MKB 24: Trials and Tribulations

Today is the day that I try to reclaim my blogging mojo! Several times in the past month, I have thought to myself that I should sit down and write something up, but inspiration failed me and I have not been too productive on the Victorian knitting front.  I am still working on the LongContinue reading “MKB 24: Trials and Tribulations”

MKB #23 – Close Stitch for a Waistcoat &c

The 23rd pattern in Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (First Series, 1843) is for a Close Stitch for a Waistcoat &c.  This is a stitch pattern that could be used by either men or women to make a firm fabric for a waistcoat.  As far as I can tell, a waistcoat c.1843 was similar to a sleeveless,Continue reading “MKB #23 – Close Stitch for a Waistcoat &c”

MKB Project #22

The 22nd pattern in Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (First Series, 1843) is for Another Muff.  The pattern is easy to follow, with the stitch pattern comprising only one line! Cast on forty-five stitches.—No. 8 needles. Every row is worked the same, with a slip-stitch at the beginning;—knit one; pearl one.—Repeat to the end of the row.Continue reading “MKB Project #22”