Retro Knits

Author(s): Kari A. Cornell


Here is the whole range of knitting from the 1910's to the 1970's - hats, mittens, socks, scarves, sweaters, vests, shawls - the whole range of knitted clothes is shown here in this fun and functional guide to patterns and clothes through the decades. From the scarf knitted by your grandmother or aunt, Audrey Hepburn in a black woolen dress, the epitome of stylish chic, to the mass-produced designer label sweaters we all have a favorite piece of knitted attire, and this title covers them all, looking at the very best - and sometimes the worst! - in knitted fashion. Seventy-five tirelessly stylish vintage patterns are collected here, rich with the colurs, textures, and memories of the past. Arranged in chronological order, these patterns take us from the 1910's to the 1970's, and include vintage photographs, pattern book covers, original instructions, plus updated yarn and needle suggestions for those who wish to relive the glamour of yesterday's chic woolen wear!


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  • : 9780760329771
  • : Voyageur Press
  • : Voyageur Press
  • : books

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  • : 408
  • : Paperback
  • : Kari A. Cornell