Richmond Gloves to Knit

Are you looking for a truly special pair of gloves to knit for yourself or as a gift? Cast on this adaptation of a nineteenth-century pair of gloves by Lesley O’Connell Edwards. The ingenious construction of the Richmond Gloves features a double layer of fabric to keep out the chill. Here’s Lesley to tell you […]

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A Passion for Pence Jugs

One thing that piqued my interest in Victorian knitting early on was the pence jug. The anonymous author of A Guide for Knitting, Netting and Crochet describes its pence jug as “one of the very prettiest and most useful inventions to be classed under Knitting. The vase-like form, the minuteness, the convenience are all fitted […]

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