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New article on the history of Tunisian crochet, and what Penelope really said

I am pleased to announce the publication of my article, “The Princess Frederick William Stitch: The Parallel Emergence of Long–Hook Crochet in Prussia and England in 1858,” in the Summer 2020 issue of The Journal of Dress History. The article presents the various names given to the Tunisian crochet simple stitch during the course of… Continue reading New article on the history of Tunisian crochet, and what Penelope really said

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The costs and dividends of blogged loopography

Without originally intending to blog at regular intervals, I’ve long since settled into a fortnightly rhythm. I had every intention of maintaining it with a post this past Sunday despite being at the Textiles from the Nile Valley Conference in Antwerp through the weekend. I had a nearly completed draft of the intended post with… Continue reading The costs and dividends of blogged loopography

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Archaeological Textiles Review

NOTE: The issue announced below is now available in a digital edition at no cost.   The body of scholarly writing on the history of knitting is about to increase significantly, with the impending publication of the diamond issue of the Archaeological Textiles Review. It will be devoted to Early Modern knitted items with contributions from nine experts in… Continue reading Archaeological Textiles Review