VOGUE KNITTING INTERNATIONAL
Spring Summer 1988
* Cool Shades, Hot Brights
* Nautical Knits
* Kaffe Fassett Shows His Colors
* Design Your Own - part III
* Take It Easy: 10 Simple Knits
* Adrienne Vittadini, Perry Ellis
* Introducing Carmelo Pomodoro
This issue of Vogue Knitting International includes 31 designer patterns. Designers in this issue include Lily Chin, Norah Gaughan, Annie Modesitt, Camille Faugeron, Susan Olsen, Perry Ellis, Adrienne Vittadini, Sheila Meyer, Cornelia Tuttle, Anne Mieke, Nancy Marchant, Tom Nectarline, Carmelo Pomodoro, Sylvia Jorrin, Margaret Bruzelius, Marlene Sigel, Martha Lambertsen, Zabeth Weiner, Issey Miyake, Wendy Keele, Katarina Ronnlund-Linden, and Donald Grover. Many of the designs are oversized and suitable for larger sizes.
* Yacht Season – Nautical navy blues softened by creamy & ivory whites on a series of elegant but easygoing men’s and women’s sweaters, with plenty of texture and striping.
* True to Form – Definitive designer-wear: From Perry Ellis, new black-and-white graphics and a pink young-lady sweater. From Adrienne Vittadini, a dot and button motif cardigan, and graceful scrollwork on a pullover. From Carmelo Pomodoro, an innovative feeling for proportion in a halter-bolero set and a crop top.
* A Day in Town – Fitted romantic sweaters in the Fifties style of Audrey Hepburn. What matters are the details: lace texturing, three-quarter sleeves, paired buttons, organza trim, and crocheted edges.
* Sun-Parched – Persimmon, khaki, marigold, terra cotta – spice tones revamp geometric Fair Isle or Aztec bands on a set of pullovers with simple, classic shapes.
* The 3-Way Graphics Game – Allover jagged stripes crewneck pullover is given several interpretations by Lily Chin.
* Time Out Knits – Vivid crayon-box colors are worked in stripes, plaids, blocks & textured solids on a group of oversized weekend knits.
* How-To Technicalities – Joining Yarns: Moving Smoothly from Skein to Skein, by Carla S. Patrick.
* Machine Knitting – Taking a Ribbing: Techniques on the double-bed machine, by Pat Moore.
* How-to Technicalities – Changing Colors: Stranding and Weaving, the Two-Handed Technique, by Carla S. Patrick.
* How to Design Your Own – The Design Process: Figuring stitch amounts and pattern construction, by Carla S. Patrick.
* Elf-Style: Constructing the Definitive Wool Baby Jacket, by Elizabeth Zimmerman, with design instructions for a Tomten Jacket (hooded baby jacket).
* Kaffe Fassett on “No-Angst Knitting,” interview by John Birmingham.
Excellent condition, very clean and solid, no markings, torn or missing pages.