Exercises in Knitting

by Cornelia Mee, 1846

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Exercises in Knitting, by Cornelia Mee
 
 
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Index/ Table of Contents

I  RECEIPTS (Pattern Directions)  FOR TWELVE CHAIR COVERS, IN DIFFERENT PATTERNS.

   
No. 1. German Pattern of Open Double Knitting
2. Nun's Pattern
3. Viennoise Pattern
4. Beautiful Coral Pattern
5. Beautiful Diamond Pattern
6. Pretty Feather Pattern (*new - chart of pattern)
7. Double Rose-Leaf Pattern
8. Spider-Net Pattern
9. Shield Pattern, surrounded with Open Work
10. Canvass Pattern
11. Leaf Pattern (*new - chart of pattern)
12. Another Leaf Pattern
  
(Applying the chair cover patterns to other items)  

 

II RECEIPTS (Pattern Directions) IN KNITTING.

 

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13. Border, Pretty Vandyke
14. Bodice, A Knitted
15. Bag, Shell Knitting for a
16. Basket Serviette (napkin), Pretty Pattern for a
17. Border, Pretty Open Diamond
18. Brioche, For a
19. Cap, Shell Pattern for a Baby's
20. Carpet Hookah, or Oriental Mat
21. Cap Half, for wearing under a Bonnet
22. Cuffs, Honeycomb
23. Comforter, For a
24. Comforter, For another
25. Counterpane (bedspread), Bell Pattern for a
26. Cuffs, Gentlemen's
27. Collar, Beautiful Knitted
28. Edging, New Pattern for Lace
29. Edging, Narrow Vandyke
30. Fish Serviette (napkin)
31. Fringe for Chair Covers, &c.
32. Fan Pattern
33. Gaiters, Children's (leggings)
34. Hood, Baby's Very Pretty
35. Muff, For a
36. Mitten or Muffatee (fingerless gloves), Swiss Pattern for the Top of a
37. Muffatees (fingerless gloves), Corkscrew Pattern
38. Mitten, Fan Pattern
39. Pattern, A Pretty open
40. Penwiper, (clean ink off of a fountain pen) For a Knitted
41. Pelisse (coat/dress), Very elegant Knitted
42. Purse, Pretty Pattern for a Knitted
43. Shawl, Leaf Pattern for Half-Square (*new - chart of pattern)
44. Shoe, For a Baby's
45. Shoe and Stocking, A Baby's
46. Shawl, A Shetland (*new - chart of pattern)
47. Scarf, Beautiful Pattern for a
48. Shawl, Netted
49. Shawl, Pretty Feather Pattern for the Border of a
50. Shawl, Open Diamond Pattern for the Centre of a
51. Spencer, For an Under (cardigan)
52. Sugar Plum Stitch
53. Stocking, Receipt for a
54. Twisted Knitting
   
   
   
 

III Questions about terms used in vintage patterns:

   
1.  What does it mean when it says plain or simple knitting?
2.  What does it mean when it says to seam?
3.  "Make 1" is the same as "over."
4.  How do I know what size knitting needles to use? (the steel/metal knitting gauge disc pic below is from Google books)
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source: Google books, Companion to the work-table, containing selections in knitting, netting and crochet-work Containing Selections in Knitting, Netting and Crochet Work By Cornelia Mee

   
   
   
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source: Google books, Mee's Companion to the work-table, containing selections in knitting, netting and crochet-work Containing Selections in Knitting, Netting and Crochet Work By Cornelia Mee

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source: Google books, Mee's Companion to the work-table, containing selections in knitting, netting and crochet-work Containing Selections in Knitting, Netting and Crochet Work By Cornelia Mee

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source: Google books, Mee's Companion to the work-table, containing selections in knitting, netting and crochet-work Containing Selections in Knitting, Netting and Crochet Work By Cornelia Mee