Featuring vintage knitting and crochet patterns from 1920 - 1949, A Stitch In Time by Jane Waller & Susan Crawford is filled with reto-knit fashions while will look just as chic on today's fashionistas as they did back in their day.
Approaching a hundred designs, the book includes patterns for a wide range of garments from swimwear and lingerie, to cardigans and evening wear. Knit and pearl some one piece slimline undies, a frilly cardigan To Greet The New Season, a shocking red Sun-Ray Ribbing sweater, comfy easy Winter Woolies undergarments, and even some cute crocket belts & clutch accessories.
Promising vintage knitting for the twenty first century girl, this book will teach you how to knit old fashion glamour for your modern day wardrobe.
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.