The Penguin Knitting Book : including patterns for over sixty garments by James Norbury
The Penguin Knitting Book by James Norbury is a charming how-to-knit classic packed with delightfully vintage advice.
Knitting fills a fascinating page in the human story. I know of no home-craft that enjoys the universal popularity of hand-knitting
James Norbury's The Penguin Knitting Book, first published in 1957, is a how-to guide for the experienced knitter as well as the beginner. Full of wit and charm as well as tips and techniques for the contemporary knitter, The Penguin Knitting Book entertainingly illustrates all things vintage in the world of wool.
'I know of no home-craft that enjoys the universal popularity of knitting.' First published in 1957 and packed with wonderfully nostalgic designs, this is the classic guide to British knitting. Along with telling you how to knit, The Penguin Knitting Book features vintage patterns to either follow or to use as inpiration in creating your own work. You'll find hats and scarves, jumpers, cardigans, baby clothes, even a tea cosy and a coat for the family dog, in this timeless guide to better knitting.