A Hand Knitted Celebration for the Diamond Jubilee
by Susan Crawford
This stunning new book of authentically styled knit wear offers 14 classic designs for men, women and children, drawing on inspiration from the late 1940s and early 1950s. Focussing on fashion influences during the time of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, Coronation Knits looks back at this special event as we celebrate her Diamond Jubilee. Commemorate this year’s Jubilee by producing your own hand knitted vintage inspired garments that you and your loved ones will enjoy for years to come.
Coronation Knits brings an enticing selection of both new material and updated period designs that invites knitters to create something truly beautiful. Exquisitely presented, the book includes jumpers, cardigans, tank tops, shawls and hats with patterns for women, men and children. These designs will appeal to knitters of all ages and abilities with a range of techniques and construction methods that include Lace, Cables, Fair Isle and Intarsia. Coronation Knits offers a wide range of sizes and clear written instructions plus full colour charts, schematics and technical information. The photographs by Susan are carefully and elegantly styled, adding additional glamour and chic to every page. Susan also looks back at this pivotal period of British history, setting the scene for this stunning collection of hand knits .
This beautiful book will capture the imagination of knitters, vintage enthusiasts and book lovers who will adore these celebratory knits.