Exercises in Knitting

by Cornelia Mee, 1846










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Exercises in Knitting, by Cornelia Mee
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Vintage Knitting Pattern


24.  For Another Comforter.


Pins No. 10. This is done in bright scarlet and claret; 6 rows of each. Eight-threaded German wool: cast on 39 stitches.

First row:—Seam 1, make 1, slip 1: this row is not repeated, but the remainder of the comforter is done as the second row: seam 2 together, make 1, slip 1. Repeat when two yards in length are done, cast off, and add fringe No. 1, at each end, or a tassel of the colours of the wool, if preferred.