Wednesday, 29 April 2009


Can anyone help us answer Marion's question?
Marion's great Scottish grandmother made this fabulous antimacasar.  The colours are from natural dyes like madder and onion skins, and the whole 'thing' is 60cm wide by 140cm long.
Here is a close up picture of the stitches. Marion, a skilled knitter can solve most mysteries, but she can't identify this stitch.  She has spent all her knitting life trying to work it out. Is it knitted or crochet? It is not broomstick crochet.  Here is the wrong side. Any ideas?