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#knitting    Everyone knits!

#knitting Everyone knits!

Welcome to the rabbit hole! Click for an online archive of the collection of Richard Rutt [author of the great "History of Hand Knitting"]. He donated his entire collection of rare old knitting books to the University of Southampton, which is digitising them and posting them AT THE LINK.

Welcome to the rabbit hole! Click for an online archive of the collection of Richard Rutt [author of the great "History of Hand Knitting"]. He donated his entire collection of rare old knitting books to the University of Southampton, which is digitising them and posting them AT THE LINK.

Shepherd knitting

Shepherd knitting

When & Where Did Knitting Begin? Have you ever wondered when & where the art of knitting began? Did it start with a half naked cave man or woman? Or maybe a king or queen? Was it out of necessity to stay warm or for the beauty? I thought it would be fun to touch …

When & Where Did Knitting Begin? Have you ever wondered when & where the art of knitting began? Did it start with a half naked cave man or woman? Or maybe a king or queen? Was it out of necessity to stay warm or for the beauty? I thought it would be fun to touch …

ca. 1860’s, ambrotype portrait of a serious knitter, via the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

ca. 1860’s, ambrotype portrait of a serious knitter, via the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Cleckheaton 749  Aran Knits for Children by CorrinneExpressions, $4.95

Cleckheaton 749 Aran Knits for Children by CorrinneExpressions, $4.95

beautiful fabric

beautiful fabric

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