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Net Knitting Tools
Needles and blocks are used to knit fishing nets; the size of the block determines the size of the mesh. The twine pictured is nylon, an improvement over cotton twine, which had to be tarred.
Meredosia River Museum Collection, Meredosia, Illinois.

Photograph by Gary Andrashko, Illinois State Museum.

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