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1:12th scale knitting patterns for the Victorian dolls house – Part 2

Knitting patterns as we know them today were uncommon in Victorian times, although towards the latter part of the 19th Century Women’s magazines did sometimes have a small pattern. During Victorian times it was also difficult to obtain wool for knitting, and often very fine embroidery or tapestry wools were used, there was nothing like …

1:12th scale crochet patterns for the Victorian dolls house – part 2

In Victorian times, anything which could be covered by crochet was covered by crochet, including pianos, plant pots, birdcages and even coffins! Here we bring you a selection of these more unusual 1:12th scale crochet patterns. The following patterns are available to buy as instantly downloadable PDFs on our Ravelry store (click the pattern names …

1:12th scale crochet patterns for the Victorian dolls house – part 1

Crochet work was extremely popular during Victorian times, but was usually worked using very fine threads and hooks. Unfortunately when working in miniature it is difficult to recreate this very delicate work, however we have designed a some 1:12th scale crochet patterns which are representative of this period. It must also be remembered that this …