Holloway Scarf

Honoring the sacrifices of women imprisoned for demanding the right to vote

In England, suffragists who were imprisoned in London's Holloway Jail received a silver and enamel pin designed by Sylvia Pankhurst honoring their sacrifice and courage in the face of brutal treatment.

 

American Alice Paul was among those imprisoned while protesting with her British sisters. When she returned to the US in 1910 to continue her fight for suffrage, she was again imprisoned and force fed when she protested her treatment with a hunger strike.

The crocheted Holloway scarf echoes the jail bars and arrowhead logo on the Holloway pin.  It's shown here crocheted with gray yarn and embellished with purple, white, and green beads.

 

The full pattern is scheduled for release later this year. Subscribe below to receive pattern release announcements and news about Suffrage in Stitches.

 

 

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