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  • Barbro Wilhelmsson
    I do not think this is crochet, I think it is a special way of knitting with just knitted stitches and yarn over - no purling. I have made a pattern for a
    Message 1 of 10 , Mar 6, 2010
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      I do not think this is crochet, I think it is a special way of knitting with
      just knitted stitches and yarn over - no purling. I have made a pattern for
      a potholder with this type of knitting.

      I have posted pictures in the album.



      / Barbro



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      För farmerkarin59
      Skickat: den 5 mars 2010 21:33
      Till: nordicknitters@yahoogroups.com
      Ämne: [nordicknitters] Re: Historic knitting





      I asked a very experienced fiber arts person about it and this is what she
      had to say.

      "It is possible that the entire shawl is crocheted. The V pattern looks like
      Tunisian crochet "corded stitch". The Harmony Guides, vol 6 p. 96. "

      --- In nordicknitters@ <mailto:nordicknitters%40yahoogroups.com>
      yahoogroups.com, "mcrolden" <mcrolden@...> wrote:
      >
      > I did post pictures of my "historic knitting", a Swedish heartwarmer. I
      understand that I am wearing it backwards. Oh well. The photos are under
      Christina O.
      > Christina
      >
      > --- In nordicknitters@ <mailto:nordicknitters%40yahoogroups.com>
      yahoogroups.com, "farmerkarin59" <loweosborn@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Could you post a picture in the photo section here in the "Swedish
      Knitting" folder ? I'd love to see it !
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In nordicknitters@ <mailto:nordicknitters%40yahoogroups.com>
      yahoogroups.com, "mcrolden" <mcrolden@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I would like to know something about the history of a piece of antique
      Swedish knitting which I inherited from my father's family. It is a type of
      wrap around shawl which has ties at the ends to keep it fastened.
      > > >
      > > > It is knitted in a tan color wool. The stitch looks like a tuck stitch
      on the right side and a garter stitch on the wrong side. It is edged with
      what looks to me like nålbinding in a black and red pattern. The outer edge
      is done in nålbinding in the tan color of the garment. Perhaps the knit
      stitch is in tvåänd stickning?
      > > >
      > > > I would guess this might have been knitted about 1870 give or take
      twenty years probably in Småland. It had many holes in it which were mended
      many years ago.
      > > >
      > > > Could you help me find out something about the origin of this garment?
      If you wish I could send a picture.
      > > >
      > > > Tack så mycket!
      > > > Christina Oldenburg
      > > >
      > >
      >





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    • farmerkarin59
      Wow, that is interesting !
      Message 2 of 10 , Mar 6, 2010
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        Wow, that is interesting !

        --- In nordicknitters@yahoogroups.com, "Barbro Wilhelmsson" <Barbro.Wilhelmsson@...> wrote:
        >
        > I do not think this is crochet, I think it is a special way of knitting with
        > just knitted stitches and yarn over - no purling. I have made a pattern for
        > a potholder with this type of knitting.
        >
        > I have posted pictures in the album.
        >
        >
        >
        > / Barbro
        >
        >
        >
        > _____
        >
        > Från: nordicknitters@yahoogroups.com [mailto:nordicknitters@yahoogroups.com]
        > För farmerkarin59
        > Skickat: den 5 mars 2010 21:33
        > Till: nordicknitters@yahoogroups.com
        > Ämne: [nordicknitters] Re: Historic knitting
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > I asked a very experienced fiber arts person about it and this is what she
        > had to say.
        >
        > "It is possible that the entire shawl is crocheted. The V pattern looks like
        > Tunisian crochet "corded stitch". The Harmony Guides, vol 6 p. 96. "
        >
        > --- In nordicknitters@ <mailto:nordicknitters%40yahoogroups.com>
        > yahoogroups.com, "mcrolden" <mcrolden@> wrote:
        > >
        > > I did post pictures of my "historic knitting", a Swedish heartwarmer. I
        > understand that I am wearing it backwards. Oh well. The photos are under
        > Christina O.
        > > Christina
        > >
        > > --- In nordicknitters@ <mailto:nordicknitters%40yahoogroups.com>
        > yahoogroups.com, "farmerkarin59" <loweosborn@> wrote:
        > > >
        > > > Could you post a picture in the photo section here in the "Swedish
        > Knitting" folder ? I'd love to see it !
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > --- In nordicknitters@ <mailto:nordicknitters%40yahoogroups.com>
        > yahoogroups.com, "mcrolden" <mcrolden@> wrote:
        > > > >
        > > > > I would like to know something about the history of a piece of antique
        > Swedish knitting which I inherited from my father's family. It is a type of
        > wrap around shawl which has ties at the ends to keep it fastened.
        > > > >
        > > > > It is knitted in a tan color wool. The stitch looks like a tuck stitch
        > on the right side and a garter stitch on the wrong side. It is edged with
        > what looks to me like nålbinding in a black and red pattern. The outer edge
        > is done in nålbinding in the tan color of the garment. Perhaps the knit
        > stitch is in tvåänd stickning?
        > > > >
        > > > > I would guess this might have been knitted about 1870 give or take
        > twenty years probably in Småland. It had many holes in it which were mended
        > many years ago.
        > > > >
        > > > > Could you help me find out something about the origin of this garment?
        > If you wish I could send a picture.
        > > > >
        > > > > Tack så mycket!
        > > > > Christina Oldenburg
        > > > >
        > > >
        > >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
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        >
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