Weldon's Practical Knitter, Volume 2, Series 5-6 and Volume 3, Series 7-8 Set

How to Make Useful Articles for Ladies, Gentlemen, and Children. A total of 160 Projects.

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A must-have for collectors!

These electronic pattern books open a window on another time and another place.
The time is the turn of the twentieth century and the place is London, England. Needleworkers of that era would be amazed to see their favorite knitting patterns in a virtual format of which they could never have dreamed.
The projects contained within these series range from charming to simply strange, from lovely edgings and triangular shawls to knee covers and baby knickers.
The instructions might perplex a contemporary knitter accustomed to much hand-holding, but the stitch patterns and shapings are often ingenious, and many of the objects transcend the century-plus span of years since they were devised.
This set of pamphlets serves as a curiosity, an inspiration, a resource, and a link to a time beyond our memories.

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SKU: EP2775

Format: eBook

Table of Contents

Here are just a few projects from each series.

Fifth Series:

  • Baby’s Open Knit Spencer

  • Baby’s Hood

  • A Pretty Cuff

  • Under-Sleeve

  • Youth’s Jersey Stocking

  • Baby’s First Sock

  • Knee-Cap

  • Gaiter for Child of Three

  • Lady’s Petticoat in Basket Pattern Knitting

  • Gentleman’s Silk Sock


Sixth Series:

  •  Trellis Border

  • Valenciennes Border

  • Melon Pattern Border

  • Double Rose Leaf Border

  • Antique Edging

  • Pierrepoint Edging

  • Primrose Edging

  • Apple-Leaf Edging

  • Beech Leaf Border

  • Parisian Edging

Seventh Series includes:

  • Young Lady’s Petticoat

  • Coral Pattern Shawl Vest for Child of Five

  • Man’s Undershirt

  • Border for Coral Pattern Shawl

  • Lady’s Combination Garment

  • Shoulder Cape

  • Curly Cap

  • Melon-Shaped Ball

  • Child’s Over-All


Eighth Series includes:

  • Square Pincushion

  • Square for Quilt

  • Baby’s Petticoat with Bodice

  • D’oyley

  • Baby’s Bootkin

  • Baby’s Boots and Leggings Combined

  • A Jersey Vest for a Child

  • Fancy Knitted Gaiter

  • Jacket for Child of Two

  • Opera Cape


SKU: EP2775

Format: eBook