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    60 Pages. An extremely rare early edition from the WWI era of the wonderful Minerva Collection. In this edition there are a wide range of projects including many sweaters, shawls, wraps and scarfs. There are also some lovely hats, slippers, and jackets. In addition to this there are several wonderful children's clothing items and afghans. Also included are two stunning color pages.

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    51 Pages.  This book is a compilation of many lovely knitting and patterns for all members of the family from the time of WWI. There are lovely sweaters, coats, berets and other warm woolies - all in the nostalgic period style of the prohibition era. There are 185 photographic illustrations, with two full pages that are in beautiful colors. For infants, there are blankets, bootees, coats and dresses. For children, there are hats, coats, dresses, and even a scarf and muff set. For ladies, there are many lovely sweaters, scarfs, shawls, tams, berets, coats, purses and much more. For men, the patterns include sweaters, vests wristlets, caps and soldier's socks. An excellent resource for prohibition era knitting patterns!

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    52 Pages. This amazing book of fashions for the family is loaded with more than 100 patterns worked mostly in knitting, however there are also several lovely designs worked in crochet as well. There is a pattern for just about everything that you can think of to keep the chill away - there are sweaters, scarves, hats, mittens, dresses, capes, vests, and toques. These are times designs, many would be lovely to wear today. Included in this book are pictural instructions for basic knitting and crochet stitches as well as instructions for 30 new knitting  to learn and use in your projects. This is truly a gorgeous book and would be a great addition to any knitter's library!

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    52 Pages. This edition from Minerva is a timeless collection of nearly 100 knitting and crochet patterns for everyone in the family.  There is every garment that you can think of to make including sweaters, scarves, hats, wraps, jackets, slippers, socks, afghans, cardigans and vests all worked in either knitting or crochet. Your needle or hook will be kept working for quite some time before you run out of ideas with all of these great patterns. Also included are a pictoral guide to basci knitting and crochet instruction as well as written instruction to make ten knitting and ten crochet stitches that are not shown in the earlier books. The early Minerva books are real treasures!

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    32 Pages. A stunning assortment of early Prohibition Era knitted and crocheted garments for the entire family. The styles may be 80+ years old, but the designs are timeless. There are some really stunning patterns in these old Minerva books - that may be the reason why they are so highly collectible!

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    17 Pages. This excellent book contains 33 patterns to make knitted winter fashions from the roaring twenties. There is an excellent assortment of designs, mostly for women and the patterns include sweaters, dresses, skirts, wraps, hats in so many lovely styles. Also included are patterns for children, including coats, hats, sweaters, toques and tams for girls, as well as two adorable suits for a young boy. These are wonderful fashions with a timeless appeal!

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    17 Pages. A lovely early edition of the fabulous Minerva Knitting Magazine. This is an assortment of designs for women excludsively. There are many sweaters and two dresses with capes to match. Althought the designs are over 80 years old - they would look lovely today - especially in some of the wonderful yarns we have today!

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    17 Pages. As beautiful today as they were nearly 100 years ago, these sports wear fashions have a timeless appeal. Most of the designs are in knitting, however there are a few that are crocheted. These are fashions for the young couple on the go - there are many lovely sweater designs for both women and men. There are also many patterns for accessories such as hats, scarfs, stockings, and even a cape. All of the womens patterns in this book are sized between size 34 and 38, and the men's items are sized 38 to 40 - this is how all pattern books from this era were written. Instruction is given to adjust for other sizes and it is not a difficult thing to do once you get the hang of it. The Minerva books are contain well written patterns and the most avant-garde styles for the era. An excellent book!

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    17 Pages. This editions is a very rare find that contains a delicious assortment of hand knitting and crochet patterns for children and teens from the era of the roaring 1920's. Included are patterns for sweaters, dresses, a cape. socks, and hats for girls. For boys the patterns include several sweaters, a cardigan and stockings. There are also two sweaters for a teen age girl. These are lovely styles that are a refreshing look back to a simpler age.

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    17 Pages. An excellent introduction to the styles and designs of the Flapper and Prohibition era. The designs are mostly for women, although there are 4 patterns for men. One added feature of this edition is the color supplement that is included in the middle of the book. Minerva books are loved by knitters and early books such as this are a wonderful find!

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    17 Pages. A wonderful assortment of avant-garde fashions for the fashionable lady of the roaring twenties is contained in these pages, along with the accessories she needs to complete her ensemble. Here you will find knitting patterns to make vintage style sweaters, coats, scarfs, turban, tam and college attire for the fall season of 1923! The designs are timeless in their appeal and can easily be re-created for the woman of this new century. All patterns are written and sized between 36 and 40, as were all pattern books from this era. There are brief instructions on how to resize the design to fit a larger or smaller woman, and it is not a difficult technique to master once you get the hang of it! This is an excellent pattern book that is loaded with fashion nostalgia!

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    32 Pages. This edition contains an excellent assortment of hand made fashions for the entire family. The designs are so typical of the "Roaring Twenties", with drop shoulders and roll collars - all worked in either knitting or crochet. For women the patterns include two lovely modest skirt suits, including several knitted sweaters and blouses, as well as two styles of bed jackets. There are also three sweaters for a teen age young lady. In addition to this there are two hat & scarf sets - on with matching bag. For girls there are several lovely sweaters, hats, a comfy suit, a cape, a crochet coat & hat set, and a bathrobe. There are also several sets for infants. For boys, there are quite a few lovely sweaters, a knitted suit, cardigans & sleeveless vests. There are also several sweaters for men as well as golf stockings and scarfs. A huge assortment of 1920's patterns in one little book!

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    20 Pages.  This is a stunning example of late Prohibition Era knitted and crocheted garments for the entire family. There are sweaters, coats and even infants items to keep you busy. The Minerva books are timeless glimpses back into a wonderful time. Many of these designs are at the height of fashion today!

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    48 Pages. An extremely rare early edition of the fabulous Minrva series. In this collection are For women: suits, sweaters, dresses, pullovers and many wonderful bathing suits. For Men Golf sweaters, polo shirt, zipper sweater, gloves, socks mittens and hats. For children, the patterns include several adorable bathing suits. These were all "cutting edge designs for 1932!

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    48 Pages. This wonderfully rare book contains a large assortment of knitted garments for Women and Children from the depression era. There is quite a bit to choose from here, from suits to pullovers to dresses. There are also some very lovely collars and accessories to round out your wardrobe. If you love the 1930's - the Minerva books are a "must have"!

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    48 Pages. A delightful assortment of patterns for knitted and crocheted clothing for children from infancy to approximately 10 years old. Minerva books are loaded with classic designs that are always in fashion.

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    48 Pages. A stunning collection of patterns for knitted Dresses, Suits, Jackets and Coats for the fashionable lady of the 1930's. There are a few Crocheted items, but the Minerva books are mainly knitting.

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    55 Pages. This book is mainly knitting, but there are crocheted items as well. An amazing assortment of classic and elegant 1930's gowns, dresses, suits and coats for women. There are no other books like the Minerva books!

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    24 Pages. This edition contains patterns to crochet eleven very lovely afghans. The patterns include: The "Popcorn", a colorful array of hexagons with a black border. There is the "Primrose", which is a mixture of colors and beige in small motifs, and the "Chequers", a colorful mix of simple squares. Next is the beautiful "Seashell" which is a scalloped design worked in 4 colors and the a beautiful mix of green and colorful ombre yarns with hexagonal motifs. Next if the "Mexicana", which is a simple striped design with brilliant reds and yellows and black. Next is the "Motor Robe", a thick double sided lap robe with a cross-stitched initial in the center. The next design is the "Mount Vernon" design - an old fashioned granny square afghan with vibrant colors and black border. The next design is "Applique Rose", worked in black squares for a background with colorful floral appliques, followed by the gorgeous "Martha Washington" a fine design in white with lacy snowflake like motifs. The final design is the "Diamond", a lovely three color design with popcorn diamonds.

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    24 Pages. Clothing of style and sophistication never go out of fashion! This book contains ten stunning designs, all in glorious color. There are dresses, suits, a cabled cardigan and a gorgeous coat. If you love the styles of Minerva - this edition is a must own!! Glorious!

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    56 Pages.  This edition is filled with timeless elegance. There are stunning suits, dresses, coats, jackets, skirts and sweaters.  You may have seen smiliar designs in the classic movies from this era - and wished you had a pattern to make them! Bring back the elegance of the depression era and be the envy of all - these fashions are to die for!

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    45 Pages.  A fashionable collection of sweaters, vests, pullovers and accessories in knitting For the well-turned gentleman of the 1930's. An incredible collection!

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    55 Pages. A breathtaking assortment of classic hand knit designs from the 1930's. There are a couple of crochet patterns, but this book is mostly knitting. Also includes pattern for an amazing Wedding Gown!

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    36 Pages.  Finally a fashion collection for the well-endowed lady of the 1930's! There were not many books such as this one written back in the 1930's. But as we all know - big girls were not an invention of the recent generations! There are some lovely dresses, suits and sweaters here for women with a fuller figure. A great addition for the Minerva Collector!

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    8 Pages. This is a lovely special edition produced by Minerva in the mid-30's. There are 6 patterns in this book which include two dresses, a suit, a jacket, a beret and a blouse. The designs are every bit as lovely as the cover design, which is also included in this edtion.

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    47 Pages. An amazing assortment of knitted garments for women from the glamorous 1930's. this collection even includes a stunning evening gown!

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    15 Pages. This lovely book is one of a scarce Minerva Yarns "a" series books released during the mid 1930's. A lovely collection of knitted blouse patterns, with elegant stylings and a sophisticated air about them. The 1930's had fantastic styles - this book has wonderfully stylish blouse patterns.

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    56 Pages. A lovely collection knitted and crocheted sweaters, coats, dresses and infant items, These styles are classic and elegeant and quite reflective of the era from which they came. Many people have asked me to recommend a nice collection of children's garments, and this one of the nicest you will find.

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    12 Pages. This is not a large book, but it is loaded with very lovely styles. In addition to the Alpacara coat and dress pictured on the cover, there is also the stunning Cadet suit, the Castillian and Madeira lace dresses and the Durand twin sweater set with skirt. A lovely and stylish collection from the obscure Minerva "A" series.

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    48 Pages. A huge collection of very fashionable designs from the mid- 1930's. In this book there are several lovely designs for coats, dresses, suits and blouses. A few of the dresses and blouses are constructed in lovely lace designs. This is truly a lovely book, filled with very unique designs.

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    12 Pages. A fine edition from the wonderful Minerva "A" series. This book contains some amazing patterns! In addition to the Sandhurst suit pictured on the cover, there is also the Whitehall suit with matching blouse, and the stunning Stamford skirt and blouse set. In addition to this there is the gorgeous Cumberland suit and the to-die-for Edinburgh, which is a stunning jacket with a pleated tartan skirt. Amazing!

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    72 Pages. A very unique book for today, I haven't seen anything similar to this before. It is a compliation of patterns and techniques for making some fabulous rugs on warp cloth using a rug needle and wool. This book also has 23 pages of full color designs!

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    96 Pages. For all who love the Minerva Knitting books, this edition is a must have. This edition has a few basic patterns for everyone in the entire family - but what makes this one special is that it is a complete teaching tool for knitting and fitting your garments to perfection. It also includes a very large stitch glossary and detailed instructions for the fundamentals of knitting.

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    52 Pages. This is a lovely collection of womens high fashion knitted garments from the 1930's. There are pullovers, cardigans, jackets, coats, dresses and fashionable suits. Minerva is famous for elegant and sleek designs, and this edition is full of wonderful patterns for them.

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    28 Pages. This edition contains thirteen beautiful crocheted afghans patterns that are simple in construction and easy to make. The afghans included have names that are reminiscent of historical places and times in US history. Included are the "Victorian", the "Cape Cod", the "Arrowhead", the "Spinning Wheel", the "Handcraft", the "Orkney", the "Firth", the "College Days", the "Windmill", the "Valley Forge", the "Germantown", the "Pinwheel" and the "Mount Vernon".

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    52 Pages. Another stunning knitted collection from the Minerva Yarn company. There are sweaters, suits, coats, a cape and skirts. These classic designs never go out of style.

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    80 Pages. An amazing assortment of patterns in needlepoint to make bonnets and belts, tapestries and rugs, a four fold screen room divider, slippers, covering for a Queen Anne Foot Stool, upholstered chair covering in such designs as William & Marry and Jacobean. The styles range from whimsical to classic. If you have chairs to upholster - or small gift items to make in Needlepoint - this book is a treasure trove!

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    48 Pages. This volume is loaded with elegance and classic styles. A collection of fine knitwear for women which includes suits, coats, jackets, dresses, skirts, and blouses that reflect the wonderful styles of their time. The Minerva books are fabulous and very collectible - this rare edition will certainly be a favorite in your pattern library!

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    39 Pages. A lovely collection of knitted sweaters, vests and pullovers for the fashionable man of the 1930's. The designs are elegant and classic - and would make a winning addition to a modern wardrobe. There is no other company like Minerva when it comes to high style  in the Prohibition era - the literally wrote the book on it!

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    48 Pages. A stunning array of WWII Era elegant Ladies wear such as cabled dresses, sophisticated suits, lovely pullovers and gorgeous coats. If you are a knitter, I am certain you will love the Minerva books!

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    32 Pages.  There is no denying that Minerva books are spectacular. For crocheters, this book is the definition of the word! This edition contains a stunning assortment of crocheted items for the home. There are bedspreads, doilies, centerpieces and gorgeous table cloths. The designs are stunning motifs that can be reworked with a little designing creativity into lovely scarves, sweaters or even shawls.

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    48 Pages. This is a lovely collection of for infants to young children up to about the age of 8 or 9. There are a huge amount of patterns, including 8 complete infant's sets that included caps, sweaters, mittens, socks and crib blankets. There are also many designs for older boys and girls as well which include sweaters, jackets, dresses, coats, swimsuits and much more. There are also adorable stuffed animals - an elephant, a pony and a giraffe. A huge collection of patterns for children!

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    40 Pages. A gorgeous collection of WWII era afghans - all of them were contructed using an afghan hook. The cover design is a sampling of the lovely patterns contained here. The lovely patterns are fully charted and have great instructions, and many of them are shown in full color! You do not see patterns like this today!

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    12 Pages. Don't let the size of this book disappoint you - good things come in small packages. This is a lovely assortment of 4 sweaters and cardigans, and also a beatiful two piece suit. The cover design is also included in this book for a total of 5 patterns. Stunning!

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    11 Pages.  Although this book has fewer patterns than most, what it lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. The yarn used is a boucle type yarn and it is fashion into utems such as gloves, a hand warmer (or muff), a basque evening jacket, a bolero jacket and the cap and shawl on the cover of the book. The designs are lovely and are depicted as lovely hand drawn models.

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    32 Pages. A rare book from the start of the Great Depression - this is one you must see! There are 14 full color - fully charted patters for home made rugs. The charts are similar to a paint-by-number painting, and ever pattern is in full color. A lovely book!

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    48 Pages. Don't let the cover of this one fool you - this is not a children's book! It is a great collection of patterns for the whole family. There are 16 stylish dresses and sweaters for women, a man's cardigan, 6 outfits for children, two gorgeous bedspreads, crocheted three-piece luncheon set and two lovely crocheted table cloths. It's like having three books in one!

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    48 Pages. Similar to the second edition of this series, this is a book full of possibilities! There are 16 lovely and unique patterns for women's garments such as sweaters and dresses. There are also a few items for children, two beautiful afghans, two lovely crocheted table cloths and a beautiful crocheted bedspread.

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