Victorian stitch patterns, 27 patterns

My dictionary says that “Victorian” means “relating to or typical of the period from 1837-1901 when Queen Victoria ruled England.” Many of the stitch patterns in this collection date from books published in that period; some are newer.

Many more patterns remain to be mapped! Here are some online sources to explore, in no particular order:

Antique Pattern Library
Project Gutenberg

My dictionary says that “Victorian” means “relating to or typical of the period from 1837-1901 when Queen Victoria ruled England.” Many of the stitch patterns in this collection date from books published in that period; some are newer.

Many more patterns remain to be mapped! Here are some online sources to explore, in no particular order:

Antique Pattern Library
Project Gutenberg
Archive.org
Books.Google.de
Beeton's Book of Needlework
Trove
  • Historic Australian newspapers, and more. Search for “knitting.” Note that Knitting-and has modernized many of the knitting patterns found in Trove.

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