Vintage Knitting Resources

You know I adore history, and I knit when my body will let me. When I can’t knit, there is always the pastime of looking at knitting patterns…and the cross-over hobby of researching and perusing historical knitting patterns. Here’s some pretty and fascinating resources I’ve found. If you enjoy this as well, have fun. If you have ever made anything from a historical pattern, or deconstructed one, I would love to see and hear all about it!

And finally and mostly, the Knitting History Forum’s complete list of resources

As for free books online, Gutenberg has, as of this posting, 25 books that return for “knitting”. Some of the most notable are:

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