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lavinia hawkmoth
« on: August 06, 2004 04:54:01 PM »

Hi everyone!  I am a bit of a newbie here - you all have such awesome ideas.  I picked up this book from the library today called A Stitch in Time: Knitting and Crochet Patterns from the 20's, 30's and 40's.  Has anyone here ever heard of it or tried making any of the stuff in it?  If so, how did they turn out??  I have no clue how to knit or crochet  Cry but I am totally inspired now.  I am just "itching"  Tongue to make my boyfriend an authentic woolen one-piece bathing frock  Grin (kidding) - okay, so maybe some things in the book are a bit over the top, but there are some really pretty sweaters in there!  I'll post some pics of some of my crafty things soon to contribute to this swanky site! 

 
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ysolda
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2004 01:43:27 AM »

that wasn't published in the 70s was it, the pages aren''t copied directly form old magazines complete with adverts are they??? sorry ive jsut been looking for this book ever since my stupid library chucked it out
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lavinia hawkmoth
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2004 09:03:02 AM »

Yes, that's it - it was published in the 70's and all the pages are direct copies from vintage instructions.  I guess I was quite lucky to find it, then!
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« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2004 07:01:47 AM »

aww im sooo jealous... the very first thing i knitted was from that book - let me know if you decide you dont want it haha - actually can you give me all the details of the book so i can look for it - the jumper i knitted is ribbed with short puffed sleeves and a square neckline - il take a pic when i get the chance if you want to see  Smiley
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