The knitter's friend, a selection of receipts in knitting, netting, and crochet work

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Page 75 - B, P3, do. do. Repeat in this way, increasing every third row, till you have nineteen open stitches for each side of the thumb ; lift all the plain stitches on to a piece of thread, and continue to work the centre of Mitten, still with fawn, eighteen rows of mitten stitch and twenty rows of blue ; cast off that part.
Page 49 - ... been boiled and well mixed. Wash it in two waters, and, in rinsing, use also water a little above lukewarm, so as to keep the pores of the wool open, and discharge all the soap; for, it this is not done, the shawl will become thick and hard.
Page 169 - ... as in common netting ; the next stitch to be worked, is a very small loop, appearing like a loose knot on the side of the twisted stitch ; it is the loose part of the second loop that was twisted through the first. Always bear in mind to begin every alternate twisted row with a plain stitch, in order to give it a proper position.
Page 47 - ... between the thumb and fore-finger of the right hand ; with the left hand, hold the top of the thread quite close to the cast-off row, between the thumb and fore-finger.
Page 169 - The next stitch to be worked is a very small loop, which appears as if it were a loose knot on the side of the twisted stitch ; it is the loose part of the second loop that was twisted through the first.
Page i - KNITTERS' FRIEND; BEING A SELECTION OF RECEIPTS FOR THE MOST USEFUL AND SALEABLE ARTICLES BY MRS.

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