Project 6:  Gentlemen’s Muffatees

The sixth pattern in Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (1843, First Series, p.18) is for a pair of Gentlemen’s Muffatees. If you don’t know what muffatees are, take a look at my previous post where I try to figure out what they are. The Gentlemen’s Muffatees are knit flat using double German wool (i.e. fingeringContinue reading “Project 6:  Gentlemen’s Muffatees”

Project 5: Muffatees in Two Colours (Pattern)

The following is my interpretation of the pattern for Muffatees in Two Colours (Miss Lambert, My Knitting Book, 1843, First Series, p.17): DESCRIPTION • The Muffatees in Two Colours are a pair of open tube wrist warmers that cover the wrists and bottom of the hand up to the fingers • Sizing: Adult (7-7.5″ (17.5-19cm)Continue reading “Project 5: Muffatees in Two Colours (Pattern)”

Project No. 5: Completed Muffatee in Two Colours

I have to say that there are many things that I am enjoying about working through the patterns in Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (1843, First Series): Interpreting and translating the patterns as they were written into modern day language. Casting on and seeing how the pattern transpires and how it feels like solving a mystery.Continue reading “Project No. 5: Completed Muffatee in Two Colours”