Fleisher’s Knitting & Crocheting Manual. A Complete Illustrated Hand Book Containing Clear Instructions for Every Step—From the Simplest Stitches to Elaborate Garments. An Authoritative Fashion Book of Articles Made of Yarn, Eleventh Edition
Philadelphia: The Fleisher Yarns, 1913. Wraps. [HOME ARTS] [NEEDLE ARTS] [ILLUSTRATED]. Cover title: Fleisher’s Knitting & Crocheting Manual, Eleventh Edition, Price 25 cents
8vo (9 ¾” x 7”); 206pp; gilt-embossed and grey printed lettering on stiff marbled grey wrapper, vignette of a knitting basket with yarn on front; frontispiece a photographic illustration of the mills; b&w half-tone photographic reproductions throughout; split at head of spine, light wear and soiling to wrapper; very good plus. Very good +. Item #1715
The Introduction in this eleventh edition announces that one-third of the publication is new, with the largest change in fashion updates. Clear photographic images accompany the crochet and knitting instructions and the finished garments are displayed on models. An interesting and useful book for those interested in historical fashion and the art of knitting and crocheting.