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)”

Poster Art – Schaffhauser Wolle

Yesterday was Mother’s Day here in Canada, and I spent the morning lazing in bed immersed in Pinterest.  I love to find vintage magazine covers and advertisements for knitting and yarn; and yesterday, I decided that I wanted to learn more about the beautiful advertising artwork published by Schaffhauser Wolle between the 1930s and theContinue reading “Poster Art – Schaffhauser Wolle”