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Love "old" but want to be "in vogue"? Welcome to Knitting It Old School, where you'll find patterns for knitting and crocheting everything from cheeky hot pants to his-and-hers sweater sets, all drawn from the fashion trends of the '40s, '50s, '60s, and '70s. All patterns feature newly created designs that flatter today's figure and use contemporary fibers—and that are written so modern crafters can easily follow along.
From classic to kitschy, wardrobe basics to saucy specials, get ready to start making beautiful handmade clothing the way your mother and grandmother did!
We're knitting it old school, folks!
This sassy book is chock-full of all things vintage—retro color combinations, classic styles, and even fake eyelashes. Inspired by the '40s, '50s, '60s, and '70s, these fun, wearable projects make everything old new again.
So grab your needles and start knitting it old school!
Great way to update classic designs and make them hip again! Directions make sense and are easy to follow. I can see myself making several designs several times.Published 15 months ago by C. B. Copp
Boy is this book's title and dust cover deceptive. Almost half of the patterns are crochet, not knitted. There are even 2 projects that are sewn. Read morePublished on February 21, 2012 by 91Camero
The first thing you do when you pick up this book is make sure your sense of humor is handy. There's a fine line between "retro" and "kitsch" and this book plays on both sides of... Read morePublished on June 19, 2011 by D. Boyken
I waited with great anticipation for this book as I avidly follow both authors' work, and boy was this book worth the wait! Read morePublished on February 7, 2011 by H. McCoy
I am familiar with the author's blog, and enjoy her retro aesthetic, and as far as knitting (and sewing, and crocheting...) goes this is a great example of her style. Read morePublished on January 20, 2011 by Amazon Customer