Exercises in Knitting

by Cornelia Mee, 1846

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Vintage Knitting Pattern

 

29.  Narrow Vandyke Edging.

 

Pins No. 21, and linen thread No. 9. Cast on 8 stitches.

First row:—Knit 4, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together.

Second row:—Slip 1, knit 3, make 1, knit 2 together, pass the thread twice round the pin, knit 2 together.

Third row:—Make 1, knit 1, knit the first half of next stitch, seam the other half, knit 2, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together.

Fourth row:—Slip 1, knit 3, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 4.

Fifth row:—Make 1, knit 6, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together.

Sixth row:—Slip 1, knit 3, make 1, knit 2 together, pass the thread twice round the pin, knit 2 together, pass the thread twice round, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped one over, knit 1.

Seventh row:—Knit 2, knit the first half of next stitch, seam the other half, knit 1, knit first half of next stitch, seam the other half, knit 2, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together.

Eighth row:—Slip 1, knit 3, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 7. Cast off 5 stitches, and repeat from first row.