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Leicester Hat and Mitts

Knit this charming set from the Spring 2020 issue of PieceWork. The yarn features fiber from a historic sheep breed.

Cross-Stitch Heart with Quaker Motifs

Janice Wood created a sweet cross-stitch heart, which incorporates a traditional Quaker sampler motifs with an alphabet on one side of the heart and the date and recipient’s initials on the reverse.

Embroider a Rose-Petal Heart

Stitch a special gift for your Valentine.

Quilt Blocks to Knit

Send some cheer by post! Mail a special friend a note embellished with one of Ann Budd's knitted quilt blocks.

BY: Ann Budd

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Two-Color Norwegian Gloves

These gloves were inspired by a pair with similar patterning in the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in Decorah, Iowa. Coordinating the colored pattern with the glove shaping makes this a challenging project.

Trimmings: A Tatted Holiday Ornament

Trim a tree or collect a colorful assortment of tatted ornaments in a window for a festive addition to your holiday decor.

Pincushion, Knitted Like a Lemon

From Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 10, Twenty-eighth Series, we offer a charming citrus-shaped pincushion perfect for holiday giving. The instructions are presented here as they were originally published during the nineteenth century.

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The Tam O’Shanter

This charming tam o’shanter from the January/February 2017 issue of PieceWork makes a special gift. The body is worked in a Fair Isle pattern, and the tam gets its distinctive shape when it is washed and blocked.

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Portuguese Socks from Serra D’Ossa

Andrea Wong’s miniature Portuguese stocking, from the January/February 2017 issue of PieceWork, is based on socks in the classic style of those from Serra D’Ossa, Portugal.

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.