Exercises in Knitting

by Cornelia Mee, 1846

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Beautiful Coral Pattern.

Pins No. 12. Sixteen shades of scarlet, four-threaded German wool, and 6 rows of each shade, to be worked in the same order as No. 2, for the cover. Cast on 116 stitches; if wished for any other purpose, cast on any number of stitches that will divide by 17, and 14 stitches over, to make the pattern correspond at the edges.

First row:—Knit 4, knit 2 together,* thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 1, thread forward, knit 2, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, knit 4, knit 2 together, knit 2, and repeat from * till within 8 of the end, then thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 4.

Second row:—Seamed.

Third row:—Knit 3, knit 2 together,* thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 3, thread forward, knit 2, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped one over, knit 2, knit 2 together, knit 2, and repeat from *. For the end: thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 5.

Fourth row:—Seamed.

Fifth row:—Knit 2, knit 2 together,* thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 5, thread forward, knit 2, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, knit 2 together, knit 2, and repeat from *. For the end: thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 6.

Sixth row:—Seamed.

Seventh row:—Knit 4,* thread forward, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, thread forward, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, thread forward, knit 2, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, knit 4, knit 2 together, knit 2, thread forward, knit 1, and repeat from *. For the end: thread forward, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, thread forward, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, thread forward, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, knit 4.

Eighth row:—Seamed.

Ninth row:—Knit 5,* thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 2, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, knit 2, knit 2 together, knit 2, thread forward, knit 3, and repeat from *. For the end: thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 2 together, knit 3.

Tenth row:—Seamed.

Eleventh row:—Knit 6,* thread forward, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, thread forward, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, thread forward, knit 2, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, knit 2 together, knit 2, thread forward, knit 5, and repeat from *. For the end: thread forward, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, thread forward, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, thread forward, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over, knit 2.

Twelfth row:—Seamed. Repeat from 1st row.