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Crochet resources

Patterns, designs, basic how-to, research

W E L C O M E
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A. Crespel DAe.

Filet Brodé, Le.

Lille, France, [c.1900], 34 pgs.

Plates illustrating darned net (filet), but also suitable for cross-stitch and filet crochet. Most of the plates are clear enough to work from. Includes borders, squares, scenes from fairy tales, myths, lords and ladies, the virtues, some Roman gods and heroes, heraldic beasts, and classical cherubs. A few of the designs can be sourced to 16th century modelbooks, but they are not attributed.

Scans donated by Digital Archive, reedited Judith Adele.

6-DA022

F

6

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Filet

DA

France
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American Lady, An.

Winter Gift for Ladies,

being Instructions in Knitting, Netting and Crotchet Work, Containing the Newest and Most Fashionable Patterns, revised and enlarged by an American lady.

Philadelphia: G.B. Zeiber & Co., 1848, 65 pgs.

One of the oldest American booklets with crochet patterns - interesting insights on clothing and color tastes of the 1840's.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited Luann Pfost.

Fashion: Philadelphia 1848 Carriage shoes, muffatees, bags, stockings, garters, cephaline, cuffs, night caps

7-JA003

A

7

Fashion

AnteBell

Crochet

Knitting

Netting

JA

United States
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American Thread Company

A Table Setting of Dignity

Leaflet No. 72-8.36

American Thread Company

Single sheet crochet design for a motif plus small joining ring and edging, presented as a tablecloth, but easily adapted for other uses. Prose instructions, no photo of individual motif, American notation.

Scans donated by Kathryn Roloff, edited by Yvonne DeBandi.

G-KR002

A

HA10

Crochet

KR

United States
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Antoinette, Marie.

How to Crochet Cluny Laces, Book No. 5A

Manual of Practical Instructions In Making Laces for Library Scarfs, Piano Scarfs, Centerpieces, Yokes, Auto and Boudoir Caps, Bed-Spreads, Curtains, Door-Panels, Medallions, Insertions, Doilies, Cushions, etc.,

Chicago: Novelty Art Studios, 1915, 13 pgs.

Crocheted laces to imitate a French bobbin lace that typically has leaf or petal shapes connected by bars. Marie Antoinette later published under the name Hees.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

Fashion: Chicago 1915 lace caps

6-JA001

A

6

Fashion

Crochet

Lace

JA

United States
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Antoinette, Marie.

How to Crochet Beautiful Cluny Laces, Book No. 04.

St. Louis, Mo., E.C. Spuehler, [c.1915], 15 pgs.

Lavish laces for piano and library scarves, collars, pillows, doilies, lingerie.

Scans donated by Diane Spinelli, edited Judith Adele.

Fashion: Chicago 1915 lace caps

7-DS001

A

7

Fashion

Crochet

Lace

DS

United States
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Arte e Diletto

Album Jolanda.

Milano, Giovinezza, 1914, 15 pages.

Art deco cross stitch charts of stylized floral borders and corners, alphabets and a wonderful steamship.

Scans donated by Dindi Gelfi, edited by Judith Adele.

8-DG003

A

8

Crochet

Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

DG

Italy
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B 538 – Crochet Fringe

Weldon‘s Bazaar for Young Ladies, c.1890

Instruction for how to crochet, then tie a compound fringe, for passmenterie use on dresses, bags, blankets, or upholstery.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

B-JA049

B

B912

Crochet

JA

United States
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Bach, Emilie.

New Patterns in Old Style, First Part.

Alsace, Th. de Dillmont, [c.1890, 42 pgs].

Crochet and knitting patterns, Venetian, Flat stitch, Persian, cross stitch, and appliqué embroidery, rug making, needle lace, macramé.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW001

B

A

Crochet

Embroidery

Knitting

Knotting

SW

United Kingdom
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Bach, Emilie.

New Patterns in Old Style, Second Part.

Alsace, Th. de Dillmont, [c.1890], 48 pgs.

Raised lace, appliqué, reticella, gobelin, crochet, cut knotted stitching, Holbein and Viennese cross stitch, tapestry and madeira work, Spanish and gold embroidery.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW042

B

A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Knotting

Lace

SW

United Kingdom
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Baer, Mrs. R.H., et al.

Some Simple and Pretty Trimmings

Needlecraft Vol. VII No. 8, Apr 1916.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing, 1916

Easy crocheted edgings, including an early “Mile-a-Minute” pattern.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

6-AK006

B

6

Crochet

AK

United States
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Barbour, Emma Post

New Bead Book

Chicago, National Trading Co., 1924

Instructions for 12 beaded purses, plus several wach bands, barcelets, and necklaces. Purses are worked in bead knitting or crochet, some with detailed charts. Other accessories in loom-woven badwork, or needle-strung, braided, or glued. Full color illustrations of finished items.

Scans donated by Mary Lou Davis, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: Chicago 1924 beaded bags

B-MD001

B

B730

Fashion

Beading

Crochet

Embroidery

Knitting

Knotting

Macrame

Sewing

Weaving

MD

United States
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Barsaloux, Elsa etal.

Priscilla Sweater Book

Including Hats, Caps, and other accessories with Directions for Working.

Boston, Priscilla Publishing, 1917, 48 pgs.

Basic knitting and crocheting instructions, and a wide variety of patterns for sweaters and accessories, some for full figures, many of which are surprisingly modern. Also baby and children and men's patterns. The hats are fabulous.

Scans donated by Karen Ann Lenard, edited by Karen Ann Lenard.

Fashion: Boston 1917 sweaters

9-KL001

B

9

Fashion

Crochet

Knitting

KL

United States
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Batt, Georgette.

The Priscilla Yoke Book

Boston: Priscilla Publishing, 1916, 40 pgs + foldout charts.

Crocheted and tatted patterns for lingerie yokes (many would be good for modern blouses and collars), including Maltese (hairpin) crochet and filet charts.

Scans donated by Gail Owens, edited Judith Adele.

6-GO001

B

6

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Lace

Tatting

GO

United States
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Beehive Knitting Booklets No. 9 Woolcraft.

A Practical Guide to Knitting & Crochet, New and Enlarged Edition, Reliable Instructions on the Use of Knitting Wools in the production by hand of Serviceable Garments for Every-day Wear.

Halifax, England, Patons & Baldwins Ltd., [c.1915], 64pgs.

Knitting and crochet instructions, hook sizing graph, patterns for babies, hats, shawls, vests, mittens, gloves, stockings, blankets and a fabulous tea cozy.

Scans donated by Enfys, edited by Enfys.

7-EN001

B

7

Crochet

Knitting

EN

United Kingdom
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Beehive Shawls.

[c.1950.]

Traditional lacy knit shawls and wraps using lace-weight yarns. Circular, square and triangular forms, most with edgings. Some crocheted designs, too.

Scans donated by Jeannette S. Harris, edited by Judith Adele.

9-JE004

B

9

Crochet

Knitting

JE

United States
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Beeton, Isabella.

Beeton’s Book of Needlework

Consisting of Descriptions and Instructions, Illustrated by Six Hundred Engravings, of Tatting Patterns, Crochet Patterns, Knitting Patterns, Netting Patterns, Embroidery Patterns, Point Lace Patterns, Guipure D'Art, Berlin Work, Monograms, Initials and Names, Pillow Lace, and Lace Stitches.

London: Ward, Lock and Tyler, 1870, 592 pgs.

An enormous and wonderful book, essential for understanding late Victorian needlework.

Project Gutenberg, converted to pdf format Judith Adele.

6-PG001

B

6

BritVict

Crochet

Embroidery

Knitting

Lace

Netting

Point Lace

Tatting

PG

United Kingdom
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Belding Bros. & Co.

Revised Needle and Hook:

Instructions in Silk Embroidery, Knitting and Crocheting, Illustrated with cuts, half tones and color plates.

New York, 1902, 60 pgs.

Exquisite silk floral embroidery patterns in the Art Needlework<br>eedle painting style. Full color plates showing shading, detailed diagrams of stitch direction and formation, written instructions, inclduing lists of thread colors used. Also instructions for Mount Mellick table spread with a knotted fringe trim, a shirtwaist in surface stitched whitework, and freehand designs for shirtwaist and lingerie embroidered edgings, designs for gown embellishment, embroidery for parasols, lampshades, and several cushions. Crochet instructions plus patterns for necktie, purse, suspenders, and a small pinwheel intended to make up bedspreads and table linens.

Scans donated by Luann Pfost, edited by Luann Pfost.

9-LP004

B

9

Crochet

Embroidery

Knitting

LP

United States
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Belding Bros. & Co.

The Self-Instructor in Silk Knitting, Crocheting and Embroidery.

New York, 1886, 80 pgs.

Silk knitting, crocheting, embroidery instructions and patterns for women's, men's and baby clothing, household items and many bags and purses.

Scans donated by Luann Pfost, edited by Luann Pfost.

Fashion: New York 1886 women’s, men’s, baby accessories

9-LP003

B

9

Fashion

Baby

Crochet

Embroidery

Knitting

LP

United States
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Bernhard Ulmann Co. Inc.

Bedjackets and Smart Slippers

Vol. 22

Bernhard Ullmann Co. Inc.

Knitting patterns for nine bedjackets, shoulder capelets and shawls, some with matching slippers. One with a deep shawl collar and flared 3/4 sleeves could be worn as a shrug, today. Prose instructions, only one size presented.

Scans donated by Kathryn Roloff, edited by Yvonne DeBandi.

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B

H629

Crochet

Slipper

KR

United States
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Best, Vera

Italian Lace

Needlecraft Vol. XI, No. 1, Sep 1919.

Augusta, Maine, Needlecraft Publishing, 1919

Lovely Cluny type crocheted border.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

6-AK028

B

6

Crochet

Lace

AK

United States
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Point de Marque 1re Série

Mulhouse, Dollfus Mieg & Cie, [first pub. c.1890, subsequent printings have updated patterns], 12 plates.

Cross-stitch charts for alphabets, monograms, borders, and a wonderful transportation scene.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited Judith Adele.

6-SW007

D

6

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Bodwell, Addie May.

A Handsome Centerpiece With Crocheted Border

Needlecraft Vol. VIII No. 12, Aug 1917.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing, 1917.

Medallion and scalloped edging for a large embroidered centerpiece.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

6-AK005

B

6

Crochet

AK

United States
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 PDF04 

Boucherit, Eduard, ed.,

Grand Album de Modelès pour Filet No. 3,

139 Dessins Variés.

Paris, É. Boucherit, [c.1908], [missing pages 4,8,43].

Filet charts for crochet, beading, embroidery on net, etc.. Formal and floral designs, birds, mythical creatures, church motifs, Japanese inspired scenes, in edgings, large squares for centerpieces.

Scanned Yvonne deVries, edited by Judith Adele.

7-YV001

B

7

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Filet

YV

France
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Boucherit, Eduard, ed.,

Grand Album de Modelès pour Filet No. 3,

139 Dessins Variés.

Paris, É. Boucherit, [c.1908], [missing pages 4,8,43].

Filet charts for crochet, beading, embroidery on net, etc.. Formal and floral designs, birds, mythical creatures, church motifs, Japanese inspired scenes, in edgings, large squares for centerpieces.

Scans donated by Yvonne de Vries, remastered by FireRose.

B-FR002

B

C415

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Filet

FR

France
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Brainerd & Armstrong.

Last and Best Book on Art Needlework, The.

New London, Conn. [c.1895] 118 pgs.

Huge collection of embroidery, crochet and knitting patterns for silk threads and yarns, including descriptions of the thread itself, hundreds of stitches and types of needlework, and beautiful illustrations. Socks, mittens, motifs, chains, edgings, bags, ties, bags, belts, tassels, fan, slippers, lamp shade, garter, suspenders, embroidered flowers.

Scans donated by Luann Pfost, edited by Luann Pfost.

9-LP002

B

9

Crochet

Embroidery

Knitting

LP

United States
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Brown, Anna Wuerful.

New Filet Crochet Book, The

Original Designs Which May Be Used Also For Cross-Stitch and Beadwork, With Patterns Represented in a New Way by Hugo W. Kirchmaier.

Toledo, Ohio, Cora Kirchmaier, 1912, 37 pages.

Filet edgings and insertions with instructions - formal and floral designs, an unusual seafood table linen pattern with lobsters and crabs, butterfly and bee insertions, birds, animals, alphabets, japanese motifs.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

A-DC001

B

A

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Filet

DC

United States
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Brown, Anna Wuerful.

The A.W.B. Crochet Book No. 1

Beautiful new designs published for the first time in Irish Crochet, filet worked in colors, and Venetian or Macramé Crochet with correct position of hands, and needle, stitches and lessons, fully illustrated.

Toledo, Ohio: Anna Wuerful Brown, 1913, 33 pgs.

Crochet instructions for items in Irish and Venetian crochet (imitation of Italian cutwork), plus Cluny crochet; cross-stitch on crochet mesh ground; filet crochet. Lots of butterflies, florals, brooches, jabots, edgings, medallions, slides, even crocheted cord formed into initials.

Scans donated by Cheri Mancini, edited Judith Adele.

6-CH001

B

6

Crochet

CH

United States
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Bucilla Blue Book No. 3

Original Designs in Tatting, Novelty & Filet Crochet

New York, Bernhard Ullman Co., 1916, 50 pgs

Collection of prose patterns for crochet and tatting, includes baby layette, filet crochet heraldic medallions for insertion into door curtains, yokes for chiledren's and women's clothing, filet insertion for bolster cushion, child's hat and collar, corset cover, octagonal box with Chinoiserie motif. Tatting instruction sinclude edgings for luncheon set and towels, lingerie trim and yoke, pillow and bedding items, collars, and insertions and edgings for tea cloths.

Scans donated by Georgia Seitz, edited by Judith Adele.

B-GS001

B

C817

Crochet

Lace

Tatting

GS

United States
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Bucilla

Old Favorites

Bucilla Hand Crocheted Bedspreads, Vol. 136, 15ct.

Bernhard Ullmann Co. Inc.

Five different bedspread patterns, Pastel, Popcorn Square, Water Lily, Pie Crust, and Swedish Popcorn. Most in a single color, the Pastel pattern has different colors.

From the collection of Hillie Dijkstra, edited by Yvonne DeBandi

G-HD016

B

H301

Crochet

Bedspread

HD

United States
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Dentelles a Franges & Entre-Deux

Au Crochet

Cartier-Bresson

Nine crocheted patterns each shown twice, once as inset and once as fringe. Great for making curtains, where both patterns can be used in the same item.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

B-YS033

C

E929

RMT-H420

Crochet

Knotting

SW

France
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Carter, W.

Royal Crochet Worker, No. 1.

London: Carliles, Pittman & Co., [c.1860], p1-16.

Victorian lace edgings, collars and cuffs, filet crochet table linens.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: London c.1860 collars and cuffs

6-JA026

C

6

Fashion

BritVict

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Lace

JA

United Kingdom
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Carter, W.

Royal Crochet Worker, No. 2.

London: J.T. Wood, [c. 1860], p 17-32.

Continuation of book No. 1: Doilies and more filet designs.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

6-JA046

C

6

BritVict

Crochet

Lace

JA

United Kingdom
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Carter, W.

The Royal Crochet Worker, No. 6.

London: J.T. Wood, [c. 1860], p 81-96.

We’re still looking for Nos. 3 through 5! More crocheted edgings, collars and cuffs.

Scans donated by Enfys, edited by Enfys.

Fashion: London c.1860 collars and cuffs

6-EN005

C

6

Fashion

BritVict

Crochet

Lace

EN

United Kingdom
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Cartier Bresson

Coton au Crochet

PAR PELOTES de 50 Grammes Garantis

Cartier Bresson, Paris

Four leporello folding pattern sheets, with three crochet examples each

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, not edited yet.

C-YS001

C

C112

Crochet

Lace

SW

France
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Cartier-Bresson

Gros Crochet et Milan

4eme Album.

Paris, G.de Malherbe et Cie,Imp., 1930, 31 pgs.

Gros crochet, 14 figurative patterns, birds, leaves, flowers, mostly meant for home decoration.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

B-SW046

C

C714

Crochet

Needle Lace

SW

France
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Cartier-Bresson

Gros Crochet pour Ameublement

1er Album, 5e edition

Paris, G.de Malherbe et Cie, 1927, 31 pgs.

Gros crochet, hortensia, heron, vine, dahlia, also a very macrame-like pattern.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

B-SW043

C

C714

Crochet

SW

France
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Cartier-Bresson

Gros Crochet pour Ameublement

2me Album, 3me edition

Paris, G.de Malherbe et Cie, 1927, 31 pgs.

Figurative gros crochet, fern motif, fuchsia, some filet patterns.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

B-SW044

C

C714

Crochet

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Cartier-Bresson

Gros Crochet pour Ameublement

3me Album, 2me edition

Paris, G.de Malherbe et Cie, 1927, 31 pgs.

Bed covers with putti, curtains, figurative crochet. Lovely patterns, especially the horse chestnut.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

B-SW045

C

C714

Crochet

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Schumacker, Anna

Manual of Crocheting Infant's and Children's Caps

Fifth [5] Series

1915, Wm. H. Horstmann Company, Philadelphia

Columbia Cottons and How to Use Them, Latest and most practical manual for making infant's and children's caps. Price 10 cents. A book of inspiration in the art of modern lace making. 28 pages, 12 models.

Scans donated by Sandra Bejster, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

I-SB001

C

I8310

Crochet

SB

United States
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Clark's & Coats

Pineapple Fan-fair

Book No. 266

Clark's & Coats

Crochet patterns for doiles, centerpieces, a chair protector set (antimacassars) table runners and tablecloths, featuring variants of the pineapple motif. American notation.

Scans donated by Hillie Dijkstra, edited by Yvonne DeBandi.

G-HD006

C

GC09

Crochet

HD

United States
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Clark, Winifred.

Bungalow Crochet Book,

New Crochet Designs in Bungalow Aprons, Household Linens, etc. with complete instructions. "Winifred" Series Book No. 4.

St. Louis, Mo., W.L.M. Clark, 15 pgs.

Charming aprons, boudoir caps, curtains, pillows, rag rug, doilies, napkin rings, and a "Monkey Face Portier".

Scans donated by Diane Spinelli, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: St. Louis c.1915 aprons and boudoir caps

7-DS002

C

7

Fashion

Crochet

Filet Crochet

DS

United States
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Clark, Winifred.

Vol. No. 2: Crochet Yokes, Boudoir Caps, and Boudoir Novelties,

also new ideas for Maltese Crochet with instructions.

St. Louis, M., W.L.M. Clark, 1915, 24pgs.

Delicate lacet, filet, Torchon, Cluny , hairpin lace, and other crochet stitches for negligees, boudoir caps, and bedroom table items.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: St. Louis 1915 lingerie

A-DC002

C

A

Fashion

Crochet

Filet Crochet

DC

United States
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Clark's

Matching Sets in Crochet

O.N.T. Book no. 281

Clark's

16 page booklet of matching sets of small table linens (runners, coasters, placemats, centerpieces, etc.) in crochet. Some are edgings around linen centers, some are all-crochet. American notation.

Scans donated by Glenda Hicks, edited by Yvonne DeBandi.

G-GH003

C

G921

Crochet

GH

United States
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W.L.M. Clark

Seven Piece Basket Set

W.L.M. Clark, Inc., 1941 St. Louis, MO

Mountain Craft Complete Crochet Kit No. 607. Complete crochet instructions and full information for making six small and one large basket. Instructions for stiffening basket included.

Scans donated by Sandra Bejster, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

I-SB002

C

I8313

Crochet

Basketry

SB

United States
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Clark's O.N.T. J&P Coats Pillow Cases Book No. 264

Decorative Crochet

[U.S., Spool Cotton Company, c.1945,] 11 pgs

Colorful floral borders, some three dimensional.

Scans donated by Tatting Archive, edited by Judith Adele

6-TA004

C

DB16

crochet

TA

United States
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Clark's O.N.T. J&P Coats Bathroom Beauties Book No. 265

Decorative Crochet for Bath Towels, Guest Towels, Face Cloths

New York, The Spool Cotton Company, 1950, 14 pgs

Colorful fish and floral borders and motifs, some three dimensional.

Scans donated by Tatting Archive, edited by Judith Adele

6-TA005

C

DB23

crochet

TA

United States
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Clark's.

Pattern No. 2

New York, The Spool Cotton Company, [c.1915], 2 pgs.

Lovely crocheted drawstring lace bag.

Scan donated by Tony Lulek, edited by Tony Lulek.

Fashion: New York 1915 lace bag

B-TL001

C

B912

Fashion

Crochet

TL

United States
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Coats & Clark's O.N.T. Filet Crochet Book No. 317 Priscilla Filet Crochet

New York, Coats & Clarks, Inc., 1955, 15 pgs.

Instructions and charts for filet crochet doilies, table linens, pillow covers, placemats and centerpieces; Emblem of Freedom (Symbol of Roosevelt's Depression-era recovery effort); rooster, cornucopia, edgings, and a collar.

Scans donated by Tatting Archive, edited by Judith Adele

6-TA006

C

DB30

Filet

Filet crochet

crochet

TA

United States
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Coats & Clarks.

Daffodil.

New York, [c. 1945] 4 pgs.

Crochet pattern for round six-wedge doily in filet crochet, featuring daffodils. Prose instructions, no chart for motif, US terms.

Scans donated by KR Ritchie, edited by KR Ritchie.

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9

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Lace

KR

United States
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Coats & Clarks O.N.T. Book No. 323, Decorating Ideas to Crochet

towel sets, guest towels, rugs, seat covers, chair sets, place mats, pot holders

New York, Coats & Clarks, 1956, 15 pgs

Crochet instructions for home décor kitchen and bath items, including tomato and lemon novelty sets. Placemats, rugs, pot holders, towel trims, seat covers.

Scans donated by Deirdre Penrod, edited by Judith Adele

6-DP001

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D808

Crochet

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Lace

DP

United States
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J.P.Coats

Church Laces

Coats Sewing Group Book No. 496

J.P. Coats

Crochet directions and charts for filet crochet lace pieces intended for church and devotional use. Includes panels and frontals, a funeral alb, insertions and edgings for altar linens. Many of these charted designs can be adapted for cross-stitch or darned net (filet).

Scans donated by Anneke Perelaer, edited by Sytske Wijnsma

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GB30

Crochet

WS

United Kingdom
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Coats & Clark

Handkerchief Edgings

Book No. 256

Spool Cotton Company

16 page booklet of narrow crocheted handkerchief edges. Includes regular crochet, hairpin crochet, and a corner butterfly to be accented with embroidery.

Scans donated by Hillie Dijkstra, edited by Yvonne DeBandi

G-HD005

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GB02

Crochet

HD

United States
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Comfort.

Centerpieces and Other New Designs.

Comfort Vol.37 No. 4 [Feb 1925].

Augusta, Maine: W.H. Gannett, p8.

Crocheted and tatted edgings, borders, doily.

Scans donated by Digital Archive, reedited Judith Adele.

6-DA020

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6

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Lace

Tatting

DA

United States
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Cordet, Adeline

Crocheted Edgings and Insertions with Complete Instructions

Book No. Two

St. Louis, Missouri: Valley Supply Co., 1912, 15 pgs.

Edgings, medallions, squares and camisole yokes, including spider and filet patterns.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Judith Adele

6-AK026

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6

Crochet

Filet

AK

United States
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Cordet, Adeline

Edgings in Crochet With Complete Instructions

Book No. Four, 60 Designs For All Purposes

St. Louis, Missouri: Valley Supply Co., 1916, 15 pgs.

More classic edgings, insertions, medallions, squares, doilies, and fringes, including spider patterns and a wonderful grape border.

Scans donated by Cheri Mancini, edited Judith Adele.

6-CH002

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6

Crochet

CH

United States
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Cordet, Adeline.

Filet Creations in Yokes and Gifts,

Illustrated with instructions, Book No. 14.

St. Louis, Missouri, Valley Supply Co., 1921, 15 pgs.

Yokes, edgings and bedroom caps, baby caps, tray cloth, monograms, cluny lace doilies. The filet patterns include a large butterfly, a peacock and patterns for Elk Lodge, Modern Woodmen of America, Shriners.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: St. Louis 1921 lingerie

A-DC003

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A

Fashion

Crochet

Filet crochet

Filet

DC

United States
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Application of Coronation Cord

for Modern Needlework and Trimmings

Bernhard Ullmann & Co. 107-113 Grand Street New York

Beautiful lace made with applied coronation cord (a thick/thin soutache) in combo with crocheting to make insertions and trims used on clothing and household linens. Photos of example trims and collars, no instructions.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

B-YS052

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EA11

Crochet

SW

United States
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Corticelli Silk Mills

Lessons in Crochet

Also a Few New Designs for Knitting, Book No. 1.

Florence, Mass.: Corticelli Silk Mills, 1916, 48 pgs.

Crochet stitch guide, patterns for crocheted laces, Irish Crochet motifs (butterflies), slippers, bags, a gentleman’s scarf, boudoir caps, crocheted lace baskets, coasters, knit and crocheted ladies’ scarves, sweaters, dressing jackets, hats, shawls, child’s sweater.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: Florence, MA 1916 sweaters, hats, dressing jackets

6-JA043

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6

Fashion

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Knitting

Lace

JA

United States
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Corticelli

Lessons in Crochet

Book No. 2

Florence, Mass.: Corticelli Silk Mills, 1917, 64 pgs, missing pgs 25,26,39,40.

Patterns for crocheted vanity box, slippers, yokes, hat trim, fasteners, collars, sweater, buttons, silk bag, cushion, edgings, motifs, doilies, napkins and napkin rings, baby hats and slippers. Knitting patterns for baby and child items, afghan, gentleman’s silk hose, lady’s silk jacket. Filet/cross-stitch charts, including alphabets and a large peacock

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: Florence, MA 1917 slippers, hats, collars, speater, baby items, jacket

6-JA023

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6

Fashion

Crochet

Filet

Knitting

JA

United States
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Corticelli Silk Mills

[13] Lessons in Crochet

Book No. 13.

Florence, Mass., Nanotuck Silk Co., 1920, 48 pgs.

Crochet stitch instructions, including more complicated stitches such as roll stitch and star stitch. Patterns for crocheted silk men’s ties, a knitted tie, doilies, luncheon sets, filet patterns, some exquisite edgings, tatted baby items, scarves, yokes, caps, patterns for doll items.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: Florence, MA 1920 men’s ties

6-JA040

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6

Dolls

Fashion

Crochet

Filet

Knitting

Tatting

JA

United States
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Corticelli Crocheted Yokes

[Florence, Mass.: Corticelli Silk Mills, 1917]

Collection of crocheted yokes from the Corticelli Lessons in Crochet books 1-7

B-JA054

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C214

Crochet

JA

United States
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Corticelli

[06] Lessons in Knitting and Crochet.

Book No. 6.

Florence, Mass.: Corticelli Silk Mills, 1917, 62 pgs.

Knitting and crochet instructions, with some interesting fancy stitches, patterns for men’s, women’s and children’s sweaters, baby blankets and clothes, silk purses, hats, shawls, socks, gloves, military and hospital items. Some of the sweaters are surprisingly modern.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: Florence, MA 1917 sweaters, purses, hats, military items

7-JA004

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7

Fashion

Crochet

Knitting

JA

United States
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Corticelli

[05] Lessons in Crochet

including some designed for Knitting and Tatting and for the new Hardanger Crochet, Book No. 5.

Florence, Mass.: Corticelli Silk Mills, 1919, 48 pgs.

Delicate crocheted blouse, edgings, doilies, insertions, yokes, Irish Crochet, bags, hats, slippers, men's ties, and a lampshade. Filet charts, including church lace and alphabets. Tatted edgings, motifs, doilies. Knit silk sweaters.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

A-JA001

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Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Hardanger

Irish Crochet

Knitting

Lace

Tatting

JA

United States
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Corticelli

[07] Lessons in Crochet

Book No. 7.

Florence, Mass., Nonotuck Silk Co., 1917, 48 pgs.

Crochet and knitting patterns for edgings, table and bed linens, doilies, tablecloths, filet charts, yokes, baby bonnets, knit sweater collar, cuffs, curtains, Irish Crochet motifs, doll's sweater, bedspreads.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

A-JA002

C

A

Dolls

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Knitting

JA

United States
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Corticelli

[09] Lessons in Crochet

Book No. 9

Florence, Mass.: Corticelli Silk Mills, 1920, 48 pgs.

Crochet stitch instructions, “Roaring Twenties” patterns for knit and crocheted sweaters, vests, hats, bags, collars, jabots, nightgown yokes, baby items, linens, doilies, medallions, filet charts, lace edgings.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: Florence, MA 1920 sweaters, vests, hats, bags

A-JA003

C

A

Fashion

Crochet

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Knitting

Lace

JA

United States
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Cousine Claire

Albums de Travaux de Cousine Claire,

Album No. 1: Le Filet.

Paris: Manufacture Parisienne des Cotons L.V. & M.F.A., [c.1905], 36 pgs.

Embroidered net designs - squares, medallions, heraldic, hunting, classical motifs. Wonderful mythic creatures. The plates are clear enough to use for cross-stitch, filet crochet, etc.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited Judith Adele

6-SW006

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6

Crochet

Embroidered Net

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Cousine Claire.

Albums de Travaux de Cousine Claire:

Le Crochet.

Publications François Tedesco, [c.1900], 36 pgs.

Crocheted lace – elaborate edgings and insertions, wonderful fringes, doilies, a hanging basket, floral and mythical motifs, and an amazing Don Quichotte in Venetian crochet.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

7-SW002

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7

Crochet

Lace

SW

France
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Croly, Mrs. (Jenny June) ed.

Knitting and Crochet,

a Guide to the Use of The Needle and The Hook.

Lynn, Mass. J.F. Ingalls, 1886, 144 pgs.

Hundreds of late Victorian knitting, crochet and macramé patterns and instructions, some of them uncommon (such as a quilt worked in afghan stitch in the round, using four hooks), and a knit stocking pattern in rhymed verse.

Scans donated by Hope Wright, edited by Hope Wright.

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A

Crochet

Knitting

Knotting

Macrame

HW

United States
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Crooker, Clarabel

All-Lace Luncheon-Set in Star Design

Needlecraft Vol. VII No. 8, April 1919.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing.

Clever and easy crocheted star motif that can be joined as you go to make coasters, doilies, centerpieces.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

6-AK007

C

6

Crochet

Lace

AK

United States
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DA.é.

Filet Brodé, Le

50 Modèles Inédits Collection DAe Album No. 5 Les Dentelles De Lin.

Lille, A. Crespel, [c.1900 20 pgs.]

Plates of embroidery on filet clear enough to stitch from, also could be used for cross stitch or filet crochet work. Astrological and mythological motifs, Louis IV era designs, playing card designs, borders, floral motifs.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

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A

Crochet

Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Filet

SW

France
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Devere, Edith Maude

Richardson’s Irish Crochet Book.

Chicago: Richardson Silk Co., [c.1915], 32 pgs.

Instructions for Irish Crochet in silk; baby bonnets, bags, collar and cuff set, hats, jabots, scarves and men’s ties.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: Chicago 1915 hats, bags, trims

6-JA022

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6

Fashion

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

JA

United States
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Alphabet de la Brodeuse,

Lettres, Chiffres, Monogrammes et Ornements à points comptés suivis d'une série de modèles avec calques pour Broderie de blanc.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c.1890], 149 pgs.

Cross-stitch, charted embroidery – alphabets, borders, medallions, monograms, naval and heraldic, hunting , winter scenes, white work monograms.

Scans donated by Digital Archive, reedited Judith Adele.

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6

whitework

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

DA

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Embroidery on Net [The Net Book].

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c.1895], 58 pgs.

Making and mounting net, the embroidery stitches. Beautiful colored plates detailed enough to follow the stitches, charted patterns.

Scans donated by Digital Archive, reedited Judith Adele.

6-DA017

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6

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidered Net

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

DA

United Kingdom
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Motifs pour Broderies

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c.1895], 112 pgs.

Colored embroidery designs, tracing patterns, gorgeous art nouveau patterns of expressive flowers and leaves.

Scans donated by Digital Archive, reedited Judith Adele.

6-DA015

D

6

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

DA

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Punto di Marca 1a Serie.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [first pub. c.1895, 12 patterns].

Needlepoint or cross stitch patterns for alphabets, borders, hot air balloons, auto, boats, bicycles.

Scanned by Dindi Gelfi, edited by Judith Adele.

6-DG006

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6

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

DG

Italy
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. ABC du Crochet.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c. 1940, 28 pgs].

French language introductory crochet techique instruction: basic stitches and methods; simple square and octagon; grounds, border/insertions, and edgings. Forming picots, and a round lacy motif; simple rectangular piece with granny-style deep edging.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

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Crochet

SW

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Album für Kreuzstichstickerei II.

Mulhouse, Dollfus Mieg & Cie, [c.1890, approx 120 pgs.].

Dozens of different cross stitches collected from many parts of the world, beautifully illustrated, with some needle lace stitches for joinings, edges and tassels, plus 39 colored plates. The centerfold patterns are reproduced full size in the last pdf file.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

7-SW006

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7

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

German
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Broderies Bulgares.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c.1920, 30 pgs].

Bulgarian embroidery - dozens of illustratios of brilliant borders and fields, with instructions for materials and thread colors and illustration of unusual stitches.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW004

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A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Broderies yougoslaves [1]

Ire Série.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c.1920, 50 pgs].

Colorful Serbian, Croatian and Slovenian embroidery. Stitch instructions and materials, and color plates. A wide variety of mostly geometric or stylized floral designs in gorgeous colors, with tracing patterns at the back of the book for pricking the designs onto cloth.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW035

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A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Broderies yougoslaves [2]

IIme Série.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c.1925, ? pgs, patterns missing].

Colorful Bosnian, Herzegovine, Dalmation, and Montenegro embroidery. Stitch instructions and materials, and color plates. A wide variety of stylized floral, bird and abstract designs in gorgeous colors, with tracing patterns at the back of the book for pricking the designs onto cloth.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW016

D

A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Crochet Work [7]

7th Series (Filet Crochet).

Mulhouse, Dollfus Mieg & Cie, [c.1925, approx 22 pgs, covers and ads not incl].

Complete instructions on how to do filet crochet, with simple and lovely patterns and a few filet charts.

Scans donated by Bhavani Harikrichnan, edited by Bhavani Harikrichnan.

7-BH001

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7

Crochet

Filet Crochet

BH

United Kingdom
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Czecho-Slovakian Embroideries

Mulhouse, France, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie [1920’s?, ~44pgs)

Carefully researched patterns and stitches from museums of Bohemia, Moravia and Slovakia - lavish flat stitching. cross stitch and cutwork.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

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B925

Cutwork

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

JA

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Drawn Thread Work [2].

2nd series.

Mulhouse, Dollfus Mieg & Cie, [c.1925, approx 40 pgs, covers and ads not incl.].

Directions for drawn thread embroidery - exquisite lace. Slav, Italian, Reticella openwork, Spanish openwork, cut stitch designs, and a ground with rosettes resembling Teneriffe.

Scans donated by Bhavani Harikrichnan, edited by Bhavani Harikrichnan.

7-BH002

D

7

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

BH

United Kingdom
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Library Irish Crochet Lace

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c.1900], 63 pgs and 7 linen patterns.

One of the classics of Irish Crochet lace. Parts of this book have been reprinted by several publishers. These scans are from the original, with all the chapters, plates and linen patterns. Instructions for Irish Crochet stitches and techniques, patterns for traditional Irish Crochet motifs, grounds, footings and borders, instructions for working with machine made grounds and braids, illustration plates and lacemaker’s patterns for working complex laces - deep edgings, squares, insertions, a collar and cuffs.

Scans donated by Judith Adele and Melanie Gill, edited by Judith Adele.

6-JA048

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6

Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

JA

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Merk Stich [1]

1te Serie.

Mulhouse, Dollfus Mieg & Cie, [orig pub c.1890, 1908 edition], 12 plates.

Charts for alphabets, borders, monograms, and wonderful scenes of 1908 bicycles, boats, trains, motor car and balloons.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

7-SW005

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7

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

German
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Motifs Pour Broderies [3]

3me Série.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c.1910, 28 pgs].

Plates illustrating beautiful early 20th C embroidery design.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW008

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A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Motifs Pour Broderies [4]

IVme Série.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c. 1905, 22 pgs].

Plates illustrating beautiful early 20th C embroidery design.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW040

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A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Motifs Pour Broderies [7]

7me Série.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c.1947, 19 pgs].

French language booklet illustrating designs for counted thread, pattern darning, and canvaswork embroidery. Geometric motifs, borders, and all-over designs in multiple colors. No charts, but photos are clear enough to work from. Some Florentine canvaswork (flame stitch) suitable for needlepoint.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW003

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A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Motifs for Embroideries [4]

4th Series.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie. c.1895, 25 pgs.

Color photographs of floral and geometric borders and motifs. Most are intended for counted thread embroidery. No charts.

Scans donated by Bhavani Harikrishna, edited by Judith Adele.

A-BH001

D

A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

BH

United Kingdom
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Motifs for Embroideries [6]

VIth Series.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c.1915 ?, ~20 pgs.].

Multicolor designs for counted thread embroidery (not cross-stitch), including florals, all-over grounds, medallions, borders (some with corners) and rectagular pieces. Style is very much pre WWII modernist. Works are shown as photos of stitching, not graphs.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW046

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A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

United Kingdom
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Ornaments et lingerie d'Église.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie., [c.1935, 32 pgs].

Embroidery designs for church vestments and alter linens, with instructions, plates showing the embroidery and some tracing patterns.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW011

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A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Point de Croix Nouveaux Dessins (1re Série)

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c.1905], approx.25 pgs, in French.

Stunning art nouveau and Provençale charted cross-stitch designs – the Dutch children designs were possibly inspired by the 1901 Paris Exposition.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited Judith Adele

6-SW004

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6

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Point de Croix Nouveaux Dessins 2me Série

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie, [c.1905], approx.25 pgs.

More stunning art nouveau and Provençale charted cross-stitch designs – birds, bees, cats, bunnies, flowers, fish.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited Judith Adele, charts remastered by Sytske Wijnsma

6-SW003

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6

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Point de Croix Nouveaux Dessins [6]

6me Série.

Mulhouse, Dollfus Mieg & Cie, [unk date], 16 plates.

More wonderful art nouveau (leaning here toward art deco) designs.

Scans donated by Anja Riemens-Wildschut, edited Judith Adele.

7-AR001

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7

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

AR

France
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Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Point de Marque [2]

IIme Série

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie., [first pub c. 1900, this printing c. 1933, 18 pgs.]

Cross stitch charts for alphabets, borders and children's play scenes.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW034

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Embroidery

Filet Crochet

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DMCPointdeMarque3T.png  PDF 

Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Point de Marque [3]

IIIme Série.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie., [first pub c. 1900, this printing c. 1934, 20 pgs.]

Multicolor charted designs for monograms (including one charted on the bias), plus all-over designs, borders, folk art flowers and geometrics, a rocking horse, marionettes, quaint folk figures, and a sweet spider. Intended for cross-stitch.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW013

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A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
DMCPointdeMarque4T.png  PDF 

Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Point de Marque [4]

IVme Série.

Mulhouse, Dollfus-Mieg & Cie., [first pub c. 1900, this printing c.1934, 20 pgs.]

Charted multicolor designs, including alphabets, monograms, all-over grounds, borders, square and diamond motifs, stylized folk art flowers, charming scenes of village life; Some designs incorporate straight stitches in addition to block units. Intended for cross-stitch, some designs can be adapted for needlepoint or Berlin woolwork.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW015

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A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
DMCPointdeMarque5T.png  PDF 

Dillmont, Th. de, ed.

D.M.C. Point de Marque [5]

5me Serié,

Mulhouse, Dollfus Mieg & Cie (first pub c.1920),

Cross stitch patterns for art deco alphabets, fields, borders, animals and sceneries, including wonderful insects, fish and birds.

Scans donated by Annick Chartier, edited by Judith Adele.

8-AC002

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8

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

AC

France
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Disegni Per Punto Croce, Album IV, Edizioni “Mani Di Fata”

Milano, Lavori Femminili, [c.1930]

Collection of charted designs for cross-stitch. Includes borders, nursery motifs, alphabets for monograms, names, and samplers; devitional motifs; children at play, soldiers and an airplane, and traditional folk motifs. Color possibilities suggested by grayscale.

Scans donated by Dindi Gelfi, edited by Judith Adele.

B-DG003

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BA15

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

DG

Italy
6-AK002Dixon.t.png  PDF 

Dixon, Mrs. B.F.

A Handsome Between-Meal Centerpiece

Needlecraft Vol. VII No. 7, Mar 1916.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing. 1916.

Lovely Cluny-type crochet edging for a large doily. Note that the instructions for round 12 are missing, but the illustration is clear.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

6-AK002

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6

Crochet

AK

United States
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Drew, Joan.

Portfolio of Designs for Embroidery [cross-stitch]

London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Assoc., 1926, cross-stitch pages only

Cross stitch charts - fanciful peacocks, florals, mythologys, ship, castle. This publication also has all of the embroidery patterns included in the Portfolio donated by Sytske Wijnsma, not included in this pdf file.

Scans donated by Louise A. Tiemann, edited by Judith Adele.

B-LT001

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BA22

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

LT

United Kingdom
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Duff-Gordon

Lady Duff-Gordon Book of Irish and Cluny Crochet.

Book No. 18

Chicago: Richardson Silk Company, 1917, 16 pgs.

Crochet stitch instructions, patterns for “Cluny” edgings and medallions, Irish Crochet motifs, medallions and edgings, doilies, tea cozy, yoke, collar, cap, candle shade.

Scans donated by Kathryn White, edited Judith Adele

6-KW001

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6

Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

Tatting

KW

United States
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Dvorak, John J.

Princess Yoke Book.

Chicago, Novelty Art Studios, 1916, 16 pgs.

Exquisite lingerie laces; including an unusual grape and leaves motif in Richelieu Crochet.

Scans from Internet Archive, edited by Eve Wallender.

B-EW002

D

BA22

Crochet

Filet Crochet

EW

United States
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Dvorak, R.J.

[13] Art in Crochet

No. 13.

Chicago, Novelty Art Studios, 1918, 15 pgs.

Pretty crocheted yokes, corset covers, boudoir caps, brassiere, doilies, buffet scarf.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

A-DC005

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A

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Lace

DC

United States
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Dvorak, R.J.

[17 ]American Beauty, The,

No. 17.

Chicago, Novelty Art Studios, 1919, 15 pgs.

Crocheted yokes and caps, "Grecian", Billie Burke", filet charts, Cluny scarf edging, doilies.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: Chicago 1919 lingerie yokes and caps

A-DC004

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A

Fashion

Crochet

Filet Crochet

DC

United States
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E. Frette & C.

Album di Desegni per Ricamo a Colori.

Milano, c. 1900, 22 plates.

Cross stitch and other embroidery charts and plates –alphabets, elegant formal borders and medallions, stylized flowers and leaves.

Scans donated by Dindi Gelfi, edited by Judith Adele.

8-DG002

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8

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

DG

Italy
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Ehrlich, Antonie .

Antonie Ehrlich Crochet Book No. 3:

Original Designs in Filet Crochet

Philadelphia, Ehrlich Publishing Co., 1915, 32 pgs.

Filet lace for collars, inserts, edgings, table cloths, etc. Traditional, floral, fruit bird, Colonial America patterns.

Scans donated by Ann Heiser, edited by Judith Adele.

B-AH001

E

B715

Crochet

Filet Crochet

AH

United States
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Embroidery pattern

Magasin Des Demoiselles

Regraph of multicolor chart for rectangular gemoetric motif with border.

Reconstructed pattern.

B-YS023

A

BB01

Crochet

Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
EmeyLesHeures.th.png  PDF 

Emey

Les Heures de L'Aiguille

Paris, [La Mode de Fillette, c.1915, p. 4]

Single sheet, probably from "La Mode de Fillette", filet crochet pattern of a chicken

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

B-SW057

E

CA14

Crochet

SW

France
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Erstmann, Friedrich & Helbig, Paul,

A-B-C der Stickerin, Das.

Leipzig, Rudolph Gerstacker, [c.1915, 87 plates]

Cross stitch charts and embroidery tracing patterns - beautiful art nouveau designs of alphabets, borders, flowers, animals and rural scenes.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW012

E

A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

German
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Erstmann, Friedrich & Helbig, Paul,

A-B-C der Stickerin, Das.

Leipzig, Rudolph Gerstacker, [c.1915, 87 plates]

Cross stitch charts and embroidery tracing patterns - beautiful art nouveau designs of alphabets, borders, flowers, animals and rural scenes.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, remastered by FireRose.

B-FR003

E

C415

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

FR

German
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Exhibition Book of Crochet Elegancies.

In coloured Twine with Illustrations in Gold and & Colors And Recipes for Working.

London: Faudel and Phillips, [c.1851], 8 pgs + 4 plates.

Victorian era patterns for a tapestry crochet carriage bag, child’s gaiters, lace baby cap and edging and two anti-macassars with very early filet crochet.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

6-JA027

E

6

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Lace

JA

United Kingdom
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Edward, T.

Fancy Braid and Crochet Book

Lynn, Mass.: T.E. Parker, 1885, 16 pgs.

Patterns for crocheted edgings to utilize the new manufactured braids that were becoming available in the 1880’s, many of which have not been manufactured since the 1920’s. Some beautiful effects that don’t take long to work up.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele Rescanned HC17

6-JA016

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6

Crochet

Lace

Needle Lace

JA

United States
FarnesBAlphT.png  PDF 

Farnes, Emma.

Alphabets in Crochet & Tatting, Book No. B

For Use in Door Panels & Table Covers & Including Small Filet Designs & Cross Mesh Filet Letters for Corners.

St. Louis, F.P. Spuehler, [c.1915], 17pgs.

Filet alphabets and motifs, including birds and animals.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited by Kathleen Mattlingly.

8-TA001

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8

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Lace

Tatting

TA

United States
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Farnes, Emma

Fifteen New Crocheted Yokes With Full Instructions:

Lingerie that you can reproduce & of which you will be proud. My Book No. C.

[St. Louis, Missouri: E.C. Spuehler, c.1915], 15 pgs.

Crochet directions for fifteen yokes for camisoles, nightgowns and corset covers. All based on filet or cluster stitches, some with laced ribbon inclusions. Brief directions in prose, but clear photos of all items accompany.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited Judith Adele. Duplicate in box 53

9-TA004

F

9

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Lace

TA

United States
FarnesDFiletT.png  PDF 

Farnes, Emma

New -- Large Filet Designs, Door Panels & Original Picture Designs

My Book No. D, Motifs for Altar Cloths

St. Louis, Missouri. E.C. Spuehler Publisher, c.1915, 15 pgs.

Filet charts of birds, patriotic, church and traditional motifs.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited Judith Adele

9-TA001

F

9

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Filet

TA

United States
6-JA005FarnesG.t.png  PDF 

Farnes, Emma.

My Book No. G, The Antique Design or Spider

In Many Variations - Showing Yokes: Corners, Edges and Insertions

St. Louis, Missouri: E.C. Spuehler, [c.1910], 16 pgs.

Stitch instructions for a dozen or so different crocheted spider pattern squares, and patterns to use them in edgings, corners, and camisole yokes.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

6-JA005

F

6

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Lace

JA

United States
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Farnes, Emma.

[F] Edges and Corners

My Book Number F.

St. Louis, Mo., E.C. Spuehler, [c.1915], 15 pages.

Pattern treasury of crochet edgings and corners. Prose directions and photographed examples.

Scans donated by Diane Bayley, edited by Judith Adele.

8-DB001

F

8

Crochet

Lace

DB

United States
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Boucherit, E. et Cie, ed.

Filet brodé, Le,

114 Modèles.

[Paris, c.1900 34 pgs.]

Plates of embroidery on filet clear enough to stitch from, also could be used for cross stitch or filet crochet work. Borders, scenes from Aesop's Fables, animal and mythological motifs, quaint and exotic scenes.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW006

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A

Crochet

Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Filet

Knotting

SW

France
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Fischback, Friedrich.

Südslavische Ornamente.

Leipzig, Felix Lay, nd c.1900, 20 plates.

Charted patterns for heavily embroidered panels and bags, and some examples of Serbian jewelry.

Scans donated by Jeb Beelen, edited by Judith Adele.

9-JB001

F

9

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

JB

German
A-DC006Fitch1Filet.t.png  PDF 

[Fitch, Mary E.]

Filet Crochet and How to Use It

Series One

Brookline, Mass., M. E. Fitch, 1914, 30 pgs.

Edgings, insertions, and squares for doilies, curtains, bedspreads, napkins and household items.

Scan donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele .

A-DC006

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A

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Filet

DC

United States
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Fitch, Mary E.

[2] Filet Crochet with Instructions,

Series No. 2.

Brookline, Massachusets, 1915, 28 pgs.

Doilies, edgings, insertions, chair back, medallions, alphabet.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited Judith Adele.

9-TA007

F

9

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Filet

TA

United States
Fitch3FiletCrochetT.png  PDF 

Fitch, Mary E.

[3] Filet Crochet with Instructions,

Series No. 3.

Brookline, Massachusetts, 1915, 28 pgs.

Panels, edgings, insertions - some nice ones with animals and people, doilies, yokes, and an alphabet chart.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited Judith Adele.

9-TA011

F

9

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Filet

TA

United States
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Fitch, Mary E.

[4] Crocheted Yokes and Tatting,

Series No. 4.

Brookline Massachusetts, 1915, 28 pgs.

Crochet and tatting directions for lingerie yokes, plus tatting instructions for collars, handkerchief and towel edgings. Some of the yokes and collars include store-bought fancy braid trim.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited Judith Adele.

9-TA010

F

9

Crochet

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Lace

Tatting

TA

United States
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Fitch, Mary E.

[5] Manual of Crochet,

Series No. 5.

[Brookline Massachusetts, 1915, 28 pgs]

Filet, tasseled edgings, slippers, doilies, edgings, motifs, cross-stitch embroidery, bags, baby blanket, tennis belt, nut baskets, baby rattle, marine sofa pillow, baby bonnet, alphabet chart.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited Judith Adele.

9-TA014

F

9

Crochet

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

TA

United States
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Floral Doilies, Book No. 258

New York, The Spool Cotton Company, 1949, 15 pgs

Colorful, three dimensional crocheted doilies.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

B-JA076

F

C214

Crochet

JA

United States
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Florence Home Needlework 1887

Florence, Mass., Nonotuck Silk Co, 1887, 96 pgs.

Silk beaded purses and bags, with charts for beaded initials, knit silk mittens, stockings, baby booties, knit fancy stitches and a lamp shade.

Scans donated by Judith Adele and Luann Pfost, edited by Judith Adele.

B-JA077

F

C214

Beading

Crochet

Embroidery

Knitting

JA

United States
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Florence Home Needlework with Corticelli Silk

Florence, Mass, Nonotuck Silk Co., 1895, 96 pgs

Silk embroidery, needlepoint lace, knitting, crochet patterns for household items and clothing accessories.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Judith Adele.

B-AK001

F

CA14

Crochet

Embroidery

AK

United States
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Flower Garden Doilies, Lily Design Book No. 52

Shelby, N.C., Lily Mills Company, 1950, 15 pgs.

Colorful three dimensional doilies, coasters placemats and a tablecloth

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

B-JA080

F

C214

Crochet

JA

United States
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Ford, Anna Grayson, ed., et al.,

Treatise on Embroidery, Crochet and Knitting with Illustrations,

adapted to the use of M. Heminway & Sons' Wash Silks (Oriental Dyes).

New York, M. Heminway & Sons Silk Co., 1899, 133 pgs.,

Embroidery stitch and fringing instructions (some complex), an essay on the silk industry, a list of college colors, transfer patterns for alphabets, floral designs with instructions and astonishingly beautiful colored plates. Also drawn thread instructions, crocheting and knitting instructions and patterns for edgings, baby items, bags, slippers, caps, undershirts, mittens, and hose.

Scans donated by Luann Pfost, edited by Luann Pfost.

7-LP001

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7

Crochet

Embroidery

Knitting

LP

United States
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Garbutt, Helen, ed.

Priscilla Bedspread Book

A Collection of Patterns from the Modern Priscilla with Beautiful New Designs Never Before Published.

Boston: Priscilla Publishing, 1914, 48 pgs.

Several dozen crochet patterns for making bedspreads from cotton thread – clever hexagons, flower, square and filet designs to sew or crochet together, plus insertions, edgings and knotted fringes.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

6-JA029

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6

Crochet

Filet Crochet

JA

United States
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Gaugain, Jane.

Lady's Assistant for Executing Useful and Fancy Designs in Knitting, Netting and Crotchet,

Illustrated by Fifteen Engravings, Showing Various Stitches in the Art of Netting.

Edinburgh, I.J. Gaugain's, 1840, 210 pgs.

Knitting patterns, netting, crochet instructions and patterns. Many beautiful bags.

Scans donated by Isabel Gancedo, edited by Isabel Gancedo.

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9

BritVict

Crochet

Knitting

IG

United Kingdom
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Goggingen Hakelvorlagen 28

Zwirnerei & Nahfaden-Fabrik Goggingen

Single page promotional handout showing a simple lacy flower motif in crochet, joined by long crocheted chains. Instruction in German.

Scan donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma

C-YS387

G

DB30

Crochet

SW

German
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Göggingen

Alphabet Vorlagen für Baumwoll Stickerei

Advertising material of the thread factory in Goggingen, Bavaria

Bayern, Goeggingen, 1904, 6 plates

Charted designs for alphabets intended for monograms and samplers, ranging from small to large size. Serif, sans-serif, ornate, and blackletter typefaces, ornamented letter forms, and numbers. Some pages are missing because at least one alphabet is only partial. Suitable for cross-stitch.

Donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

C-YS048

G

C422

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

German
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Göggingen

Vorlagen für Buntstickerei

Advertising material of the thread factory in Goggingen, Bavaria

Bayern, Goeggingen, 1899, 4 plates

6 pages of multicolor charted designs for flower and leaf embroidered borders, medallions and sprigs. Art Nouveau influence. Suitable for cross-stitch (some use of linear stitches).

Donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

C-YS049

G

C422

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

German
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HKB [Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin]

Gittertull Hakelei

Nine solid-color patterns

HKB [Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin]

Nine handpainted pattern sheets. Fairly abstract patterns, for crochet, it says. A tea cosy, and several round and square designs, possibly for doilies or rugs. The instructions say something like one single crochet, one chain crochet. Gittertull is a kind of coarse tulle, made with partly tinsel threads.

Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

C-YS034

K

IB01F

Crochet

SW

German
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Heinrich Kuehn

Neueste Vorlagen fur Hakel-Arbeiten

No. 88

Heinrich Kuehn, Berlin

Small stapled softcover booklet with 8 pages, one side printed other side blank, with 32 crochet patterns illustrated. No instructions are given. Most are edge designs.

Scans donated by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

I-TT003

H

IB016

Crochet

Edge

TT

German
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Hadley, Sara

Irish Crochet Lace, revised

The Lace Maker, Vol. 4 No. 3.

New York: D.S. Bennett, 1911, p 65-88.

Wonderful early 20th C Irish Crochet motifs for collars, doilies, jabots, edgings, insertions and trimmings. The instructions are sketchy; this is for the advanced crocheter.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

6-JA014

H

6

Crochet

Irish crochet

Lace

JA

United States
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Handbook of Crochet No. 2.

Augusta, Maine, Needlecraft Publishing, c.1921, 31 pgs.

Crocheted table linens, doilies, filet charts, chair backs, baby bonnets and booties, edgings, medallions and insertions.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

A-DC007

H

A

Crochet

Filet crochet

DC

United States
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  DETAIL PAGE  

Handkerchief Edgings

Star Book No. 61

American Thread Company

Collection of patterns for handkerchief edgings and corners in thread crochet. Some filet crochet, one very wide and elaborate edging formed of motifs joined together. Directions for all given in prose (no charts). American notation.

Scans donated by Carol A. Carlile.

G-CC001

H

G512

Crochet

CC

United States
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  DETAIL PAGE  

American Thread Company

Handkerchief Edgings

Star Edgings 102

American Thread Company

16 pages of handkerchief edgings. Patterns in crochet, tatting and hairpin lace.

Book donated by Hillie Dijkstra, edited by Sytske Wijnsma

G-HD001

H

G913

Crochet

Tatting

HD

United States
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Hardouin, Mme.

Gros Crochet, Le [1]

1er Volume.

Paris, Maurice Frings & Cie, [nd c.1900, 40 pgs]

Stunning "Venetian" crochet motifs (flowers, birds, baskets, leaves) and patterns for collars, table linens, elaborate edgings, fringes.

Scans donated by Isabel Gancedo, edited by Judith Adele.

9-IG002

H

9

Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

IG

France
HardouinGrosCrochet2T.png  PDF 

Hardouin, Mme.

Gros Crochet, Le [2]

2er Volume.

Paris. Maurice Frings & Cie, [nd c.1900, 40 pgs]

More lovely "Venetian" crochet motifs (flowers, birds, leaves) and patterns for collars, bags, elaborate edgings, pillows,

Scans donated by Isabel Gancedo, edited by Judith Adele.

9-IG001

H

9

Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

IG

France
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Harris, Frances A.

Clark's O.N.T. Designs for Crochet Yokes:

Book No. 5 Revised Edition.

Newark, New Jersey, Clark Thread Company, 1920, 25 pages.

Delicate lace yokes, interesting stitches, filet patterns, and embroidery over filet.

Scans donated by Bev Pisko, edited by Judith Adele.

9-BP001

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9

Crochet

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Lace

BP

United States
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Harris, Frances A.

Clark's O.N.T. Designs for Blouses, Scarfs and Bags,

Book No. 7.

Newark, New Jersey, Clark Thread Company, 1920, 18 pgs.

Crocheted vests, scarf with pockets, filet charts, bags, shawls, large collar.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

A-DC008

H

A

Crochet

Filet crochet

DC

United States
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  DETAIL PAGE  

Harvey, Lula M.

Priscilla Irish Crochet Book

A Collection of New and Original Designs, With Stitches and Lessons for Working.

Boston: Priscilla Publishing, 1912, 48 pgs.

This is a must-have for crocheters who want to learn how to make Irish crochet lace. Excellent instructions, patterns for a wide variety of flower, fruit and leaf motifs, a few grounds and edgings, instructions for hats, collars, cuffs, yoke, jabot, opera bag, edgings, doily.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: Boston 1912 lace coat and dress

6-JA034

H

6

Fashion

Crochet

Irish crochet

Lace

JA

United States
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Hege, W.C.

Child's Crocheted Bonnet with Star Crown

Needlecraft Vol. VII No. 7, Mar. 1916.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing.

Crocheted baby hat with roll stitches (bullion) and "bean stitch" (clusters) that make a flower and shell motif.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

6-AK009

H

6

Crochet

AK

United States
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Hesse, Henry.

Art Needlework No. 7: The Greatest Art Needlework Published.

600 Patterns of Cross Stitch Alphabets, Borders and Floral Designs. Crochet Patterns, Gittertyl (Filet) and Hardanger.

New York, Henry Hesse, c.1900, 48 pgs.

Wonderful plates and charts, with a few crocheted patterns.

Scans donated by Luann Pfost, edited by Judith Adele.

A-LP002

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Cross-stitch

Filet Crochet

Hardanger

LP

United States
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A Complete Alphabet in Crochet

Presented Free with Home Companion, One Penny - Every Monday.

Home Companion

Filet crochet alphabet squares. Booklet compiles the whole series, originally printed one letter each Monday in the Home Companion newspaper. Large photo of each square, with prose instructions. No graphs. Abbreviations used listed on last page.

From the collection of Sytske Wijnsma.

C-YS386

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H915

Crochet

SW

United Kingdom
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Home Needlework Magazine, Vol. II, January 1900, No. 1

Florence, Mass, Florence Publishing Company

Embroidery, needle laces, crocheted and beaded purses and bags, drawn work, fashion.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

B-JA086

H

CA14

Beading

Crochet

Embroidery

Lace

Needle Lace

JA

United States
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Home Needlework Magazine Vol. IV, April 1902, No. 2

Florence, Mass, Florence Publishing Company

Embroidery, crocheted purses and bags, knitted lace, needle laces with manufactured cord.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

B-JA087

H

CA14

Beading

Crochet

Embroidery

Knitted Lace

Knitting

Lace

JA

United States
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Home Needlework Magazine 1915-10

October 1915.

Boston, Home Needlework Publishing, 1915, 50 pgs.

Crocheted shawls, baby items, yokes, collars, edgings, pillows. Embroidery. Knitted child's items, tatted doilies.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited Judith Adele.

9-TA016

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9

Crochet

Embroidery

Knitting

Tatting

JA

United States
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Home Needlework Magazine 1915-11

November 1915.

Boston, Home Needlework Publishing, 1915, 52 pgs.

Crocheted knitted, and embroidered baby, men's, girl's, household items for holiday gifts.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited Judith Adele.

9-TA009

H

9

Crochet

Drawing

Embroidery

Knitting

TA

United States
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Household Arts.

Alice Brooks Design 7121.

Household Arts Inc., 1946, 3 pgs.

Large and small crocheted pineapple doilies.

Scans donated by KR Ritchie, edited by KR Ritchie.

9-KR003

H

9

Crochet

KR

United States
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Household Arts.

Alice Brooks Design 7151.

Household Arts, Inc. 1946, 6 pgs.

Three crocheted doilies, a fern design, a pineapple, and a flower petal design.

Scans donated by KR Ritchie, edited by KR Ritchie.

9-KR011

H

9

Crochet

KR

United States
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Household Arts.

Alice Brooks Design 7226.

Household Arts., Inc. 1946, 5 pgs.

Crochet patterns for two sets of large/small round doilies with scalloped edges, Prose instructions, clear detail photograph, US terms.

Scans donated by KR Ritchie, edited by KR Ritchie.

9-KR010

H

9

Crochet

KR

United States
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Household Arts.

Alice Brooks Design 7234.

Household Arts, Inc. 1946, 6 pgs.

Three crocheted doilies - snowflake, pineapple and ten sided star.

Scans donated by KR Ritchie, edited by KR Ritchie.

9-KR008

H

9

Crochet

KR

United States
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Household Arts.

Alice Brooks Design 7319.

Household Arts Inc. 1946, 5 pgs.

Square crocheted motif with combination pineapple and spider web for scarves, bedspreads, etc.

Scans donated by KR Ritchie, edited by KR Ritchie.

9-KR009

H

9

Crochet

KR

United States
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Household Arts.

Alice Brooks Star Medallion.

[ c.1945]

Crocheted hexagon medallion for bedspreads, pillows, etc.

Scans donated by KR Ritchie, edited by KR Ritchie.

9-KR004

H

9

Crochet

KR

United States
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Huston, Mira L.,

Home Needlework Filet Crochet Book.

Boston, Home Needlework Publishing, 1916, 20pgs.

Crocheted bags, wonderful filet charts, doilies, baskets, bags.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

A-DC009

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A

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Filet

DC

United States
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Huston, Mira, ed.

Centerpieces and Doilies: Home Needlework Series

Boston, Home Needlework Publishing Co., 1916, 20 pgs.

Beautiful and unusual large doilies, including several Cluny patterns, a pineapple doily done in roll stitches and a few that use novelty braids.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

B-JA024

H

C214

Crochet

JA

United States
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Irish Lace Doily.

[U.S. c.1946] 3 pgs.

Crochet pattern for simple lacy round doily using only chain and triple crochet stitches. Prose instructions, US terms.

Scans donated by KR Ritchie, edited by KR Ritchie.

9-KR006

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9

Crochet

Lace

KR

United States
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Jenkinson, Mrs. M.S.

Chemise-Yoke with Laces to Match

Needlecraft Vol. II No. 5, Jan 1916.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing, 1916

Crocheted yoke with spider and heart filet motifs.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

6-AK030

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6

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Lace

AK

United States
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Kerzman, Marie Louise, ed.

Miscellaneous Designs for Crochet Work, Illustrated

Crochet Series No. 3.

Brooklyn, NY: Henry Bristow, 1883, 40 pgs.

A dozen or so crochet patterns for squares and rosettes for making bedspreads and pillow shams.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

6-JA009

K

6

Crochet

JA

United States
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Kettelle, Mrs. F.W., ed.

The Priscilla Filet Crochet Book No. 2

A Collection of Beautiful Designs in Filet Crochet, Introducing Filet Crochet Brodé, Embroidery on Crochet, and Cameo Crochet

Boston, The Priscilla Publishing Company, 1915, 48 pgs.

Many filet charts - church motifs, peacock, animals, birds, flowers, cherubs, fruit, motifs for children, formal borders and corners, the Selkirk Grace lunchcloth, and Tallyrand coffee cloth.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

6-JA018

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DB09

Filet

Filet crochet

Crochet

JA

United States
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King, Helen S.

A Book of Edgings

For Pillow Slips, Dresser Covers, Towels and Dress Trimmings.

Springfield, Ill.: King's Needlecraft and Lace Studio, 1912, 31 pgs [p19-20 missing]

Nicely photographd treasury of patterns for crocheted edgings, with prose instructions. Designs range from beginner/simple on up. Several pages missing. Some edgings incorporate store-bought tape or woven ribbon.

Scans donated by Digital Archive, reedited Judith Adele.

6-DA007

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6

Crochet

DA

United States
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Kirchmaier, Hugo W.

New Filet Crochet Book Number Four [04]:

Original Designs Which May Be Used Also For Cross-Stitch and Beadwork, with Patterns Represented in a New Way, Preface and Suggestions for Making Up designs by Cora Kirchmaier.

Toledo, Ohio, Cora Kirchmaier, 1914, 38 pgs.

Dresser cover, "Love Bird" pillow and sofa cover, work bag, altar cloth edgings, tea cozy, cake cover.

Scans donated by anonymous, edited by Judith Adele.

A-NN001

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A

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Filet

NN

United States
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Klickmann, Flora, ed.

Beautiful Crochet on Household Linen,

Showing Table Cloths, Toilet Covers, Curtain Tops, Towel Ends, Sideboard Cloths, Tea Cosies, Dressing Table Runners and other items.

London: Girl’s Own Paper and Woman’s Magazine, [c.1916].

Delicate and lovely art nouveau filet and irish crochet patterns, along with practical advice on working and applying the laces.

Scans donated by Enfys, edited Judith Adele.

7-EN002

K

7

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

EN

United Kingdom
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Klickmann, Flora, ed.

Craft of the Crochet Hook:

A Book of New Ideas in Crochet Work of Various Kinds, Showing Novel Methods of Applying Then to Personal and Household Linen and Home Decoration

London, "The Girl’s Own Paper & Woman’s Magazine", [c.1915], 114 pgs

Gorgeous early 20th C design in Irish Crochet, "plain crochet", filet crochet. Household linens, collars, baby hats, slippers.

Scans donated by Enfys, edited by Judith Adele.

B-EN002

K

BC04

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

EN

United Kingdom
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Klickmann, Flora, ed.

Distinctive Crochet,

Showing Edgings, Insertions, Inlets, Corner Triangles and Camisole Tops, in English, Irish, Venetian & Filet Crochet with beautiful Designs of Natural Birds and Flowers.

London: Girl's Own Paper and Woman's Magazine, [1919], 114 pgs.

Unusual (Japonica, cyclamen, honeysuckle, violets) Irish Crochet motifs, many filet crochet patterns, sturdy edgings for table linens, Irish Crochet edgings, easy edgings for beginners, Venetian Crochet squares, Irish Crochet point lace, and three interesting baby hats.

Scans donated by Enfys, edited by Enfys.

6-EN004

K

6

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

Point Lace

EN

United Kingdom
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Klickmann, Flora, ed.

Hardanger and Cross-Stitch:

Showing Handsome Hardanger Borders and Corners, Also Natural Designs in Cross-Stitch for Violets, Cyclamen, Creeping Jenny, Nasturtiums, Daisies, Roses, Fern, Daffodils, Clover, Cherries, Wild Birds, with Butterflies in Hardanger

London, "The Girl’s Own Paper & Woman’s Magazine", [c.1915], 114 pgs

How to do Hardanger, from simple patterns to exquisite complex designs, and many unusual cross-stitch charts.

Scans donated by Enfys, edited by Judith Adele.

B-EN001

K

BB27

Crochet

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Hardanger

EN

United Kingdom
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  DETAIL PAGE  

Klickmann, Flora, ed.

Home Art Crochet Book

Containing Entirely New Designs for Lingerie, Edgings & Insertions, Borders for Tray Cloths & D’Oileys, Deep Laces for Table Cloths & Valences, Motifs for Inlet Work & Irish Lace, Eighth Impression.

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, [c.1912], 118 pgs.

Dozens of crocheted laces of all difficulty levels, and many of them are unusual and beautiful. Also filet charts, Irish Crochet motifs, and patterns for crocheting with manufactured braids and rickracks.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

6-JA031

K

6

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

Point Lace

JA

United States
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Klickmann, Flora, ed.

Modern Crochet Book:

Containing Original Ideas for combining Crochet with Embroidery and with Fancy Braids, together with new and Unusual Designs for use on Household Linen, on Underwear, and as Dress Trimmings

London, "The Girl’s Own Paper & Woman’s Magazine", [c.1915], 114 pgs

Lavish laces for household and clothing, some unusual, includes new Irish Crochet motifs and filet charts (an ostrich!). Interesting combinations of needlecrafts. Baby items.

Scans donated by Enfys, edited by Judith Adele.

B-EN003

K

BB20

Crochet

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

EN

United Kingdom
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  DETAIL PAGE  

Klickmann, Flora, ed.

The Home Art Book of Fancy Stitchery

with samples of Drawn Thread Work, Resille Net, Bead-work and Fancy Stitches for Dress Trimmings, Feather Stitching, Hardanger Work, Hedebo Work, Knitting, Macramé Work, Darned Net, Cross-stitch, Ancient Cut-Work, Embroidery on Flannel.

London: The Girl's Own Paper and Woman's Magazine, [1912], 114 pgs.

More description from the cover: "With new ideas for applying crochet to lingerie and napery, ...smocking, ... darned filet crochet, ...Irish crochet". Also teneriffe, Venetian crochet, knit/braided rugs; a fantastic resource.

Scans donated by Enfys, edited by Enfys.

6-EN003

K

6

Beading

Crochet

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Hardanger

Irish Crochet

Knitting

Knotting

Lace

Macrame

Netting

Point Lace

EN

United Kingdom
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  DETAIL PAGE  

Klickmann, Flora, ed.

The Home Art Series Artistic Crochet

Containing Novel Beadings, Insertions and Edgings Suitable for Underwear and Dress Trimmings, Exquisite Floral designs in Irish Crochet. Also Practical Suggestions Both Simple and Advanced, for Teacloths and Bedspreads, Third Impression.

London, Girl’s Own Paper and Woman’s Magazine, [1914], 114 pgs.

Unusual and original Irish Crochet motifs and patterns, Venetian motifs, Irish Bébé lace, edgings, guipure squares, laces using manufactured braids, filet and spider laces, baby shoes.

Scans donated by Enfys, edited by Enfys and Judith Adele.

6-EN001

K

6

Crochet

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

EN

United Kingdom
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Knepf, Estella

Centerpiece with Vandyke Leaf-Border

Needlecraft Vol. VII No. 8, April 1916

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing, 1916.

Crocheted deep edging for a doily, each Vandyke point is a veined leaf shape.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

6-AK022

K

6

Crochet

AK

United States
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Knorr, Mrs. Bertha

Collar of Modish Shape in Antique Filet

Needlecraft Vol. XI, No. 1, September 1919.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing, 1919

Spectacular “spider” pattern crocheted collar.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

6-AK029

K

6

Crochet

Filet

AK

United States
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Kreuzstitch und Filetmuster aus Graubünden.

Herausgegeben von der Bündnerischen Vereinigung für Heimatschutz.

Gedruckt bei Bischofberger & Hotzenköcherle, Chur Zürich, 1927 (some plates missing).

Cross stitch and filet instructions in vol. 1, illustrative plates in vol. 2, charts in vol. 3, many based on medieval, renaissance and neo-classical patterns.

Scans donated by Annick Chartier, edited by Judith Adele.

8-AC001

K

8

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Filet

AC

German
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[Kuehn, Heinrich]

Album No. 383

Germany, [c. 1850, reprinted for U.S. market c.1890], accordian foldout, 6 pgs.

Charted multicolor designs for formal floral borders and corners. Suitable for cross-stitch, Berlin woolwork, needlepoint, or beading.

Scans donated by Ralph E. Griswold, reedited Judith Adele.

6-DA023

K

6

Crochet

Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

DA

German
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Kuehn, Heinrich

Vereinigte Stickmuster-Verlage

Heft No. 757

Berlin, Heinrich Kuehn, [c. 1900], 12 plates.

12 page booklet of charted alphabets, geometric motifs, and floral borders, most in two colors. Suitable for cross-stitch or needlepoint. Large script, medium size blackletter, and two serif alphabets.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

B-SW023

K

B806

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

German
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Kuehn, Heinrich

8094

3

Berlin, Heinrich Kuehn [c.1900], single sheet

Berlin Work - swag or mantle trimming

From the collection of AnneMarie van der Peut, edited by Judith Adele.

B-VP002

K

BA23

BerlinWork

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Charted

VP

German
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Kuehn, Heinrich

8142

3 100/158

Berlin, Heinrich Kuehn, [c.1900], single sheet

Berlin Work - rectangle, border and corner

From the collection of AnneMarie van der Peut, edited by Judith Adele.

B-VP003

K

BC18

BerlinWork

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Charted

SW

German
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Künstler Vorlagen für Filetarbeiten und Handstickereien.

Heft I.

München, 1917, 36 pgs.

Filet illustrations for squares, medallions, edgings, - geometric and classical designs, with photographs of their use as inserts in household linens.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW005

K

A

Crochet

Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Knotting

Netting

Filet

SW

German
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LaCroix, Sophie T.

Old and New Designs in Crochet Work

Book No. 2

St. Louis, St. Louis Fancy Work Co., [c.1915], 32 pgs

Crocheted lace curtains, table scarves, cushions, doilies, edgings, insertions, medallions, collars, bags,

On loan from Sytske Wijnsma, scanned and edited by Judith Adele.

B-SW071

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Crochet

SW

United States
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LaCroix, Sophie T.

Old and New Designs in Crochet Work,

Book No. 1

St. Louis, St. Louis Fancy Work Co., [c.1915], 32 pgs

Crocheted lace edgings, insertions, backgrounds for bags, medallions, table linens, doilies, fringes, tassels

On loan from Sytske Wijnsma, scanned and edited by Judith Adele.

B-SW070

L

B

Crochet

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

JA

United States
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LaCroix, Sophie T.

[09] Old and New Designs in Crochet Corset Covers and Nightgown Yokes:

Book No. 9.

St. Louis, St. Louis Fancy Work Co. c. 1910, 15 pgs.

Crochet instructions for nightgown and lingerie yokes and collars, some showing how they are applied to make up the final garment. Stitches used in the projects are separately illustrated. Would make nice summer camisole type tops today.

Scans donated by Jeannette S. Harris, edited by Judith Adele.

9-JE003

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9

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

JE

United States
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LaCroix, Sophie T.

[13] Towels, Pillow-Cases, Sheets,

Book No. 13.

St. Louis, St. Louis Fancy Work Co., [c.1915], 16 pgs.

Prose directions for crocheted edgings, insertions, corners, and embellishments for bed and table linens and towels; many edgings and decorative trims, some in filet crochet, some using multiple colors.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW032

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A

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

SW

United States
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LaCroix, Sophie T.

[14] Old & New Designs in Crochet: Yokes & Collars,

Book No. 14.

St. Louis, St. Louis Fancy Work Co., [c.1915], 16 pgs.

Crochet insturctions for yokes and insertions intended for blouses, nightgowns, corset covers and other lingerie. Some are particularly large and elaborate, beyond simple borders with shoulder straps. Many in filet crochet.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW038

L

A

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

SW

United States
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LaCroix, Sophie T.

[03] Old and New Designs in Crochet Work, Bedspreads,

Book No. 3.

St. Louis, St. Louis Fancy Work Co., 1915, 32 pgs.

Beautiful bedspread motifs, filet patterns, baby blankets, leaf and Irish Crochet patterns, cobweb and spider patterns.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

A-DC010

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A

Crochet

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

DC

United States
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Sophie T. La Croix

Old and New Designs in Crocheted Edges

for Hemstitched Sheets Towels Slips Scarfs & Centers Bedspread Lunch Set and large Table Covers. Book No. 18.

St. Louis Fancy Work Co. 616-618 Washington Ave. St Louis, U.S.A.

Exactly as the title promises: lovely crocheted edgings, from narrow to extremely wide, in various motifs. Beautiful embellishment of nearly every item of the household linen. 16 pages.

Donated by Charles Kite, from the collection of his grandmother Folva Miller. Edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

E-WM100

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H215

Crochet

Edge

CL

United States
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Ladies’ Handbook of Knitting, Netting and Crochet

Containing Plain Directions by Which to Become Proficient in Those Branches of Useful and Ornamental Employment, Second Series

London, H.G. Clarke & Company, 1844

Scans donated by Judith Adele, not edited yet

B-JA114

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C214

BritVict

Crochet

Knitting

Knotting

Netting

JA

United Kingdom
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Lambert, [Frances].

My Crochet Sampler.

Autheress of the Hand-book of Needlework, My Knitting Book, etc., With Numerous Illustrations

London: John Murray, 1844, 144 pgs.

Very early crochet publication, colorful Victorian patterns for tapestry and filet crochet sofa pillows, table covers, borders, coverlets, bags, slippers, shawls.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

6-JA007

L

6

Crochet

Filet crochet

JA

United Kingdom
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Laura Wheeler.

Design 937: Crocheted Chair Set.

Needlecraft Service, Inc., 1946, 5 pgs.

Crochet pattern for triangle-shaped pineapple design chair back with matching armrest protectors. Prose instructions, clear detail photograph. US terms.

Scans donated by KR Ritchie, edited by KR Ritchie.

9-KR002

L

9

Crochet

KR

United States
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Laura Wheeler.

Designs Crocheted Square Pattern 532.

[ND c. 1946] 5 pgs.

Crochet pattern for square motif with center pinwheel. Multiples can be joined to make table linens. Prose instructions, US terms.

Scans donated by KR Ritchie, edited by KR Ritchie.

9-KR007

L

9

Crochet

KR

United States
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Lessing, Julius

Musterbücher für Weibliche handarbeit,

heransgegeben von der Redaction der Modenwelt.

Berlin, Franz Lipperheide, 1881 [40 pgs].

German language collection of classic cross-stitch designs, many drawn from museum examples. Use of multiple colors is shown in gray scale. Floral and geometric folk borders (some with corners), insertions, and stand-alone motifs, edgings, vertical embellishments, all-over designs. Presented as drawings, not as charts, but clear enough to stitch from.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

A-SW033

L

A

Crochet

Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

German
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Lily Doilies Design Book No. 67

Shelby, N.C., Lily Mills Company, [c.1950], 15 pgs.

Crocheted doilies, including some charted filet crochet.

Scans donated by Tatting Archive, edited by Judith Adele

6-TA010

L

DC28

crochet

TA

United States
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Lily Crochet Design Book No. 71 Roses in Crochet

Shelby, N.C., Lily Mills Company, [c.1950], 15 pgs.

Crocheted doilies, including some charted filet crochet.

Scans donated by Tatting Archive, edited by Judith Adele

6-TA011

L

E208

crochet

TA

United States
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Lily Design Book No. 79 Doilies

Shelby, N.C., Lily Mills Company, 1956, 15 pgs.

Crocheted doilies, including some charted filet crochet.

Scans donated by Tatting Archive, edited by Judith Adele

6-TA012

L

E310

crochet

TA

United States
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  DETAIL PAGE  

Lily Design Book No. 82 Embossed Filet Crochet

Shelby, N.C., Lily Mills Company, 1958, 16 pgs.

Filet crochet and embroidery charts for doilies and household items.

Scans donated by Tatting Archive, edited by Judith Adele

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Lily Mills

Calla Lily Crochet Designs

Lily crochet design book No. 65

Lily Cotton Mills

16 pgs, tablecloths, placemats, doilies, towel decorations, filet crochet. All designs with the theme of Calla lilies. Pages 14 15 and back cover damaged.

Scans donated by Seya Wijnsma-Spek, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Lily Mills

Table Cloths

Book No. 400, Luncheon Sets, Runners

Lily Mills

Crochet book about table cloths, placemats and such. 24 pages, mostly black and white illustrations.

Scans donated by Hillie Dijkstra, edited by Yvonne DeBandi.

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Cutwork Crochet

Lily Design Book No. 81

Lily Mills Company, Shelby, NC

Crochet leaflet from the fifties, with placemats, doilies, chair mats, and even an apron.

Images donated by Hillie Dijkstra, edited by Yvonne DeBandi

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Lily Mills

Crochet

Lily Book 1300 42 Items of beauty and lasting quality Illustrated ... Explicit instructions

Lily Mills, Shelby N.C.

Various crochet items, baby clothes, purses, trim, table runners and tablecloths, doilies, placemats, an apron, and even a pincushion.

Scans donated by Kathryn Roloff, edited by Yvonne DeBandi.

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Lily

Doilies

Lily Design book no. 83. For that extra touch: Place mats Chair sets Centerpieces Buffet scarf Vanity set

Lily Mills, Shelby N.C.

Patterns for multicolor doilies, chair protectors (antimacassars), and other small covers. One charted filet crochet project. Two heavy multicolor placemats; buffet table top, hairpin crochet placemats. Instructions in prose, American notation. Very 1950s in style.

Scans donated by Glenda Hicks, edited by Sytske Wijnsma

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Doilies

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United States
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Loops, Mrs. W.A., et al.

Winter Comforts

Needlecraft Vol. II No. 5, Jan 1916.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing.

Crocheted baby jacket and bootees, child’s cap, and house slippers.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

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AK

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Lupton, F.M.

People’s Handbook Series: The Ladies’ Model Fancy Work Manual

Containing Designs and Directions for Knitting, Crocheting and Lace-making, With Complete Instructions in the Various Branches of Artistic Embroidery.

Baltimore, I.&M. Ottenheimer, 1894, 64pgs.

Some interesting knitting stitches; the embroidery section, particularly the discussion of color taste of the time, is very good.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

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Embroidery

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Lace

DC

United States
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M. Heminway & Sons Silk Co.

[6] Treatise on Embroidery, Knitting and Modern Lace Work, with color illustrations from original models.

Art Needlework Series Number 6.

New York, [c.1910], 152pgs.

Detailed embroidery instructions, exquisite embroidered flowers, Battenberg lace instructions and examples, church embroidery patterns, fancy bags, doilies, knit and crocheted children’s and baby items, beaded bags with pattern charts.

Scans donated by Luann Pfost, edited by Luann Pfost.

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7

Battenberg Lace

Beading

Crochet

Embroidery

Knitting

Lace

LP

United States
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M. Heminway & Sons Silk Co.

[9] A Treatise on Art Needlework with Twenty Color Plates,

Series No. Nine.

New York, c.1910, 103 pages.

More embroidery instructions, including smocking, eyelet and netting. Stunning patterns and plates for fruit, flowers, birds, dolphins, butterflies, fish, for doilies, bags, including a woven bag, crocheted tango girdle, and tatted cushion top and bags.

Scans donated by Luann Pfost, edited by Luann Pfost.

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8

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Crochet

Embroidery

Knitting

Knotting

Lace

Netting

Sewing

Tatting

Weaving

LP

United States
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M. Heminway & Sons Silk Co.

[8] A Treatise on Embroidery with Twenty Color Illustrations from Original Models.

Art Needlework Series No. 8.

New York, c.1910, 97 pages.

Detailed embroidery stitch instructions, exquisite color plates. Leaves, flowers, borders, fruit, fish, birds, animals, doilies, baby items, collars, cuffs, bags, and crocheted ties, suspenders and bedroom slippers.

Scans donated by Luann Pfost, edited by Luann Pfost.

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8

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Embroidery

Knitting

Sewing

LP

United States
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Madame Elise

Ladies Book of the Month

West-London April, 1867 Price 6d.

C. Stevens, &Co. Publishers, 3, Red Lion Square Holborn, W.C. London

Fashions, crochet, tatting, glass painting, etiquette, wax flowers. A small monthly publication, also featuring the first chapter of the wonderful story of Peter the Schlemil, who sold his shadow to the Devil.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

Fashion: London 1867 fashion and patterns

H-ML001

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H531

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Fashion

ML

United Kingdom
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Maison Sajou.

Ouvrages de Dame, Dessins, Modeles, Fournitures

No. 161

Paris c.1890, 8 plates.

Charted patterns in two colors for monogram and marking alphabets. Most are small/medium size. Includes serif and script, plus some examples of two-letter monograms. Suitable for cross-stitch, needlepoint.

Scans donated by Ramzi Ghezawi, edited by Judith Adele.

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Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

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France
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Maison Sajou.

Albums pour Ouvrages au Crochet

No. 418

Paris, G. Lefèvre & Cabin Fils. c.1875 accordian foldout.

Engraved illustrations of crochet edgings and squares. Detailed enough for advanced crocheters to use as patterns. No directions.

Scans donated by Dindi Gelfi, edited by Judith Adele.

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9

Crochet

DG

France
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Mallory, Floy

For a Clover-Luncheon

Needlecraft Vol. VII No. 4, Dec 1915.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing, 1916

Directions for a cloverleaf border with Clones knots, provided to fit three doily sizes.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

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Crochet

AK

United States
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Maxim, Fannie Forrester.

Centerpiece with Vintage Border in Richelieu Crochet

Needlecraft Vol. II No. 5, Jan 1916.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing, p1, 9.

Beautiful grapes and grape leaves Irish Crochet deep edging.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

6-AK004

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6

Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

AK

United States
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  DETAIL PAGE  

Spool Cotton Company

Crocheted Tablecloths and Luncheon Sets

Book 178

Spool Cotton Company

Mostly in black-and-white, photos and pattern descriptions of crocheted table linen. Patterns have a name and a number. Most are small elements joined to form the tablecloth, but some are really large filet patterns.

Scans donated by Glenda Hicks, edited by Yvonne DeBandi

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Mrs Mee

Shortway Edgings

Bath, C. Mee, 41, Milsom Street. London: Bogue, Fleet Street; Ackermann & Co., Strand; and all booksellers and berlin warehouses. Crochet leaflet, 12 crocheted edge patterns. Approx. 1860.

Bath: C. Mee, 41, Milsom Street and others

Prose instructions for twelve crocheted edgings, illustration included.

Scans donated by Seya Wijnsma-Spek, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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H915

Crochet

Edge

AnteBell

SW

United Kingdom
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Michael, Jeannette, E., et al.

Knitted Table Mats

Needlecraft Vol. II No. 5, Jan 1916.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing, 1916

Knitting directions for three simple hot plate mats, one with crochet edging.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

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6

Crochet

Knitting

AK

United States
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Modern Priscilla, Needlework, Fashions, Fiction, Housekeeping

Christmas and Pilgrim Tercentenary Number, December 1920

Boston, The Priscilla Company, 1920, 58 pgs (some missing pages)

Historical craft articles, embroidery, fiction by Eleanor H. Porter, knitting, bobbin lace, netting, quilting, crochet, fashion, recipes, housekeeping tips, paper crafts for children.

Scans donated by azcq, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: Boston 1920 fashion and patterns

6-AZ001

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6

Fashion

Crochet

Embroidery

Knitting

Lace

AZ

United States
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Moderne Stickerei-Vorlagen, Secession, Jugend-Styl

Embroidery Patterns, Modern Style; Album de Broderies, Art Nouveau

[Germany, c. 1915, 20 plates]

Art Nouveau cross-stitch- alphabets, flowers

Scans donated by Dindi Gelfi, edited by Judith Adele.

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9

Crochet

Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

DG

German
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Moderne Stickerei-Vorlagen, Secession, Jugend-Styl

Embroidery Patterns, Modern Style; Album de Broderies, Art Nouveau

[Germany, c. 1915, 20 plates]

Art Nouveau cross-stitch- alphabets, flowers

Scans donated by Dindi Gelfi, remastered by FireRose.

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C415

Crochet

Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

FR

German
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Monroe, Emma Chalmers.

A Lesson in Crochet

Needlecraft Vol VII No. 9, May 1916

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing, 1916

Explanations for the crochet stitches and terminology used in Needlecraft magazine.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

6-AK021

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6

Crochet

AK

United States
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Morris, Ethelyn Jones, ed.

Priscilla Colored Cross Stitch Book No. 1

A Collection of Designs by the Priscilla Art Department.

Boston: Priscilla Publishing, 1911, 9 pgs.

Colored plates of simple floral, garden, alphabet and border block patterns, with suggestions for materials and use.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

6-JA030

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6

Crochet

Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

JA

United States
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Morris, Ethelyn Jones, ed.

Priscilla Colored Cross Stitch Book No. 2,

A Collection of Designs by the Priscilla Art Department.

Boston: Priscilla Publishing, 1912, 9 pgs (back cover & plate missing).

3 pages of multicolor charted designs intended for cross-stitch, possibly hand-tinted. Simple flowers, wreaths, sprays and borders, with discussion of their use. Last plate in collection (animals) is missing.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

6-JA044

M

6

Crochet

Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

JA

United States
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Märkbok, med monogram mönster och korsstygn m.m.

Stockholm, W. Wahlund A.-B, [c.1915?, 34pgs]

Swedish cross-stitch and monogram designs – wonderful animals, florals, and traditional motifs.

Scans donated by Dindi Gelfi, edited by Judith Adele.

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C415

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Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

DG

Sweden
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N. Alexandre & Cie.

Alphabets Variés

Broderies

Paris, Maison LsJeunesse Succ., c.1900, 8 plates.

Four charted alphabets intended for cross-stitch. Two are very large and ornate, two smaller.

Scans donated by Ramzi Ghezawi, remastered by FireRose.

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Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

FR

France
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N. Alexandre & Cie.

Alphabets Variés.

Broderies

Paris, Maison LsJeunesse Succ., c.1900, 8 plates.

Four charted patterns for ornate, embellished monogram alphabets. Two very large, and two medium/small. Suitable for cross stitch, filet (darned net) or filet crochet.

Scans donated by Ramzi Ghezawi, edited by Judith Adele.

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Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

RG

France
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Manuel de Dessins pour Crochet.

No. 166

Paris: Maison LaJeunesse, c.1860, 32 pgs.

Illustration plates (no instructions) for lace edgings, squares, doilies. The plates are clear enough that experienced crocheters will be able to figure out the stitch patterns.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

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Lace

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France
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N. Alexandre & Cie., ed.

Album de Marques et Broderies

No. 213

Paris, N. Alexandre et Cie, [c.1885], 41 plates

Cross-stitch and line embroidery alphabets, figures, sprigs, borders

Donated by Sytske Wijnsma, remastered by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

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C214

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Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

SW

France
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Nacke, Louise.

Miscellaneous Crochet

Book No. 2

St. Louis, Missouri: Louise Nacke, [c.1916], 12 pgs.

Filet portiere, Cluny-type door panels, edgings for table and bed linens, crochet ball holders, doilies, medallions, fitted vest.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

6-JA010

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Crochet

Filet Crochet

Irish Crochet

Lace

JA

United States
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Needlecraft Vol. X, No. 2, October 1918.

Devoted to Home Dressmaking, Home Millinery, Fancy Work and Household Decoration

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing, 1918, 26 pgs [some advertising pages omitted].

Wartime era patterns, baking recipes, and general needlework advice: crocheted runner and doily, edgings, hot-dish mats, filet crochet patterns , embroidered doilies, knitted bedspread, knitted bag, crocheted filet spider yoke, fashion pages, and many ads, including needlework tools and supplies.

Scans donated by J.B. Rupp, edited Judith Adele

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Filet Crochet

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Sewing

JR

United States
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Needlecraft

Laces & Corners

by Penelope. N. 28, A Needlecraft Publication, Price 30 cents or 3/-

J.P. Coats Ltd. Paisley, Scotland. 1961.

Edgings and corners in crochet and filet crochet. Mostly for tablecloths, runners, tray mats. Also two crocheted edges for handkerchiefs.

Donated by Hillie Dijkstra, edited by Yvonne DeBandi.

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Edge

Corner

Charts

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Manning, Margaret Barton, ed.

Needlecraft Magazine

Vol. XI, No. 1, September 1919.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing, 1919, 28 pgs.

A Mary Card filet crochet pattern for the Statue of Liberty, embroidery, tatting , knitting, crochet, recipes. See excerpts in this catalogue in OCR format.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

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Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Knitting

Lace

Tatting

AK

United States
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Needlecraft Service.

Design 7356: Crocheted Doilies.

U.S., [Needlecraft c.1946] 4 pgs.

Crochet pattern for round doily with a center star. Large and small doily described. Prose instructions, clear detail photograph, US terms.

Scans donated by KR Ritchie, edited by KR Ritchie.

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Crochet

KR

United States
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Needlecraft Service.

Design 861: Crocheted Doilies.

U.S., Needlecraft Service, Inc., 1946 4 pgs.

Crochet pattern for round doily with a leaf motif, worked in two colors. Leaves are made individually then sewn together. Large and small doily described. Prose instructions, detail photo and assembly diagram. US terms.

Scans donated by KR Ritchie, edited by KR Ritchie.

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KR

United States
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Needlework Copie Book:

Toilette Present for Ladies

[U.S.? c. 1850, 17 plates]

Sixteen cross stitch alphabet patterns for monograms in a wide variety of typefaces, and some Greek and classical borders.

Scans donated by Hope Wright, remastered by FireRose.

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Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

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Needlework Copie Book:

Toilette Present for Ladies

[U.S.? c. 1850, 17 plates]

Sixteen cross stitch alphabet patterns for monograms in a wide variety of typefaces, and some Greek and classical borders.

Scanned by Hope Wright, edited by Hope Wright.

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Cross-Stitch

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

HW

United States
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New Book of Pot Holders and Hot Platter Mats, Book No. 274

New York, The Spool Cotton Company, 1951, 15 pgs

Inventive colorful crocheted potholders – birds, vegetables, fish, astrological signs, tartans

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Judith Adele.

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Crochet

JA

United States
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New Ideas In Crochet - Table Topics

1938, The Spool Cotton Company.

32 pages booklet of crocheted table linen designs. Includes linens pieced from small motifs, plus larger one-piece cloths, plus edgings, corners, placemats and doilies and a large floral filet table spread.

Donated by Brenda Weaver, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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BW

United States
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American Thread Company

New Table Designs

Star Book No. 49

The American Thread Company, 260 West Broadway, New York 13, N.Y.

Various table runners, placemats, tablecloths, and complete sets for the table. Mostly crochet, some applique.

Scans donated by Hillie Dijkstra, edited by Yvonne DeBandi.

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Crochet

HD

United States
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Newest in Floral Doilies, Book No. 268

New York, The Spool Cotton Company, 1950, 15 pgs

Prose instruction for crocheting multicolor floral doilies, runners, centerpieces and placemats. One in filet crochet style, others in lacy crochet, some with three-dimensional ruffles, scallops or blossom effects. A few are trims to be applied to fabric centers.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

B-JA121

N

C214

Crochet

Filet Crochet

JA

United States
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Nichols, Mrs. P.W., et al.

Homemade Gifts in Variety,

Needlecraft Vol VII No. 4, Dec 1915.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing.

Needlecraft magazine, directions for small gifts: tatted calling-card case, bolo style necklace, wrist-watch case, and a small basket or nut-cup; and crocheted floral brooches, a small basket, bottom of a fabric drawstring work-bag, a hot-mat, sachet, wrist edging for a baby washcloth, and a skirt-hanger (to neatly keep skirts on closet pegs prior to the use of the clothes hanger on a pole); and knitted drawstring bag with a Greek key motif.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

6-AK015

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Cross-stitch

Embroidery

Knitting

Lace

Tatting

AK

United States
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Nicoll, Maud Churchill,

Knitting and Sewing,

How to Make Seventy Useful Articles for Men in the Army and Navy,

New York, George H. Doran Company, 1918, 206 pgs.

Military and working men’s clothing and kit items. Knitted clothing, sewn leather and heavy fabric clothing, bags and belts, crocheted and knitted neckties.

Scans donated by Digital Archive, reedited Judith Adele.

Fashion: New York 1918 military and working men’s clothing

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Fashion

Crochet

Knitting

Sewing

DA

United States
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Niedner, Marie.

Filet-Arbeiten,

Heft III.

Leipzig: Verlag Otto Beyer, 1921, 38 pgs.

Victorian-style designs, including cherubs and church patterns, for embroidered net, with netting and stitch instructions. Large charts, good for filet crochet and cross-stitch, are in the second pdf file.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited Judith Adele.

6-SW001

N

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Crochet

Embroidered net

Embroidery

Filet Crochet

Filet

Hardanger

Knotting

SW

German
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Nonotuck Silk Co.

How to Use Florence Knitting Silk.

Florence, Massachusetts, 1886, 92 pgs.

Silk knitting patterns for mittens, purses and bags, stockings, edgings, fancy stitches. Instructions for fringed silk lampshade, patterns for crocheted beaded purses, bottle cover.

Scans donated by Laurie Wright, edited by Judith Adele.

9-LW001

N

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Beading

Crochet

Knitting

Lace

LW

United States
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Novelty Art Studios.

[02] Princess Crochet Album of Edgings and Insertions

Volume 2.

Chicago, c.1915, 15 pgs.

Treasury of crocheted edgings, doilies, lingerie yokes, and medallions. Prose directions, but large, clear photographs accompany all items. Some edgings are intended for thread crochet (handkerchiefs).

Scans donated by Jeannette S. Harris, edited by Judith Adele.

9-JE002

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9

Crochet

JE

United States
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Novelty Art Studios.

[08] Novelty Yoke Book No. 8.

Chicago [c.1910] 15 pgs.

Crocheted lingerie yokes and boudoir caps. Prose directions, but large, clear photographs accompany all items. Some filet crochet (no charts).

Scans donated by Jeannette S. Harris, edited by Judith Adele.

9-JE001

N

9

Crochet

Filet Crochet

JE

United States
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Nufashond Rick Rack Book

Volume 2

Reading, Penn., The Narrow Fabric Company, 1916, 24 pgs.

Rick rack crocheted edgings, doilies, collar, yoke, baby items.

Scans donated by Tatting Archive, edited by Judith Adele

6-TA014

N

DB02

crochet

TA

United States
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Orr, Anne.

J&P Coats Crochet Book of Gown Yokes, and Boudoir Caps.

Pawtucket, R.I., J&P Coats, 1916, 32 pgs.

Lovely collection of boudoir yokes and caps. Filet charts.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

A-DC014

O

A

Crochet

Filet crochet

DC

United States
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Orr, Anne.

[03] J & P Coats Yokes & Gifts,

Crochet Book No. 3,

Pawtucket, Rhode Island, J& P Coats, 1919, 23 pgs.

Basic crochet instructions and filet crochet floral charts for yokes, insertions, edgings, collars and corners.

Scans donated by Jeanette S. Harris, edited Judith Adele.

7-JE001

O

7

Crochet

Filet crochet

JE

United States
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Orr, Anne.

[04] J&P Coats Filet Crochet Book No. 4.

Book No. 4.

Pawtucket, R.I., J&P Coats, 1920, 23 pgs.

Exquisite crocheted vests, gowns, filet charts, boudoir jacket, yokes, slippers, cap, church laces, shawls, sweaters, table runner and chair back.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

A-DC012

O

A

Crochet

Filet Crochet

Filet

DC

United States
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Orr, Anne.

[19] Table Runners and other Pretty Patterns in Crochet,

Book No. 19.

Nashville, Tennessee, Anne Orr Design Co. 1921, 15 pgs.

Filet charts, bags, medallions, table linens, collars, cuffs, slippers, yoke.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

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Clark’s Book of Crochet Patterns

No. 3: Centerpieces-Luncheon Sets, Dining Room Novelties

Newark, The Clark Thread Company, 1917, 30 pgs

Crochet instructions from famous designer, Anne Orr. Freestanding baskets and candy dishes; filet crochet charts for table linens and napkins, including corners, insertions, borders (some with corners), round and square doilies and centerpieces. Grape centerpiece in highly embossed crochet; round and oval doilies in other styles of crochet, including ones that resemble tatting. Chair tidies (antimacassars), borders, and trims.

Scans donated by Anna Mendenhall and Verna Hale, edited by Judith Adele.

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Orr, Anne

Center Pieces and Luncheon Sets

Book No. 12

Nashville, Tennessee, Anne Orr

16 page booklet. Gros Crochet and Filet Crochet edges around fabric centerpieces, table centerpieces entirely of filet crochet

Bought in 1918 in the USA by a sailor, who gave it to his sister. His granddaughter, who wants to remain anonymous, sent the book to us. Scanned and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library, 2017-10-13.

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Orr, Anne

Lingerie and Gifts

Book No. 16

Nashville, Tennessee, Anne Orr

Filet Crochet patterns for yokes, and patterns for small gifts such as hot roll napkins, aviator towels, bread tray covers, tidies, and babies caps.

Bought in 1918 in the USA by a sailor, who gave it to his sister. His granddaughter, who wants to remain anonymous, sent the book to us. Scanned and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library, 2017-10-13

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Peterson’s.

Patterns in Crochet,

Peterson’s Ladies National Magazine, Aug. 1868.

Philadelphia: Charles J. Peterson, 1868, 1 pattern plate.

Illustration plate of five crocheted items without instructions. Shows two doilies, one all-over design of joined motifs, and two edgings.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

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Priscilla Crochet Work

A collection of useful patterns selected from the Modern Priscilla. Illustrated.

Lynn, Mass. The Priscilla Publishing Company.

66 pages of instructions for crochet scarfs and mantles, hats, slippers and mittens, camisole<br>ightgown yoke, kerchief type fascinator, baby clothes and blanket, counterpane square, plus texture stitches and motifs, and more. Includes items in hairpin crochet. Several index pages appear to be missing.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke

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Puigaudeau, Odette du

Franges Anciennes

100 Modeles

A. Crespel, Lille

Lovely description with illustrations of fringes, divided in crocheted fringes, macrame fringes, venice lace fringes, and bobbin lace fringes.

Scans donated by Iva Innocenti, edited by Sytske Wijnsma

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Mlle du Puigaudeau

Le Crochet Artistique

1er Album

Cartier-Bresson

Unusual motifs and panels in deeply embossed crochet, similar to Irish Crochet. French language instructions, some charts for a project with filet crochet trim. Collection includes a purse with an acrobat, a carnation cuff and collar set, with matching insertions for a blouse; and a sampler of crochet mimicing other lace styles.

From the collection of Sytske Wijnsma, scanned by Seya Wijnsma-Spek, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Mlle de Puigaudeau

Le Venise au Crochet

Dentelle d'Art 2eme Album

Cartier-Bresson

French language patterns for ornate openwork thread crochet in the style of Venetian lace. Motifs plus instructions for joining them with picoted brides and crocheted net grounds to make up collars, insertions, yokes, scarf ends, pincushions, pillow covers, passmenterie fringes, and more.

Scans donated by Iva Innocenti, edited by Yvonne DeBandi.

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Richardson's Crochet Yokes

Book No. 4

Chicago, Richardson Silk Co., 1916, 16 pgs

Illustrations of but extremely brief instructions for 16 crocheted yokes, originally meant for nightgowns and lingerie. Applied to a cotton or linen T-shirt type body, these would make nice summer camisole type tops today.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited by Judith Adele.

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Richardson Silk Company.

Richardson’s Crocheted Edgings and Insertions for the beginner and also the experienced crocheter, Book No. 3

Chicago, Richardson Silk Company, 1916

Prose instructions for crocheted edgings and strips, Some suitable to edge round cloths or collars. Some incorporate braid or rickrack, many are scalloped and quite lacy. A few in filet crochet including a mouse, a corner insertion for a tablecloth of a rose.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

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Richardson’s

[01] Complete Instruction Book on Crocheting, Tatting and Smocking:

Original Designs with Directions for Working.

Chicago, Richardson Silk Company, 1915, 32 pgs.

Collars, doilies, baby caps, booties, filet patterns, yokes, edgings, insertions, bags.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited Judith Adele.

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Richardson’s

[02] Complete Crochet Book, Book No. 2:

Contains Illustrations and Instructions on General Crochet, Filet Crochet and Tatting. Subjects Covered Are Edges, Insertions, Yokes, Bed Spread Strips, Center Pieces, Towels, Luncheon Set, Chair Back Cover, and many other useful and practical ideas.

Chicago, Richardson's Silk Company, 1916, 34 pgs.

Also squares, doilies, boudoir caps, and a stunning brassiere of crocheted medallions with manufactured braid.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

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Richardson’s

[06] Crochet Bedspreads, Original Designs, Book No. 6,

Showing Bedspreads made of Crocheted Squares, Insertions and Fringe, also Cluny Crocheted Squares, Laces and Filet Crochet in Original Designs.

Chicago, Richardson Silk Company, 1916, 17 pgs.

Crochet instructions for bedspreads, including squares and strip motifs used as insertions on linen covers, motifs joined together to make all-crochet spreads. None of the filet style motifs are charted. Instructions for a knitted counterpane made of squares and an edging.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

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Richardson’s

[10] 32 Prize Yokes, New Designs, Book No. 10,

Complete Detailed Instructions for Beginner or Expert.

Chicago, Richardson Silk Company, {c.1917] 36 pgs.

Crochet directions for lingerie, nightgown, corset cover and camisole yokes, also some in tatting. A particularly nice collection with many designs with sleeves or shoulder straps that could be easily adapted to modern summer tops. Some hairpin crochet.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited Judith Adele.

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

The Crochet Book, Fourth Series

London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1848, 32 pgs.

Exquisite Victorian patterns for collars, cuffs, chemisette, edging.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor]

The Crochet Book Sixth Series

Containing D’Oyleys and Anti-Macassars.

London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 20th printing, 1877, 44 pgs.

Doilies and antimacassar patterns, including suggestions for vibrant color combinations. Note that the illustrations for D’Oyley No. 1 and 3 are swapped, and page numbering is off. Stitch instructions translated into modern terminology by Kathy Adkins: PDF

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor]

Crochet Book Seventh Series

Third Edition - 15,000

London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1850, 45 pgs.

Fancy Victorian patterns - a butterfly and geranium leaf pen wiper in tapestry crochet over fine wire, beaded and tapestry crochet purses, including one with fuchsia shaped tassels that can also be made up as a sofa pillow. Her stitch definitions are at the front of the book.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor]

The Crochet Book Ninth Series

Or Third Winter Book. First Edition 5,000

London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1850, 48 pgs [blank pages omitted].

Victorian era patterns for a crocheted wool polka (short coat) with a knit border, wool manchette (sleeves), 2 caps in bright colors, an opera cloak, and wool coverlet with a tapestry iris pattern.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

Fashion: London 1850 Polka (short coat), manchettes, opera cloak

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

The Crochet Book

11th Series, Second Ed.

London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1852, 46 pgs.

Elaborate crocheted lace meant to imitate point lace 2 collars, a berthe (lace draped over shoulders) and chemisette (lace draped around neck).

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: London 1852 Lace berthe and chemisetts

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor]

La Mode Winter Book.

London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1862, 14 pgs.

Victorian era patterns for a wool mourning shawl, a bright coverlet in textured crochet, a gentleman’s comforter, carriage slippers, baby booties.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: London 1862 mourning shawl, carriage slippers

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Crochet Book [06]

6th Series

Redacted collection of crochet patterns for doilies and antimacassars (chair protectors). Original lithographs showing the finished product are accompanied by the design translated into modern crochet terminology.

Edited by Elena Poiata, with modern translation.

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor]

Crochet Book [06]

6th Series

Translated into modern terminology by Kathy Adkins.

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Crochet Book [18]

18th Series, for Cluny, Guipure d’Art and Maltese Laces.

London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1869, 30 pgs.

Patterns for Victorian crocheted laces intended to imitate bobbin and needle laces. There is a stitch guide at the back of the book that works for all the Riego pattern booklets.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Crochet Book, The

London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1847, 37 pgs.

Instructions and crochet terms, vy useful for reading her later books, patterns for collars, cuffs and a wide variety of laces intended to imitate French laces

Book on loan from Sytske Wijnsma, scanned and edited by Judith Adele.

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Riego [de la Branchardiere, Eléanor].

Golden Stars in Tatting and Crochet [Etoile Dorée in Tatting].

London: Simpkin Marshall, 1861, p1-8 of est. 30.

The tatting pages only - star motifs in colored silk or cotton, for sleeves, collars and doilies.

Scans donated by Bobbie Demmer (V&A Museum), edited Judith Adele.

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Rising Sun, No. 7274.

The Spool Cotton Company c.1946 3 pgs.

Crochet pattern for round seven-sided doily with deeply scalloped edge. Prose instructions, US terms.

Scans donated by KR Ritchie, edited by KR Ritchie.

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Robinson, Belle, ed.

Priscilla Bead Work Book,

A Collection of Old and New Beadwork, with Patterns and Lessons For Working.

Boston: Priscilla Publishing, 1912, 48 pgs.

Designs from the 1700’s through early 1900’s, some simple, some dazzlingly complex. Instructions, patterns and charts for woven, knit, crocheted, and canvas embroidered beaded bags, purses, belts, jewelry.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

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Robinson, Belle, ed.

Priscilla Crochet Book

Centerpieces and Doilies, A Collection of Beautiful Pieces in Which Are Many That Are New and Novel and Many That Are Old and Rare.

Boston: Priscilla Publishing, 1915, 48 pgs.

About six dozen different doilies, some simple, some (like the roll stitch pineapple doily) for the advanced crocheter.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

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Royal Society Crochet No. 14 Knitting

New York, H.E. Verran, 1919, 40 pgs

Crocheted and knitted sweaters, edgings, lamp shades, hats, yokes, men's vest, scarves, cushions, slippers, baby items, filet charts.

Scanned and edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Royal Society Crochet Lessons, No. 6

New York, H.E. Verran Co., 1915, 56 pgs

Crocheted lace lamp shades, baskets, lingerie, children and baby items, household laces.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Judith Adele.

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Royal Society

[07] Crochet Lessons, Vol. 1 No. 7.

New York, H.E. Verran. Co., 1916, 45 pgs.

Beautiful nightgown yokes, sacques, boudoir caps, bags, corset cover, lamp shades, desk set, table scarfs, pillow, baskets, bedspreads, hats, towels, filet charts, hairpin lace.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

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Royal Society

[21] Lamp Shades and Medallions Crochet Book No. 21.

New York, H.E. Verran Co., 1922, 36 pgs.

Wonderful silk lampshade patterns and instructions, filet charts, medallions, squared, corners.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

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Royal Society

Royal Society Crochet Lessons

Vo. 1, No. 4

New York, H.E. Verran Company, 1914, 40 pgs

Exquisite tea cosy, baskets, lampshade, collars, lace baby afghan, opera bag, doilies, pillows, slippers, motifs, edgings and insertions.

Scans donated by Cheri Mancini, edited by Judith Adele .

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Royal Society

Tatting and Crochet Lessons

Vol.1 No. 5.

New York, H.R. Verran, 1915, 47 pages.

Crochet and tatting yoke, dresser set, candle shade, baskets, Irish Lace Collar, bags, doilies, charming curtain pulls.

Scans donated by Cheri Mancini, edited by Judith Adele.

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Sherman, Stella L.

Handbags in Filet Crochet

Needlecraft Vol. VII No. 8, Apr 1916.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing, 1916.

Crocheted drawstring handbags. Introduction calls out dual use of cross stitch and filet designs, but no charts are provided. Patterns for four bags, one with a monogram.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

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Smith, Addie L. Crandall

Corticelli Knitting and Crochet Book No. 18.

Florence, Mass., Corticelli Silk Co., 1922, 35 pgs.

Roaring Twenties fashion that is still modern and wearable. Sweaters, dresses, hats, scarves, baby items, with some color illustrations.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

Fashion: Florence, MA 1922 lady’s dresses and sweaters

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Snow, Virginia, ed.

[19] Collingbourne’s Authority on Fine Arts: Crochet, Tatting, Knitting, Embroidery, Book No. 19.

Elgin, Ill., Collingbourne Mills, 1917, 28 pgs.

Nightgown yokes, corset covers, Irish Crochet collars and cuffs, boudoir caps, purses, bags, baskets, beautiful Venetian stitch and Cluny lamp shades, doilies and table linens, edgings, pillows, baby booties and bib.

Scans donated by Debra Carr, edited by Judith Adele.

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Spires, Flossie, et al.

Some Interesting Centerpieces and Doilies

Needlecraft Vol. II No. 5, Jan 1916.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing, 1916, p 11, 21.

Seven original crocheted doily patterns, one filet and several with Irish Crochet elements.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

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Spool Cotton Company

Afghans

Book 140

Spool Cotton Co.

24 pages (including covers), half illustrations and half instructions for fifteen crocheted afghans.

Scanned and edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Star Chairback Book No. 105

Crocheted Chairbacks, Church Laces, Shade Pulls

New York, The American Thread Company, 1954, 14 pgs.

Dimensional crochet, charted filet crochet, pineapple, spider patterns.

Scans donated by Tatting Archive, edited by Judith Adele

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American Thread Company

Bedspreads and Tablecloths

Star Bedspread and Tablecloth Book No. 109

American Thread Company

Star Bedspread and Tablecloth Book No. 109, 10 cents. 16p. Crochet tablecloths and bedspreads, white and in colors.

Scans donated by Hillie Dijkstra, edited by Yvonne DeBandi

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Star Doily Book No. 120, Doilies, Doilies and More Doilies

Pineapples, Ruffles, Knitted Designs, Flowers

New York, The American Thread Company, 1955, 14 pgs.

Colorful knit and crocheted doilies

Scans donated by Tatting Archive, edited by Judith Adele

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Star Book 121 Crochet Suggestions for Fairs and Bazaars

New York, The American Thread Company, [c.1955], 15 pgs.

Potholders, mats, pillowcases, baskets, edgings, doilies

Scans donated by Tatting Archive, edited by Judith Adele

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Star Book No. 64

Flower Doilies and a new pansy doily

New York, American Thread Company, 1949, 15 pgs

Colorful, three dimensional crocheted doilies.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

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Star Book No. 65

Flower Edgings: Handkerchiefs, Tablecloths, Towels, Scarfs, Sheets and Cases, Luncheon Sets, Lingerie

New York, American Thread Company, 1949, 15 pgs

Colorful laces, including butterfly and flower girl insertions, and drinking glass jackets.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

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American Thread Company

Star 42 - Revised Beginner's Manual

Crochet, Knitting, Tatting

American Thread Company, Massachusetts

and bonnets, belts, gloves, mittens, and trims.

Scans donated by Kathryn Roloff, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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American Thread Company

Crochet Gay and Gifty Ideas

Star Book No. 80

American Thread Company

16 pages, copyright 1951. Rose Doily, Pansy Handkerchief, Crocheted Edge for Plate, Forget-Me-Not Handkerchief, Carnation, Doll's Clothes, Nut Cup and Saucer, Apple Blossom Corsage, Chrysanthemum, Hot Plate Mats or Covers, Tea Cozy, Corn Pot Holder, Terry Cloth Laundry Bag, Rose Pot Holder, Hosiery Hanger, and a Plant Holder, all crochet.

Scans donated by Kathryn Roloff, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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American Thread Company

Skirts Suits Stoles Crocheted & Knitted Sizes 10 To 20

Star Book 171

American Thread Company

Crocheted skirts, bags, coats, and a slipper made from crocheted squares.

Scans donated by Kathryn Roloff, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Sparkling Doilies

Star Doily Book No. 91

American Thread Company

16 page booklet of doilies. Mostly crochet, but includes one hairpin crochet, one knitted, and one tatted project. Frilled doilies are also presented without the ruffled edgings, as flat pieces. One filet crochet chart for a bread cover, rest of the instructions are prose, American notation.

Scans donated by Carol A. Carlile, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Star Needlework Journal, p7

mythical tablecloth.

[New York, The American Thread Company, c.1915]

Charted design grouping including a center and four corners, probably intended for use as insertions on a tablecloth in filet (darned net), or filet crochet. Mythical beast and cherub motifs. Can also be used for cross-stitch.

Scan donated by Cynthia Hanley, edited by Judith Adele.

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Taylor, Eliza A., ed

Priscilla Crochet Book, Edgings and Insertions

A collection of beautiful and useful patterns, with directions for working.

Boston, Priscilla Publishing, 1913, 48 pgs.

Highly popular needlework book in its time, and reprinted by at least three different publishers since. Enormous variety of crocheted edgings, some using manufactured braid; most are not difficult to crochet.

Scans donated by Korina Johnson, edited by Judith Adele.

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Townsend, Angeline L.

Forget-Me-Not Yoke, of Novelty Braid and Crochet

Needlecraft Vol. XI, No. 1, Sep 1919.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing Company, 1919

Crochet and manufactured braid yoke that would work up fast as a deep edging.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

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Trigoulet, Jules, ed.

Ouvrages de Dames, Dessins Varies pour Crochet, Filet, Tulle, Tricot, Frivolite, Guipure, Tapiserie, etc.

Paris: Ancienne Maison, Rosselin, [c.1850], 8 plates.

Charts for filet crochet, beadwork, darned netting, cross-stitch, etc. - floral and formal doilies and edgings.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele.

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Two Crochet Squares for Table-Covers, Antimacassars, etc.

Harper's Bazar, Jun 26, 1869.

New York, Harper & Brothers, p 404.

One of the squares has instructions for twist stitch; an early publication of what is now called roll stitch or bullion stitch in crochet. Also two tapestry or beadwork charts and craft instructions for a picture frame, garden gloves and a card case.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

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Valeire, Anna.

Crochet & Tatting Craft Book No. 1

Edgings Medallions & Insertions, with full instructions on over sixty pieces for use in lingerie & the home.

St. Louis, Missouri, E.C.Spueler, c. 1915, 14 pgs.

Patterns for edgings, insertions, doilies, collars, motifs and medallions.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited by Judith Adele.

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Valeire, Anna.

My Trousseau,

Showing the Crochet Work In It’s Lingerie & Linens, Book No. 4.

St. Louis, Missouri, E.C. Spuehler, [c.1917] 16 pgs.

Yokes, table runner, boudoir cap, slippers, doilies, fringed edgings, and some unusual crocheted flowers.

Scans donated by Public Domain Tatting Archive, edited Judith Adele.

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Warren, [Eliza]

The Court Crochet Doyley Book

London: Ackermann & Co, 1847, 24 pgs.

Very early instructions for four crochet lace squares and a bread cloth. The bread cloth is not illustrated.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele

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Miss Watts' Selections of Knitting Netting and Crochet

London, J. Miland, 1843, 96 pgs.

Early Victorian mittens, baby and children's items, socks, muffatees, fringes, purses and bags, comforters, scarves, shawls, cuffs.

Scans donated by Judith Adele, edited by Judith Adele Rescanned HC17

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Wells, Ethel Sterling

A Variety of Borders in Crochet, for Centerpieces and Doilies

Needlecraft Vol. VIII No. 12, Aug 1917.

Augusta, Maine: Needlecraft Publishing.

Three doily edges, including a filet cloverleaf and a 5-point star motif.

Scans donated by Adrienne Kattke, edited by Adrienne Kattke.

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Tillerson, John and Clara

The Workbasket Vol. 1 No. 1

Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

Modern Handcraft, Kansas City

16 pgs with crochet, quilting, embroidery, and encouragements to buy books and patterns. Advice on how to sell, and a request to readers to write in advice about how to sell.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma, published with permission of F+W Media.

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The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 4

Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

The Workbasket Magazine

8 pages, 4 and 5 combined. Crochet: A triple version collar and cuff set, crocheted Cosmos set, crocheted rug. Quilting: the Iris Quilt block. Fabric painting: dainty handkerchiefs.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma, published with permission of F+W Media.

Quilting: The Iris block

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The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 5

Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

The Workbasket Magazine

8 pages (4 and 5 combined). Crochet: Sweater and helmet set, Quilting: Japanese lantern, Crochet: Four piece baby set, Crochet: Plaid blouse (shown on front cover).

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma, published with permission of F+W Media.

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The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 6

Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

The Workbasket Magazine

8 pages (4 and 5 combined in one image). Lily Beverage Set, Dogwood Quilt, washable toy duck, chick, and rabbit, and a crocheted bag for your knitting.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma, published with permission of F+W Media.

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The Workbasket Magazine

8 pages (4 and 5 combined). Quilting: Grandma's Tulip. Embroidery: Two pet pillows (shown on front cover) Crochet: Vanity Set , dress with V-neck.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma, published with permission of F+W Media.

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Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

The Workbasket Magazine

8 pages. Crochet: Starched Table Mat Set, Quilting: Basket of Daisies, Fabric Flowers: Carnations of Organdy.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.

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The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 9

Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

The Workbasket Magazine

8 pages. Sewing: Candlewick Coat. Quilting: Star Flower. Crochet: Glove with lace cuffs, cap, two purse designs. Knitting: cap.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.

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The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 10

Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

The Workbasket Magazine

8 pages, page 4 and 5 combined. Quilting: Dresden Plate. Embroidery: The design on the cover of the previous issue. Crochet: Star and Flower bedspread.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.

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Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

The Workbasket Magazine

8 pages. New Rag Rugs, Uses for RickRack. Quilting: Tulip block. Crochet: Bonnet (looks like a baby bonnet). Embroidery: Ladies on tea towels. Wooden lawn and garden ornaments. Painting with threads: an embroidery pattern of an old well.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.

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The Workbasket Vol. 2 No. 12

Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

The Workbasket Magazine

8 pages. Crochet: Butterfly Chair Protector. Flowers made of yarn. Quilting: Ring around the Star. Crochet and sewing, match holders in flower shapes. Crochet: Pansy mat.

Scans donated by M. Leigh Martin, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Published with permission of F+W Media.

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The Workbasket Vol. 9 No. 12

Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

The Workbasket Magazine

Crocheted Apron, Knitted or Crocheted Shoulderette or Scarf, Quilting block, Two Color Tatting Lesson 3

Scans donated by Martha Ess, edited by Sytske Wijnsma

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The Workbasket Vol. 10 No. 4

Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit Ideas for the Bazaar, the Home, Gifts and Sparetime Moneymakers - with Many Inexpensive, Easily Made Articles that find a Ready Sale

The Workbasket Magazine

Crocheted Afghan, Snowflake quilt, crocheted insertion and lace. 8p black and white newspaper, printed as strip.

Scanned and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library 2017-10-21.

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Home and Needlecraft For Pleasure and Profit

The Workbasket Magazine

Men's knitted socks or anklets, Morning Glory square quilting pattern, crocheted toy elephant, bow and flowers to decorate a dress

Scanned and edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library

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