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Answered 2007-04-04 16:15:40

Early knit textiles were found in Egypt dating back to the 11th century. Knitting made it to Europe somewhere between the 14th and 15th centuries. In 1527, the first trade guild was established in Paris, which was male dominated. With the invention of knitting machines, more women became involved.

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Crocheting or Tatting.

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What is double knit fabric?

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What does tfl stand for in knitting?

Through the first loop.

How is tricot knitting done?

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What does slip marker mean in knitting?

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That is the correct spelling of "knitting."

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