Historical information

This collection of knitting books date from 1947 to the late 1970s and were donated by Helen Bryant. Titles: Patons knitting book no 570, Patons knitting book no 209, Olive Ketel's exclusive knitwear for young folk (1947),Patons Woolcraft, Paragon knitting book number 70.


These knitting books are from a time when knitting was a favourite pastime and an essential method of clothing the family.

Physical description

Collection of knitting books. Black and white text, some with colour illustrations.

Inscriptions & markings

Name of owner on some copies.