By Richard Rutt
This reference offers an entire heritage of hand knitting through tracing the improvement and refinement of the craft. With unique realization to the social features of knitting, it examines the alterations in instruments and strategies inside various areas. tested intimately are the background of ecu knitting ahead of 1500, knitting in Britain from Henry VIII to the Commonwealth, from the recovery to 1835, in the course of the nineteenth century, and through international conflict I and after. extra explorations ponder neighborhood traditions within the British Isles, knitting as practiced east of the Adriatic, and advancements within the Americas. soaking up examining for knitters and nonknitters alike, this booklet additionally defines knitting on the subject of different yarn crafts resembling crochet and nalbinding and provides a old thesaurus and a transcription of the earliest recognized English knitting pattern.
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Extra resources for A History of Hand Knitting
U11d~r her palms, carrying the light-coloured yam. lll). the right hand. mg a hollow' square, slightly rounded. The yam is on SJ)OOis a):ound board like the ones in the Lorenzetti pictures, but here the board is on Mary's lap. ns and early Italian paintings of saints. pictures already described - for the benedictine nuns of Buxtehude. t-hand side ofatriptych altar-piece, and is significantly different from the Italian pictures. Bertram had a ·Jong cateer in Hamburg (where the picture is now in the Kunsthalle) from 1367 to about 1415.
A Nullum habet magistratum oppidanumferre statum. Hicpauperrimi textores peragrestes tenent mores. Then to Askrigg, market noted, but no handsomeness about it. Neither magistrate nor mayor ever were elected there. Here poor people live by knitting to their trading breeding fitting. The Latin says that they 'weave' whilst walking around, and that they are very poor. Again we notice the lack of a Latin word for 'knitting'. The picture of incessant knitting at daily tasks became familiar in all areas of rural stocking-making.
Nullum habet magistratum oppidanumferre statum. Hicpauperrimi textores peragrestes tenent mores. Then to Askrigg, market noted, but no handsomeness about it. Neither magistrate nor mayor ever were elected there. Here poor people live by knitting to their trading breeding fitting. The Latin says that they 'weave' whilst walking around, and that they are very poor. Again we notice the lack of a Latin word for 'knitting'. The picture of incessant knitting at daily tasks became familiar in all areas of rural stocking-making.