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TitleCanada knits : craft and comfort in a northern land
AuthorScott, Shirley (Shirley A.)
PublisherMcGraw-Hill Ryerson
Place of PublicationToronto, Ont.
DescriptionThis book describes the history of knitting in Canada, including clothing styles, types of wool and where they are produced, as well as individuals and groups whose contributions to the culture of knitting in Canada were significant. Newfoundland and Labrador figure prominently throughout the work, with particular mention of NONIA (Newfoundland Outport Nursing and Industrial Association) and the knitters for the Grenfell Missions of Labrador.
Newfoundland Outport Nursing and Industrial Association
Knitting--Social aspects--Canada--History
Physical Descriptionxii, 128 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.)
Bibliography NoteIncludes bibliographical references.
Local Call NumberTT 819 C3 S28 1990 c.1
Resource TypeBook
FormatImage/jpeg; Application/pdf
Record NumberCNS-B0569
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies Digitized Books
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
SourcePaper text held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies
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