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How to Use Florence Knitting Silk
Originally Published in 1886!
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Here is another lovely Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republication! A lithographed silk knitting instruction book produced in 1886 by the Nonotuck Silk Company! Wow, the original price was 6 cents!!! The ''How to Use Florence Knitting Silk'' book covers the gentle home art of clothing one's family in the finest of purses, handbags, chatelaines, reticules, socks, stockings, mittens and decorative edgings!
This is a CD Republication of an 1886 booklet called How to Use Florence Knitting Silk Book, No. 5. You have everything you need to recreate these lovely items but the vintage/antique knitting needles (found on Atomic Mall!) and the vintage/antique silk or cotton thread (also found on Atomic Mall!) to put a pretty in every room of your home and for you and yours to wear! You just have to hunt for a little bit!!! :^)
It includesa plethora of patterns and ''Rules'' so you can see item will keep you busy a long time these coming cold winter months making beautiful knit items for you and yours, as gifts or to sell at autumn/winter craft fairs.
Its 100 pages contains complete instructions for making a plethora of knitting laces for clothing embellishments, curtains, linens and other items! It even has some mitten, sock and other patterns included! There are many lovely etchings demonstrating the construction, implements and embellishment techniques from the late 1880's. Scarce and intriguingly useful information jam-packed in 64 pages just waiting for your creative muse and touch!
''The seventh edition of our popular works on knitting is much larger than any of its predicessors. It contains not only all the valuable matter of earlier editions, but much else that is new and useful. comprising a most comprehensive collection of rules for Mittens, Stockings, Laces, and fancy designs relating to this subject. To this is added a chapter on Crocheted Sild Purses, elaborately illustrated with new and beautiful designs in beadwork. There will also be found an illustrated contributed article by an experienced writher on ''Outline Embroidery and other Fancy Work.''
Hints to Purchasers of Knitting Silk
How to Use Florence Knitting Silk
Explanation: of abbreviations and terms used in giving directions.
with each of our rules for lace edgings, we state the amount of silk required for producing any given quantity of these trimmings
Corticelli Sewing Silk
Special Notice (guidance regarding ''casting on stitches,'' joining a new thread, etc)
Directions for Knitting
General Directions for knitting Mittens from Florence Knitting Silk
Position of the Thumb
To Finish the Thumb
Diagrams showing the manner of forming the thumb
Children's Silk Mittens
Ladies' Fancy Silk Mittens
Directions for Knitting a Hem
Ladies' Fancy Silk Mittens #2
Fancy Pattern #2
Ladies' Fancy Silk Mittens #3
Fancy Pattern #3
Fancy Pattern #4
Ladies' Fancy Silk Mittens #4
Fancy Pattern #5
Ladies' Fancy Silk Mittens #5
Fancy Pattern #6
Ladies' Fancy Silk Mittens #6
Florence Darning Silk
Fancy Pattern #7
Florence Silk Hosiery
Ladies's Fancy Silk Mittens #7
Fancy Pattern #8
Ladies' Fancy Silk Mittens #8
FAncy Pattern #9
Ladies' Fancy Silk Mittens #9
Corticelli Embroidery Silk
Ladies Fancy Silk Mittens #10
Florence Silk Hosiery
Ladies' Silk Mittens #11
Ladies' Fancy Silk Mittens #12
Fancy Pattern #12
Ladies' Fancy Silk Mittens #13
Ladies' Fancy Silk Mittens #14
Ladies' Silk Mittens
Ladies' Silk Mittens #2
Long Silk Purse
Ladies' Silk Purse
General Directions for Ascertaining the Number of Stitches Needed for Knitting Stockings
Gents' Silk Socks
Gent's Silk Socks #2
Ladies' Silk Stockings
Ladies' Silk Stockings #2
Another Rule for Knitting the Toe of a Stocking
TWO Very Detailed Table Showing the Number of Stitches Required for Stockings of Various Sizes for Children, Misses and Women
Baby Sock with Imitation Slipper
Baby's Sock #2
Fancy Sock Pattern
Fancy Sock Pattern #2
Fancy Sock Pattern #3
Fancy Sock Pattern #4
Fancy Sock Pattern #5
Fancy Sock Pattern #6
Fancy Sock Pattern #7
Fancy Sock Pattern #8
Fancy Sock Pattern #9
Fancy Sock Pattern #10
Fancy Sock Pattern #11
Fancy Sock Pattern #12
Fancy Sock Pattern #13
Fancy Sock Pattern #14
Lamp Shade with Fringe
Fancy Sock Pattern #15
Lace Edgings and Insertions
Crocheted Beaded Silk Purse
Crocheted Beaded Long Silk Purse with Monogram and Tassel
Crocheted Beaded Long Silk Purse with Fringe
Crocheted Cover for Toilet Bottle
Crocheted Beaded Silk Purse with Fringe
Ornamental Figures and Initials in Crocheted Bead-work
Bead Initials for Crocheted Silk Purses
Outline Embroidery and other Fancy Work
Linen Tray Cloth
Directions for several score of handsome knitted laces & edgings
(for trimming baby blankets, clothing and household decorative linens), ladies' and children's mittens and infant/children's socks (see listing photo):^)
Pretty much everything you need to make the exquisitely delicate and useful needlework items presented but the fabric, silk or cotton floss, silk yarn or thread, knitting needles, crochet hooks etc. However, these all can be readily found on Atomic Mall! You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, you can obtain the contemporary materials at your nearest fabric, craft or hobby store...
The ladies of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! These are beautiful items and sure to delight you and yours! These instructions are very clear and easy to follow and yet the experience needleworker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.
You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come. This information has been scanned into a CD-ROM Republication using the Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format. You may download a FREE version of the Adobe software program at www.adobe.com .
This is NOT a copy of another CD-ROM. You will receive an ORIGINAL CD of this historic and resourceful book. The text is viewed easily from your computer or you may choose to print each page as you read this amazing book on embroidery. Every page has been meticulously scanned, cleaned and burned to preserve this ANTIQUE book's information and patterns to CD-ROM! The format of this resource has so many more advantages than the original book.
What are the benefits of Dakota Prairie Treasures' Antique Book CD Republications
* Every image and every page has been scanned to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!
* These scans are completely sizable. You can enlarge and print according to your visual needs!
* Each page is saved in PDF format at a high dsi and is readily accessible using Adobe Acrobat (or other pdf reading software programs). This program is very user friendly and allows you to print any one specific page or the entire book!
* Each time you want to use an image, a page or pages you can print it out. Every one will be as crisp and clear as the last!
* If you spill your coffee, tea or soda on a page you just print yourself another!
* You can put all of your notes or musings on your printouts and save them in a folder for future referencing!
*Each CD-ROM comes in a protective case!
Curious about the quality of these scans Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! Scale it, edit it, print it to fit your needs and you are surely going to be quite pleased with the results! You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come...
Check out Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions and store listings for many other unique needlework CD Republications for your creative needleworking pleasure!
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FYI: All Dakota Prairie Treasures needlework, design and/or other cd or hardcopy products produced by said seller are copyrighted and owned by us (as is all listing text and photos). You are permitted to use our product's information for items you make for yourself, as gifts or for items you may produce to sell. However, the original designs and images remain the exclusive legal property of Dakota Prairie Treasures. Neither the CD Product content or hardcopy designs or images, or any part thereof, may be reproduced, used in class lessons or duplicated in any media format to be resold or ''shared'' (either individually or as a package) without Dakota Prairie Treasures' prior written consent. Any and all violations will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. No returns or refunds on written/printed material after delivery to buyer.
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Please visit out other auctions and store listings for other items of similar interest at http://stores.Atomic Mall.com/Dakota-Prairie-Treasures ! Thank you! USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers:payment is accepted via Paypal only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction.
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