Another discovery at Project Gutenberg: The Ladies’ Work-Book – Containing Instructions In Knitting, Crochet, Point-Lace, &c. Unfortunately I don’t know when it was published.
You can find there very interesting patterns, e.g. beautiful filet crochet patterns as on the picture.
The Ladies’ Work-Book – Knitting, Crochet, Point-Lace, &c.
At Project Gutenberg I found more books about needlecraft, e.g. the Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet from 1918.
They have e.g. nice knitted Ladie’s gloves (see picture).
It’s still warm, we thus have enough time to knit some cute Ladie’s gloves for us/a good friend ;-)
Most patterns are naturally out of fashion, but some knee caps for people who must warm their knees or the Tam-o’-Shanter, a kind of bonnet, can be up to date.
Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet
I’m browsing from time to time Project Gutenberg and found last time a book about spool knitting from 1909. They have mittens, bed shoes, a baby ball and much more, all made from I-cords.
It feels to me like a book from the 70th’s ;-))
Perhaps I do a little rummage to play with my knitting spool once more ;-)
Spool Knitting, by Mary A. McCormack