Sunday, November 13, 2011

1974 Spool Knitting Patterns for Kids

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Found this in a vintage Australian magazine - Woman's World -
October 16, 1974

Something for the children to make! ... and I hope
that they can use these ideas for more of their own, 
like adding extra touches or embellishments.


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6 comments:

Helmi said...

Hi Maz, thanks fot vissiting my blog. I also collect spool knitters. I love your blog. I am glad to help you and I can send you the pictures if you want. Wil you put a link to my blog when you use the pictures, thanks.
Have a nice day, Helmi
Look> http://helmicoenders.blogspot.com/search?q=365+dagen+project
http://helmicoenders.blogspot.com/search?q=verzamelen

KC'sCourt! said...

Thats interesting!
I once blogged about my knitting spool. Earlier this year I managed to find a mint condition one like the one I had as a child! http://kcscourt.blogspot.com/2011/03/memories.html
Julie xxxxxx

crazyhaberdasher said...

Hi Helmi! I will of course link to your blog and show the lovers of spool knitters how wonderful your work is! Thankyou for your help with purchasing some spool knitters. I would love to see the pictures. ... cheers, Maz

crazyhaberdasher said...

Hi Julie! I checked out your great post you did on your Knitting Nancy and left a comment for you!
You must check out the Flickr and Yahoo links.
AND I too also collect vintage sewing, toys, dolls, dolls clothes knitting patterns .... my other blogs are crazyhaberdasher (which I have not kept up-to-date with I am ashamed to say but I will do something about it soon!) and also knittingbee and haveanotion - there are links to these on the spoolknitter blog too. .... cheers, Maz xxxxxx

Emmas Blog said...

Hi! I've just found your blog via google and an fascinated! I have a Spears Knitting Nancy and a Spears Knitting Ring from mid to late 1970's, no longer boxed but I still have the instructions ... I used to make yards and yards then not know what to do with it all! I've been teaching my own children to do French Knitting and we've just started with Knifty Knitters which are a larger version of the little Spears Knitting Ring ...!

crazyhaberdasher said...

Hi Emma!
So glad to hear from you, I hope that you might find lots of ideas and projects among the links here .... and I am sure it is you who has also joined Yahoo Spoolknitter, .... lots to do there too!! ... cheers, Maz