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Books - Collection of knitting books

From the Collection of Greensborough Historical Society 34 Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty Lower Plenty Victoria

Description
Collection of knitting books. Black and white text, some with colour illustrations.
Size
24 x 17 cm.
Object Registration
643
Keywords
knitting, patons, paragon, olive ketel, knitting patterns, helen bryant
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.
When Made
1947-1978
Significance
These knitting books are from a time when knitting was a favourite pastime and an essential method of clothing the family.
Inscriptions & Markings
Name of owner on some copies.
Last updated
3 May 2017 at 12:20AM