|by Susan Crawford
Susan Crawford Vintage
This stunning new book of authentically styled knit wear offers 14
classic designs for men, women and children, drawing on inspiration from
the late 1940s and early 1950s. Focussing on fashion influences during
the time of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953,
Knits brings an enticing selection of both new material and updated
period designs that invites knitters to create something truly
beautiful. Exquisitely presented, the book includes jumpers, cardigans,
tank tops, shawls and hats with patterns for women, men and children.
These designs will appeal to knitters of all ages and abilities with a
range of techniques and construction methods that include Lace, Cables,
Fair Isle and Intarsia.
Coronation Knits offers a wide range of
sizes and clear written instructions plus full colour charts, schematics
and technical information. The photographs by Susan are carefully and
elegantly styled, adding additional glamour and chic to every page.
Susan also looks back at this pivotal period of British history, setting
the scene for this stunning collection of hand knits .