In the 1890’s, crochet patterns were available from a number of resources, including women’s magazines, needlework books, and crochet pattern books. The following is a listing of some sources of 1890’s crochet patterns that I have compiled. It is not a comprehensive list; these are just some of the resources that I happen to know about.
1890’s Women’s Magazines
The Delineator was a women’s magazine that featured fashion, needlework, and information of interest to homemakers. The following issues included crochet patterns in addition to other contents:
- April 1895 Delineator : This issue featured crochet patterns for an infant’s hood, and an edging. There are also knitting patterns for a plate doily, baby socks. Lots of other needlework too!
Home Needlework Magazine:
The following issue of Home Needlework Magazine from the 1890’s had crochet patterns included: