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Framework knitting

knitting pdf The craft of framework knitting once took place in the museum cottages. A reconstruction of a framework knitter's cottage room setting can be viewed, and the frame on display is typical of the hand operated frames used in the domestic phase of the industry in Hinckley from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century.

Learn more about Framework Knitting from the video on the "Textile Heritage Project" page.