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Knitting Fashions of the 1940s - Style, Patterns and History

By Jane Waller

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ISBN: 9781785007897
PUBLISHED: 20/01/2021
PAGES: 160
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 280x215 mm
INSIDE: 155 colour photographs

The 1940s was a decade of exciting and prolific knitting activity. Scarcity of wools and dyes produced imaginative but stylish designs. This classic pattern book , now in paperback for 2021, is a treasury of patterns, adapted for today's yarns and needles, that will appeal to all handknitters and to anyone interested in the period.

Over fifty patterns are featured , ranging from twinsets to hats with a variety of stitches. Illustrations show the garments as advertised in the 1940s and as re-knitted for today's wear. Introductions to the patterns make this a unique book that will inform, inspire and delight.

'This wonderful book provides a window on the social history of the war years through a collection of vintage patterns that have been revised and re-knitted for the twenty-first century. A must-have book.' Knit Today

RRP: £16.99

Site Price: £13.59

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