Enterprise and Innovation 1750-1810
Various objects from this early period of the knitwear industry.
The industry started coming into it's own with new inventions bringing the price of garments down to a price affordable to the wider public.
White silk square net.Find out more
Socks made to cover just the feet.Find out more
Probably a woman's stocking knitted on the stocking frame.Find out more
Pair of small red silk stockings, possibly for a girl.Find out more
Pale lilac silk stocking made for Daniel Lambert of Leicester.Find out more
Lace made on a stocking frame.Find out more
Pair of stockings knitted in white cotton on the stocking frame.Find out more
Embroidered by machine to imitate handmade lace.Find out more
One of the claimants for the earliest surviving piece of machine-made lace.Find out more
Made for weighing socks.Find out more
Used on stocking frames.Find out more
A three needle silk knitting frame.Find out more