WW1 was a revolution for knitting, at least when it came to espionage, allowing information to be secretly relayed to the right people.
The Flying Shuttle was one of the most important inventions of the early Industrial Revolution.
It is not known whether the Indus Civilisation raised woolly sheep, but their trade with Mesopotamia probably brought them supplies.
Huguenot Weavers were silk weavers of the Calvinist faith. They originated from Flanders and were found in the cities of Lyon and Tours.
The Mayflower set sail for North America in 1620, with many pilgrims anticipating a new life on a new continent.
The history of crochet is complex and the story only further entangles in North Africa. Perhaps Tunisian crochet is a misnomer as the origin
How we ended up wearing underpants has a fascinating history, with its humble beginnings in ancient Egypt.
Llamas and Alpacas were domesticated by the Incas in the higher Andes Mountains near Lake Titicaca around 4,000 B.C.
It had often been assumed that the Vikings brought knitting to the people of the Arctic circle.