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The Ladies' Work-BookContaining Instructions In Knitting, Crochet, Point-Lace, etc. by Unknown

The Ladies' Work-BookContaining Instructions In Knitting, Crochet, Point-Lace, etc. by Unknown

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MATERIALS..—Half-a-dozen skeins of each of seven shades of green wool, and four of scarlet ditto.
A fine netting-needle, four knitting-needles, No. 14, and the same of No. 16.

With the darkest green wool cast on 96 stitches on each of three of the coarsest knitting-needles (that is, 288
altogether), and close into a round.

1st round: Plain knitting.

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2nd: * knit 1, make 1, knit 6, knit 3 together, knit 6, make 1, * 18 times.

3rd: Plain knitting.

4th: Change to the darkest scarlet, and repeat the second round.

5th: Knit 7, * knit 3 together, knit 13, * 17 times; knit 3 together, knit 6.

6th: * knit 1, make 1, knit 5, knit 3 together, knit 5, make 1, * 18 times.

7th: Plain knitting.

8th: Change to the next shade of green, and repeat the 6th round.

9th: Knit 6, * knit 3 together, knit 11, * 17 times; knit 3 together, knit 5.

10th: * knit 1, make 1, knit 4, knit 3 together, knit 4, make 1, * 18 times.

11th: Plain knitting.

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12th: Change to the next shade of scarlet, and repeat the 10th round.

13th: Knit 5, * knit 3 together, knit 9, * 17 times; knit 3 together, knit 4.

14th: * knit 1, make 1, knit 3, knit 3 together, knit 3, make 1, * 18 times.

15th: Plain knitting.

16th: Change to the next shade of green, and repeat the 14th round.

17th: Knit 4, * knit 3 together, knit 7, * 17 times; knit 3 together, knit 3.

18th: * knit 1, make 1, knit 2, knit 3 together, knit 2, make 1, * 18 times.

19th: Knit 3, * knit 3 together, knit 5, * 17 times; knit 3 together, knit 2.

20th and 21st: Plain knitting, using the finer needles, and decreasing until there are only 96 stitches in the
round.

22nd: * knit 1, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 1, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 1, slip 1,
knit 1, pass the slip stitch over, make 1, knit 1, * times.

23rd: * knit 1, make 1, knit 2 together, twice, knit 7, * 8 times.

24th: Like 22nd.

25th: * slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch over, make 1, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch over, make 1, knit 8, *
8 times.

26th: * slip 1, knit 4, pass the slip stitch over, make 1, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch over, make 1, knit 3,
make 1, slip two together, knit 1, pass the 2 slip over, make 1, knit 2, * 8 times.

27th: Like the 25th.

28th: * knit 1, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 1, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch over,
make 1, knit 1, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 1, * 8 times.

29th: * knit 1, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 7, * 8 times.

30th: Like 28th.

31st: * ** slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch over, make 1, ** twice, knit 8, * 8 times.

32nd: * ** slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch over, make 1, ** twice, knit 1, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch
over, make 1, knit 3, make 1, knit 2 together, * 8 times.

33rd: Like 31st.

Repeat these 12 rows (that is, from the 22nd to the 33rd, inclusive of both), six times more, doing two patterns
(that is, 24 rounds) of one shade, and then changing to the next lightest. After the 7th pattern, continue as
follows, in order to decrease and form the neck for the lamp.

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1st decreasing round: * knit 1, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 3 together, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 1,
slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch over, make 1, knit 1, * 8 times.

2nd: * knit 1, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 6, * 8 times.

3rd: * knit 1, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together, make 1, knit 2 together, knit 1, slip 1, knit 1,
pass the slip stitch over, make 1, knit 1, * 8 times.

4th: * ** slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch over, make 1, ** twice, knit 7, * 8 times.

5th: * * slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch over, make 1, ** 3 times, knit 3 together, knit 2, * 8 times.

6th: * slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch over, make 1, slip 1, knit 1, pass the slip stitch over, make 1, knit 4,
knit 2 together, * 8 times. After this, do two inches of ribbed knitting in the same shade. It is done by
alternately knitting and purling two stitches. Cast off.

The edges of the Vandykes are trimmed with tatting, of which five graduated ones surround each. Fill the
netting-needle with the darkest shade of wool, and make for every point at the base of the corner the following
seven loops:—

1st: 9 double stitches; draw it up to a half-circle.

2nd: 11 double; the same.

3rd: 13 double; the same.

4th: 15 double; draw it up tightly.

5th: Like 3rd. 6th: Like 2nd.

7th: Like 1st.

This cover is intended to protect the lamp from the dust, which greatly injures the bronzing of the Hadrot
lamp.

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