"Heirloom Knitting Skills: a stitch in time" is by Rita Taylor. The book opens with the knitting history starting in medieval Europe. Throughout are nostalgic photographs of knitted garments and the people who knit them. Learn about knitting traditions and the history of the stitches.
There is a stitch dictionary containing 150 stitch patterns as a chart and written instruction. Twelve traditional knitting patterns use the six main types of stitches featured, textured, twisted, raised, cable, lace and colorwork. The projects include shawls, sweaters, socks a baby blanket and more.
Knitting techniques are shown using step by step photographs. They are more to be used as a refresher. The projects are for intermediate/experienced knitters. The projects compliment the chapters.
If you enjoy reading about the history of knitting, this book will add to your knowledge base.