Vintage Knit: 25 Knitting & Crochet Patterns Refashioned for Today

By Marine Malak with Geraldine Warner

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  • Hardback
  • 126 colour and 57 b/w illustrations
  • 176 pages
  • 9⅞ x 7⅛ ins
  • ISBN 9781780671666
  • Published August 2014

Vintage Knit offers lovers of retro style 25 beautiful knitting patterns from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, regraded to fit modern sizes (small, medium and large) and to knit with yarns easily available today. A short introduction describes each garment and suggests how to style it, followed by clear instructions for knitting and making up. Details of the exact yarn used are given to ensure perfect results at home.

Each garment is photographed on a model, letting you see how the styles of the past can be part of a very up-to-date look.

A useful section on equipment and terminology, plus a list of online resources, gives you everything you need to knit the patterns in the book.

About the Author

Marine Malak is a London-based graphic designer. She studied at the Chelsea College of Art and Design. Vintage Knit combines her love of knitting and fashion with her passion for publication design.

Geraldine Warner is a life-long knitter and crocheter, author and teacher. As founder of Skiff Vintage Patterns, set up to sell original knitting patterns, she runs workshops showing how to adapt both vintage and modern patterns.

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CONTENTS

ACCESSORIES

Attractive Skull Cap
Book Bag
Chignon Cap
Head Scarf
Knitted Collar
Man’s Scarf & Gloves
12 Polo Mode Hats
Trim Ankle Socks

SWEATERS & CARDIGANS

Attractive Jumper with Slanting Yoke in Cable Stitch
Blouse Front
Blouse with Round Yoke
Gent’s Lumberjacket
Jumper in Stripes of Two Colours & Two Thicknesses
Lady’s Jumper with Double Scarf
Man’s Cardigan
Spiral Pattern Jumper
Tricolour Pullover
Tuck-In Surplice
Twinset Jumper & Cardigan in Simple Stitches
Two-Colour Spot Jersey
Waistcoat in Cloque Pattern
Half-Blouse

GOWNS & SKIRTS

Charming Dress
Cuddle Skirt
Fashionable Housecoat