Weekend Special! 5% off any purchase. Get the code »

Cornish Guernseys & Knit-Frocks

by

Write The First Customer Review

In late 19th century, Cornwall hand-knitting was a vital cottage industry and coastal villages developed their own distinctive patterns and names for the traditional navy blue guernsey or knit-frock. Contract-knitting - the occupation of many Cornish women - had died out by the 1920s and was almost forgotten until Mary Wright started asking old people what they remembered of it. Her research has resulted in a remarkable picture of social history. This book includes many delightful contemporary photographs, and detailed ...

Cornish Guernseys and Knit-frocks 2008, Polperro Heritage Press, Clifton-upon-Teme

ISBN-13: 9780955364884

2nd Revised edition

Paperback

Select
Cornish Guernseys & Knit-Frocks 1979, Alison Hodge

ISBN-13: 9780906720059

Unknown binding

Select
Cornish Guernseys & Knit-Frocks 1979, Alison Hodge

ISBN-13: 9780905788074

Unknown binding

Select