A single thread formed into a chain of crochet work

Crochet Work

A single thread formed into a chain of crochet work

Girl sitting on a stool.

Girl

Girl sitting on a stool.

A girl knitting.

Girl

A girl knitting.

A girl knitting.

Knitting

A girl knitting.

The stitch or loop structure of plain knitting.

Knitting Stitch

The stitch or loop structure of plain knitting.

"A favorite household dog, to shield from harm, / A maiden kind, has knit some stocking warm, / Wishing to keep his dog-ship warm and neat, / She closely draws the stockings on his feet; / Growler feels awkward as he walks about, / He needs them not - he's well enough without."—Barber, 1857

Let Well Enough Alone

"A favorite household dog, to shield from harm, / A maiden kind, has knit some stocking warm, / Wishing…

In knitting, ribbing is a pattern in which vertical stripes of stockinette stitch alternate with vertical stripes of reverse stockinette stitch.

Rib Stitch

In knitting, ribbing is a pattern in which vertical stripes of stockinette stitch alternate with vertical…

A shadow of a woman sitting in a chair knitting a sock.

Shadow of a Woman Knitting

A shadow of a woman sitting in a chair knitting a sock.