You can knit a penwiper from Weldon’s Practical Knitter, Eleventh Series in the shape of a Turkish Fez. Just by looking at the illustration, you would have no indication of scale.
One hook. One yarn. Two hands. Add a creative mind to encourage the adventure, and you can be off into the wide world of crochet.
The fashion transformation from chemise to camisole traveled a long historical road.
If you were limited to just one way to shape the toe of knitted socks, what method would you choose? I will occasionally ask myself silly questions like this one to promote entertaining the possibility of trying a new technique.
Join knitwear designer Vicki Square on an excursion through knitting Weldon's socks and stockings.
Victorian women knitted their stockings with yarn finer than our contemporary sock yarn.
Weldon’s-era Victorian knitters had some interesting ideas and innovations for sock heels particular to various countries from the United Kingdom to the continent.
We can walk a path together through Weldon’s Practical Needlework, and let those amazing Victorians show us a thing or two. Inspiration is found on every page in the historical needlework techniques and patterns.