Book Lover’s Peek into the Past

Travel back in time and learn about the history of knitting, crochet and needlework and explore vintage patterns and projects.This boxed set of six volumes of Weldon’s Practical Needlework is what you’d want to take to that proverbial desert island. Really – you could make a net for fishing, crochet a sarong, and knit a cozy for the random coconut. With way more than 5,000 patterns, you could lead a self-sufficient life. And with its charming old Victorian illustrations, you would have the natives rolling on the beach with laughter. Seriously, though – this collection provides endless entertainment and insights into a bygone world, when every woman had the skills to beautify her home and wardrobe with thread. This handsome set will hold pride of place in your
needlework library.