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Beehive Knitting: Hats, Caps & Tams: In Knitting and Crochet!

Spiral Bound Book Republication(tm) Originally Published - c1910

Make your own warm and snugly knit hats, caps and tams; for yourself, for family and friends, or to sell!

Up for the enjoyment of your creative muse is another Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication(tm) of the Edwardian Era "Hats, Caps & Tams: In Knitting and Crochet" produced by J & J Baldwin of Halifax, England c 1910! These folks provided some of the best instructions books in their day for the needle and yarn arts! The experienced needlecraft and fancywork artesians of the early 1900's (Edwardian Era) clamored for this type of item and with good reason! (Original is NOT for sale)

This HISTORIC item contains instructions, graphed designs and fundamentals for creating the 24 extremely handsome knit and crochet millinery items for women, girls, children and babys of the early Edwardian era!

Includes both color and black and white illustrations and projects with clearly written instructions and color/shading guides!

There are minimum of 24 patterns for your knitting and crocheting pleasure!

You will also find historical facts on this ancient craft as well as various RARE and UNIQUE guidelines to assist you along the way to recreating the needleworked items of a classy and gentile society!

These instructions are characteristic of the fancy work done by our oh-so-feminine lady ancestors during the Victorian and Edwardian eras! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful craft book revealing our heritage from early America and Europe!

An excerpt:
Teasle Wool Hats, Caps and Tams, in Knitting and Crochet, are a need of the times for wear with the woolen Jumper, Scarf, or Sports Coat which form part of practically every Woman's wardrobe. They can be made at home to match the other garments and at but a quarter of the cost, or less, of the ready-made article.

Moreover, at the taste of the individual, a Colour Scheme may be deliberately put together and an air of distinction given to the finished article, such as would be very difficult to obtain through Millinery channels."

Needles & Hooks



Plain Smooth Fabric



Casting Off



Chain Stitch

Single Crochet

Double Crochet

Half Treble

General Instructions for Knitting

Raising or Brushing

Recipes in Knitting

Tam O'Shanter, knitted

Tam O'Shanter, Child's Size, knitted

Tam O'Shanter, knitted with embroidered patterns

Tam O'Shanter, knitted

Tam O"Shanter, knitted

Tam O'Shanter, knitted

Tam O'Shanter, knitted with Plaid effect

Tam O'Shanter, knitted in Diaper Pattern

Ladies' Pull-on Cap, knitted with radial stripes

Child's Cap, knitted, with patterned brim and pom-pom

Tam O'Shanter, knitted

Recipes in Crochet

Tam O'Shanter, crocheted in rounds of varying colour

Tam O'Shanter, crocheted in rounds of varying colour with radial stripes

Tam O'Shanter, crocheted in rounds of brilliant colours with turned-over brim

Lady's Paddy Hat, crocheted in rounds

With 4 sizes (see below) and including the amounts of materials needed tom make each size an Included Table





The Crown, First Shaping

The Band

The Brim

Sailor Shape

Again, with same 4 sizes and including the amounts of materials needed to make each size in an Included Table

Ladies' Pull-on Hat, crocheted in rounds of varying colour

Ladies' Hat, crocheted in rounds

Page of 6 photos showing the Paddy's Hat in various stages of construction and the finished item

Full-page Colored Illustration of Shade Range for Teazle Wool with color code and names

Plus two pages of Wonderful Advertisements for wool, etc for making these lovely items from the Edwardian Era.

Pretty much everything you need to make the dainty, warm and practical Edwardian wool hats, caps and tams but the yarns, needles, hooks etc. These all can be readily found on eBay! You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, you can obtain the contemporary materials at your nearest fabric or craft store...

The ladies of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! These are beautiful items and sure to delight you and yours! These instructions are very clear and easy to follow and yet the experience needleworker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.

You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come.

Antique EDWARDIAN BEEHIVE Millinery Knit Kitted Knitting Hats Caps Tams Pattern Patterns Book

$12.99 USD
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