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Post- Civil War Victorian Era Gentleman's Knitted Shirt Pattern
Dakota Prairie Treasures Hardcopy Republication
Originally Published February 1870!
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Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Hardcopy Republication for an Authentic Post- Civil War - Victorian Man's Knitted Shirt with Buttons Pattern! What could be more darling for Dickensian live history or historical reenactment than this?
An Authentic 1870's Antique Men's Undershirt Knitting Pattern for you to recreate! Very scarce and very period. Was originally published just a few years following the end of the Civil War! Masculine and practical! (Original is not for sale)
"This shirt is knitted with white wool."
This item is a great resource for those who are Antebellum, Civil War, Victorian, Dickens or historical reenactment enthusiasts, stage and theatre costumers, students of historical clothing, fiber and textile arts, etc!
No more guess-work or false starts on your needlework projects!
Unlike other antique pattern sellers Dakota Prairie Treasures stands alone in providing our especially created yarn, threads, needle and hooks conversion charts with every antique crochet and knitting pattern product! We diligently researched and created our 4-page Victorian Needlework Guide to assist you in selecting the correct modern equivalent of yarns, threads, needles and hooks to accurately recreate most historical 19th Century patterns.
Our unique copyrighted Victorian Needlework Guide contains 4 Help Sections:
Section 1) contains 3 very detailed yarn, knitting needle and crochet hook conversion charts. Example; If your Civil War era pattern uses "Double Berlin Wool," you will know that the modern yarn equivalent is "Worsted or Mohair," etc.
Section 2) contains Civil War Era (1867) crochet work instructions which includes everything from "Position of the hands in crochet," various stitch instructions, working with several colors, working over cord, crocheting with beads, making "Jeweled (beaded) D'Oyleys," "Contractions in Crochet," how to "Increase the Size of an Engraved Pattern," and more!
Section 3) contains Civil War Era (1868) "Explanation of Contractions used in Crochet, Tatting, Knitting, etc." plus "Printer's Marks" used as needlework instruction abbreviations.
Section 4) contains Victorian Era (c1880's) "Actual-Size" images of bone and amber crochet hooks, plus "Actual-Size" wood, bone, amber and steel knitting needles. Example; Your project recommends size No. 1 bone knitting needles, What do you do? With our Guide, you can quickly, easily and accurately compare what needles you have on hand by placing them over the image of the size No. 1 bone needle until you find one that matches the image's gauge size. Plus, our charts carry easily to the craft shop when you are hunting to find just the right size needle or hook in case you find you don't have the size needed in your home stash. :)
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The ladies of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! This is a beautiful gem of an item and sure to delight you and your man! The instructions are very clear and easy to follow and yet the experience needle worker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.
The antique and vintage yarns, needles, etc., can be found on Atomic Mall quite readily. You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, of course, you can utilize contemporary tools and materials found at a nearby fabric, craft or hobby store
Check out Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions and store listings for many other unique needlework Spiral Bound Book, CD and Single Pattern Republications for your creative needle working pleasure!
The item you will receive is representative of the types of needlework expertise of earlier feminine American culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have hours of enjoyment making and recreating this antique needlework items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-great-grandmothers did!
What are the benefits of a Dakota Prairie Treasures Hardcopy Republication(TM)?
* Every image and every page has been scanned at a high dpi to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!
* No having to purchase excessively expensive hard-to-obtain originals.
* No handling old and crumbling originals.
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Copyright Restrictions: 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). Any descriptive text and trademarks provided by the seller in this listing's title, subtitle and description are the sole property of Dakota Prairie Treasures. All rights reserved. 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. Returns allowed due to manufacturing defects only.
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