With arm slightly bent, measure from back base of neck across shoulder around bend of elbow to wrist.
3. Back Waist Length
Measure from the most prominent bone at base of neck to the natural waistline.
4. Cross Back
Measure from shoulder to shoulder.
5. Sleeve Length
With arm slightly bent, measure from armpit to cuff.
6. Upper Arm
Measure around the widest section of the upper arm located above the elbow.
7. Armhole Depth
Measure from the top outside edge of the shoulder down to the armpit.
Measure your waist at the smaller circumference of your natural waist, usually just above the belly button.
Measure at the widest part of your lower hip.
For an accurate head measure, place a tape measure across the forehead and measure around the full circumference of the head. Keep the tape snug for accurate results.
Very-close fitting: Actual chest/bust measurement or less
Oversized: 6"/15cm or more
The Length Chart provides average lengths for children’s, women’s and men’s garments.
Waist Length Hip Length Tunic Length
Child Actual body measurement 2"/5cm down from waist 6"/15cm down from waist
Woman Actual body measurement 6"/15cm down from waist 11"/28cm down from waist
Men Men’s length usually varies only 1–2"/2.5–5cm from the actual “back hip length” measurement (see Man Size Chart)
Have shared the FIT and LENGTH charts .These are just guidelines. Please note that for individual body there will be differences, and one must make changes accordingly to fit body and sleeve lengths where ever n appropriate. Please keep in mind that we should respect the given project pattern. When certain sizing changes are made it might alter the appearance of a garment.
Courtesy: Craft Yarn Council, http://www.craftyarncouncil.com/