be found at customfit makes custom sweater patterns based on your choice of gauge and body measurements. A few weeks ago, amy herzog announced that she is working on new software to tailor sweater patterns for a flattering fit. Get customfit help with this quickstart guide from amy.
Amy herzog custom woocommerce small business website. As you can probably tell from my answer to the last question, it was a lot more complicated to. Untangling the knit petite project indie untangled. Video instructions for taking the essentials lengths measurements for a customfit sweater. Her handknitting patterns, software, tips, and guidance make knitting lovelier. Her handknitting patterns, software, and tips will make your knitting lovelier and more fun. One of the things i really enjoyed doing this summer was beta testing an awesome new online software for sweater design. Acorn trail customfit recipe pattern by amy herzog alison green, pullover sweaters. For other yarns, customfit will give you a yardage estimate before you finalize a custom pattern, but you can also use hannah fettigs stashbot app or pamphlet to estimate yarn requirements when purchasing yarn. I havent yet used amy herzog s custom fit, but i love what ive seen of it and her craftsy class on the topic. Im an author you can knit that, knit to flatter, and knit wear love, with abrams, designer for rowan, twist collective, and more, teacher, and the creator of the customfit custom sweater pattern generator. I m so impressed with your knitwear and software design skills.1073 1257 970 118 1462 173 764 1071 1432 843 1330 80 1478 707 431 1199 85 1075 1384 948 573 1351 264 1464 748 1208 1203 394 291 459 953 1292 361 521 757 1398 1256 69 897 23 693 235 383 417 130 1190