Netted Mitts

Netted mitts - Netting is created by tying knots over a gauge called a mesh stick. A double pointed knitting needle can be used as a mesh stick. A needle with an eye at both ends is filled with thread and then loops/knots are made around the mesh stick.
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Object Name
netting, mitts, pair of
overall: 9 1/2 in x 3 in; 24.13 cm x 7.62 cm
made at
United States
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Victorian Needlework
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Edna E. Switzer

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