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And a Time to Knit Stockings

TT
825
.S63
P46
1997

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And a Time to Knit Stockings

Pence, Katherine.

Fort Wayne, IN : Pence Design Works, c1997.

36 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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In the 1830s, James Chamberlain’s grandmother faced this quandary. She solved it by teaching each child to knit his own socks as soon as he was old enough to hold needles. James grew up to farm, raise and trade horses, work as a postmaster, run his general store and knit his own socks. For him, finding a time to knit socks was a necessity, and I suppose that the only thing he ever knit was socks, probably the same pattern over and over. His daughter, my grandmother, Gertrude Black, told me that he almost died in a blizzard when he was working as a teamster in Kansas. His frostbit shins were intolerant to cold after that so he changed his sock pattern so that the cuff covered his shins for protection. Katherine Pence designed the sock patterns in this book purely for fun. Along the way, she was inspired and encouraged by many people. Her husband, David, photographed this assortment of socks and Marilyn Buster of Tulsa, Oklahoma proofed the layout.

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Author:

Pence, Katherine.

Title:

And a Time to Knit Stockings / by Katherine Pence. Photographed by David Pence.

Edition:

Rev Ring edition (February 1997).

Publisher:

Fort Wayne, IN : Pence Design Works, c1997.

Physical:

36 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Summary:

In the 1830s, James Chamberlain’s grandmother faced this quandary. She solved it by teaching each child to knit his own socks as soon as he was old enough to hold needles. James grew up to farm, raise and trade horses, work as a postmaster, run his general store and knit his own socks. For him, finding a time to knit socks was a necessity, and I suppose that the only thing he ever knit was socks, probably the same pattern over and over. His daughter, my grandmother, Gertrude Black, told me that he almost died in a blizzard when he was working as a teamster in Kansas. His frostbit shins were intolerant to cold after that so he changed his sock pattern so that the cuff covered his shins for protection. Katherine Pence designed the sock patterns in this book purely for fun. Along the way, she was inspired and encouraged by many people. Her husband, David, photographed this assortment of socks and Marilyn Buster of Tulsa, Oklahoma proofed the layout.

Subject:

Knitting--Socks.

Subject:

Knitting--History--James Chamberlain, 1830s.

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245 Title $a Title  And a Time to Knit Stockings /
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250 Edition   $a Edition statement  Rev Ring edition (February 1997).
260 PublicationInfo   $a Place of publication, dist.  Fort Wayne, IN :
    $b Name of publisher, dist, etc  Pence Design Works,
    $c Date of publication, dist, etc  c1997.
300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  36 p. :
    $b Other physical details  ill. ;
    $c Dimensions  28 cm.
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  In the 1830s, James Chamberlain’s grandmother faced this quandary. She solved it by teaching each child to knit his own socks as soon as he was old enough to hold needles. James grew up to farm, raise and trade horses, work as a postmaster, run his general store and knit his own socks. For him, finding a time to knit socks was a necessity, and I suppose that the only thing he ever knit was socks, probably the same pattern over and over. His daughter, my grandmother, Gertrude Black, told me that he almost died in a blizzard when he was working as a teamster in Kansas. His frostbit shins were intolerant to cold after that so he changed his sock pattern so that the cuff covered his shins for protection. Katherine Pence designed the sock patterns in this book purely for fun. Along the way, she was inspired and encouraged by many people. Her husband, David, photographed this assortment of socks and Marilyn Buster of Tulsa, Oklahoma proofed the layout.
541 Acq Source Note   $a Source of acquisition  Donation Rebecca Ganzel-Thompson.
650 Subj:Topic   $a Topical term  Knitting
    $x General subdivision  Socks.
650 Subj:Topic   $a Topical term  Knitting
    $x General subdivision  History
    $x General subdivision  James Chamberlain, 1830s.
852 Holdings   $a Location  TC
    $p Barcode  55219
    $9 Cost  $64.90
    $h Classification part  TT 825 .S63 P46 1997

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