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  • farmerkarin59
    Wow, that is interesting !
    Message 1 of 10 , Mar 6, 2010
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      Wow, that is interesting !

      --- In nordicknitters@yahoogroups.com, "Barbro Wilhelmsson" <Barbro.Wilhelmsson@...> wrote:
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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.
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      > / Barbro
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      > 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
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      > I asked a very experienced fiber arts person about it and this is what she
      > had to say.
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      > "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:
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      > > 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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