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Heirloom Knits: 20 Classic Designs to Cherish Judith McLeod-Odell

Heirloom Knits: 20 Classic Designs to Cherish

Judith McLeod-Odell

Published May 1st 2007
ISBN : 9780312359966
Hardcover
144 pages
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 About the Book 

A Main Selection of theCrafters Choice Book ClubEach 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 includesMoreA Main Selection of the Crafters Choice Book ClubEach 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 patternsA unique resource for every serious knitters library, this book provides inspiration and projects for years to come.