Diamond Clematis Strip

Knitting Crochet Patterns

Before going to Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand in 1978,1 spent a great deal of time knitting counterpane swatches from books in my collection and from the library. This particular pattern I found in the nineteenth-century publication The Young Ladies Journal. During my trip, I was delighted to find this pattern used in a counterpane in the Van Dieman Museum in Hobart, Tasmania. That version had the double-cable panel worked on either side of the clematis strip. Later, in the Canterbury...

Leaves Melons and Lace

Knit Leaves Pattern

Hie Leaf and Mcion pattern llrfti and II Melon and lac Border ' right hnun three-quarter iw. ttere knit ullh Parisian Cotton on oiw 1 nrrdlm. Hie Leaf and Mcion pattern llrfti and II Melon and lac Border ' right hnun three-quarter iw. ttere knit ullh Parisian Cotton on oiw 1 nrrdlm. When working with the Cooper-Hewitt Musnim's textile collection several years ago. I found in the files a copy of the nineteenth-century publicatittn Hie New Knitter or I ady's Worktahlt Companion. Included in this...