The Practical Companion to the Work Table, containing selections for knitting, netting, and crotchet work

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Page 153 - ... 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. Jht»«.
Page 28 - 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 91 - ... pin it out on a sheet exactly square, and if the shawl be of a fine texture it should be lightly sewed down to the sheet by the top of the fringe to prevent it running up; then go over the whole...
Page 55 - Cast on thirty-seven stitches with sixthread fleecy wool, work a straight piece about half a yard long, sew or knit...
Page 40 - Cast on one hundred and thirty stitches ; knit two needles of each shade, from dark to light, and from light to dark...
Page 28 - Forty-ninth row, — one pearl, five plain, one pearl, three plain, two pearl ; repeat in this way, increasing every third row, till you have nineteen open stitches for each side of the thumb. Take all the plain stitches on to a piece of thread, and continue to work the centre the mitten with fawn for eighteen rows, .^ njvwj'.A jyyyvwv...
Page 42 - Sixteenth row, — slip the first stitch, pearl rest; repeat from the first row with green, and from the twelfth with white and |J so on alternately till the purse is complete.

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