A History of Hand Knitting

A History of Hand Knitting : The Compelling History of This Ancient Craft

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CONTAINS 4 CDs This is the only history of hand knitting. Rutt traces the mysterious history of this craft from ancient times to the present, examining museum collections, literary evidence and popular legends. "...you'll find a bounty of information about how the knitted stitch, fabric, and garment evolved throughout history. You'll also learn how knitting has been influenced over the years by politics, economics, and gender roles, and how we fit into the picture today." Clara Parkes, Knitter's Reviewshow more

Product details

  • Audio disc | 4 pages
  • 134.62 x 147.32 x 27.94mm | 90.72g
  • Knitting Out Loud
  • Stockton Springs, United States
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged
  • 0979607345
  • 9780979607349
  • 1,476,709

About Richard Rutt

Richard Rutt is the former Bishop of Leicester and has published many titles including Korea: A Historical and Cultural Dictionary and The Bamboo Grove: An Introduction to Sijo.show more

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