Author(s): Christelle Ledoux
From Dior's New Look to Mad Men, from the swinging sixties geometry to seventies fringing, Vintage Knits for Him & Her offers you a fabulous collection of 30 knitting patterns for men and women on a retro theme.
The 30 designs are all inspired by classic knitwear designs from the 1950s to the 1970s - all fully updated for today's knitter, using modern yarns in contemporary colorways that will appeal to today's tastes and will be fun to knit and more fun to wear!
Each pattern features advice on yarn choice, detailed knitting instructions and easy-to-follow charts and diagrams for intarsia, design detailing and shaping.
The 1950s chapter evokes the spirit of Dior's 'New Look' and Mad Men - with highly wearable designs such as a men's rib stitch cardigan and a beautiful women's twinset.
The 1960s chapter features designs inspired by Pierre Cardin and Andre Courreges and include a men's zip-up cardigan and a smart contrast-trim cardigan and women's monochrome geometric instarsia mini skirt and jumper.
The 1970s chapter is packed with fun designs including a men's fringed cardigan and women's rainbow striped hooded top with muff-style pocket.
This stylish collection is sure to delight knitters and make it easy for you to knit up vintage-style garments that will remain firm wardrobe favourites for years to come!