I am almost certain this was the Word Art of its time.
Also, as a side note, Angel is my “friend who is skillful with needles who will willingly give instruction.” I don’t think I’d be knitting at all if she hadn’t sat me down one day to teach me continental.
The patterns are illustrated here with line drawings, rather than photographs, so I have no awkward models to share with you.
Instead, join me in appreciating these typefaces.
That first typeface is definitely the Curlz MT of 1885.