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Building on the incredible success of Volume 1 this breathtaking book takes us on a journey through knitting pattern history from 1930 to 1959. This substantial treasury contains 80 stunning, classic patterns for women, carefully chosen to offer the knitter the best of design from each period, alongside a thoughtfully balanced selection of projects; from beginner to advanced; cardigans to sweaters; dresses to hats; stocking stitch to cable and from Fair Isle to lace. With the patterns chronologically arranged the book also acts as a historical insight into this golden age of knitwear design. Both the original and a re-written, updated and multi-sized adaption of each pattern is included, with beautiful full colour images, authentically styled and photographed. Additional information explaining vintage fit and finishing techniques complete this inspiring publication. This truly amazing book is for all knitters, young and old, and of all abilities. It affords the opportunity not just to knit, but to knit a piece of the past and create an heirloom of the future.
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Susan Crawford is a knitwear and clothing designer and the author of two previous books, A Stitch in Time, Vintage Knitting & Crochet Patterns 1920-1949: Vol 1 and Vintage Gifts to Knit. Susan's vintage aesthetic can also be seen in her designs which have been featured in online publications such as Knitty and knitonthenet and in magazines such as Knitting and The Knitter and also in her photography, artistic direction and styling for A Stitch in Time. In addition, Susan is responsible for re-writing her vast collection of knitting patterns for others to enjoy in A Stitch in Time. You can see more examples of Susan's work at susancrawfordvintage.com Jane Waller has published many books on a range of subject in a writing career spanning 40 years. These books include several knitting pattern collections. Jane is an enthusiastic social historian as well as an artist and sculpture. Her vintage magazine collection formed the basis of Volume 1 of A Stitch in Time.
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Book Description Arbour House Publishing, 2011. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0955620651