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From the archives: knitting while she works

  In North Wales the women are very industrious; they are always knitting... Another short extract today for the 'always knitting' series, which features 19th century commentary about European women's apparently ubiquitous and incessant knitting. (See here for part one of series and see menu for From the Archives - always knitting). The extract below is… Continue reading From the archives: knitting while she works