MKB Pattern No. 25 – Leaf and Trellis (Chart)

This is a quick follow-up to my post on the Leaf and Trellis lace pattern in Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (1843, first series). I don’t know about you but I am much happier with a chart than written instructions when it comes to any lace pattern, especially those that were written 174 years ago.Continue reading “MKB Pattern No. 25 – Leaf and Trellis (Chart)”

My Knitting Book Pattern #25 – Leaf and Trellis

My research into Isabella Macdonald for the last post renewed my flagging interest in working through the patterns in Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (First Edition, 1843).  So, after a long hiatus, I picked up my sample for the twenty-fifth pattern in the book:  Leaf and Trellis. I am somewhat ashamed to say that my initialContinue reading “My Knitting Book Pattern #25 – Leaf and Trellis”

A Woman of Distinction

Miss Frances Lambert was one of the earliest writers of needlework books with her first publication in 1842. Her books include: The Handbook of Needlework, The Ladies Complete Guide to Needlework and Embroidery, My Crochet Sampler, My Knitting Book, Instructions for Making Miss Lamberts Registered Crochet Flowers, Practical Hints on Decorative Needlework and Church NeedleworkContinue reading “A Woman of Distinction”