Hammocks are one item made of netting that everyone seems to recognize. Listed below are patterns I found on-line.
Here are the ones I found in books:
- The Young Englishwoman by Isabella May Beeton, published in 1875
- Swinging Hammock - with illustration (page 646 item # 651)
- Tatting and Netting by Butterick Publishing Company, published in 1895
- Method of Making a Hammock or a Tennis-net - with illustrations (page 77)
- Handicrafts For The Handicapped by Herbert J. Hall and Mertice M. C. Buck, published in 1916
- Hammock (page Chapter III parts 1 & 2)
- Netting by Primrose Cumming, published in 1956
- A Hammock (page 5)
Here are the ones I found in magazines:
- Godey's Lady's Book (Vol. 92) published in 1876
- Swing Hammock (Netting) (page 557)
- Godey's Lady's Book (Vol. 101) published in 1880
- Hammock (page 385)
Besides a brief history of netting including photographs of early netting and lacis and some instructions on how to net, there are several patterns in each of the three degrees of difficulty. You can learn more about this book at Enza's web-site located at http://www.filetintondo.net/ or find her on Facebook.