2023-08-11 New Publications: The Magic of Crochet and Sofa Cushion in Leviathan Work


N-NK005 Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine -Sofa Cushion in Leviathan Work
Single sheet, printed on cream paper. Geometric square design in four colors. Leviathan work is also known as Smyrna stitch, a cross-stitch and a plus stitch (vertical and horizontal) to make a square. The stitch covers a larger area than a simple cross-stitch would.
Scan donated by Nettie Kraaij, edited and charted by Sytske Wijnsma.

M-CB002 Spool Cotton Co. – The Magic of Crochet – Book No. 168
Softcover stapled, 24 pages including covers. Mostly crochet, some knitting. Lampshade, Humdinger mat, glass jackets, clotheshanger cover, potholders, rug, footstool cover, placemats and center mat, work bag, edgings, apron, doily, crocheted basket, place doiies, centerpiece, glass doilies, bathroom seat cover, bathroom rug, towel embroidery, fish, cat, curtain pull, gloves, slippers, collar, powder compact cover.
Scans donated and edited by Clara Bruning.


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