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I haven't knit from this yet but this book is a great addition to my knitting library.
This book is an interesting book about the history of Guernsey, Jerseys, and Arans that also includes patterns and designs of classic sweaters.
The patterns are divided into those places they originated and then what styles as well as specific stitches.
Possibly one of the best books I ever bought about the history of knitting. The emphasis here is on history and culture rather than patterns, but there is also quite a lot of... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Knitting Customer
Very interesting book no patterns only ideas and history, nice photosPublished 1 month ago by Irene Schreiber
While the book was about knitting, it was not whar I expected.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
A classic, in a lovely new edition. What else is there to say?Published 4 months ago by Katharine Tree
What a treasure! Read this first through my local library, and I'm definately purchasing a copy for my own. The history that Gladys Thompson records is priceless. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Betty Brockhoff
Amazing book that looks at traditional knitting patterns from an anthropological view and gives excellent instructions. Fun to read, a challenge to knit.Published 5 months ago by r.winters