The gloves’ use of color reflects those found in old gloves, mittens, and socks all over Europe that have been knitted through the years—a strong dark-and-light contrast and a touch of red for luck.
Linda Ligon wrote this poem and read it during the Schacht Spindle Company's 50th anniversary celebration in September 2019. We hope you love it as much as we do.
Since beginning her independent craft publishing project in 1975, Linda Ligon saw the weaving, spinning, and needlework magazines move to bigger and bigger offices. But there’s no place like home.
Explore the story of needlework with PieceWork magazine. These stories remain embedded in the everyday textiles found in our linen closets and in the artifacts on display in a museum, and each account is cherished just the same.
Download PDFs of the charts and illustrations from the projects featured in the 2019 issues of PieceWork.
Knit Ava Colman’s lace bookmark, which uses a variety of knitted lace stitches and makes a quick gift. She designed the bookmark as a knitted lace-stitch sampler composed of stitches from various works by Anna Marie Jensen.
At an antique show some years ago, my daughter, Nancy Cook, spotted the unique little knitted beret shown below and immediately bought it for my collection of homeless knittings.
Here’s a preview of a new PieceWork eBook, A Lace Revival: 25 Vintage Edgings to Knit with our favorite patterns for knitted edgings.
Learning to tat is on my needlework bucket list. I love the look of this exquisite form of lace making.