[HNW] Re: In pictures: Medieval London

Sue Clemenger mooncat at in-tch.com
Sun Nov 27 11:26:26 PST 2005


Not so odd if maybe they were made by someone accustomed to making other
things from that center point "out" ? Like some socks/stockings that are
knitted from the toe up to the cuff? A mitten's just a kind of sock for a
hand, anyways....
--Sue, speculatively ;o)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Deborah Pulliam" <pulliam at acadia.net>
To: <h-needlework at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 27, 2005 11:24 AM
Subject: [HNW] Re: In pictures: Medieval London


> <<One of the pictures show "knitted" mittens.. >>
>
> The mitten *is* knitted. They're a muddy brown, impossible to tell if
> they were white or brown originally. The small decorative band is
> actually purple, not  black, probably dyed with lichens.  Oddly
> enough, they're knitted from the top down.
>
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>
> Deborah
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