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Knitting Nostalgia: 2knitwear 1920-1950

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Book by Jago, Jill, Evans, Jacque
Hardcover, 104 pages
Published March 7th 1986 by Viking Books
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Tonileg
Jun 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: knitting-crafts
Knitting nostalgia: Knitwear 1920 - 1950, Today's styles from yesterday's designs.
That has got to be the longest title of a book that I have ever bought for 2.50 British pounds at a little used bookstore in Warwick, England. Patterns fitted to inches and centimeters with a small, medium and large = 34inch bust, 36inch and 38 inch bust = size 4, 6 and 8 American or 8, 10, 12 UK or 38, 40, 42 Franch system. Sometimes there is also a 40inch bust pattern added.

Alma - Woman's sweater, G= 28sts and 36
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Abbey
Jun 30, 2011 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: intermediate-to-experienced knitters who wear size 38" or less
Bottom line: Lovely retro designs updated with modern color palettes (and some regrettably odd fuzzy yarns, alas). A good book for intermediate-to-experienced knitters, with decent instructions, but sizing is very small - largest size used is 38"; photos good.

This pattern book is photographed very well, and shows not only a current-day interpretation of each style but also its original article/advertisement; this format is very interesting. The sweaters are presented well and the patterns seem
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