The first Riego collar, “Mary Stuart”

December 14, 2012 § Leave a comment

made with DMC Cébélia Cotton size 30 and 1mm crochet hook

hello all

December 14, 2012 § Leave a comment

Taking a step into blogging… because the world needs another vintage knit/crochet/and so on blog. Maybe more antique than vintage since my time periods of choice tend to be 1910s, 20s, 30s. I’ll probably post things I’m working on, things I’ve learned, patterns and my attempts at translating bizarre old Victorian patterns into something comprehensible. Currently, among other things, I’m working my way through The Crochet Book, by Eléonore Riego de la Branchardière (which has amazingly clear instructions for a book published in 1847).

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