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V & A Publishing

Knitting: Fashion, Industry, Craft

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In this fascinating book Sandy Black charts the development of knitting from domestic handcraft to sophisticated computer-controlled production process. With stunning photography, Knitting: Fashion, Industry, Craft draws on the Victoria & Albert’s superlative collection of knitted artifacts to tell its story. Ranging from articles for everyday use to virtuoso examples of the knitter’s craft, this book examines knitting from every angle. Silk stockings, intricate lacewear, and Victorian beaded bags; and knitted dresses from designers such as Jean Paul Gaultier and Julien Macdonald, all come together in this very inspiring book!


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