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KNIT TO FIT: A Comprehensive Guide to Hand and Machine Knitting and Crocheting.
Edition: Second edition, first printing,
New York: Liveright, (1970.) dj. Hardcover - A new revised and enlarged edition of 'The Knitter's Bible.' Focuses on the importance of proper measurements, of matching stitches to fit and many more details to ensure properly fitting knitted items. Includes a chapter on operating a knitting shop. Illustrated throughout with charts and drawings and photographs of stitches. Index. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-47140-5202.
Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (bookplate, some edgewear to dj.)Book ID: 49136More details Price: $20.00
THE NEW AMERICAN QUILT: An Innovation In Contemporary Quilt Design
Edition: 2nd printing, a large format trade paperback.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, (1976.). From the back cover: "Traditionally quilt patterns were a direct outgrowth of the community or personal experience of the quilters, and they became treasured possessions, often handed down from generation to generation. ... Echols goes back to this principle of quilting, showing how the modern quilter can design and draw the patterns for a quilt to reflect personal experience, tasteand environment, whether urban or rural, sophisticated or simple, or to commemorate an important private or community event." Includes detailed explanations of various techniques, templates, directions and illustrated with both line drawings, small black and white photographs, and many full color plates depicting some beautiful quilts. ISBN: 0-38509924X.
Condition: Near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 36278More details Price: $10.00