Weldon's Practical Crochet, Ninth Series

Take a look at crochet from 1889 with the 28 projects included in this eBook. Weldon's Practical Crochet, Ninth Series includes patterns and instructions for crochet trimmings, collars, and cuffs, a lady's jacket, an infant's hood, and more.

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PieceWork magazine is pleased to present this exact reproduction (neither alterations nor corrections were made to the original published in 1889) of Weldon’s Practical Crochet. It is a fitting example of needlework and history, hand in hand.


This electronic pattern book opens a window on another time and another place. The time is the late nineteenth century and the place is London, England. Needleworkers of that era would be amazed to see their favorite crochet patterns in a virtual format of which they could never have dreamed.



In an effort to bring needlework to the emerging middle class, Weldon’s, a paper pattern producer of the Victorian era, began to publish monthly newsletters devoted to various crafts (beading, knitting, crochet, patchwork, and the like). These newsletters were typically 14 pages and cost 2 pence. Later, they were collected into book form, titled Weldon’s Practical Needlework; this series was included in Volume 4.

Weldon's Practical Crochet Ninth Series
We have reproduced for you here the crochet material from the Ninth Series. The 28 projects range from simple to ornate and include a variety of antimacassars (the “Antis” in the subtitle), a sweet muff for a child, the elegant Derwent Border for “dress trimmings, collars . . . and cuffs,” the stylish Lady’s Jacket, and the very elaborate Infant’s Hood. The patterns are often ingenious, and many of the objects transcend the century-plus span of years since they were devised.
Weldon's Practical Crochet Ninth Series

This electronic book serves as a curiosity, an inspiration, a resource, and a link to a time beyond our memories. In using and enjoying it, you keep the craft alive.


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SKU: EP7191

Format: eBook