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A Dorset Crosswheel Button to Make

Learn to make a classic Dorset-style button. Handmade buttons were sold throughout Europe and the Americas from 1700 until 1860.

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Fluted Lace Shawl

A 1930s knitted-lace edging provides the springboard for an exploration of knitting vintage patterns at a larger gauge. Cast on and knit along.

The Firebird: Magical Protagonist of Russian Fairy Tales

Russian fairy tales feature a magical glowing bird from a faraway land, the Firebird.

A Maker’s Marks: The Hexagon-Flower Mending Bag

Studying the details of vintage and antique textiles can lead to many questions, and it helps us learn more about the era they came from.

The Green Sweater Project

A Holocaust Survival Story

BY: Lea Stern

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Knit an Eighteenth-Century “Latrine Hat”

I developed this pattern after close examination of the artifact “latrine” hat excavated at the Fortress of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada. Log in to reveal this subscriber-exclusive pattern.

7 FREE Knitted Lace Projects from PieceWork Magazine

Are you captivated by vintage knitted lace? PieceWork magazine has curated a collection of 7 FREE, historical knitting patterns that will delight you.