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Crochet and Knit Dresses, Blouses & Hats -- 11 Swing Era Vintage Patterns (Royal Society No. 40)
Crochet and Knit Dresses Blouses Hats -- 11 Swing Era Vintage Patterns - Royal Society No. 40 Author:Royal Society Originally published in 1935, this vintage crochet and knitting pattern book contains 11 swing era patterns --- including a spectacular gown (shown on front cover) that would be suitable for a wedding gown. One gown, 3 dresses, 2 blouses, a lacy evening cape, 2 hats, swagger coat, and two piece dress are all detailed in both text and illustratio... more »ns. The two piece dress and one blouse are knitted, the rest of the patterns are worked in crochet.
Directions for this book are for mixed vintage sizes 16 and 18 -- but don't fret if this isn't your size -- we also provide unbound paper instructions for: basic directions for changing the size of a garment; measuring your body for vintage patterns, choosing your size based on body measurements from the late 1800s through the 1950s, a fittings guideline chart you can use to adjust patterns to fit tighter or looser based on your own preferences of a snug or loose fit with your clothing. Also provided are knitting/crochet conversion instructions you can use if you like a specific pattern but are not skilled in knitting/crochet (or vice versa), you can do what you are familiar with.
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