When was knitting popular?

When did knitting become a hobby?

A popular pastime and domestic practice

From the 1830s, knitting became a fashionable hobby for Scottish women. Knitting books, and the sharing of knitting patterns, grew in popularity from the mid-1830s.

When did knitting come to England?

We know from archaeological finds in medieval cities and surviving tax lists that the use of knitted goods spread in Europe from the 14th century. In England, the manufacture of knitted caps was sufficiently important to merit control by parliament.

What do you call a person who knits?

Noun. 1. knitter – someone who makes garments (or fabrics) by intertwining yarn or thread. needleworker – someone who does work (as sewing or embroidery) with a needle.

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