Publications

Caps research

Malcolm-Davies, J (2018) ‘Silk’ hats from a sheep’s back: how 16th century craftspeople created legal luxuries. In Bravermanová, M, Březinová, H & Malcolm-Davies, J (eds) Archaeological textiles - links between past and present, NESAT XIII. Liberec: Archaeolingua 34, 187-195 & 339

Malcolm-Davies, J (2018) Finding a fitting fleece for fulling: the Knitting in Early Modern Europe Project. In Piecework, fall issue, 36-45

Malcolm-Davies, J (2016) An early modern mystery: a pilot study of knitting, napping and capping. In Archaeological Textiles Review, 58, 57-74, available here

Kruseman, G, Sturtewagen, I & Malcolm-Davies, J (2016) Erasmus’ muts. In Kostuum: Nederlandse Kostuumvereniging, 72-89

Malcolm-Davies, J (2017) Handwerkgeheimen: Gebreide muts uit 16de-eeuws Dordrecht draagt bij aan internationaal onderzoek. In Culthure, Dordrecht Museum, April, 25-27

Malcolm-Davies, J & Davidson, H (2015) ‘He is of no account … if he have not a velvet or taffeta hat’: a survey of 16th century knitted caps. In Grömer, K and Pritchard, F (eds), Aspects of the Design, Production and Use of Textiles and Clothing from the Bronze Age to the Early Modern Era, NESAT XII (North European Symposium for Archaeological Textiles), Hallstatt, Austria, May 2014

Early knitting research

Malcolm-Davies, J (2020) Unravelling the confusions: defining concepts to record archaeological and historical evidence for knitting. Terminologie & Ontologie: Theories et Applications (TOTh), Terminologica, 265-280

Malcolm-Davies, J (2019) Knitting comes of age: the development of a scientific approach to the study of knitwork. In Conservar Património: Studies in Historical Textiles, available here

O’Connell Edwards, L (2019) The hand knitting ‘industry’ of Norwich in the later sixteenth century, unpublished master thesis submitted in partial fulfilment MSc in English Local History, University of Oxford (UK), available here

Malcolm-Davies, J (2018) Sticks, stones, fingers and bones: nurturing knitting and the other neglected non-wovens. In Archaeological Textiles Review, 60, 3-9, here

Malcolm-Davies, J, Gilbert, R & Lervad, S (2018) Unravelling the confusions: defining concepts to record archaeological and historical evidence for knitting. In Archaeological Textiles Review, 60, 10-24, here

Malcolm-Davies, J & Mearns, R (2018) Investigating 16th century knitting with citizen science: an archaeological experiment into fleece and fulling. In Archaeological Textiles Review, 60, 83-99, here

Malcolm-Davies, J (2018) Knitting virtual tribes together: new audiences for cultural objects. In Florence Heri-Tech – The Future of Heritage Science and Technologies, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 364, 012031, 1-9, available here

Malcolm-Davies, J (2017) Cutting edge technology: knitting in the early modern era. In Crosscurrents: Land, Labor, and the Port, Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Symposium, Textile Society of America, Savannah, 19-23 October, 325-334, available here

Malcolm-Davies, J (2017) Shedding light with science: the potential for 21st century studies of 16th century knitting. In Journal of Dress History, 83-91, available here

Gilbert, R (2018) Do you read my signal? An attempt at the application of clear terminology in recording archaeological knitwork. In Archaeological Textiles Review, 60, 25-33, available here

Lundin, H (2018) Knitted fragments of clothes excavated from the Swedish 17th century flagship Kronan. In Archaeological Textiles Review, 60, 64-74, available here

Ringgaard, M (2017) The knitted sugar-loaf hat. In Fashioning the early modern: dress, textiles and innovation in Europe 1500-1800, Welch, E - ed, Oxford: Pasold Research Fund & Oxford University Press, 313- 316

Ringgaard, M (2018) The church cap and the crypt cap: Early modern knitted fragments found in Denmark. In Archaeological Textiles Review 60, 34-41, available here

Willemsen, A (2018) Two knitted mittens from a 17th century Dutch shipwreck. In Archaeological Textiles Review, 60, 75-82, available here

Gloves research

Thomas, A & O’Connell Edwards, L (2020) Holy hands: studies of knitted liturgical gloves. In Archaeological Textiles Review, 62, 170-174, available here

O’Connell Edwards, L (forthcoming) Holy hands: ceremonial knitted gloves for elite churchmen in medieval and early modern Europe. In Journal of Dress History, (in preparation)

O’Connell Edwards, L (forthcoming 2022) Glorious gloves: knitted liturgical gloves for elite churchmen in medieval and early modern Europe. In Piecework, spring issue (in preparation)

Thomas, A (forthcoming 2022) Glorious gloves. Companion project for hand-knitted silk gloves (with knitting pattern). In Piecework, spring issue (in preparation)

Stockings (more coming soon)

O’Connell Edwards, L (2018) Knitted wool stockings in the Museum of London: a study of 16th century construction. In Archaeological Textiles Review, 60, 42-51, available here

Odstrčilová, S (2018) Early modern stockings in museums in the Czech Republic. In Archaeological Textiles Review, 60, 51-63, available here