John Coney 1848

Material: steel wire needle, brass cone, bone handle

Manufacturer: John Coney, Birmingham, England

Registered Design: GB Rd1604  6 Oct 1848   Instrument for crochet and tambour work.

This hook is unusual in that the needles are base on sewing pins not sewing needles. Coney also manufactured sewing pins.

Coney and registered design stamped on brass cone although not readable on this example.


Sewing pin based crochet needle, note the pin head.