I am (very) slowly working through my box of vintage crochet and knitting books. The original goal was one book a day, which is very doubtful, but we'll see. It's a slow process in that each book has to be researched to ensure it is in the public domain and not under copyright, even though there is no copyright shown. Then, scan each page to a document file, proofread, and then scan each of the picture (to show you), get the pictures processed ... etc, etc. etc.
So, here is my next completed booklet -
Star Book No 213, American Thread
Dresses Sweaters, his and hers
Cover picture, featuring His and her Diamond Patterned Pullover and Cardigan.
The official name of the blouse -- The Lady is a Vamp ! (Definition: a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men). This is a crocheted Picot Sweater, soft and so feminine, sized S-M-L. Remember this hairstyle !
It's a Daisy - Crocheted Pullover Sweater, in pretty shells, with long sleeves and below hip length. This is sized S-M-L.
Chevron Knitted Tunic with rolled neckline, extended shoulders and scalloped mini-length. It is sized S-M-L. Believe this style would have been referred to as a go-go. Not that far from todays fashion; substitute the tights for leggings and a shorter style of boot.
More Raz Matazz - this one knitted. The striped dress has short sleeves, a front and back yoke and mid thigh length.
The Lacy Eton is Knitted and is sized 32, 34 and 36. Did you know the Eton was named for the style of jackets worn by the young women at Eton College, Windsor?
Mens Diamond Cardigan Pattern.
She Shell Cardigan - This cardigan features that wonderful cowl neckline, three quarter sleeves and the delicate shell pattern. This is a crochet pattern sized S-M-L.
And, gracing the back cover -- Raz Matazz Dress (didn't you always wonder how to spell that !). This is a crocheted dress with a square neckline, elbow length flared sleeves and above knee length, sized S-M-L.
I hope you enjoyed the fashion show in this delightful American Thread, Star 213. If there is a link under the picture, the pattern is available in the shop, should you be interested. Just click on the links.
I'd love to hear your thoughts ... just leave a comment ! (I spend a considerable amount of time talking to myself here, it seems).
Thanks for dropping by,