Exercises in Knitting

by Cornelia Mee, 1846










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Exercises in Knitting, by Cornelia Mee
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Vintage Knitting Pattern


16.  Pretty Pattern for Basket Serviettes (napkins). (#25)


Six stitches to a pattern. Cast on 76 stitches, knit 2 plain at each edge.

First row:—Make 1, knit 1, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 1, knit 2 together.

Second row:—Seamed.

Third row:—Make 1, knit 3, make 1, knit 3 together.

Fourth row:—Seamed.

Fifth row:—Knit 2 together, knit 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 1, make 1.

Sixth row:—Seamed.

Seventh row:—Knit 3 together, make 1, knit 3, make 1.

Eighth row:—Seamed. Repeat from first row. The plain rows between may be knit, instead of seamed, if wished.