MKB 15: A Bonnet Cap (Pattern)

Please find below my interpretation of the pattern for A Bonnet Cap which was published by Miss Lambert in 1843 in her knitting manual entitled My Knitting Book (First Series) (pp 28-29): Description The pattern is for a bonnet cap, which was a cap with only a forehead and a back but no crown.  IContinue reading “MKB 15: A Bonnet Cap (Pattern)”

MKB Project No. 15 – A Finished Bonnet Cap

I have finished my bonnet cap based on Miss Lambert’s pattern for A Bonnet Cap from her knitting manual My Knitting Book published in 1843 (First Series).  For some reason, I was procrastinating heavily about finishing this cap but today, I made some time to sit down and sew the pieces of my bonnet cap together andContinue reading “MKB Project No. 15 – A Finished Bonnet Cap”

MKB Project 15: A Bonnet Cap – Nearly There!

I completed the knitting portion of A Bonnet Cap from Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (1843, first series) on the larger needle size and was able to achieve a width of 3.5″, which is close enough for me! Finishing that section, I have one large rectangle, 3.5″ x 18″ and one short rectangle 1″ x 6″.  Miss LambertContinue reading “MKB Project 15: A Bonnet Cap – Nearly There!”