Yesterday evening I arrived home after a long and exhausting week at work, and what did my eyes behold, but a nondescript cardboard parcel sitting next to my front door. Could it be? Yes it could!
A Stitch in Time, Volume 2 has arrived in
The discussion boards on Ravelry have been full of satisfied customers
all over the world boasting about their beautiful new books, and I will admit
that I was getting very jealous. California
While I have not had enough time to fully digest all of the incredible information included in this book, I did pick up on one fun fact: “cardigans and jackets were restricted to 3 buttons during war time
.” I was aware of the limitations imposed
by rationing on fabrics, but I had never thought about fastenings! I took a quick look at my 1940s sewing
patterns and sure enough, one or two buttons are used to fasten those
jackets. And it never occurred to me! Britain
I am determined to stay focused on my coat for the moment, but you can be sure there will be lots of knitting in my future!