Where do you measure your bust when knitting?

Where do you measure bust on a sweater?

The bust is probably the measurement that is asked for the most with tops. You take the measurement across the chest of the garment, from side seam to sides seam. It goes across the garment directly under the armpits, where the side seam meets the sleeve.

Where do you measure a bust?

To measure your bust, you should measure underneath your armpits around your chest. Hint: measure over the fullest part of your chest to get an accurate size.

How do you measure a cardigan bust?

Wrap a flexible tape measure around your bust. Make sure the tape lays flat, and goes only over your chest and shoulder blades, not over your arms or your cat or anything else. Wrap the tape around the biggest part of your bust, which on most gals is somewhere at or slightly above nipple level.

How do you measure the bust on a knitted sweater?

Measure around the fullest part of your chest. Be sure to keep the measuring tape parallel to the floor. Measure around the largest part of the neck. If you are creating a circular neckline and would like to make a wider neck, you can add inches here.

What is bust in a sweater?

For sweaters, you should know three basic measurements: [A] Bust: Start by measuring around the fullest part of your chest, making sure that the measuring tape doesn’t droop in the back. (Ladies, your bust measurement is not the same as your bra size. There’s a bit of extra math involved with that one!

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Do you measure bust with or without bra?

You need to be wearing a bra to measure your bust. Pick a comfy one, but one that doesn’t boost your bust size. You want to measure your actual breasts, not the extra padding!

Does bust measurement include breasts?

Your bust line measurement will be higher than your chest (“under the breast”) measurement. Your cup size is the difference between your chest size and your bust line measurement. For example: Your bust line measurement at the fullest part of your bust is 34″ and your chest size is 32″.