Knitting America: A Glorious Heritage from Warm Socks to by Susan M. Strawn,Melanie Falick

By Susan M. Strawn,Melanie Falick

“Susan has positioned the historical past of knitting in the context of yankee heritage, so that they can in actual fact see how knitting is intertwined with such matters as geography, migration, politics, economics, woman emancipation, and evolving social mores. She has traced how a melting pot of knitting traditions discovered their method into American tradition through great waves of immigration, elevated chance for commute, and technology.” —Melanie Falick
 
This is the background that Knitting America celebrates. superbly illustrated with classic trend booklets, posters, postcards, black-and-white ancient images, and modern colour pictures of knitted items in deepest collections and in museums, this publication is a beautiful view of the USA during the handiwork of its knitters.

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