Vintage Knits: 30 Exquisite Vintage-Inspired Patterns for Cardigans, Twin Sets, Crewnecks and More

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Touchstone, Aug 20, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Sleek Styles for the Savvy Knitter

This stylish knitwear collection features 30 knockout designs, inspired by original postwar patterns from Yesterknits, the world's largest collection of vintage knitting and crochet patterns. From delicate camisoles to sophisticated jackets, these pieces marry the design details of the forties and fifties with the best of today's yarns and contemporary floral-inspired colors. Inside, readers will find clear, simple instructions and stunning full-color photos of to-die-for pieces including:

  • sleek crewnecks
  • lacy, feminine cardigans
  • textured twin sets
  • stunning striped sweaters
  • cabled mittens, Fair Isle gloves
  • and more!

As a gift for a friend or an indulgence for yourself, Vintage Knits is a must for every knitter's library.

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User Review  - alwaysonthego -

I was really excited to get this book. I was really dissappointed when I got it. All the sizing is for SML. A very small size large at that. Its too bad though. The patterns are great. But to small for what I need. I dont know anyone a size 0. Oh well. Read full review



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Sarah Dallas is a knitwear designer, design consultant, and senior tutor in the School of Fashion and Textiles at the Royal College of Art, London. She has contributed to many knitting books and periodicals. Yesterknits, in Edinburgh, Scotland, houses the world's largest collection -- spanning more than a century -- of vintage knitting and crochet patterns. Visit their collection at

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