Knitting it Old School

Knitting it Old School

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43 patterns inspired by the '40s, '50s, '60s, and '70s Knitters love all things vintage-but it's not as easy as picking up an old pattern from decades past. Oftentimes, they use obsolete yarns, aren't sized for today's body shapes, and are written differently than current pattern instructions. Now, retro-minded crafters get the best of both worlds in this unique collection. Drawing from the fashion trends of the '40s through the '70s, Knitting it Old School offers a bold new twist on vintage-inspired knitting patterns. Vintage patterns feature newly created designs that flatter today's figure and use contemporary yarns Fun, wearable patterns that echo styles of days gone by Four bonus sewing patterns to whip up complimentary vintage-themed accessories With a balance of classic and kitsch, wardrobe basics and saucy specials, Knitting it Old School is a breath of fresh air for knitters who love qoldq but want to be qnew.qIntroduction . . . . . . . .vii Beach Blanket Bonfire...............2 Bright colors and airy yarns combine with just the right amount of quirky, summer style. Wiley Wahine . ... 16 Crocheted womena#39;s tunic/dress by Maryse Roudier Cheeky Hot Pants . ... Womena#39;s sweater by Diana Loren Sewing Project 1: Bottle Buddies . . . . .30anbsp;...

Title:Knitting it Old School
Author:Stitchy McYarnpants, Caro Sheridan
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2010-08-26


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