Heirloom Knits

Heirloom Knits

20 Classic Designs to Cherish

Book - 2007
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"A Main Selection of the Crafter's Choice Book Club" Each of the twenty wonderful projects in this book takes its inspiration a different decade. Based on vintage designs that have been carefully updated for the modern knitter, "Heirloom Knits" includes examples from every decade since 1820. A wide range of additional edgings and embellishments makes it possible for the more experienced knitter to pick and choose from among the elements to make a unique piece, just as knitters have done in the past.
All of the patterns have been carefully updated, so they can be knitted in contemporary yarns using modern techniques. Step-by-step directions accompany beautiful designs and full-color photographs.
Includes:
--Historic patterns carefully adapted to suit modern taste as well as new patterns inspired by vintage designs--Projects ranging in size and complexity from simple cushions to full-size bed covers
--Different embellishments and edging designs so knitters can create their own unique heirloom by mixing and matching patterns
A unique resource for every serious knitter's library, this book provides inspiration and projects for years to come.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, c2007.
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9780312359966
0312359969
Branch Call Number: 746.432 MCLEOD-O
Characteristics: 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.

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