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A quick history of knitting

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A quick history of knitting

Whether you’re new to the craft of knitting or already an accomplished knitter, it is always interesting to know where the craft you love so much originated. For instance, did you know that the word “knitting” comes from the Old English word cynntan that means to tie or to knot? The earliest knitting found The earliest example of knitting that archaeologists have uncovered, is an Egyptian sock dated as coming from the 11th century AD. This sock already shows bands of wonderful colorwork between bands of plain yarn. This shows that knitting is probably much older. Unfortunately knitted items were...

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