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1984 cover scanned from my private collection


  • Introduction to Crochet
  • Crochet's Connection to Lace
  • Early Stitches and Designs
  • The Changing Times
  • Equipment and materials 1900-14
  • From 1914 to the Present
  • Places to Visit

Title: SHIRE ALBUM: Crochet- A History of the Craft Since 1850, Book No. 126
Author/Designer: Pauline Turner
Format/Publication Date: TPB:1984
Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd., Princes Risbourough, UK
Language: English
Page Count: 32
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 8 1/4" x 5 3/4"
ISBN: 0747800685

SUMMARY- All interior photographs are black-and-white. This is not a pattern book. It covers what is known about the genesis and evolution of crochet.