Discover the history of crocheted buttons and crochet your own Irish Rose button from Nancy Nehring’s wonderful article and project featured in the March/April 1994 issue of PieceWork.
Early British steel crochet hooks were manufactured from steel wire using the same methods and in the same workshops as sewing needles.
A glimpse into a unique item from the days of door-to-door sales.
Although knotted laces have the advantage of being stable, they have the disadvantage of taking a long time to make. Looped lace may be fast to make, but it lacks stability.