Vintage Knitting and Crochet Patterns 1920 - 1949 : Vol. 1
Size: 8.5'' X 11''
Publisher: Arbour House Publishing
This beautiful book features 59 original and updated versions of knitting and crochet patterns for women, from the 1920 to 1949, with an overview of the style of each decade and its social context. Each pattern has been knitted in a contemporary yarn, multi sized for the first time and reinterpreted for easy knitting. The patterns are available in a wide range of sizes (some up to 60 inch chest). There are patterns for sweaters, cardigans, accessories, a stunning 1940s dress, period swimming costumes and even underwear! With over 100 stunning full colour photographs, authentically styled for each period this book brings alive these amazing period designs and truly offers Vintage Knitting for the Twenty First Century. This book is inspirational not just to the knitter but also to the designer, collector, fashion student, dress historian, stylist and anyone in love with yesteryear.
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Unicorn Books and Crafts