A History of Hand Knitting

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Interweave Press, 1987 - 248 pages
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Traces the development and refinement of hand knitting, legends, tools, techniques, and local traditions from around the world

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User Review  - RochesterKnittingGui - LibraryThing

This reference provides a full history of hand knitting by tracing the development and refinement of the craft. With special attention to the social aspects of knitting, it examines the changes in ... Read full review

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User Review  - jimocracy - LibraryThing

This was well-written but a little too technical for me. I was thinking the book would focus on a brief history of knitting and then give examples of historical turning points with respect to knitting ... Read full review

Contents

Definitions and techniques
7
Before 1500
27
Henry VIII to the Commonwealth
62
Copyright

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