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Practical Knitting Illustrated, Koster and Murray; The key to hundreds of garments you can make yourself
good cond for its age, shows age wear, pages clean and tight, no mustiness
This is one volume of a complete set of the eight books written by Jane Koster and Margaret Murray.
The series was published by Odhams Press, England, from 1940 to 1948. A full set of these books is extremely rare. These publications on knitting are integral in the history of knitting as featured and written about in the rare publication written by author Richard Rutt, “A History of Hand Knitting”. First edition, published by Odhams Press; London, England. The eight titles and publication year are:
Practical Knitting Illustrated 1940,
Knitting for All Illustrated 1941,
Complete Home Knitting 1942,
Knitted Garments for All 1944,
Modern Knitting Illustrated 1945,
Practical Family Knitting 1946,
Knitting Illustrated 1948,
Complete Family Knitting 1949.
Each book contains post-war knitting patterns for hundreds and hundreds of garments for all family members, baby to adult, as well as stitch pattern details, and multiple miscellaneous material. Absolutely true period classics. Extremely rare.