An Antique Crochet and Knitting Patterns Book Featuring Filet Crochet, Monograms, a Peacock Design, and More.Here we have an an outstanding book of crochet patterns titled “Corticelli Lessons in Crochet book no. 2, which is dated 1916. The book is softcover and measures approx. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. It includes 64 pages of outstanding instruction.
A few of these patterns are for knitting or have knitted details, but the majority are all crochet. In the beginning is a guide to the abbreviations & an explanation of stitches. It looks to me as though moden crochet-ers should have little or no trouble finding materials for the majority of these patterns; the recommended yarns are vintage/antique Corticelli yarns, however, crochet thread in the appropriate size should suffice for almost all these patterns.
Here are some photos of the featured projects in this unique antiquarian crochet pattern book:
These patterns are antique and lovely. Some of them, for example the gentleman’s golf hose, and the boudoir caps, are seriously outdated. However many of the other patterns are so beautiful and well designed that they would be suitable for making and using today and into the future. It is never too late to create family heirlooms! If you’re going to go to all the trouble to crochet an item, it really should be something special. This book has plenty of truly special items for you to choose from.
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