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Introduction

Knitting and crochet pattern pamphlets are not always well described; this toolbox gives an overview of things to look for and how to catalog them. A few extra details to include in the record are recommended; the extra work is minimal and is balanced by the improved information and access.

Pattern pamphlets are not difficult to catalog. By using this overview, a cataloger should be able to examine a pattern pamphlet and identify important details to include in a record. It is a good idea and to list a few extra details about pamphlets in order to improve access to these materials because knitters often look for specific information when selecting patterns for their projects.

What are pamphlets?

Cataloging

Overview

Issues

Examples

Here are a few examples; each shows how to identify important elements from the pamphlet, any problems, and a possible record.

Annotated Bibliography

Articles and online resources that may be useful.