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Knitting patterns.
England, approximately 1877.
Physical Description:
1 volume (55 pages) ; 17 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In Process TT820 .K55 1877
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Archives & Manuscripts
Bound in original limp morocco covers,
Manuscript notebook of knitting patterns, mainly for clothes for babies and young children. With an original knitted specimen pinned onto one leaf. It is accompanied by another paper notebook of 38 pages with additional patterns; a receipt for a waistcoat addressed to Miss A. Woodall; and another pattern on headed note-paper from Ribston Hall, Wetherby (a 17th century country mansion situated on the banks of the River Nidd, at Great Ribston, near Knaresborough, North Yorkshire).
The patterns include a child's knitted petticoat, knitted baby's hood, baby's boot, knitted chemise, and socks. Some names are noted: jacket Mary Cundill; Agnes Dunn's petticoat; Sebastian's long stockings 1877, 4 years old; Mary's long stockings.
Subject Terms:
Knitting -- Study and teaching.
Needlework -- Study and teaching.
Manuals (Handbooks)
Pattern books.

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