9781479377602

Heritage Collection: WWI and WWII : Two Wars. Two Needles. One Extraordinary Response to War

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  • ISBN13:

    9781479377602

  • ISBN10:

    1479377600

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-09-23
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
  • Purchase Benefits
List Price: $24.99

Summary

Highlighting a pivotal period during both WWI and WWII, "The Heritage Collection: WWI & WWII" combines knitting, history, and personal stories to convey the social, economical, and personal realities of life during four tumultuous decades.Included are twenty vintage inspired knitting projects for today's knitters; there is something for everyone, from pullovers to cardigans to hats to gloves to socks. These gorgeous garments evoke a classic America in many different patterns and textures. A knitter of any skill level and inclination will surely become engrossed by the history and possibilities: garments ranging from simple garter and stockinette to lace patterns and simple color work.Knitting with 100 percent wool in classically inspired colors creates a rich, visually organic theme for the book. The patterns are organized in chronological order with essays that complement the time period. These fine woolens are not only visually stunning, but hold the promise of evoking a vintage feel.Knitters will be transported back in time by the book's artful photography and eloquently written essays, underscoring a pivotal period during both WWI and WWII. A unique look into life and knitting during a time where the world was being torn apart, The Heritage Collection WWI & WWII will captivate any knitter and amateur historian alike.

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