- 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.
Attractive Skull Cap
Man’s Scarf & Gloves
12 Polo Mode Hats
Trim Ankle Socks
SWEATERS & CARDIGANS
Attractive Jumper with Slanting Yoke in Cable Stitch
Blouse with Round Yoke
Jumper in Stripes of Two Colours & Two Thicknesses
Lady’s Jumper with Double Scarf
Spiral Pattern Jumper
Twinset Jumper & Cardigan in Simple Stitches
Two-Colour Spot Jersey
Waistcoat in Cloque Pattern
GOWNS & SKIRTS