An okay book Most of the patterns I would never even attempt I did like the baby section Ch 6 esp pg 142 The warm weather blanket an easy to chochet 32x38 in stripped blanket with zigzag edging Lion Brand Yarn Vintage Styles For Today Reinterprets Than Fifty Vintage Designs For Today S Knitters And Crocheters, With Detailed Patterns And Stunning Archival And Contemporary Photographs Vintage Style Treasures Come Front And Center, Restyled For Current Lifestyles And In Modern Day Yarns For Than A Century, Lion Brand Yarn Has Shaped The Future Of Knitting And Crocheting While Preserving Its Heritage Now Editors Nancy J Thomas And Charlotte J Quiggle Have Turned Back The Clock To Find Classic Styles From Decades Past And Reintroduce Them With A Modern Feel In Lion Brand Yarn Vintage Styles For Today, You Ll Discover A Trove Of Vintage Pieces That Have Been Lovingly Reinterpreted For Contemporary Sizing And Sensibilities, Offering Retro Styled Flair While Taking Advantage Of Today S Stunning New Yarns In Than Fifty Timeless Designs, Classic Looks Meld With Modern Fashion Without Losing The Beauty Of Past Eras Contemporary Accents And Modern Textures Transform Traditional Cardigans, Vests, Shrugs, And Wraps Into Chic Attire A Selection Of Sweaters, Socks, Hats, And Gloves For Every Member Of The Family Even The Dog Allows Everyone To Enjoy The Spirit Of The Past A Variety Of Timeless Designs For Blankets And Baby Items Offers Endless Possibilities For Reinventing Vintage Looks With Detailed Pattern Instructions And Illustrations And Than Stunning Archival And Full Color Contemporary Photographs, Lion Brand Yarn Vintage Styles For Today Weaves The Past And Present Together For Today S NeedlecraftersAt Years And Counting, Lion Brand Yarn Is The Oldest American Yarn Brand Since The Beginning, The Lion Brand Philosophy Has Been To Provide A Quality Product At An Affordable Price Lion Brand Yarns Are Available At Leading Stores Throughout The Country This is in my crochet library I have done several items out of it and all have been a fav to those who have seen them the latest was the walking scarf and hat set Currently working on the hot water bottle cover for a friend who is pregnant. I read this book because it was available at my local library It was just okay, of all the patterns offered I only liked 2 It felt a little bit too much like a promotional piece for Lion Brand yarns. Lots of vintage knitting patterns, most of them felt like modern stuff that you might find in the wintertime stock at JC Penny s.I liked the dog sweater and shrug pattern, but there wasn t anything super different that would make this a 3 or 4 star knitting book although it will be a good addition to my knitting library, I wouldn t recommend it Go out and buy The Sweater book or Man s Knitting Book Classic Patterns from the 20 s to the 50 s or Retro Knits Cool Vintage Patterns for Men, Women, and Children from the 1900s through the 1970s which were great pattern collections that have been modernized Although the reader should be warned that many are in small sizes like US 4 to 10 and nothing in plus sizes.192 pages and bought used2 stars This large softcover book is filled with peculiar patterns and I usually LOVE old designs, so go figure but was at least interesting to look at Decent instructions for them, and a nice bit of history and some fun old pix made this three stars, but wouldn t make the cut into my personal library there wasn t anything I d want to actually make
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