Detail of a Gunnister-style seventeenth-century purse knitted by KHF Honorary President Kirstie Buckland, from a kit of silks dyed and prepared by Debbie Bamford

Knitting history resources : a selection of bibliographies, biographies, papers, reviews and links to societies, organisations, museums, journals and knitting online.

Knitting History Links
General Knitting Links

Further Reading:
Knitting History Reading List
General Knitting Reading List
Bibliography Of The History Of Knitting Before 1600

Knitting History Conferences
Early Knitting History Group Meetings (speakers and presentations to 2006)
Knitting History Forum Conferences (speakers and presentations since 2006)

“Om Strømper” (About Stockings)

Knitting History Focus (Miscellaneous Papers):
Words for Recording Knitting and Knitted Fabrics
Summary Of Paper On Medieval Middle Eastern Knitting
“He Is Of No Account … If He Have Not A Velvet Or Taffeta Hat”: A Survey Of Sixteenth Century Knitted Caps
Richard Rutt and Frances Lambert
A Short History of Machine Knitting

Knitting History Biographical Profiles
Montse Stanley
Richard Rutt’s Contribution To Knitting History
Dr Karen Finch
Professor Sandy Black
Kirstie Buckland

Knitting History Forum Publicity
KHF A4 Information Sheet PDF – print out and spread the word!

Please note: mention of a website, book or article on the Knitting History website is not necessarily indicative of endorsement by the Knitting History Forum.