Exercises in Knitting

by Cornelia Mee, 1846

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Vintage Knitting Pattern

 

17.  Pretty Open Diamond Border.

 

Eight stitches to a pattern. Pins No. 10.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First row:—Knit 5, bring the wool forward, knit 1, wool forward, and repeat.

Seam second row.

Third row:—Knit 2 together, knit 1, knit 2 together, wool forward, knit 3, wool forward, and repeat.

Seam fourth row.

Fifth row:—Knit 3 together, wool forward, knit 5, wool forward, and repeat.

Seam sixth row.

Seventh row:—Wool forward, knit 2,* wool forward, knit 2 together, knit 1, knit 2 together, wool forward, knit 3, and repeat from *.

Seam eighth row.

Ninth row:—Wool forward, knit 4,* wool forward, knit 3 together, wool forward, knit 5, and repeat from *.—Begin again from third row.