A Handknit Romance: 22 Vintage Designs with Lovely Details
Inspired by women’s clothing, lingerie, and accessories from the 1900’s to 1930’s, A Handknit Romance offers designs that are intricate and exquisite. Step back in time with techniques including pin-tucks, picot trims, crochet edges, lace beading, and embroidery that convey modest and flirty classic fitted patterns using a range of lace, superfine, fine, and light yarn weights.
Attention to detail is demonstrated throughout and the result is a collection of unique, precious garments that reflect today’s vogue for vintage-inspired fashion. Rowan designer Jennie Atkinson offers beautiful projects that range from small accessories to full-size garments and suit beginner and seasoned knitters alike.
Along with a fresh assortment of beautiful garments and accessories, you’ll find advice on yarn substitutions as well as tips on how the patterns can be customized to fit all sizes. A Handknit Romance is the ideal design book for knitters who embrace creativity and the want to produce truly unique pieces.
Paperback, 136 pages
Published February 28th 2012 by Interweave Press (first published 2011)