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The Lady's Album of Fancy Work 1850
26. BONNET-PRESERVER. (KNITTING.)
Materials—Raworths thread No. 34, or fine knitting-cotton; pins No
Cast on 92 stitches.—
1st row. Plain.—
2d row. Knit 1, (a) thread forward, knit 2 together; repeat from
3d row. Pearl.—
4th row. Cast off 13 stitches at the beginning and end of the row,
knit the remaining stitches.—
5th row. Pearl.—
6th row. Knit 3, (a) thread forward, knit 5, thread forward, knit 3
together; repeat from (a), and finish with knit 3.—
7th row. Pearl.—
8th row. Knit 1, knit 2 together, (a) thread forward, knit 2 together,
knit 3, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 1; repeat from (a), and
finish with knit 2 together, knit 1.—
9th row. Pearl.—
10th row. Knit 2, (a) thread forward, knit 3, thread forward, knit 2
together, knit 1, knit 2 together; repeat from (a), and finish with knit
11th row. Pearl.
Commence again at 6th row, beginning each row with knit 2, and knit
until five diamonds are worked; knit two plain rows, then thread
forward, knit 2 together, after which a pearl row, and cast off loosely
in knitting the two last diamonds, and the remaining rows increase by
making a stitch at the beginning and end of each row; join the piece
behind, and pass a narrow ribbon through the open loops and down the
front, leaving sufficient for strings.
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