210 Pages. This is a very rare Victorian Era collection of knitting and crocheting patterns. The patterns are lovely, and quite extensive, however, there are not pictures for all of the patterns in this manual. A collector's item! Please note that this manual is almost identical in content to Fleisher's Manual #3.
225 Pages. This is a very rare Victorian Era collection of knitting and crocheting patterns. The patterns are lovely, and quite extensive, however, there are not pictures for all of the patterns in this manual. A collector's item! Please note that this manual is almost identical in content to Fleisher's Manual #2. This edition has a few more patterns in it than the earlier edition.
56 Pages. This edition is much like the similar 4th edtion. You will find a lovely collection of shawls in this book, as well as several items for baby. In addition to this there is a beautiful assortment of Afghans and slippers. A wonderful glimpse at the garments of the Edwardian age.
87 Pages. A beautiful collection of turn of the century knitting and crocheting patterns for the whole family. This edition has some nice sweaters and afghans. This edition has some amazing patterns! Particularly nice are the shawls, the lovely petticoat pictured below and the amazing sweaters. There is something for everyone in the family worked in both knitting and crochet. Whether you are a recreationist or a designer looking for ideas - you will find this collection a magical glimpse into a bygone era.
103 Pages. One of the more rare titles in the early Fleisher's series, this is an all-purpose book of crochet and knitting patterns from the Edwardian era. The projects include sweaters, jackets, coats, wraps, slippers, leggings, petticoats and many lovely shawls for women. For men there are sweaters, socks and a warm helmet hat. For children there are slippers, kimonos, sweaters, coats, leggings, a skirt and socks. In addtion to all of this there are many lovely vintage afghans. The early Fleisher's books are wonderful time capsules of the golden age before WWI. They contain wonderful photographs and detailed instructions to make the fashions of the era. This collection is a historical reinactor's dream, and certainly a wonderful source of study for a social historian. A wonderful book!
191 Pages. One of the best of the Fleisher's Manual Collection. This edition has a wonderful assortment of all knitted and crochets item, but some especially nice shawls and afghans. This edition is divided nicely into a crochet section and a knitting section, and I've kept my images arranged as they appeared - the first half of them are for Crochet, and the last half is knitting. This is a fantastic edition with many one of a kind items. One of my most popular sellers from the Fleisher's series!
206 Pages. Another of the more rare editions of the fabulous Fleisher's Manual. In this edition are lovely Edwardian Era sweaters, afghans, infant's items and accessories. Whether you own one Fleisher's Manual or all of them - they are never a disappointment in quality and content. Our collection of Fleisher's manuals are very popular - and is there any wonder why? The patterns are a stunning glimpse into a bygone era. The patterns are in both knitting and crochet, and the book is nicely divided with crochet patterns in the front and knits in the back. I have kept them separate in my collage images for easier viewing. A fabulous assortment - this edition is sure to become one of the favorites.
205 Pages. Titanic Era collection of lovely knits and crochets from the fabulous yarn producer, Fleisher's. You can always find some hidden jewel in a Fleisher's manual, this edition has some lovely Indian Blankets as well as the adorable Yarn Kids dolls. In this edition there are Sweaters for the entire family, Shawls and Kimonos in both knit and crochet. In addition, there is also some lovely afghans - including some stunning Indian Blankets worked in Tapestry Crochet plus the collection of 12 Yarn Kids dolls, exclusive to only a few choice editions. Whether you own one Fleisher's Manual or all of them - they are amazing glimpses into a bygone era!
204 Pages. This wonderful edition is a bit unique. It has patterns in both Knitting and Crochet, but it also has a a very cute collection of 12 "Yarn Kids" dolls to make with your scrap yarn. A very fun edtion of the fabulous Fleisher's Manual! Fleisher's manuals are wonderful glimpses into the every day life of Day's Gone By. This edition has, a beautiful collection of sweaters, shawls, afghans, indian blankets, childrens items and accessories, as all of the others do. This edition is unique for the very cute collection of 12 assorted "Yarn Kid's" dolls that you can make. You will never be disappointed with a Fleisher's Manual - a huge assortment of wonderful patterns. This book has so many wonderful projects - you will be kept busy for years making them!
205 Pages. A beautiful collection of Edwardian Era crocheted and knitted items for the entire family. There is an especially nice collection of Crocheted Indian Blankets, and a very nice assortment of knitted slippers to name a few of the highlights. Fleisher's massive manuals are never a disappointment in quality and content! This book has some very beautiful items. There are lovely kimonos and shawls, beautiful sweaters and capes, a very large collection of afghans and throws, many items for baby and some very beautiful slippers. There not not many items for men, just a few sweaters and gloves. This book is mostly aimed for the home and the lady of the home.
205 Pages. This is an especially nice edition with patterns in both knitting and crochet. There are many garments that are unique to this edition, as well as a fabulous collection of Indian blankets, which were all the rage at this time. A lovely assortment of Edwardian Era knitted and crocheted items for the entire family. There are lovely sweaters, slippers, kimonos and infants items such as sacques and bootees. Also included are some stunning patterns for indian Blankets, afghans, gloves and a wide assortment of small projects that can be completed quickly. This edition is one of my favorites from the earlier Fleisher's books because of some of the wide assortment of unique designs. You will never be disappointed with a Fleisher's manual - they are loaded with incredible patterns!
204 Pages. A truly wonderful collection with many designs that are unique to this edition. Patterns are worked in in both Knitting and Crochet. There is an especially nice assortment of crocheted shawls, as well as afghans, infants items sweaters and slippers. This 1916 edition is an especially nice one. It is divided into a Knitting Section and a Crochet section with an extensive stitch glossary for easy, to aid you in recreating the designs. There are lovely sweaters, beautiful shawls, infant sets, a large assortment of afghans, stunning slippers plus much more that I haven't mentioned. The earlier Fleisher's books are enormous - close to 200 patterns are in this book, with many unique ideas and wonderfully nostalgic photographs. Fleisher's huge manuals are never a disappointment!
204 Pages. A huge assortment of patterns in knitting and crochet from the early WWI era. There is something for everyone in the family, from dainty slippers and shawls to amazing exotic motifed afghans. Also included is a huge stitch glossary to aid you in creating these wonderful patterns. Whether you own one edition of all editions of the Fleishers Manuals, you will know they are amazing time capsules into a bygone age. This book is no exception. It is loaded with some wonderful patterns for everyone in the family. There are hundreds of designs in each book, and excellent stitch glossaries for both knitting and crochet that aid you in duplicating the designs. Whether you are a recreationist, or a designer looking for new ideas - Fleisher's books are a great place to start, because the patterns are plentiful and the designs are beautiful.
204 Pages. Fabulous edition of designs in knitting & crochet from the time of WWI. There is a special section in this book devoted to Service Attire and the remainder of the book has a huge assortment of patterns for the entire family. Whether you are looking for a pattern for a Service Sweater from the doughboy era, or a delicate knitted shawl, this book has it all. It is divided nicely into a knitting section and a crochet section, as shown in my images, and has an extensive stitch glossary and instruction section. It has a stunning assortment of sweaters, shawls, slippers and childrens clothing. A wonderful collection!
192 Pages. A Wonderful collection of Prohibition era knitting and crochet patterns for the entire family. This is a large book with about 200 patterns in it! Fleisher's manuals are very popular, and if you see these styles, you will understand why! This edition is one of the most rare, and my original copy barely made it through the process of reproduction. It literally was turning to powder in my hands due to water damage. This one was worth saving - the patterns are especially nice. There is knitting and crochet for every member of the household and some fabulous designs you will not see anywhere else!
112 Pages. A fabulous assortment of Prohibition Era knitted and crocheted garments for the entire family. For ladies the patters include several sweaters, shawls, hats, scarfs, bed jackets and a dress. For men, there are sweaters, several lovely fancy scarfs and also severl sock designs including a pair of garters. For children there are many lovely outfits including a bathing suit and also sets for infants. A great all-purpose book!
112 Pages. A wonderful collection of dozens and dozens of classic 1920's flapper era fashions that are just as fabulous as they were nearly 100 years ago. Most of the designs here are in knitting and for women, however there are also some beautiful designs for men and children. The garments include sweaters, coats, dresses hats, scarves, socks and stockings and warm and some cozy crocheted items for infants. Also included are beautifully photographed diagrams of stitches and the instructions to make them, as well as the full patterns for all of the items shown. This is an excellent collection of designs from the timeless Gatsby era!
112 Pages. This is a great assortment of Prohibition era knitting and crocheting patterns. The styles are classic 1920's styles, and unique to this book. In addition to all of the many lovely sweaters, there are two fabulous Spanish-style shawls, and a long comfortable coat. There are also sweaters for men, including a banker's vest and stylish socks. there are also many outfits for children and a great assortment of afghans. The Fleisher's series contains a wonderful assortment styles, very fashionable for the year they were issued. This edition contains sweaters, shawls, socks, afghans, a coat and much more. The work is in both knitting & crochet, and there are fashions for everyone in the home, but most of the designs are for women. A great book from a great era!
32 Pages. A lovely and classically vintage collection of WWI era sweater and vestee patterns for ladies. The work is in knitting and crochet using a wide array of techniques, including knitted lace and filet crochet. There are many different styles which speak of the transition from the more conservative Edwardian era into the flash and sizzle of the roaring 20's. The clothing of an era speaks volumes about the changing times in which they were created. This collection from 1919 is a classic example of the fashion shift from vintage conservative to vintage chic. There are several different techniques used in these 15 designs including flite crochet and knitted lace. This edition is a large print edition that is easy to read and to follow. There are 15 designs for ladies in simple and easy to follow patterns. A quite beautiful collection of 15 designs.
32 Pages. A stunning assortment of classic prohibition era knitted ladies sweaters, suits, skirts and scarfs. The designs are quite lovely and reminiscent of Annie Hall in their simplicity. These designs would blend well with the fashions of today, with their sleek, long lines and lovely use of stitch patterns. There are several different techniques used, among them being lace and intarsia. There is no question why the Fleisher's books retained their popularity all the way into the 1960's. The fashions were cutting edge for the times they were designed. This edition is a stunning example of the clothes of such greats as Mary Pickford, Clara Bow and Lillian Gish. It was an amazing time - and the fashions were as sophisticated as they were elegant. This stunning assortment of sweaters, skirts and scarfs for ladies are classic examples of the elegant sleek fashions of the roaring 20's
32 pages. Beautifully constructed garments for infants and toddlers from the prohibition era. The garments include bonnets, bootees, blankets and sweaters. The sets are elegant in appearance, but so simple in constuction - projects like this are almost instant gratification! There is nothing more treasured than the lovely hand made family heirlooms given as gifts to a new arrival. They are simple to make and so lovely - often passing through generations of a family. A wonderful way to welcome a new addition into the world!
32 Pages. This lovely edition is much like the #104 edtion, but with an entirely different collection of patterns. This collection contains sweaters, cardigans and vests worked in a variety of knitting techniques, including fair isle, lace and intarsia. The designs are all stunning and they adapt very well to the fashions of today. There is no question why the Fleisher's books retained their popularity all the way into the 1960's. The fashions were cutting edge for the times they were designed. This edition is a stunning example of the clothes of such greats as Mary Pickford, Clara Bow and Lillian Gish. It was an amazing time - and the fashions were as sophisticated as they were elegant. This stunning assortment of sweaters, cardigans and vests for ladies are classic examples of the elegant sleek fashions of the roaring 20's
32 Pages. This book is a fabulous collection of knitted garments for children and infants from the roaring 1920's. This is from a small series that Fleisher's published in the mid 1920's and it is incredibly hard to find today. In this book there are patterns for the matching Robert & Robina suits for a set of twins, the Idella & Penelope school girl sweaters, The Una coat and the Betsy Sweater. For boys there is the Gordon & Roger schoolboy sweaters, the Homer suit for a young lad and the Bernice sweater for a young lady. For toddlers, there is the Dickey suit for a boy and the Babs sweater for a young girl. There are also lovely caps, stockings, afghans and assorted infant garments.
18 Pages. The depression era was such a difficult time for most families - a lady may not have had the money to buy all of the yarn for a solid color afghan, but everyone had a stash of the bits and portions of leftover yarn from projects gone buy. This excellent collection of ten colorful afghans is the perfect way to use all of the leftovers to make a stunning work of art. All ten designs are made in small motifs that are joined together to make a stunning and warm wrap for a chilly night. The perfect answer for the frugal lady with a colorful stash of yarn that begs to be worked!
31 Pages. A beautiful collection of 15 sweaters and several hats from the fabulous Fleisher's yarn company. This book was printed during the Depression, and it reflects so well the changing times from which it came. The styles are simple and elegant.
22 Pages. A Depression era collection of vividly colorful afghans and throws worked in various afghan stitches, including Tunisian stitch (afghan stitch). All of the designs are made with many different colors, as a way to make the afghans more economical during troubled times.
43 Pages. This wonderful book contains a unique collection of Depression Era fashions that are worked in knitting with occasionaly a little bit of crochet. All designs (as are most books from this era) are written in only one size - that is size 16. The patterns include blouses, dresses, skirts, vests, as well as several hats, purses and other matching accessories. The despression era books aregetting so difficult to find - and they grow scarcer every day. This restoration brings these elegant, fashionable styles to life once again!
18 Pages. A very stylish assortment of women's garments worked in both knitting and crochet. Among the patterns are vintage 1933 sweaters, swim suits, coats, a cowl neck evening gown, and collar sets. These are lovely, stylish designs and are great reminders of this fashionable era. This book has a great mixture of Depression era patterns, from casual sweaters and swimsuits to a lovely coat and even a stylish evening gown. The designs from this era are sleek and flattering and a great way to relive this wonderful age and time.
72 Pages. This Depression era book contains an excellent array of knitted and crocheted fashions for the entire family. In addition to the many sweater styles, there are lovely dresses for girls and teens, tailored jackets and sweater sets for women, lingerie items and a housecoat, accessories such as socks, mittens hats, gloves and scarfs and even sweater patterns for dogs. This edition is a huge assortment of patterns and a great assortment of styles for every purpose and person. There are even some great patterns for dog sweaters. This is a great mixture of styles, and so much to choose from you will want to make them all! A great source book of period patterns.
19 Pages. A lovely collection of women's hand knitted resort fashions from the Depression era. the lovely garments include two hand knitted bathing suits, a turtle neck pullover, tiny shorts called "Baby Pants", a two piece resort dress, a brim hat and a beautiful sports suit. There is something so sophisticated about the fashions of the 1930's. This book has a lovely mixture of the styles a lady would wear on holiday to a fashionable beach resort. From beachside lounge wear to lovely outfits for a night on the town, a great reminder of the golden age of fashions.
61 Pages. This edition is all about elegance - and high fashion. This collection is a designer series of fashions for the stars. The designer names are Lelong, Schiaparelli, Lanvin and Patou. The styles are for women's dresses, suits. sweaters and some amazing coats. These fashions are very much like what you would find in a Minerva book of the same era - but the styles are all their own! A stunning high fashion designer knitwear collection from the famous Fleisher's Yarn Company. These are the fashion that the stars and fashion queens would have worn right after the Great Depression. They are sleek, elegant designs and most are in high fashion - even today over 70 years later! Truly an amazing book!
21 Pages. There is just something special about the swimsuits of the 1930's! This book has several lovely choices, as well as a stunning assortment of light sweaters and decorative scarfs. A fun and diverse collection of knitting patterns that are well suited for even the sophistated knitter of today! A stunning vintage collection of beach and summer wear from the wonderful Fleisher's family of books. There are several stunning swimsuits in this book as well as sophisticated sweaters and scarves for a lovely night on the town. Classic elegane never goes out of fashion!
15 Pages. A beautiful pattern selection of five hand knitted women's fashionable suits, including one designer style by Patou. All of the designs are elegant two-piece suits with classic tailoring, sophisticated fashions that are never out of fashion. Beautiful shapely suits for the elegant woman of the 1930's. These styles are so different than the earlier decades, but they are often seen and adapted in all of the decades since. This was the decade that defined style and elegance.
65 Pages. This is a large collection of elegant fashions from the time of World War II. The lovely knits include several long sleek dresses, jackets with matching skirts, two different swagger coats, blouses, a ladies necktie and a beret. These are the beautiful styles worn by the movie stars and fashionable ladies of the decade. A beautiful assortment of twenty dresses and traveling outfits for the fashionable woman of the 1930's. These styles were unlike those of previous decades. this was the decade of elegance and many of these fashions have not lost their allure even after 70 years. There are so many timeless styles here!
57 Pages. A gorgeous selection of knitted vintage Depression Era patterns that are designed just for children. There are many projects to choose from for both boys and girls, including a lace party dress, coats (including a British style coat), sweaters, an angora beret, matching play suits for brothers and sisters, hats, mittens, bathing suits for both boys and girls, cardigans, twin sets, rompers and matching infant's gift sets including baby afghans. This is a timeless assortment of fabulaous children's garments that your parents or grandparents may have worn or made. They styles are well constructed and are fashionable reminders of a simple, elegant time. There are so many ideas here, this is a great all-purpose book!
61 Pages. Another fine edtion of sophisticated, elegant designs from Fleisher's yarns. In this volume there are a wide range of hand knits. There are coats, suits, dresses and even a stunning evening frock. The designs are very similar to those that you find in the Minerva series of books from this era, and they are every bit as beautiful. The 1930's were such a glamorous time for fashion - many of these styles are still being worn today!
23 Pages. A fabulous collection of hand knitted fashions for the elegant lady from the time of World War II. There are several blouses that are feminine and tailored, showing the elegance of this era. There are also lovely dresses, including a two-piece dress, a vestee dress and a two-piece suit. Lastly, there is a three piece town suit consisting of a skirt, a blouse and a lovely swing coat. Lovely fashions!
16 Pages. This book is a small collection of lovely hand knitted suits and dresses fromt he Depression Era. The styles were originally designed for three new yarns to Fleishers, called Krinky Crepe, Magic Flake and Sport Angora. The patterns include an Afternoon Frock, a Sports Ensemble, a Tab Peplum Suit, a One-Piece Dress and a Two-Piece Town suit. The fashion styles of the swing era are unforgettable! These are hand knitted styles that are lovely as well as sophisticated. This edition contains a great selection of fashions that will never be forgotten. Just like the music of Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald, these styles are not only timeless - they are just plain cool! A great assortment in a hard-to-find edition!
55 Pages. This book contains a lovely selection of vintage hand knitted fashions for women from the depression era. There are many selections to choose from including a lovely waistcoat, several one-piece and two piece dresses and suits, and a lovely herringbone coat. The styles are inspirational and very flattering. All of the patterns were written for size 16, but there are instructions in the rear of the book to convert the fashions to your personal measurements. The fashion styles of the swing era are unforgettable! These are hand knitted styles that are lovely as well as sophisticated. This edition contains a great selection of fashions that will never be forgotten. Just like the music of Dizzy Gillespie and Benny Goodman, these styles are not only timeless - they are just plain cool!
31 Pages. A lovely collection of school togs, party frocks and casual sweaters for the young misses of yesteryear! These are timeless designs of quality and workmanship. In this edition, the patterns include a two-piece suit with gored skirt, a three-piece suit with button-down skirt, a simple slip-on blouse, a two-piece jiffy knit dress, a two-piece suit with matching Scottish style cap, a simple raglan sleeve blouse, a lovely swagger style coat for a 12 year old, a dainty one- piece dress for a 10 year old, a lovely one-piece party frock for an 8 year old and two different two-piece dresses with a matching beret. Also included are complete instructions for the stitches used - as well as information to change the sizes if necessary. A lovely collection of vintage girly fashions!
35 Pages. Classic is the key word for this collection - and every style it contains is the definition of classic even today. There are hand knit styles for both men and women, and also some very lovely accessories such as gloves, hats and scarfs. For women there are sweaters and cardigans with a youthful flair. For men there are sweaters and vests working in both cabling and stockinette. This wonderful collection will surely become a favorite on your bookshelf as it is mine. There are lovely patterns for both men and women with simple and tasteful style. There are also a number of accessories for both men and women to complete your wardrobe. A lovely timeless collection from before WWII. A beautiful edition!
24 Pages. This edition of Fleisher's will surely be a hit, even with our sophisticated tastes of today. There is a lovely collection of dresses and suits for women all working in knitting. The fashons are as lovely and elegant today as they were when this book was printed 70 years ago. The Fleisher's books are a wonderful walk through fashion history. Starting in Victorian days on through tow World War II, as in this edition, they are always a delight to the eye and inspiration to the mind. This collection is destined to become a favorite because of the elegant simple styling of these knitted dresses and suits for women.
67 Pages. A stunning collection of high fashion ladies dresses and suits from WWII era. This collection includes the Smart Cape Suit pictured on the cover, as well as several Tyrolean designer pieces by Lanz of Salburg. This is an exquisite collection! An elegant and timeless collection of high fashion ladies dresses, suits and a lovely box coat. These designs are from the WWII era, and they are very sleek in their styling and classically lovely in their cut and finish. The designs of the 1930's are the basis of many of the most elegant of today's designs. It was truly a golden age!
28 Pages. This book contains a spectacular collection of 10 exquisitely crocheted afghans from the era of WWII. The designs include the cover design, the "Trellis" pattern, a beautiful design worked in panels of single crochet in tapestry crochet. The next design, the "Aurora" is worked lengthwise in various colorful ombre yarns with a black border. The next design is the "Parquet" - a lovely geometric design reminiscent of a parquet floor. Next is the "Windsor" design, lovely square motifs with popcorn stitch and also the "Mosaic" which is a wonderful array of small diamonds reminisce of fine tile work. Next is the gorgeous "Willow" afghan which is simple blue stripes with a fancy border, the colors remind one of lovely blue willow-ware china. The next design is the "Domino" - working in small squares of black and white and grey ombre yarn. The next design is the "Fireside", a vibrant striped afghan with popcorn accents and the colors of a warm fire. The next design is the "Flower Loom" (a simple flower loom is needed), colorful hexagons with brown borders. The last design in the book is the "Diamond", shown in shades of green but can be worked in any color scheme - a lovely and simple diamond patterned afghan.
63 Pages. A lovely assortment of classically vintage WWII era womens's hand knitted dresses, suits, blouses and coats. There is also a beautiful floor length negligee, or robe that will surely be one you would love to wear.These designs are the sophisticated classics you still see even today. Also included in this book is a very helpful stitch glossary, detailed closeups of garments and a very handy help section to aid you in recreating them. The later series of Fleisher's book were always filled with wonderful unique styles. They are similar to the Minerva books, but they styles are all their own. They are classic, elegant and vivid snapshots of the time in which they were published. Beautiful classics like this will always be with us!
35 Pages. This rare gem from the depression era is destined to become a knitter's favorite for sweater ideas. Included are knitting patterns for sweaters, blouses, bedjackets, shoulderettes, cardigans, gilets and vests. These stylish designs are made through many different stitch techniques, such as cables, laces, houndstooth and plain, simple stockinette. The fashion styles of the swing era are unforgettable! These are hand knitted styles that are lovely as well as sophisticated. This edition contains a great selection of fashions that will never be forgotten. Just as the music of Dizzy Gillespie and Benny Goodman was, these styles are not only timeless - they are just plain cool! A wonderful book!
47 Pages. Sleek, Elegant and Sophisticated are the words best to describe this volume from Fleisher's. This is another classic edition of women's dresses, suits and even a coat from the WWII era. There are a few patterns with lovely cabling, but most of the patterns are very simple stitch patterns. There was something about those lovely fashions of the 1930's that still intrigues knitters and designers even today. The stylings were always very feminine and sleek, not overdone with unnecessary flashy stitch patterns. This collection is classic 1930's in even sense of the word. Each pattern is unique, and every one of them would look lovely on the modern woman of the 21st century.
11 Pages. This book contins five beautifully unique hand knitted and crocheted hat styles from a stylish era of fashion. Shown on the cover is the knitted Peaked Hat and in addition to this there is a knitted Angora Calot, a knitted Scallop Calot, a fashionable cocheted High Hat and a lovely little Knitted Calot. The fashion styles of the swing era are unforgettable! These are hand knitted styles that are lovely as well as sophisticated. This edition contains a great selection of fashions that will never be forgotten. Just as the music of Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald is, these styles are not only timeless - they are just plain cool! A great book!
51 Pages. This books contains a lovely collection of hand knitted fashions from the time of WWII. These are great styles, sizes 14 - 18, but mostly size 16 with instructions in the rear of the book for altering the size for a personal fit. The projects are numerous, including several dresses and two-piece suits, a ruffled bedjacket, a fabulous knitted ice skating outfit, fancy sweaters and lovely swing coat. A great collection of unique styles! The fashion styles of the swing era are unforgettable! These are hand knitted styles that are lovely as well as sophisticated. This edition contains a great selection of fashions that will never be forgotten. Just as the music of Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald is, these styles are not only timeless - they are just plain cool!
27 Pages. A very lovely pattern collection of comfortable garments made with angora yarns. The designs include the lovely bolero seen on the cover, a sports cardigan, a smart pullover, a sleeveless jacket, a breakfast jacket, several gloves hats & scarfs and comfortable bedsocks. Luxurious patterns with a timeless appeal.
47 pages. This book contains an exquisite collection of knitted dresses from the elegant 1930's. The styles are flattering and oh so feminine! As in most books of the era, the patterns are written in size 16, with instuctions for altering the design to your personal size included in the back of the book. These are classic, timeless styles that are every bit as alluring today as they were nearly seven decades ago.
73 Pages. This book contains a wide range of patterns from the time of WWII, beautiful creations for all members of the family. Starting with adorable outfits and sets for infants, there are also coats, swimsuits, dresses and accessories for children and teens. For men there are sweaters, gloves, socks and vests that are stylish and beautifully made. For women, there are stunning sweaters, cardigans and lovely accessories. This is a fantastic book of Swing Era fashions.
55 Pages. This war-time edition of Fleisher's knitting contains a lovely assortment of sweaters, dresses, suits and jackets - all with that 1930's flair and sophisticated styling. As are most books from this era, all the patterns are written in size 16 with instructions in the back of the book to resize the patterns to your personal size. There are also instructions in this book to make various styles of shoulder pads - a necessity of many of these well designed fashions from the 1930's and 1940's. A rare classic that is very difficult to find!
23 Pages. There are some amazing crocheted afghan pattern books that were made at the time of WWII, and this one is one of the best. It contains crochet patterns and one knitting pattern to make 9 different afghans, the patterns include the Delftware, the Autumn Leaves, the Briafcliff, the Duchess, the Nantucket, the French Brocade, the Tapestry Bouquet, the Knitted Ripple, and the Pine Tree designs. Some of the the floral designs are embroidered onto a plain base using a tapestry needle, so there are a variety of techniques as well. An excellent book, great for those who collect the color afghan books of the 1930's and 1940's!
55 Pages. If you love vintage patterns with cables and other fancy stitches - this is the book for you! This book is loaded with fabulous vintage designs. In addition to the several lovely cabled stitch cardigans, there are lovely dresses and suits with capped sleeves and a-line skirts. The designs are suave and sophisticated with a tailored cut and an expensive look. As with most pattern books from this era, all of the patterns in this book are a size 16 or a medium. There are useful instructions in the back of the book on how to resize a pattern, as well as stitch instructions for the stitches used to make the sweaters. This is an excellent book of stylish World War 2 era fashions.
43 Pages. This book contains a fantastic assortment of sweaters, vests and socks for men. Most of the designs are modeled by well known film and radio stars of the era, such as Rudy Vallee, Fred Allen and Dick Powell to name a few. This is not just a pattern book, but it is also time capsule of the best names from the golden age of radio.
51 Pages. This edition contains a smashing collection of hand knitting patterns for women from the early 1940's. Beautiful suits and dresses for daytime or travel as well as several lovely sweaters and pullovers that would dress up any outfit. These are all classic styles and designs that are every bit as beautiful today as they were so many years ago! As with most pattern books from this era, all of the patterns in this book are a size 16 or a medium. There are useful instructions in the back of the book on how to resize a pattern, as well as stitch instructions for the stitches used to make the sweaters.
43 Pages. This book contains an adorable collection of hand knitting patterns for young boys and girls from the 1940's. There are matching suits for brothers and sisters, with skirts for the girls and shorts for the boys, there are cardigans, pullovers. snow suits, coats and even the accessories of socks gloves and mittens. The styles are adorable and timeless - with a hint of nostalgia, these are the fashions that your children's Great Grandparents wore when they were small! Everything that you need is right here - including helpful instructions for weaving a toe or embroidering a design onto plain knitting. This book is a treasure trove of wonderful children's fashions!
43 Pages. This edition contains a timeless collection of fashion designs for women all worked in hand knitting. There are patterns for dresses, tailored suits, frocks, jackets, cardigans and just about every flattering hand knit that you can think of that a women would wear in the 1940's. A truly excellent collection of fashion patterns! As with most pattern books from this era, all of the patterns in this book are a size 16 or a medium. There are useful instructions in the back of the book blocking a garment, as well as how to weave a toe for a stocking and how to embroider a design onto plain knitting.
19 Pages. An absolutely stunning assortment of eight crocheted and knitted afghan patterns that are unequalled in quality and appeal! These beautiful creations will become cherished family heirlooms for generations to come. The first design is called "Snowflake", that consists of diamond in afghan stitch with an embroidered snowflake and knitted border of cables. The second design is called "Carnival", a colorful pinwheel design. The third pattern is called "Square Dance", colorful crocheted squares that are finished with a scalloped border. The fourth design is called "Rio" a colorful number that is crocheted in one piece. The fifth design is called "Cameo" a glorious pattern with hexagons and embroidered roses. The sixth design is called "Colonial Rose", this is the lovely afghan shown on the cover. The seventh design is called "Wedgewood" a beautiful number with vertical stripes in two shades of blue. The final design is called "Stadium" a lovely design worked in the two colors of your favorite sports team. All of these design are shown in black and white on the pattern page and the center page shows all of the patterns in color.
39 pages. A lovely mixture of fashionable hand knitted garment patterns from the time of WWII. There is a little bit of everything included here, from simple pretty sweaters, to stylish dressses & suits, sleek jackets and a lovely drop shoulder A-line coat. A beautiful collection of timeless fashions.
22 Pages. For a book with only 22 pages, this edition contains a huge amount of adorable patterns for an infant! There are patterns for several sets for an infant including a Christening set, the sets usually include bonnets, coats, sweaters, blankets, bootees, etc. The patterns are mostly for newborn to 1 year old, however there are a couple of additional patterns for cardigans and a frock for a young girl up to the age of three. In addition to all of these, there is a cute pattern for a beret, some lovely little moccasins, hanger covers and a cute "ducky" harness to use as your infant learns to walk. There are some great patterns to make for a shower gift, or for your own little one! Why buy when the ones that you make are so much better!
31 Pages. What man doesn't love the warmth and luxury of hand knitted sweaters and socks? This edition from Fleisher's is filled with great hand knit fashions for the man in your life. There are thirteen designs to choose from, which include pullovers, cardigans, vests and button-downs. There is also a fabulous ski sweater in a Nordic design and patterns for six different socks, a pair of mittens, a pair of gloves and a handsome scarf. Show your man how much you love him and surprise him with a vintage style hand knit!
55 Pages. This book contains a huge collection of patterns for infants up until 4 years of age. There is so much to choose from, you will have difficultly deciding what to make next! There are sweaters, bonnets, bootees, buntings, blankets, mittens, leggings, dresses, wraps, rompers, sweaters and leggings. For the older children there are socks, mittens, slippers, dresses, shorts, shirts, a bathrobe, swimsuit, cardigans, pullovers, and snow suits for cold weather. This is such a lovely assortment of patterns some are in knitting, and some crochet - great for gifts or for dressing your own children in style!
35 Pages. This stunning collection of couture hand knits for women will make you the envy of all of your friends. There are gorgeous sweaters in many different styles and techniques - including cable knits! The styles are sleek and sophisticated and include many sweaters, cardigans, jackets and dresses. All patterns are written in three sizes - some are 14, 16 and 18 and others are sized 16, 18 and 20. There is no other sizing information in this book, so if you are unfamiliar with pattern sizing you may want to familiarize yourself with this technique in order to change the sizes to smaller or larger than those shown in the book. This is a fine collection of patterns with a tailored and sophisticated air about them!
27 Pages. This book contains a lovely set of patterns for babies to keep them warm - all worked in crochet. There are several sets which include a blanket, bonnet, bootees, sweaters and some with pillows. These are all for infants up to 1 year old and would make spectacular gift sets for a shower gift for the mom-to-be! There are also a few items for children that are a bit older, up to three years old, and these include several lovely sweaters and pullovers, a party frock, a lovely little travelling dress and a lovely little mock pleated skirt set. In addition to all of these there are adorable crochet covers for hangers, one with a rose f9or the hook, one with a horse and the last one with a swan. The final pattern is for matching bedjackets for mom and baby - a great gift idea!
19 Pages. This wonderful book contains patterns to make seven exquisite colorful afghans, most worked in crochet. The designs are truly works of art, it will be difficult to choose which one to make first! In addition to the stunning grape vine design on the cover (the design is embroidered onto a plain band), there is also a floral design with vibrant reds, blues and green on a black base, next is the "Rose Petal" motif design of mauves and grays. Next is the "Pond Lily", small hexagon motifs of red and white joined with black border, followed by the "Cabana", a pattern of vertical stripes with a vibrant south of the border appeal. The next design, "The Ivy" is an afghan worked in knitting with vertical panels of leafy lace in light and dark green. The final design is the "Cornflower", an embroidered design on plain grey strips of a corn flower vine.
37 Pages. This collection of women's fashions is truly a stunning and timeless reminder of why the 1940's were just so cool. Most of the patterns are for suits or dresses, but there are also a few eye-catching blouses that are just the perfect addition to your wardrobe. All patterns were written in three sizes, either 14, 16 and 18 or 16, 18 and 20. The patterns are quite flattering with long lines, some are two or three piece suits with cap sleeves and a tailored and expensive appeal to them. For sweaters there is a lovely drop shoulder blouse, a fancy evening sweater with sequins, a lovely cable knit cardigan and a very nice turtle neck blouse. These are fashions that are forever beautiful!
39 Pages. This edition contains 15 lovely sweater patterns for the college bound girl of the 1940's. The patterns are written in three sizes - size 14 to 18, however there are a few that are written in size 36 to size 40. In addition to the sweater patterns, there are also some very lovely socks and mittens to complete the outfit. The sweater patterns include a cable knit vest with a long ribbed waist, a lovely argyle cardigan (with ankle socks to match), a simple designed pullover and cardigan with cap sleeves, a simple diamond pattern pullover for the sorority girl to embroider her sorority letters to, a simple raglan cardigan and pullover, a tartan design pullover, a lovely classic cabled cardigan, a beautiful fair isle yoked pullover with matching mittens, a beautiful cable yoke pullover, a v-necked pullover, an alluring date-nite sweater, a classic slip on with half sleeves and a scoop necked tuck in blouse. A wide range of patterns for the younger set!
47 Pages. A staple for every lady's wardrobe, these sixteen classic cardigan designs will be the perfect cover-up to chase the chill away! There are designs to compliment any outfit - including an argyle, fancy cables, a sleeveless vest, fancy ribbed designs or just a simple plain cardigan. There is something for every taste here. Most of the patterns are set up in three sizes 14 -16 - 18. There are a few designs that are women's size 36 - 38- 40 and one sizes all the way up to size 44. There really is something for women of all ages here - a great assortment of patterns!
47 Pages. There is nothing more elegant than a classic design knit dress - and this books is filled with great patterns! There are patterns for dresses, suits and elegant sweaters - as well as a fabulous shoulder wrap to complete the ensemble. All of the outfits and sweaters in this book are written in three sizes, 14 - 16 - 18, and in the back of the book are instructions on how to change the sizes of the patterns. A skilled knitter could make these designs a tailored fit for just about any size! These are fabulous patterns for business or leisure!
47 Pages. The books contains a gorgeous collection of hand knitting patterns for the sophisticated woman of the 1940's. These fabulous designs have a timeless appeal for even the most discriminating fashionista. There are elegant dresses, suits, skirts, sweaters, cardigans and vests. All patterns are written in three sizes, some are more slender fitting than others. The sizes range from size 12 to size 20, however most of the patterns are sized 14 - 16 -18. There are instructions in the back of the book to change the patterns to different sizes or measurements. A skilled knitter would be able to make these lovely patterns into the perfectly fitted suit of her dreams!
30 Pages. A wonderful selection of classic style socks for everyone that you love. In these pages you will find expert instructions to make the socks that fit perfectly and are lovely to look at. There is the perfect pattern for every fancy, including the elaborate such as men's argyles to simple cables, ladies anklets, a great pattern for spiral socks in all sizes, lounging slippers for the whole family as well as simple heavy hunting socks. Also included are patterns for bed socks and knee warmers. There are excellent instructions from beginning to end - if you have never made your own socks, why not now?
39 Pages. This books contains fashionable styles for the woman on the go. Whether it is that simple little sweater that blends well with any outfit, a trendy double breasted jacket or a luxurious dress - you will find the perfect compliment for your fashionable mood of the day. There are three different styles of skirts included that are written in five sizes: 12 - 14 - 16 - 18 and 20. All of the other patterns are written in three sizes: 14 - 16 -18 but there are instructions in the back of the book to alter the sizing to make your fit perfect. A fabulous collection of stylish patterns that are every bit as alluring today as they were back in the golden age of fashion!
19 pages. A Lady's boudoir cannot be complete without these little comforts that add glamour as well as warmth. In this book there are patterns for eleven lovely bedjackets - some worked in crochet and some in knitting. In addition to these, there are also patterns for three different slippers and four different bootees (or bed socks) to chase the chill away. The patterns are well written and easy to follow, and the book also contains a page of helpful information on stitch instructions and caring for your knits. These are timeless designs that are as functional as they are beautiful!
39 Pages. The edition contains a very lovely selection of hand knitting patterns from the early 1950's. Included are beautiful simple style dresses, several casual sweaters and tops - including several different cardigans and a few short jackets, and a cape stole. These are timeless styles and exude elegance and sophistication, as the fashions of the 1950's often did. The patterns range in sizes - from 14, 16 and 18 or women's sizes 34, 36 and 38. Also included are charts, detailed photos of some of the more elaborate patterns and in the back of the book is helpful information to change pattern sizes, how to obtain gauge, and how to block and assemble your work with practical finishing instructions.
47 Pages. This book contains an excellent assortment of knitting and crochet patterns for sweaters for men of all ages. The pictures of the sweaters are in black & white, but the backgrounds are in color. The styles include sweaters, cardigans, vests, scarves, ear warmers, a dickey - and even golf club covers! Some of the more elaborate designs include cables, argyles, intarsia and fair isle - and these include charts and detailed instructions for perfect results. Many of the patterns are written in a range of multiple sizes between 34 and 44 and some patterns are even adjusted for two different weights of yarn. In the back of the book, there is also helpful information to change pattern sizes, how to obtain gauge, and how to block and assemble your work with practical finishing instructions.
43 Pages. This is a gorgeous selection of stylish and sophisticated knitting patterns for women from the early 1950's. The patterns include dresses, blouses, suits, cardigans, jackets and three pattern variations of a calf-length skirt. Some of the feature patterns include two styles for a lace party dress - one made in crochet and the other one in knitting. All of the patterns are written in three sizes, most of them being 14 - 16- 18. This is a beautiful selection of timeless fashion patterns.
35 Pages. If you are looking for the perfect cardigan pattern - look no further! This book is filled with patterns for beautiful cardigans in a wide range of weights and sizes. On the cover is shown a beautiful mother/daughter set in a classic design made with a sports weight yarn. The sizes in this book range from a girls size 6 through 12, a misses size 14 through 20 and a women's size 38 to 48. The designs are classic for the 1950's "Sweater Girl" cardigan, with warm wool designs for winter, cool cotton designs for spring or summer, two lovely vests, a beautiful mother/ daughter shrug set and even a fluffy angora number that would be perfect for a night on the town. The perfect book of cardigans!
43 Pages. For the true "Glamour Girl" that is in every woman, this fabulous book from Fleisher's has just the perfect pattern for you! The knitting patterns for Ladies Sweaters, Dresses, Cardigans, suits, shrugs and fantastic pullover tops are presented in a range of sizes - Misses sizes 12 through 20 and Women's sizes 36 through 44. These are all classic 1950's style garments with beautiful shaping and the perfect tailored look.With easy to follow instructions and beautiful photos of the finished designs, this book is a MUST HAVE!
11 Pages. How much can you fit into an 11 page book? Plenty! This little book is absolutely loaded with great patterns! There is a lovely Cape Stole that is knitted in seed stitch, a Sailor Collared short jacket that is written for size 14 & 18, a Box Coat that is patterned for sizes 12 - 16, a Striped Cardigan in Fisherman's stitch that is written for sizes 12 - 16, a lovely Dress in Dropped Stitch Stripes that is written for sizes 12 - 16, a Gondolier's Over-sweater that is patterned for sizes 12-16, His and Her's Crew or Turtleneck sweater in sizes 36 - 42 and the Sweater-Jacket pictured on the cover that is written for sizes 12 - 16. An excellent book with really beautiful designs!
15 Pages. This book contains twelve fabulous 1950's era knitting patterns for the young and the young at heart. The sweaters are all sized in misses sizes, either 10 - 16 or small and medium. In addition to the lovely "Pixie Cape" shown on the cover, there is a nice v-neck vest with pockets, a lovely short-waisted cardigan, a half sleeved pullover with a lovely cabled patterns, an adorable boat necked pullover with ribbing at the waist, an intricately patterned pullover with a v-neck, a very lovely shaker-knit cardigan with a shawl collar, and a popcorn and cable cardigan with cap sleeves. In addition to the sweaters, there are also some unique accessories that would be fun projects to make - such as the little capelet that can also be converted into a toboggan cap and the knee-high stockings with festive pompoms. An excellent assortment of patterns in such a small book!
39 Pages. This book contains a stylish collection of twenty classic 1950's staple hand knits for women. There are sweaters, coats, dresses cardigans and bulkies that are every bit as stylish today as they were sixty years ago. All of the patterns are written in multiple sizes, with the majority of them in Misses sizes 12 - 16. There is one dress pattern that is written in Women's sizes 34 - 40. Among the many sweet little cardigans in this book, there is the lovely coat on the cover (and two more coats inside), there is also a stunning lace formal dress that would be the hit at any formal function.