ON SALE Vintage Knitting Pattern Book The Great Knitting Book, 1980 American School of Needlework - 72 Vintage Knit Patterns Hard Cover Book

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The Great Knitting Book, 1980

Bring back some vintage styles with this awesome knitting pattern book full of fun, easy projects! It is perfect for knitters at any skill level and includes a how-to section for both basic and advanced knitting techniques. The book include 159 pages with complete instructions for 72 knitting projects, along with a selection of color photos in the middle of the book.

Knitting patterns include hats, scarves, mittens, accessories, shawls, totes, purses, socks, afghans, baby items, home accessories and a range of sweaters for all ages and sizes. See a detailed description below.

This book is used, with some damage to the dust jacket. Inside, the book is in great condition with no rips or tears. Would make a great authentic vintage gift for any knitting enthusiast!


Chapter 1 - Knitting How-To
A review of both basic and advanced knitting techniques, arranged in handy lesson format; plus basic crochet instructions especially for knitters.

Chapter 2 - All-Time Favorites
Classic knits for men and women - Fair isle, raglans worked from the top down, vests, cardigans

Chapter 3 - Big Needle Knits
Designs that work up quickly on needles from 10 to 17 - fashions and an afghan

Chapter 4 - Fashion Show
Wearable knits include a furry pullover, dress, shawls, vests - plus garments sized for the larger woman

Chapter 5 - Accessories
Something for everyone - socks, hats, mittens, scarf, purse, leg warmers, golf club covers - even a coat for the dog!

Chapter 6 - Tiny Treasures
Layette, bonnets and booties, sweater, helmet and mittens, scarf and toys for babies and toddlers

Chapter 7 - Afghans
Nine beautiful afghans, including ripples, fisherman, lacy mohair, and an embroidered design

Chapter 8 - Upstairs, Downstairs
Accents for the home - an heirloom bedspread, doily, placemat and table runner, edgings and much more.

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