Dale Garn’s new Retro Book 289 (English language edition) is now available on Kidsknits.com.
I’ve always loved their original “Retro” book, #207, which they came out with a few years ago. So, I was delighted to see that they’ve come up with a new collection of reworked Norwegian classics in modern silhouettes. The first Retro Book, #207, had designs for both adults and kids; the new Retro Book #289 focuses only on adult sweaters. (There’s a separate Kids’ Retro book, which I’ll post about shortly.) Within the new Retro book, they offer several types of updated Norwegian sweaters:
Of course, they offer the full-blown traditional Norwegian knitting experience with steeked, dropped shoulders:
And, for that nearly-no-finishing experience, they have included several raglan and round yoke styles:
Some styles offer instructions for either cardigans or pullovers:
Click here to see all of the preview photos from Retro Book 289 PDF.
Click here to order the new your hard copy, English edition of Retro Book 289.
Click here to check out the original Retro Book, #207. (Also an English translation.)