This suggests that those who were over 12 years of age knitted about half a dozen pairs of stockings a week, or a pair a day, ... wool purchases, which relate to the 1770$, also suggest that local wool was not much used in the stocking industry. Dent bought no local wool. Apart from one pack of wool bought from Mr. Butterwick of Yarm in 1771, all Denta#39;s wool came from County Durham or Newcastle.
|Title||:||ABRAHAM DENT of Kirkby Stephen|
|Publisher||:||Manchester University Press - 1970|