Up for the challenge!

Taking on a knitting book over 170 years old is an intimidating and exciting task.  I know there will be challenges with trying to match the pattern requirements (yarn, needles) to modern day equivalents.  I know I will have to learn the terminology used in Miss Lambert’s patterns and translate to present day techniques.  InContinue reading “Up for the challenge!”

So much to choose from!

Over the weekend, I dove into the internet looking for 1800s era knitting manuals and was honestly surprised at how many are available for free and for purchase on various websites.  I was particularly impressed by the Richard Rutt Collection at the University of Southampton (England).  Over sixty knitting books from the 1800s from theContinue reading “So much to choose from!”