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Knitting needle

Knitting needle

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Steel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sarah Medlam

  • Museum number:

    T.25-2005

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

his is an example of a 19th-century knitting needle. Steel had been used for knitting needles since the 16th century. For small knitting stitches and a firm tension when working, very fine needles were used. This example is double-ended and intended for knitting in the round.

Physical description

Double-ended steel knitting needle

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1800-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Steel

Dimensions

Length: 17.1 cm

Materials

Steel

Categories

Needlework accessories

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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