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A History of Hand Knitting


The History of Hand Knitting - Rutt, Richard
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Hand knitting, to date, has received relatively little attention from textile historians. In this full history of the craft, the author offers a definition of the process in relation to other yarn crafts such as crochet. Literary evidence is drawn upon and the social aspects of knitting are a main concern. Well-known legends about knitting history are re-evaluated and the development of techniques and tools is covered, together with the history of the craft from before 1500 to the present day. Some local traditions of the ...

The History of Hand Knitting 2003, Interweave Press

ISBN-13: 9781931499378


A History of Hand Knitting 1987, Batsford Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780713451184