48 Pages. This edition is loaded with unique items. There are all sorts of accessories, such as slippers, hats, purses, scarfs and boudoir caps. There are also items for the home such as curtain panels, dainty crocheted baskets and coasters. For the lady's wardrobe, there are crocheted sweaters, spencers, shawl, night gown yoke and girdle.
A lovely selection of elegant and well constructed garments and accessories. An added feature of this edition is that a number of patterns in this book are shown in primitive color. All of these added color pages are printed in full color. Corticelli books from this era are difficult to find at times, and it is little wonder why - the patterns they hold are quite lovely.
65 Pages. In this collection there is a fabulous array of patterns, ranging from the small - napkin rings, slippers, lovely bags and buttons, to larger projects such as sweaters, breakfast jacket, lacy yokes, afghan and a peacock door panel. Although the book is titled 'Lessons in Crochet" there are also knitting patterns included in this edition. This book is loaded with amazing projects. There is a little bit of everything in these pages, and many of these works are exclusive to Corticelli. There are crocheted closures for a coat, lovely boudoir caps, lovely edgings for table runners, buttons, slippers, men's silk golf socks, yokes, collars, sweaters and even napkin rings. Although the book is titled Crochet Lessons, there are also a number of knitted projects to be found here. A wonderful book!
56 Pages. Tatters will fall in love with this edition of the Corticelli series because of the huge variety of projects it contains. There are edgings, insertions, medallions, tatted butterfly and initials. In addition to this there are doilies, collars, baby dress, candle shade, baskets, yokes, and much more. Tatters will not be disappointed, there is so much to find here! The Corticelli series of books always have the best projects, often very unique and filled with quality. This edition is Lessons in Tatting, and it is rich with great projects, detailed instructions and lovely pictures. A goldmine!
28 Pages. This book is one of the best of the era for making the exquisite crocheted bags that you see on the cover.... and it is loaded with them. There are 24 stunning purses, and two other small projects for a wrist purse and a coin purse. They always have very unique and lovely projects, and this edition is a prime example of this. These purses are stunning! There is quite a variety of them in vibrant colors or with dainty accents. A stunning book!
49 Pages. This edition has some wonderful items for the home and many articles of clothing. Although the title says Crochet lessons, there are several Knitting patterns and a few tatting patterns in here as well. There are some stunning sweaters, bags and purses, vests, men's ties, slippers and even some beautiful aprons. Even a few items worked in Irish Crochet. For clothing items, there is a Men's silk sports vest, a crocheted tie, A surplice (Catholic religious vestment) worked in filet crochet, several ladies sweaters, yokes, hats, stunning purses, slippers, aprons and boudoir caps. A wide range of patterns. For the home, there are lovely edgings for handkerchiefs, beautiful filet crochet doilies, a lovely star shaped centerpiece, and a beautiful filet crochet panel of a horse and rider. This book is loaded with wonderful things to make! An excellent look into WWI Americana!
65 Pages. A lovely assortment of World War I era knitted and crocheted clothing and accessories. There is something for everyone in this collection, including ladies' purses and sweaters, items for infants and some beautiful designs for men, including a pair of Men's Bath Slippers. This lovely collection has some lovely examples of sportswear, circa WWI. Some items for ladies include a ladies Auto Bonnet (with Veil), a Silk Sport Vest, Country Club Sweater, Motoring Coat, Tennis Coat, a Silk Bag for a Swagger Cane, Boudoir Jacket plus much more! For men, there are sweaters, vests, hats plus a large number of items for the Red Cross, such as a cap for convalscents, abdominal belt and a Navy League sleeveless jacket.
49 Pages. A beautiful collection of clothing items and many items for the home worked in Standard Crochet, Filet Crochet and knitting. Projects range from the small, such as book marks, necklaces, edgings and doilies to the more elaborate, such as yokes, sweaters, bonnets. Corticelli books are filled with the finer things of the era. This book has a beautiful assortment of projects for the home, including curtains, dresser scarfs, doilies, bedspreadm table covers and a table mat. There are also numerous items to wear such as sweaters, baby items, doll clothes, yokes for camisoles, collars and cuffs and a child's necklace. A lovely collection of WWI Era handcrafts!
61 Pages. This edition is loaded with wonderful projects in knitting and crochet. It is almost exclusively items of clothing for everyone in the home. Some of the items have a military feel to them, such as the cover sweater, and there are others that are quite elegant. The center two pages are even primitively colorized. This collection has some wonderful items. There are patterns in both crochet and knitting in these pages, and the projects are stunning examples of World War I era craftsmanship. In addition to the sweaters, there is also a lovely Silk bag worked in crochet, a lovely French Aviation hat worked in Knitting, automobile coats, a gorgeous knitted sports suit complete with skirt and beautiful hats. There are also many items for children such as leggings, bathing suit, bonnets and sweaters. This book is loaded with some wonderful projects!
49 Pages. This book has everything! In addition to the patterns for stunning hats, sweaters, yokes and boudoir caps, there are centerpieces worked in Cluny Crochet, edgings worked in Irish Crochet, filet crochet insertions and motifs. There are also bedspreads, curtains, doilies, aprons plus much more for the home. Although this book is titled Lessons in Crochet, there are many knitted patterns as well. There are many sweater patterns included in this book, as well as a number of items for the home. Best of all are the amazing hats and the beautiful little knitting bag that are included in this book. A stunning collection of handcrafts from the Prohibition Era!
65 Pages. The Corticelli books from the turn of the century had some wonderful patterns, and this edition is no exception. There are many sweaters for every member of the family, as well as wraps, hats, slippers, socks and afghans. There is even a sweater for your dog in this volume! Corticelli books are wonderful to work with. They often have very helpful stitch glossaries, such as this edition has, and the patterns are beautiful and unique. Many of the patterns use finer yarns, such as silk, because Corticelli produced silk yarns. There are stunning patterns in this book, such as a lovely shoulder wrap, several stunning sweaters and vests. There are also lovely hats and some very unique socks. There is certainly something for everyone here!
30 Pages. This lovely book is all about filet crochet, but with a few hidden treasures worked in knitting and standard crochet. For the filet crochet patterns, there are women's sweaters, vestees, slipover coats and a lovely hat. Other patterns include a beautiful pair of sports socks and three beautiful miser's purses. The Corticelli family of books holds some really wonderful patterns. They are well written and well illustrated. This collection has some of the loveliest Filet Crochet sweaters I have seen from this era. They are stylish, elegant and every bit as lovely today as they were ninety years ago when they were in high fashion.
49 Pages. This is a beautiful collection of sweaters, hats, slippers, and scarfs for ladies, and lovely children's wear. Corticelli patterns are stunning, and they often use finer yarns with silk, as this is what Corticelli produced. Although they were designs for the Prohibition era, they are still beautiful examples of fine knitwear for today. This edition has some lovely designs for ladies as well as children. They are worked in both knitting and crochet, and the book features a very handy stitch glossary to aid you in recreating these designs. Whether you seek to recreate the era of Prohibition, or redesign the styles for new and exciting ideas for todays, garments, there are some marvelous garments to be found here.
49 Pages. This is a wonderful collection of novelties and beautiful linens for the home. There is several patterns for men's neck ties, lovely slippers, yokes and boudour caps for the lady of the house. many items for children, including doll items and lastly there are stunning doilies, centerpieces and edgings worked in Filet Crochet, Cluny Crochet and Tatting. Corticelli books usually have wonderful collections of projects, and this book has some really nice ones. There are doilies, centerpieces, runners and curtains for the home. There are also items for infants, such as a tatted baby bonnet, and frilly edgings for garments. For the gentleman, there are some stunning crocheted neckties. And lastly, there are lovely crocheted yokes and collars, boudoir caps and beautiful lacey slippers for the lady of the home.
33 Pages. This edition includes several beautiful patterns for Ladies' sweaters from the Prohibition Era. In addition to these, there are also some lovely wraps and shawls, and lovely coats and sweaters for children. They are worked in both knitting and crochet and there is even a pattern for a beaded silk Miser's Purse. Corticelli books are wonderful! The patterns are so elegant, and most of them use more luxurious yarns such as silk in their construction. There is work in both knitting and crochet in this book and each and every item carries an air of simple elegance. It's time to bring these lovely patterns back to life again!
48 Pages. Straight out of the Roaring 20's, this is a fashion collection that will be remembered! There are patterns to make several dresses, sweaters, hats & caps, jackets and even a pattern to make ladies "Pettibockers"! This is a unique set of patterns that are simple in design and construction, and are favorites of costumers and those who reclaim history through historical re enactment!
46 Pages. There is no denying the Corticelli books are wonderful - but this edition goes above and beyond all of the earlier ones. It contains some of the loveliest sweaters for women and a few for children. There are also many unique hats and purses - some of the purses are beaded. There are also neckties for the gents. A well-rounded collection of spectacular patterns! This is perhaps the best book of the series for quality and diversity. There are so many great patterns here, it is difficult to focus on any one of these as the best. There are not too many books out there that hold such an assortment - from sweaters to beaded purses to lovely hats and neckties. A great book - literally something for everyone!
27 Pages. This book contains 13 stunning knitted sweaters for women. The sizes range from 32-34 inch bust to the largest size of 36-38 inches. Although undated, the styles suggest that the patterns are from the very early 1930's. The construction of these sweaters is very simple but the styles are oh so elegant. This book, published by the Canadian division of Corticelli yarns contains a stunning assortment of 13 hand knitted sweater patterns from the Depression era. The sweaters are beautifully constructed and they all have an elegant, sophisticated and timeless appeal. A lovely collection - highly recommended for all skill levels! A fantastic book of sweaters that are every bit as alluring today as they were 70 years ago!
23 Pages. This book contains a beautiful selection of bulky hand knitted sweaters for both women and children. These lovely styles will work up very fast and are sized 34-36 for the women's styles and aged 6 to 10 years old for the children's sweaters. For women, there are four waist length button-down sweaters as well as a lovely bedjacket. For girls, there are 3 waist lenght button-down sweaters and for boys there is a lovely sleeveless vest. All designs are made with Fluffydown yarn, which is a bulky yarn, with a gauge of 3 sts per in. Although undated, the styles in this book suggest that it was published in the mid 1930's by the Canadian division of Corticelli yarns. It contains 9 lovely patterns for bulky weight hand knitted sweaters for women and children. These styles are both lovely as well as timeless. The patterns will work up very quickly because they were written for a bulky weight yarn with a gauge of 3 sts per inch. Lovely designs and beautiful styles!
31 Pages. This edition contains lovely hand knitted garments for both men and women. For women, there is a two-piece suit, several button-down cardigans, four lovely cap sleeve pullovers., a vest and a bed jacket. For men, there are two sleeveless vests and six fancy stocking styles. The woman's sizes range from 34-38, and the men's 38-40. This book, published by the Canadian division of Corticelli yarns contains a stunning assortment of 13 hand knitted sweater patterns from the Depression era. The sweaters are beautifully constructed and they all have an elegant, sophisticated and timeless appeal. A lovely collection - highly recommended for all skill levels! This is a great collection of elegant sweater styles!