Exercises in Knitting

by Cornelia Mee, 1846

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Vintage Knitting Pattern

VIII.

Pretty Spider-Net Pattern, with Open Work between.

Pins No. 12; 35 stitches to a pattern. Fourteen shades of four-threaded scarlet German wool, 6 rows of each shade. Cast on 113 stitches.

First row:—Knit 2, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 1, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 9 (make 1, and knit 2 together 6 times), knit 5; repeat.

Second row:—Seam 4 (seam 2 together and make 1 six times), seam 9 (seam 2 together and make 1 twice), seam 3, make 1, seam 2 together, seam 1, and repeat.

Third row:—Knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 1, knit 2 together (make 1 and knit 2 together twice), knit 9 (make 1 and knit 2 together six times), knit 3, and repeat.

Fourth row:—Seam 2 (seam 2 together and make 1 six times), seam 9 (seam 2 together and make 1 twice), seam 1, make 1, seam 3, make 1, seam 2, and repeat.

Fifth row:—Knit 3, make 1, slip 1, knit 2 together, pass the slipped stitch over, make 1, knit 3 (make 1 and knit 2 together twice), knit 9 (make 1 and knit 2 together six times), knit 1, repeat.

Sixth row:—Seam 3 (make 1 and seam 2 together six times), seam 6, seam 2 together, make 1, seam 1, make 1, seam 2 together, make 1, seam 2 together, seam 7, repeat.

Seventh row:—Knit 6, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 3, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 4 (knit 2 together and make 1 six times), knit 4, repeat.

Eighth row:—Seam 5 (make 1 and seam 2 together six times), seam 2, seam 2 together, make 1, seam 2 together, seam 1, seam 2 together, make 1, seam 2 together, make 1, seam 2 together, seam 5, repeat.

Ninth row:—Knit 4, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 1, make 1, knit 3, make 1, knit 3 (knit 2 together and make 1 six times), knit 6, repeat.

Tenth row:—Seam 7 (make 1 and seam 2 together six times), seam 3, make 1, slip 1, seam 2 together, pass the slipped stitch over, make 1, seam 3, make 1, seam 2 together, make 1, seam 2 together, seam 3, repeat.