The ladies' knitting and netting book

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1840
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Page 39 - Knit another round plain, excepting over the centre stitches, where you are to knit a bead, bringing it through the stitch. Knit a plain round, keeping the beads on the outside of the purse.
Page 39 - ... in the last pattern, which makes that the centre stitch for the bead. It is easy to count the number of rounds you have done, at the place where you decreased.
Page iii - Knitting and Netting Book, published anonymously in 1837, says that 'At a period when all fancy works are so justly appreciated and highly patronized, it is presumed that this little volume, the only one hitherto published on this subject, may be valuable'.
Page 38 - CAST 36 stitches on each of 3 needles, knit a plain round; knit 4 stitches, bring the silk forward, knit a stitch — this is the centre stitch of the pattern — bring the silk forward, knit...
Page 1 - To make the cape to the hood, put 25 stitches on the needle, then take up the stitches at each end of the hood before you VOL.
Page 7 - ... decrease as you increased; take up the stitches at the top of the sock and knit 12 ridges, and cast off.
Page 36 - WITH 2 steel needles and coarse netting silk cast on 60 stitches, knit the first, bring the silk forward, slip a stitch, knit the next, and pull the slipped stitch over the knitted one, bring the silk forward and begin again.
Page 43 - CAST on 60 stitches ; bring the silk forward every stitch, and take the stitch on the needle as for plain knitting...
Page 70 - ... bring that you have done with forward, and pass the other back. When...
Page 129 - Bring the thread forward, means to pass it between the needles towards you.

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