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Research & How To > Period Crafts > Knitting

Knitting and Crocheting:

Yarn Suppliers:

  • Carodan Farm Wool Shop - located in Stanardsville, Virginia, they specialize in natural fibre yarns in period-plausible colors that have a naturally dyed look. They also stock woolen batts for quilts.
  • Handweavers.com -- naturally dyed woolen yarns using indigo, cutch, cochineal, black walnut, etc
  • Carolina Homespun, Evington, VA
  • Carolton Farm & Fiber, 5484 Carolton Lane, Barboursville, VA 22923, 540.672.2935, caroltonfarm@aol.com 

Wool Shows and Festivals:

Period Plausible Knitting Needles & Crochet Hooks:

(links to be provided soon!)

Period Knitting Patterns (also, see Patterns section):

Ragged Soldier Sutlery - For knitting patterns, click on the Needlework Necessities and Novelties link.

Knitting How-To:

(links to be provided soon!)

Crocheting How-To:

(links to be provided soon!)