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Filet Crochet from Yesterday: Crocheters Historical Pattern Series Volume 1

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Editor: Melissa Johnson 96 pages

ISBN# 1-929169-00-0

Filet Crochet from Yesterday is the first book in the Crocheter's Historical Pattern Series. Volume I contains two completely unabridged editions of Priscilla Filet Crochet (books 1 and 2) published in 1911-1914. Many of the patterns contained in these pages are easily adaptable to cross-stitch and needlepoint using the provided diagrams. Filet Crochet from Yesterday is full of patterns that can be used in a variety of ways. Make a bedspread, edge a doily, make linen insertions for a pillowcase, make a bookmark, and much more. The crocheter's only limit is their imagination.

Irish Crochet: Crocheter's Historical Pattern Series Volume Two

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Editor: Melissa Johnson
96 pages
ISBN# 1-929169-01-9

Irish Crochet is the second book in the Crocheter's Historical Pattern Series. Volume Two contains two completely unabridged editions of Priscilla Irish Crochet (books 1 and 2) published in 1909-1911. The book contains over 500 illustrations of Irish Crochet pieces and techniques used in their creation. 

Irish Crochet is full of patterns that can be used in a variety of ways. Make a yoke, make thread appliques of flowers and butterflies, make linen insertions for a pillowcase, make a purse and much more. The crocheter's only limit is their imagination.

Knitting Essentials: Knitter's Historical Pattern Series Volume One
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Editor: Melissa Johnson
160 pages
ISBN# 1-929169-04-3

Knitting Essentialsis the first book in the Knitter's Historical Pattern Series. Volume One contains the completely unabridged edition of Buttericks Art of Knitting book published in 1892. The book contains over 500 illustrations of knit pieces and techniques used in their creation. Knitting Essentials provides illustrations on a variety of topics. The making of mittens and socks, scarves and shawls, edgings and insertions, jackets and slippers, clothing and toys for children, and much more. The knitter's only limit is their imagination.

Crocheted Edgings, Insertions and Fancywork: Crocheter's Historical Pattern Series Volume Three
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Editor: Melissa Johnson
152 pages 
ISBN# 1-929169-03-5

Crocheted Edgings, Insertions & Fancywork is the third book in the Crocheter's Historical Pattern Series. Volume Three contains the completely unabridged edition of The Home Art Crochet Book published in 1919. The book provides over 100 illustrations of edgings and insertions made using techniques in irish and filet crochet, and various lace braids foundations. 

Crocheted Edgings, Insertions & Fancywork is full of patterns that can be used in a variety of ways. Add elegance to towels, afghans, and centerpieces, make thread appliques or linen insertions for pillowcases, and much more. The crocheter's only limit is their imagination.

Essential Crochet Treasures: Crocheter's Historical Pattern Series Volume Four
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1929169035.jpg Essential Crochet Treasures is the fourth book in the Crocheter's Historical Pattern Series. Volume Four contains the completely unabridged edition of Buttericks Art of Crochet book published in 1891. The book contains over 500 illustrations of Crochet pieces and techniques used in their creation. Essential Crochet Treasures provides illustrations on a variety of topics. The making of hairpin or maltese lace, edgings and insertions, jackets and slippers, shawls, afghans, clothing for children, and much more. The crocheter's only limit is their imagination.
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