Saturday, October 3, 2009

Knitting in the Eighteenth Century

I've finally, finally, finished the diamond lace pattern set! Well, except for the buttons and ribbon... It's pressing as we speak. My set was yellow, and Helen's (knitting for the other twin) is blue - watch for photos of both, soon!

Meanwhile, a little history, courtesy of the Lincoln's Birthplace Museum, Kentucky and Fort Nashborough, Tennesse:

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