PieceWork Winter 2023
For your enjoyment, PieceWork Winter 2023 is full of stories and projects made using hooks, and fiber techniques that have captured our attention throughout the ages. From the history of traditional knitting with hooked needles to delicate Indian tambour embroidery, this issue has a world of needlework for you to savor.
- From the Metropolitan Museum of Art to your hoop—embroider Deanna Hall West’s fetching take on Victorian silk ribbon daisies.
- Discover a treasure trove of nineteenth century Irish crochet with Barbara Guilfoyle.
- You’ve seen the dress—now discover the story of Black design legend Ann Lowe, and the wedding gown she created for First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy.
- Warm up a cold morning with a charming mug rug to hook by Kris Miller.
- Two legends: Catch a glimpse into knitting history as Meg Swansen shares her personal recollection of meeting Barbara G. Walker.
- Wrap up a special little one in Una McDonough’s timeless Aran blanket to knit.
- Ruby Holton’s Norwegian Mittens by Mimi Seyferth
- Meeting a Knitting Legend: Barbara G. Walker by Meg Swansen
- Borrowing from the Past: Hook a Mug Rug Inspired by an Antique Rug Design by Kris Miller
- Ann Lowe: From Dressmaker to Renowned American Couturier by Elizabeth Way
- A First Lady’s Wedding Dress: Re-creating Ann Lowe’s Design for Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy by Katya Roelse Wrapped in Cables: An Aran Baby Blanket to Knit by Úna McDonagh
- New Ross Lace by Bairbre Guilfoyle
- Marguerite Daisies: A Silk-Ribbon Bouquet Based on a Victorian Pelerine by Deanna Hall West
- Slip-Stitch Crochet in the Iowa Amana Colonies by Nancy Nehring
- Feathers and Fibers: A Remarkable Chinese Embroidery in the Newport Mansions by Heather Hodge, Dr. Nicole Williams, Danielle Zhang
- Tapestry Crochet Variations around the World by Carol Ventura
- Aari and Tambour: A Transcontinental Relationship bNikita
- The Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Education and Opportunity by Sami Yuhas
- Knitting with Hooked Needles by Cary Karp
- Revisited A Suffrage-Fair Washcloth to Crochet by Katrina King