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Rose Skinner's Cabin Lace

  • Author: Charted by Sarah Chanin
  • Binding: Leaflet
rose skinners cabin lace border

Instructions for Rose Skinner's own cabin lace design (assumes an ability to crochet). Rose Skinner and her husband Joe were the last of the horse-boat owner boatmen, retiring in the late 1950s. They then continued to live on their boat Friendship at Hawkesbury Junction near Coventry; the boat is now in the National Waterways Museum. Rose's original crochet pieces can be seen at Audlem Mill. (Leaflet price includes £1.50 donation to Shropshire Union Canal Society).

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