981SV: [nordicknitters] Re: Historic knitting
- Mar 4, 2010I am sorry the last message was not supposed to go to this list it was a
message for Christina, please delete it!
The shawl is knitted used an old interesting stitch and the edging is in
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Thanks for your interest!
I'll try to post some photos -
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>no one in the group can answer your question you might consider sending a
> Hello Christina,
> This is fascinating. I hope you will send a photo so we can all see it. If
photo and inquiry to a museum in Sweden or even to Pieceworks magazine,
which is about historical needlework. In any case, it must be something with
a great story behind it, to have been treasured, carefully mended and
preserved all these years. Wouldn't you love to know who made it and when?
Thank you for sharing this intriguing mystery.
> Good Luck,
> From: mcrolden <mcrolden@...>
> To: nordicknitters@ <mailto:nordicknitters%40yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Tue, March 2, 2010 8:17:30 AMSwedish knitting which I inherited from my father's family. It is a type of
> Subject: [nordicknitters] Historic knitting
> I would like to know something about the history of a piece of antique
wrap around shawl which has ties at the ends to keep it fastened.
>the right side and a garter stitch on the wrong side. It is edged with what
> It is knitted in a tan color wool. The stitch looks like a tuck stitch on
looks to me like nÃ¥lbinding in a black and red pattern. The outer edge is
done in nÃ¥lbinding in the tan color of the garment. Perhaps the knit stitch
is in tvÃ¥Ã¤nd stickning?
>years probably in SmÃ¥land. It had many holes in it which were mended many
> I would guess this might have been knitted about 1870 give or take twenty
>you wish I could send a picture.
> Could you help me find out something about the origin of this garment? If
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> Tack sÃ¥ mycket!
> Christina Oldenburg
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