A Handknit Romance is by Jennie Atkinson who designs for Rowan and Vogue.There are 22 patterns that are inspired by the elegant fashions of the past.
Jennie has provided information about the original garments that are the basis for these new designs.
Patterns include lace stockings, delicate camisoles, lace gloves, a beaded top, a lace shrug, a lace blouse and many more.
Jennie gives suggestions on varying the colour for a completely different look and on substituting yarns. There are even instructions on how to make ribbons look vintage - soak them in tea! This book will appeal to anyone who likes the delicate feminine look of yesteryear. It is soft back, printed in full colour and 136 pages in length.
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