Václava van der Meijs

Václava van der Meijs

Václava van der Meijs
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KNITTING HISTORY 101 at link! "The oldest real knitting (formed on two sticks by pulling loops through loops) we've got is 'Coptic socks' from Egypt, from around the year 1000 CE. There are quite a few fragments, all of them done in shades of white and indigo, in stockinette. Many of them have Khufic (a decorative Arabic script) blessings knit into them, or symbols to ward off evil, or both." We assume knitting had been around a while before then, given the complexity of this work!

KNITTING HISTORY 101 at link! "The oldest real knitting (formed on two sticks by pulling loops through loops) we've got is 'Coptic socks' from Egypt, from around the year 1000 CE. There are quite a few fragments, all of them done in shades of white and indigo, in stockinette. Many of them have Khufic (a decorative Arabic script) blessings knit into them, or symbols to ward off evil, or both." We assume knitting had been around a while before then, given the complexity of this work!

Natural Dyes

Natural Dyes

Knitted yellow silk stockings originally belonging to Maria d' Aragona, buried 1568. (San Domenico Maggiore, Naples)

Knitted yellow silk stockings originally belonging to Maria d' Aragona, buried 1568. (San Domenico Maggiore, Naples)

Eleonora de Toledo stockings : 44 before and after restoration photos. If link fails : Garments : Calze-stockings

Eleonora de Toledo stockings : 44 before and after restoration photos. If link fails : Garments : Calze-stockings

"Knitted stockings Eleonora of Toledo, 1562, Florence, Galleria del Costume.    The stocking are knitted in silk yarn with a great variety of different stitches, indicating the work of a skilled professional. The knitter who supplied the court grew considerably in number during the second half of the century, in parallel with an increasing demand for knitted stockings, which were much more comfortable, in terms of fit and elasticity, than those made from fabric."

"Knitted stockings Eleonora of Toledo, 1562, Florence, Galleria del Costume. The stocking are knitted in silk yarn with a great variety of different stitches, indicating the work of a skilled professional. The knitter who supplied the court grew considerably in number during the second half of the century, in parallel with an increasing demand for knitted stockings, which were much more comfortable, in terms of fit and elasticity, than those made from fabric."

Harp

Harp

Russian Orenburg shawl. Little bit grannylike but beautiful!

Russian Orenburg shawl. Little bit grannylike but beautiful!

How to Knit a Perfect Edge

How to Knit a Perfect Edge

Ravelry: Herringbone Knit Scarf pattern by Originally Lovely by Kaitlin Blasing

Ravelry: Herringbone Knit Scarf pattern by Originally Lovely by Kaitlin Blasing

Free Knitting Pattern Star Stitch Scarf More

Free Knitting Pattern Star Stitch Scarf More