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By Martin Storey

ВЂў Thirty projects—sweaters, outerwear, and add-ons from informal to profession to night • attractive real-woman images • 5 sizes for each trend, plus directions on tips to regulate patterns

Sixty-five million American girls put on plus sizes, and glance reliable doing it. hundreds of thousands of these girls knit—and they’re bored with making sweaters for his or her husbands and clothes for his or her canine. they need actual outfits (not simply hats and scarves) that glance sturdy on them. . those girls want vintage Knits for actual girls, the e-book that includes attractive styles for classy knits that glance nice in each dimension. directions on enhancing for healthy, variety, and yarn selection make this publication the true deal.

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A dedicated wife could whip up a pair of suspenders in gray cotton. And for the Victorian woman, there were knit dainty slippers — with cork soles — to pull over her boots for evening parties. 44 Patterns for Victorian oddities defy imagination. Godey’s offered a pattern for a crocheted boa with knit The Victorian knitter who wished to apply knitting to creative new uses needed to look no further than the knit egg holder in The Art of Knitting, 1892. This rabbit penwiper could be knit using strategically placed increases and decreases to craft the shape of a rabbit.

64 Opposite Page: Eastman Johnson’s 1861 painting Knitting for Soldiers captured the mood of the Civil War era on both sides of the fight. Young and old took up their needles and yarn to make everything from warm socks to bandages for their soldiers. qxd 6/29/07 Sojourner Truth set aside her knitting for a moment while posing for a photograph on a print card, dated 1864. Born into slavery in 1797 in New York, she was originally named Isabella Baumfree by her Dutch slaveholder family. She gained freedom in 1826 when New York emancipated all slaves.

Qxd 6/29/07 11:19 AM Page 39 Chapter Three Knitting for the Civil War B efore the War Between the States, America was not a united nation. While the North had grown into an economic and industrial giant, the South relied on a one-crop econ- omy — king cotton — based on slavery. The Victorian sense of moral righteousness over slavery permeated ideological and economic division between North and South. ” A self-taught circuit lawyer with humble origins, Lincoln opposed slavery on moral grounds, although his overriding goal was to hold the Union together.

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