Earlier this summer, Kristin Nicholas gave a talk at Google about “Crafting a Patterned Home” (see my review of her new book in our Spring+Summer 18 issue).
It’s now up on YouTube, enjoy!
The FDR Library (Presidential Library of Franklin Deleano Roosevelt) digitized and shared to YouTube 11 home movies including Eleanor Roosevelt knitting (begins at approx 2:25 of the first video).
What Knitty pattern do you think she’d knit?
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Eleanor Roosevelt might knit a pattern inspired by another First Lady: The Hoover Blanket