Nineteenth-century British knitting literature from a private collection. Photo by I N Eliatamby. Please do not use without permission!


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 Strรธmper” (About Stockings)

Miscellaneous Papers:
Words for Recording Knitting and Knitted Fabrics
โ€œHe Is Of No Account โ€ฆ If He Have Not A Velvet Or Taffeta Hatโ€: A Survey Of Sixteenth Century Knitted Caps
A Short History of Machine Knitting
Summary Of Paper On Medieval Middle Eastern Knitting

Knitting History Biographical Profiles
Montse Stanley
Richard Ruttโ€™s Contribution To Knitting History
Dr Karen Finch
Prof Sandy Black
Kirstie Buckland

Knitting History Forum Publicity
KHF A4 Information Sheet PDF โ€“ 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.

Picture credit: nineteenth-century knitting literature from a private collection, by kind permission of the owner. Please do not re-use this image.