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Clark's Designs for 100 Edges and Insertions 1923

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Clark Thread Company: 1923

Seller ID: 0718

Condition: Fine


Amazingly crisp wnd clean with snow white pages -- no toning at all! Printed in blue throughout which is very attractive, especially since the illustrations are blue too. Booklet measures 7-1/2"x10-1/2" and has 31 pages. Ideas and instructions for all sorts of edges and intsertions from each category of item -- linens, children clothes etc. Cover filet edges and crocheted. View more info

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Bucilla Ball Yarn Blue Book of Yarnkraft 1917 (Knitting & Crocheting)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bernhard Ulmannn Co.: 1917

Edition: Volume 15B

Seller ID: 0720

Condition: Good


According to the intro to this 1917 craft book, crocheting and knitting were bouncing back into popularity after having waned for awhile. The entire book is focused on ladies' sweaters and wraps with photos of the finished product worn by a model, accompanied by complete instructions. The booklet measures 6-1/2"x9-1/2" and has 48 pages and a dozen or so patterns. Serves a dual purpose -- provides new ideas while advertising Bucilla yarn. Booklet is clean and tightly bound with a little edge wear and former owner's name -- Lucile V. Lines -- at top front. View more info

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Tahki Tweeds and Friends IV

By: N/A

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Moonachie, New Jersey, Tahki Yards: 1993

Seller ID: 1208

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome full color instructional booklet for creating beautiful knitwear. Thirty-two different looks, including jackets, pullovers and cardigans. Very clean inside and out with patterns and instructions. Measures 8-1/2"x10-1/2". View more info

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Novelty Crochet Patterns Book No. 7 (1916)

By: N/A

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Chicago, Novelty Art Studios: 1916

Seller ID: 1260

Condition: Good-plus


Very nice, clean crochet booklet from 1916 with wonderful ideas for crochet which could be adapted today. The lacy yokes would be pretty on a top or a dress, there's a tasseled covering for a library table, plus two very cute purses, and several different crocheted containers. Very charming. Measures 8"x10-1/2" and has 15 pages with large illustrations. View more info

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Pingouin Knitting Number 65

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: France, Pengouin: Unknown

Edition: Number 65

Seller ID: 1304

Condition: Very good


Beautiful and filled with timeless ideas for winter wear. There is much information here with instructions and patterns as well as 39 "models" or projects and accessories to knit. Measures 8"x11" and is clean and bright with just a tiny crease to upper front corner. This issue offers geometric sweaters in gray and white, English inspired sweaters for juniors, sport styles in pink, a checkerboard jacket for beginners, sweaters which focus on variegated yarns, and elegant evening sweaters. View more info

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Royal Spree Brunswick Yarns Volume 879 (1987)

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Lyric Pattern Services:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1310

Condition: Very good


Timeless styling and lots of different looks to choose from make knitting fun. Most of the styles are for women, but there's a crewneck sweater for Dad and one just like it for a young boy. For women there's a cardigan, vests, pullovers, a tab front pullover with a cinched waist, a short two color long-sleeved pullover and a shaker stitch pullover. Booklet measures 8-1/4"x11" and has 27 pages in full color. View more info

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Patons Canadiana Crochet or Knit by Susan Bates No. 17014

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chester, Connecticut, Susan Bates: 1984

Seller ID: 1385

Condition: New in original shrink wrap


Crisp, clean and new in original shrink wrap. The emphasis is on sweaters with the option to knit or crochet each style. The format on the back cover shows two sets of instructions -- one for the knitter to make a vest and one for the crocheter to do likewise. The book measures 8-1/2"x11" and appears to have more pages than many such pattern books. View more info

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The Modern Priscilla Magazine Home Needlework and Everyday Housekeeping (June, 1917)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, The Priscilla Publishing Company: 1917

Seller ID: 1705

Condition: Good-plus


The Modern Priscilla has the best covers -- this one is very gallant as the little boy hangs on to his passenger who dropped her knitting in the lake. The magazine is very clean nd nice, but it does have a snip off the lower front corner as well as on the next page. There's also a flat crease to front cover. You can feel it better than see it. This is big magazine measuring 10-1/2" x 14" with 44 pages. There's ideas and patterns for both practical and fancy sewing projects. There's also a section on cooking with emphasis on cakes and cookies, rhubarb recipes, and frozen desserts. There's also ... View more info

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How to Use Your Knit-Leader KH-881

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Unkown, Brother Knitting Machine: Unknown

Seller ID: 2318

Condition: Fine condition


Crisp, clean manual with 17 pages of instruction including photographs in black and white, drawings, and tables of information. It begins with the nomenclature for parts of the machine all the way through to the sewing of the pieces of a knited sweater.There's complete instructions for making that sweater too. Booklet measures 7"x10" with no writing or names. Very nice. View more info

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Royal Society Crochet Lessons No. 6 (1915)

By: N/A

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York, H.E. Verran Company Inc.: 1915

Edition: Crochet Book No. 6

Seller ID: 2786

Condition: Very good condition


This is a really helpful instructional manual with much explanation and large bright photographs. It measures 6" x 9" and has 56 pages. It's clean and tightly bound with just a couple corner crease to cover. I have re-enforced them with almost invisible archival tape to keep them from snapping off. The projects are fabulous -- including a work basket with a lid, an open basket, a lamp shade, and a round box with a lid. Other projects include a corset cover (probably won't need that one!), a scarves, pillows, table covers, nightgowns, a child's dress, a baby bonnet, a bedspread and a bolster. ... View more info

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Hand-Knit Fashions For Speed-O-Knit 1955

By: Blackwell, Liz

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angles, CA, A.C. Weber & Co. of California: 1955

Edition: First Edition stated

Seller ID: 1220

Condition: Good-plus


This one's surprisingly hard to find and in quite good condition -- just a bit of isolated edge wear and a superficial crease to lower front corner to detract. No names and tightly bound. Illustrated throughout with pictures and charts. There is a little bit of penciled notation on one chart, but I left it because it may be helpful. If not, it would be easy to remove. There's also a slip of paper laid-in with other notes. The Speed-o-Knit was a knitting machine of the day. Offers instructions for clothing, plus info on parts of the machine and novelty tricks and variations. Booklet measures 8-... View more info

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debbie bliss, baby cashmerino

By: debbie bliss

Price: $16.00

Publisher: West Yorkshire, England, Steffprint Ltd.: 2002

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 4434

Condition: Fine condition


Eleven sweet designs for babies in a nice compact size. There are color photos throughout and everything needed to make something or somethingS wonderful. The book measures 8" square with 50 pages. Among the many items are little sandals, a onesie, a coat with a hood, a shawl, a hat, a teddy bear, a cardigan and more. View more info

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A Creative Guide To Knitted Lace

By: Eaton, Jane

Price: $12.95

Publisher: London, England, New Holland Publishing Ltd.: 1994

Edition: First edition stated

Seller ID: 4079

ISBN: 185368290X

Condition: Fine condition


Very pretty guide to alce knitting from its lacet cover to its many projects. There are ten in all of all sizes, including potpourri sachets, tablecloths, a silky evening wrap, towels, bed linen nd more. The booklet also offers dozens of additional motifs, alphabets and stitches to use to adapt and personalize work. The good part is detailed instructions, how to create the stitches, follow charts, and finish off borders and edging. The booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 80 pages. No defects. (Domestic Arts Box 1) View more info

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Malabrigo Book One

By: Hamilton, Cornelia Tuttle

Price: $16.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Malabrigo Yarn: 2008

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 2572

ISBN: 9974812305

Condition: Fine Condition


This is a very beautiful knitting book published by Malabrigo Yarn, a company which hails from Uruguay. The booklet shows full page color photographs of the lovely models presenting the designs. The intructions for each are at the back of the book. Booklet is like new -- there's not even any cover lift. It measures 8-1/2" by 10-3/4" with 57 pristine pages. No names or writing. View more info

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Rowan Knitting Magazine Number 33 (2003)

By: Hargreaves, Kim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Rowan Yarns: 2003

Seller ID: 1302

Condition: Fine


Beautiful magazine measuring 9-1/2"x12-1/2" printed on quality coated paper and lavishly illustrated with designs in full color worn by models in visually appealing settings. Patterns at back in black and white. Includes a talk with designer Zoe Mellor as well as articles on crochet, the fear of knitting with color; and the latest fashions from Milan, Paris and New York. Almost a book! Only fault is light edge wear to bottom of front cover. View more info

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Rowan The Cork Collection (2002)

By: Hargreaves, Kim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: West Yorkshire, England, Rowan: 2002

Seller ID: 3037

Condition: Very good condition


I'm not a knitter, but I love finding issues from Rowan because they're so attractive. This one is called the Cork Collection which I thought might be designs from Ireland. But research indicated that the photography was done in the Scottish Highlands, so I don't have a back-up guess. It doesn't matter anyway -- the designs are lovely and so are the models. There are fifteen designs in all with all patterns at the back of the book. Measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 32 pages.S HIPS for $2 Media Mail in the U.S View more info

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Understanding Your Ribber & Doublebed (Knitting Machines 1974)

By: Hutchinson, Alles

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Verona, PA, Alles Hutchinson: 1974

Seller ID: 1206

Condition: Good


This is an instruction booklet for those who use a knitting machine. It's self-published, but full of pertinent information and instructive drawings delivered with a straightforward step-by-step approach. It also includes a few extras laid-in, a couple hand-written tips from a previous owner and a printed sheet about buttonholes from a knitting shop. The booklet measures 9"x11" and has 60 pages. Overall clean and tightly bound with a few resistant spots to cover only and a few tiny edge tears which I will repair on reverse side with tiny pieces of almost invisible archival tape before shipping... View more info

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Building the Kentucky Rifle

By: Johnston, James R.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Worthington, Ohio, Golden Age Arms Company: 1972

Seller ID: 3033

Condition: Fine condition


Very handsome, clean booklet of 44 pages, replete with instructions and drawings throughout rendered by Thomas F. White. The author covers every part of the rifle from the barrel to the trigger guard, all explained in detail. The booklet measures 8" x 11" and is very clean inside and out. The former owner, a Medina artist, stamped his name small at the top corner of the first page. Very nice! View more info