[HNW] crochet

Sue Clemenger mooncat at in-tch.com
Sun Nov 2 10:16:58 PST 2003


Nancy, is tatting an 18th century invention, or a 19th? I've always
thought it was 19th c., but was having a mild (scholarly) disagreement
with someone who said it was earlier.
--sue

> SNSpies at aol.com wrote:
> 
> 
> 
>      Nellwynn..  the only other way to make lace that i know of
>      is tatting..not sure of its orignins or time period.. but i
>      do know a number of people who do it as part of SCA A&S
> 
> 
> You can do netting, which can also be embroidered, or sprang to get a
> lacy effect.  Tatting and crochet are out of SCA period.
> 
> Nancy
>



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