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)”

MKB Pattern No. 13 – An Opera Cap (Pattern)

Please find below my interpretation of the pattern for “An Opera Cap” (Miss Lambert, My Knitting Book, 1843, pp. 24-27): Description An opera cap was worn by a Victorian lady when she went to an event to keep her hair in place, hold in her body heat on a cool evening and maintain her modesty. Continue reading “MKB Pattern No. 13 – An Opera Cap (Pattern)”

New Design by Thread Forward – Tunic for Violet

I am pleased to share with you the release of the pattern for a Tunic For Violet! I was inspired to design this baby tunic by the stitch pattern for A Knitted Silk Cuff that can be found in Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (First Series, 1843) and the singlets of the 1930s era.  The tunic isContinue reading “New Design by Thread Forward – Tunic for Violet”