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THE

HOME

KNITTER.
MANUAL

FOR MAKING

USEFUL ARTICLES FOR THE FAMILY.

BY

A LADY.

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PREFACE.

Womans work
and one which
lips

of

happy

truth, in the

into busy

murmur, from the


also a pleasant

experience of many, who,

for the

Even

when

and

their

comfort of the old and young

the

brightens her

own

weak and

life,

feeble invalid, can

when she can

the comfort of her poorer neighbours,


still

a homely proverb,

her hours of usefulness are not at an end, and

feel that
it

it is

duties are over, can turn their leisure hours

work

around them.

is

often heard, as a

is

many a weary worker but

more arduous

that

never done,

is

and

contribute to
that she can

win those words of precious approbation which the

humblest

may

one of the

earn,

Inasmuch

least of these

my

as ye have

done

brethren, ye have

it

unto

done

it

unto me.
This

little

earnest

book has been

hope, that

it

workers.

Edinburgh, April

1876.

written in the

may prove

helpful

humble but
to

all

such

CONTENTS.
Ladys Stocking,

Gentlemans Sock,

Infants Stocking,

....

Ladys Knitted Petticoat,

9
11

,,

,,

with Pattern Throughout,

12

,,

,,

,,

with Pattern Insertion,

13

,,

,,

,,

with Graduated Stripe,

Childs Petticoat

15

Chemise

16

,,

Infants

17

,,

Kneecaps,
Childrens Reins for Play,

Shetland

Wool

Scarf,

Gentlemans Undershirt,
Infants Bassinet Blanket,

Fringe,

,,

Quilt

....
....
....

18
19

20
27

30
3
31

Printed

EXPLANATION OF TERMS.
P
B

denotes Plain knitting.


Pearl knitting.

,,

Raise the thread over the needle.

Slip a stitch off the needle, without knitting

,,

Knit 2 stitches together.

,,

Slip

stitch, knit

it.

2 together, then pass the slipped stitch

over.

Sf

Slip a stitch, having the thread in front, then pass the

thread to the back.

LADYS STOCKING.
Fingering worsted Needles, No. 16.

Knit

stitches.

until there are

knitting,

and

plain

inches knitted.

the stocking.

of the seam

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Then work,

3I inches, making a seam by knitting

pearl every round, which

again.

Cast on 108

2 pearl stitches alternately,

Then

Increase
stitch,

now by

and

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after knitting

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in plain
1

stitch

must be continued throughout

and take

one on each side


1

inch, increase

in 2 stitches

by

The

Home Knitter.

knitting 2 stitches together,

on each side of the seam

stitch.

Knit 8 rounds, and take

There
ankle.

will

in as before.

99

9)

99

99

,,

9,

99

99

99

99

99

99

99

99

99

99

99

99

9,

99

,,

99

99

99

99

99

99

9 9

99

99

>>

99

99

now be 84

stitches.

Knit 3^ inches

for the

Divide for the heel, by putting 21 stitches on

each side of the seam

on one needle

stitch,

for the heel,

the remainder on other two needles, for the front of the


foot.

Then

the heel,

by

with the fourth needle, work the portion for


knitting plain

always slipping the

first

and pearl rows

alternately,

stitch of every row, until

2\

inches are completed.

Tor the top of the

and having knitted

heel,

commence with

beyond the seam

stitch, slip the 6th,

knit the 7th, pass the slipped stitch over

work, and having slipped the 1st


5

beyond the seam

again

and

stitch,

all

it

stitch, knit

then pearl

knit as before until

the plain row,

turn your

back

2 together.

until

Turn

the stitches on the ends

The Home
of the needles are taken
I

Knitter.

and only

off,

3 remain in the

centre.

Having completed the

heel,

proceed to pick up the

stitches at the edge, beginning at the left side, with the

needle on which the stitches of the heel are, knitting

them

as

you

stitches

them, knit 3 of the stitches for the front

lift

Then

of the foot.

with the fourth needle, knit

on the two needles,

the exception of

all

the

for the front of the foot, with

With another needle knit the 3 last


and pick up the stitches on the

3.

stitches of the front,

right side of the heel

same needle

having done

round knit together the 3d and 4th


of the needle on the

Then

front

that,

work with the

to the centre of the heel.

knit the 2

stitches

In the next

from the end

side of the heel.

left

first

Knit the

stitches of the right side of

the heel needle, slip the 3d, knit the 4th, pass the slipped
stitch

over

it.

These intakes form the

gusset,

and

must be continued with a plain round between each


intake round, until there are the same

number of

stitches

(84) as there were before dividing for the heel.

Knit

for the foot 5 inches,

stitches of the heel are

Divide now for the


stitches
stitches

needle.

beyond

it,

measuring from where the

picked up.
toe,

put the seam stitch with 20

on one needle, then put the next 42

on another, and the remaining 21 on a third

Commence

at the

4th last stitches together.

seam and

Tor the

knit the

3d and

front needle, slip the

3d

Home Knitter.

The

8
stitch, knit

at the

end of the needle, knit the 3d and 4th

slip the

3d

stitch, knit

Next round

Next round, take

number of

alternately, until the

and back.

front

the 4th, pass the slipped stitch

plain.

in four times

Continue a plain round and an intake round

as before.

12

and

last stitches

At the commencement of the next needle,

together.

over.

the 4th, pass the slipped stitch over,

reduced to 24,

stitches is

Place the needles together, knit

from both needles at the same time.


remaining 12

Cast off the

stitches.

GENTLEMANS SOCK.
Fingering worsted

Knit

stitches.

Then

alternately.

carrying

up

Divide

Needles,

No.

in

plain

Cast on 96

16.

and

inches, 2 plain

knitting,

2 pearl stitches

work 6

inches,

pearl stitch for a seam.

for the heel, putting 23 stitches

on each

side of

the seam stitch on one needle for the heel, the remainder

on two needles,
For heel

and

for the front of the foot.

(see Ladys Stocking) knit 3 inches in length,

in knitting the top

make

on each side of the seam

it

wider,

stitch,

by having 8

instead of

stitches

6.

Pick up the side stitches and knit the gusset (see page
7).

For the length of

foot, knit

6\ inches measuring

from where the stitches of the heel are picked up.

I
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/

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The

For the

Home

page

toe, see

Knitter.

Cast off with 16 stitches

7.

instead of 12.

INFANTS STOCKING.

Needles, No.

Merino wool
Knit

Knit
in

inch,

plain

and

inches plain, with

two

stitches,

18.

Cast on 76

one on each side of the seam

Knit

>>

!!

,,

,,

rounds and take

Take

stitch.

in.

tt

>>

This makes 10 intakes,

stitches.

2 pearl stitches alternately.

pearl stitch for seam.

on each side of the seam, and

reduces the number to 66.

Knit

Then
seam

1 inches for ankle.

divide for heel, placing 16 on each side of the

stitch,

on one needle

needles for front of


for heel,

for heel,

and 33 on two

Proceed to knit the portion

are i| inches worked.

Then

with the plain row, and

slip the 1st stitch past the

stitch, knit

together, pearl

1.

pearl

2,

plain the

Turn back,

stitch, plain r, slip x, plain 1,

plain

1.

knit the top thus

begin

seam

the 2d, pass the slipped stitch over, knit the

Turn back,

next.

p^

foot.

a plain row and pearl row alternately, until there

Turn back,

pearl

3,

seam

stitch, pearl 2

plain 2, pearl the

seam

pass the slipped stitch over,


plain the

seam

stitch, pearl

The Home Knitter.

IO
i,

pearl 2 together, pearl

Turnback.

x.

Continue thus

until the stitches

on the ends of the needles are taken

and 17 remain.

This

suitable for

on

left

stockings,

infants

Dutch heel on page

the French heel, and

is

6.

being wider than the

Proceed

to pick

side of heel, with the needle

stitches are, knitting

them

in,

more

is

up the

stitches

on which the heel

as they are picked up, knit

with the same needle, 3 from the front, then with the
fourth needle, knit
foot,

except

all

the stitches for the front of the

With another needle knit the 3 last


and pick up the stitches on the

3.

stitches of the front,

right side of heel,

seam.
stitches

and knit with the same needle

to the

In the next round, knit together the 3d and 4th


from the end of the needle on the

Knit the front

the heel.

Then

part.

left

side of

knit the 2

first

stitches of the right side of the heel needle, slip the 3d,

knit the 4th, pass the slipped stitch over.

These intakes form the

gusset,

and must be continued

with a plain round between each intake round, until


there are the

same number of

stitches (66) as there

were

at the ankle.

Knit

for the foot 2 inches,

stitches of the heel are

Divide
stitches

now

picked up.

for the toe,

beyond

it,

measuring from where the

put the seam stitch with 16

on one needle.

Then put

the next

33 stitches on another, and the remaining 16 stitches on


a third needle.

Commence

at the

seam and

knit the 2d

The Home
and 3d
.

Knitter.

For the front needle,

last stitches together.

slip

the 2d, knit the 3d, pass the slipped stitch over, and at

the end of the needle, knit the 2d and

3d

last stitches

At the commencement of the next needle

together.

the 2d, knit the 3d, pass the slipped stitch over.

round

Next

plain.

slip

Next

again, take in four times as before.

Continue an intake round, and a plain round alternately,

number of

until the

on front and back.


two rows

off at the

stitches

reduced to

is

24, that

is,

12

Place the needles together, work the

same

Cast off on next row.

time.

No.

1.

LADYS KNITTED PETTICOAT.


Alloa worsted

Pins, No.

widths,

and with two

scarlet

and grey or black.

This

7.

colours,

Cast on 120 stitches with

is

scarlet

worked

and

The

scarlet.

in three

white,

or

other two

widths have the same number of stitches.

Knit one row


1st

2d

3d
4th

Repeat from
knitted.

Then

plain, slip the 1st stitch of every row.

row

Plain

1st

join

2,

pearl

2,

repeat.

The same.
Pearl

2,

plain 2, repeat.

The same.
row

until

on the

you have got 30 rows

white,

and knit Plain

2,

The Home

12
pearl

row

repeat, every

2,

Knitter.

afterwards,

inches of the required length

pearl

This

t.

to

is

the next

reduce the width.

and a

again, after knitting an inch

2 plain together, pearl 1, repeat, thus

plain

pearl

1,

It

together,
2

half,

by knitting the

making on both sides

off.

to one-half.

The

other two

When finished sew together

widths knit in the same way.


stitches

row Plain

must be reduced

and reducing the width

1,

Knit an inch and a half and cast

by the slipped

within three

till

then Knit

make

pearl 2, repeat, which will

on the edge.

No.

2.

PETTICOAT WITH PATTERN

THROUGHOUT.
Alloa worsted
in three widths,

Pins, No.

This petticoat

7.

and with two

colours, scarlet

is

and

knitted
black.

Cast on 12 1 stitches for each width (10 stitches for

each pattern, and

stitch

to complete

the pattern in

order to join at the seam), begin with the scarlet.


1 st

2d
This

row

is

S, x

O,

3,

A,

3,

O,

1,

repeat from x mark.

Plain.

the pattern.

When

knitted with the scarlet,


knit four patterns with

ten patterns

commence
it,

have been

with the black, and

then four with

scarlet,

again

three with black, four with scarlet, then two with black.

The Home
After this the scarlet

is

Knitter.

13

continued to the top.

At the

45th pattern, reduce the width, by taking in 2 stitches in


every pattern, and this must be done again at the 55 th.

62 patterns complete the petticoat.


the widths together,

and

finish

No.

Sew

the edges of

with a calico band.

3.

PETTICOAT WITH PATTERN


INSERTION.
Alloa worsted

and with two

Pins, No.

Knitted

7.

colours, scarlet

and

in three widths,

grey, each width the

same number of stitches.


Cast on

stitches with grey,

making the casting on

as strong as possible.
1 st

2d

row
,,

3d

4th

5th

,,

Plain.

Pearl.
Plain.

Pearl.
Plain.

At the end of this row,

0 ,P 3, A,P 3,

6 th

S, x

7th

Plain.

8th

Same

9th

Plain,

rcth

Same

nth

Plain.

as 6th.

as 6th.

O,

1,

join the scarlet

repeat from x mark.

Home

The

14
2th

row

Same as

Knitter.

At the end of

6th.

this row, join

the grey.
13 th

Plain.

Repeat from 2d row, changing the colour

at the

end of

the 5th row, as before, and again at the end of the 12th.

This completes 25 rows.


26th row
27 th

28th

Pearl.

Plain.

Pearl.

29th

Plain.

30th

Plain

last 2 stitches

which

is

2,

Pearl

2,

repeat.

Knit together the

This commences the ribbing

of the row.

continued throughout to the top.

scarlet insertion

be thought not

Should the

sufficiently broad, the

pattern can be repeated before doing the ribbing.

duce the width

at top as in

No.

No.

PETTICOAT, PLAIN

Re-

1.

4.

WITH GRADUATED

STRIPE.
Alloa worsted

Pins,

No

7.

Knitted in three widths,

with two colours, scarlet and grey or black.

Cast on 120 stitches with

number of
Knit

stitches.

row plain

Slip

knitting.

scarlet,

the

each width the same

1st stitch of

every row.

The

Home Knitter.

20 rows knitted.

alternately, until there are


scarlet,

from

and knit a row of plain

1 st

the grey

knitting.

Join the

Then

row, until there are 18 rows completed.

and

knit other 20 rows, plain

and pearl

repeat

Join
alter-

nately, as in the first grey part, after which, join the


scarlet,

and

a plain row, repeat from

after knitting

Then with

row, and knit 12 rows.

1st

the grey, knit as

formerly a plain row and a pearl row alternately, to the


required length, reducing the width,

from the top, by knitting

and doing the same

again,

of the

Cast

full

length.

when about

3 inches

together every fourth

when

off,

stitch,

within an inch and a half

sew the widths together by

the slipped stitches on the edge, finish with band.

PETTICOAT FOR A CHILD.


Worked

in

colours, white

Tricot

and

or

German

Crochet,

with two

scarlet or cerise, fingering worsted.

The

i6

Make

Home

Knitter.

a chain of 60 stitches with

row; next row work only 40


next row work 60.

Work one

scarlet.

20 at the

stitches, leaving

end

last

loops on the pin, join on the white and finish, then

work one row

AVhen there are only the two

next row work 40, next row work 60

same manner

join on the scarlet again in the

and repeat

white,

and two rows

with

makes

this

the

there

sufficient

is

white and

worked

Work a

one

into

stitch,

it

in

spare.

double crochet

in

scallop round the

a finish in crochet with scarlet thus

it

for the width,

sew up, leaving a

Attach to a cotton band, or work


the width desired.

as the

three rows at the bottom

each colour, thus taking

at the top of

When

at the top.
finish

bottom

for

one double crochet

miss three, and work six double-long

stitches into the fourth

miss three again, and repeat.

CHILDS CHEMISE.'
Fingering worsted or

No.

Berlin fingering, white

Pins,

8.

Cast on 60
1 st

row

stitches.

O,

S,

T, repeat.

Every row the same.

Having worked a length of 10


stitches of the row,

back

to the

which

will

inches, knit the

be

5 ribs

turn

first

15

and knit

edge; continue knitting those 15 stitches

The Home Knitter.

i7

until 3 J inches are

the shoulder strap.


stitch

on the

15 stitches

pin,

worked, then cast

This

off.

Join the worsted close to the

and

cast off

on the pin

30

stitches,

This

one half of chemise

is

leaving

4 inches at the top

some

and

on

tie in

Some
instead

Cast

off.

the other half must be

for arm-hole.

slip it

Join the

Finish with an edging

bright colour in crochet.

of crochet in white,
fasten

first

Knit

Join the front and back together,

shoulder-straps across the top.

of

for

which leaves

for the other shoulder.

those same as former 15, 3J inches in length.

knitted the same.

is

Work

tightly a chain

through the coloured edge,

tassels of the colour to the

end of the chain,

front

prefer the ribbing of pearl

and plain

of the brioche stitch as above,

number of

stitches will suit,

knitting,

so the

and knit pearl

3,

same

plain 3,

keeping the rib entire throughout.


If intended for boys,
2

when sewing

inches open at the foot, which

the side

seam leave

may be edged round

with the crochet as at top.

INFANTS CHEMISE,
Merino wool
Slip the

first

Pins,

stitch of

No.

12.

each row.

plain 2, pearl 2, alternately

Cast on 66

Knit

stitches.

rows of ribbing,

then work in plain knitting

The

i8

Home

Knitter.

a length of 7| inches, measuring from the top of the

Then

ribbing.

x O, T,

knit thus

knit the

first

15 stitches plain

17 stitches plain,

Knit the remaining

Next row

14 stitches on the pin plain.


knit the

first

repeat from x 7 times.

turn

plain,

next row

and knit back

to the

edge, plain; continue knitting those 15 stitches, back-

ward and forward,


This

is

until

20 rows are knitted.

cast off 36 stitches,

,20

off.

pin,

and

This

is

same manner.

leaving

still

on the pin

for

15, that

Cast off

one half of chemise

knitted in the

on the

Knit those same as former

rows in length.

gether,

first stitch

which leaves 15

the other shoulder.


is,

Cast

for the shoulder.

Join the wool close to the

the other half must be

Join the two sides

inches at top for arm-hole.

to-

Seam

Pick up the stitches

all

round the top of the chemise, continuing the holes

for

the shoulders across the top.

the caser across the shoulders.

Finish the round of the

top with 4 rounds of ribbing, plain

2,

pearl

2.

Then

pick up the stitches round the arm-hole, and knit plain


pearl

2,

2,

for 6 rounds.

KNEECAPS.
Fingering worsted

Knit

rows

Pins,

No.

10.

Cast on 24

stitches.

plain, slipping the first stitch of every row.

The Home

Knitter.

i9
t

13th row

Knit 8

stitches, increase

Knit

1.

14th

Knit

all

15th

Knit

8,

16th

Same

Knit

8,

increase

8.

without increasing.
increase

Knit

1.

Knit

1.

to, increase

r.

8.

as T4th.

Continue thus increasing, always keeping the 8 edge


stitches at either end, until there are

pin.

Then

48 stitches on the

knit 20 rows without increasing, after which,

the stitches are reduced in the

same way

increased, at every alternate row,

and always

of the 8

first

number of
plain,

and

and

last stitches

of the row.

as they
at the

stitches are taken in to 24, then knit T2

cast

off.

Sew

the

first

and

were
edge

When

the

rows

rows together.

last

This can be knitted with Alloa worsted, or any other


thick wool, for greater warmth,

and with coarser

pins.

CHILDRENS REINS FOR PLAY.


Fingering worsted

No.

Pins,

T4.

This

may be

knitted with any bright colour.

Cast on 30

stitches,

and

knit, in plain knitting, a stripe

of 10 inches in length, always slipping the

every row.

Cast

off.

To

each end of

attached a circle for the arms, which are

first

stitch of

this stripe is

made

thus

take a piece of cord, the kind used for hanging windows,

22

The Home

20

or crinoline steel, and

arm

little

past the other.

a childs

Then cover

steel with cotton, wool, or flannel, to

cord or

Then

one a

circle the size of

sew the ends firmly together,

the shoulder;

at

splicing the

Knitter.

make a

make

cover lastly with a stripe of knitting, casting on

stitches,

it

on overcast on the inner

side.

Before

attaching the stripe (of 30 stitches broad, which was


knitted) to the arm-holes, there ought to be

with some

contrasting

Beauty, Fairy,

etc.,

be attached three or four


green or crimson,

When

and knitting the length required plain every

Sew

row.

it,

the

it soft.

make

first

sewn upon

a name, such

colour,

and

to the

little

bells

as

under edge should

if

the knitting be of

the letters in yellow with

gilt bells.

attaching this stripe for the chest to the arm-holes,

do not

let

the sewing be seen, but overcast

side to the overcasting


stitches,

quired,
use.

and
2\

on the arm-holes.

on the inner
Cast on

knit in plain knitting a rein the length re-

yards being long enough, as

it

stretches with

Attach the ends to the arm-holes at the back,

sewing to the overcasting.


stripe 12 stitches in breadth,

Then

finish

by knitting a

and corresponding to the

chest stripe in length, the ends of which sew to the arm-

holes at the

back

at the

same place

as the rein.

SHETLAND WOOL SCARF.


One

skein of wool and pair of pins, No. 14, are re-

The Home
quired.

Commence

Knitter.

21

with the edging, for which cast on

8 stitches.
i st

2d
3d

row Sf, P 2, O, T, 0 2, T,
P 3 B, P 2, O, T, P.

Sf, P 2, O, T, P

4
.

4th

P6,0 ,T,P.

5*

Sf,

6th

7th

Sf,

8th

P.

P
P

Sf,

nth

Sf,

1 2 th

Repeat

2,

P 2,
P 6.

O, T,

2,

B,

2,

T.

O, T, P.

2,

T,

T,

2,

T.

2,

P 2, B, P 2, O, T,
P 9.
stitches, P 4, O, T, P.
B,

2,

P.

O, T,

2,

Cast off 6
till

T,

2,

O, T, P.

2, B,

O, T,

2,

8,

9th
10th

O, T,

2,

B,

2,

there are seven patterns

worked; then on

the same pin pick up the edge stitches, 42 in number,

and

also the

the other pin,

first

8 cast on stitches, which pick up on

and work them thus

3,

O, T,

Now commence diamond border for end


rowP 3, B, P 2, 0, T, P, P 42,P

1st

2,

T, P.

of scarf:
3,

0, T,

2,

O, T,

4.

T, P.

2d

3d

4 th

P
P
P

3,

6,
6,

B,

2,

6th

2,

7th

8,

2,

P, P 42, P

O, T,

0, T, P,_ P 42, P
O, T, P,-P 42,

3,

-P

O
5th

2,

T.

B,

O, T,

2,
2,

B,

T,

O,

P 2, B, P
T, P 6.

B,

0, T,

P, P

2,

2,
2,

O, T,

3,

O, T,

O, T,

4.

2,

T,

P,P 42,P

3,

P,P 42,P

3,

3,

T.

O, T,

42 , P

3,

0, T,

6.

The Home Knitter.

22
8th row

O, T, P,

8,

O, T,

T,

T O
Qth

2,

2,

P
T,

B,

2,

2, B,

T, O,

2,

O, T,

P 2,P

2,

T,

2,

B,

2,

T, O,

2,

T.

2,

B,

P
P

12th

13th

O
P

3.

2,

B,

6th

2,

P
P

0, T,

2,

T, 0,
from x

P
P

B,

3.

3,

O, T,
3,

3,

8th

P
2,

3,

2,

O, T,

3.

P
P

3;

2,

3,

42,

2,

3>

3,

T,

O, T,

P O, T,
P P
P x P

O, T,

P
P

0,T, P

3,

3.
2,

9.

O
x

2,

2,

O,

>

2>

T, O,

2,

4.

3,

O, T,

4>

O, T,

2,

2,

O, T, P, repeat

P
P

4.
2,

repeat from x

repeat

3,

T, P.

0, A,

P 3,

T.

B, P 2, O, T, P,
P 3, x O, T, P 2,
P S, T, O, P 2, T, O, P, repeat
from x P 3, P 3, O, T, O 2, T, O 2, T.
P 2, B, P 2, B, P 2, O, T, P P 3, x P 2,

2,

B,

O, T,

3,

O, T,

O, T,

O, T, P,
P 2, T, O,

6,

3,

0, T,

3,

3,

3,

O, T, P,

6,

O,

17th

O 2,

Pp

0, T,

2,

7,

O,

7,

T,

T, P.

from x

i 5 th

3,

stitches,

T, O, P, O, T,

2,

P 4, O, T, P, P 3, x T,
O, P 2, T, O, P 5, O, T, P 2, O, T, P,
repeat from x P 3,
P 3, O, T, P 9.
Cast off 6, P 4, O, T, P, P 3, T, O, P 2,
T, O, P 7. O, T, P 2, O, A, O, P 2, T, O,
P 7, O, T, P 2, 0, T, P 2, P 3, O, T,

Cast off 6

14th

T, O,

2,

O, T, P, repeat from x

nth

P 2, O, T,
T, O, P, O, T,

repeat from x

3,

T, O,

2,

T, O,

2,

O, T,

3,

T, O,

3,

O, A, O,

B, P*2, B,

2,

10th

2,

O, T,

2,

2,

The Home

Knitter.

O, T,

2,

repeat from x

19th

20th

2 1st

23

P 3, T, O, P 2, T, 0, P,
P 3, P 3, O, T, P 6.
rowP 8, O, T, P P 3, x P 2, O, T, P 2, O, T,
P, T, O, P 2, T, O, P 3, repeat from x
P 3 ,-P 3, O, T, P 6.
P 8, O, T, P P 3, x P 4, O, T, P 2, O, A,

O, P 2, T, O, P 3, repeat from x P 3,
P 3, O, T, O 2, T, O 2, T, O 2, T.
P 2, B, P 2, B, P 2, B, P 2, O, T, P, P 3, x

O, T, P 2, O, T, P 5, T, O, P 2,T, O, P,
repeat from x P 3,
P 3, 0, T, O 2, T,
P

O, T,

O
2

2d

B,

23d

24th

25th

26th

,,

6,

as 13th row.
as 14th row.

O, T,

3,

2,

2,

O, T,

0, T,
O, T, P

as 12th row.

6,

T,
29th

T.

2,

B,

9-

O, T,
28th

2,

O, T,

2,

P
Same
Same
Same

27th

T,

2,

P 2, B, P 2, O, T, P, P 3, x
P 2, O, T, P 3, T, O, P 2,
T, O, P, repeat from x P 3,
P 3, O, T, P 9.
Cast off 6, P 4, O, T, P
P 42,P 3, O, T,
2,

2,

2,

T.

B,

P
P

T, O,

P
2,

2,

T, O,

2,

5,

3,

4.

3,

T, O,

7,

2,

T, O,

7,

O,

3,

O, T,

2,

T,

O, A, O,

O, T,

2,

x T, O,

3,

O, T, P, repeat from x

B,

2,

,-P
O, T,

P, P

T, O, P, O, T, P

repeat from x

3,

3,

T, O,

2,

2,

O, T,

3,

P
P

3,

T,

2,

2,

O, T,

2,

2,

T.

30th

2,

B,

2,

B,

2,

O, T,

P, P

3,

Home

The

24

T, O,

Knitter.

P 3, O, T, P a, O, T, P,
P 3, P 3, O, T, P 6.
P,P 42, P 3, O, T, P 6.
P P 3, x P 4, O, T, P 2, O, A,
T, O,

2,

repeat from x
31st
3 2d

row P
P

8,

O, T,

8,

O, T,

O,

P
33d

P
*

2,

2,

O, T,

B,

T,

2,

B,

2,

2,

O, T,

2,

repeat from x

3,

2,

B,

2,

s,

T,

2,

repeat from x

34th

T, O,

2,

O, T,

3,

B,

3,

O, T,

B,

2,

2,

O, T,
3,

Cast off

2,

6,

4,

O, T,

O, T, P, T, O,

P
P

P
2,

3,

3,

T, O,

39th
40th

P
P

41st

O, T,

3,
2,

T,
9.

P 2, O, T,
P 3, repeat

2,

6,

O, A, O,

38th

O 2,

P 3, P 3, O, T, P 9.
P 4, O, T, P, P 3, x P 4, O, T,
P 2, T, 0 P 3, repeat from x
P 3 O, T, O 2, T, P.
3
3,B,P 2,0,T,P P 3 xO,T,P 2j O,T,
P 5, T, O, P 2, T, O, P, repeat from x P 3,
P 3, O, T, O 2, T, P.
3, B, P 2, 0 T, P
P 3, x P 2, O, T, P 2,
O, T, P 3, T, O, P 2, T, O, P, repeat from
x P 3
P 3, O, T, P 4.
6, O, T, P
P 42 P 3, O, T, P 4
6, O, T, P
P 3, T, O, P 2, T, O, P 7,
O, T, P 2, O, A, O, P 2, T, O, P 7) O, T,
P 2, O, T, P 2 P 3, O, T, O 2, T, O 2,T.
2, B, P 2, B, P 2, O, T, P, P 3, x P 2, O, T,
P 2, T, 0 P, O, T, P 2, O, T, P, repeat
from x P 3, P 3, 0 T, O 2, T, O 2, T.

Cast off

P
P

37th

T,

P,-P

from x

36th

3)

T, O, P,
2,

T, O,

3,

T.

2, B,

P 2, O, T, P
O, P, repeat from x P 3,
35th

2,

T.

T, O,
3,

2,

O, T,

O, T,

2,

T,

The Home

42d

row P

P
P

B,

2,

2,

Knitter.

B,

44th

3,

2,

P 3, O, T, P 2> O, T, P,
P 3, P 3, O, T, P 6.
P 8, O, T, P P 3, x T, O, P 2, T, O, P 5,
O, T, P 2, O, T, P, repeat from x P 3, P 3,
O, T, P 6.
T, O,

2,

T, O,

repeat from x

43d

25

O, T,

2,

50th

Same
Same
Same
Same
Same
Same
Same

51st

45th

46 th

47th

48th

49th

as 8th row.
as 9th row.
as 10th row.

23d row.

as

as 36th row.

as 37th row.
as 38th row.

T, O,

P
53d

54th

55th

Same
Same
Same
Same

56th

5 2d

8,

2,

58th

2,

2,

2,

0 T,P
,

3; repeat

2,

0 ,T,
xP

P,

from

3,

as 7th row.

B,

2,

P
B,

2,

2,

B,

O, T,

3,

2,

T,

B,

2,

2,

O, T,

T,

2,

2,

2,

T,

T,

2,

42,

T.

2,

42,

9.

P 4, 0 ,T,P, P 42, P 3 0 T, P 9.
6, P 4, O, T, P
P 42, P 3, O, T,

Cast off 6,

Cast off
2,

42,

T.
2,

P O, T, O
B, P
B, P
P O, T, P
O

P
P

4.

as 17th row.

3,

60th

as 18th row.

3,

59th

3 ,x

T, O,

O, T,

as 16th row.

O, T,

T,
57th

P,

O, T,

6,

T, P.

This finishes one end of the scarf; next row com-

mences spider-net pattern for the


continued.
First row of centre.

centre, with the

edge

Home Knitter.

The

26

i st

row- -P

B,

3,

O, T,

2,

O, P, O, A, 0, T,

3, x

P 3,

repeat from x 5 times,

3,

O, T,

2,

3-

O, T,

4-

T, P.
2(3

9J

3d

>7

P
P

B,

3,

6,

O
P

3.

x O,

3.

3,

O, T,

P 3, P
O, T, P, P 42, P

from x
4th

0, T,

6,

P,P 42,P

O, T,

2,

5 times,

O, A, repeat

O, T,

3.

4.

T,

2,

2,T.
B,

B,

P, P

O, T,

2,

3,

x A, O, T,

5 dl

77

6th

O, P, O, repeat from x 5 times, P 3, P


O, T, O 2, T, O 2, T.
P 2, O, T, P, P 42,P
2, B, P 2, B,

7 th

8,

8th

8,

2,

2,

O, T,

P,P

2,

3,

3,

O, T,

3,

2,

B,

toth

2,

B,

nth

Cast off

2th

Cast off

O
77

O, T, P

6.

T,

2,

2,

T.
B,

2,

B,

2,

O, T,

3>

6,

2,

P 2,
P 9.

4,

B,

B,

O, T,

2,

4,

O, T,

0, T,

3.

P 3,P

P,P

P,P
P

x O,

42

3,

42

3,

O, T,

3>

O, A,

9.

O, T,

T, P.

2,

3, B,

6,

2,

P,P

repeat from x 5 times,

13 th

O, repeat

37

O, T, P, P 3, x
O, P, O, A, O, T, repeat from x 5 times,
T,
O 2, T, O 2, T.
P 3, P 3, O, T, 0 2,

gth

x A, O,

3,

from x 5 times, P
O, T, P, P 42

3.

6.

O, T,

T,

3,

2,

O, T,

P,P

3,

repeat from x 5 times,

x A, O, T, O, P, O,

3,

P 3,0, T,0

2,

T, P.
14th

15 th

77

P
P

3, B,

2,

O, T,

O, T, P, P
from x 5 times,

6,

P,P
3,

42,

-P 3, O, T, P 4.

x A, O,
3,

3,

3.

O, T,

O, repeat

4.

Home Knitter.

The
1

6th row

6,

2,

O, T, P,

P 42, P

27

O, T,

3,

T,

2,

2,

T.

17th

B,

B,

2,

P,P

O, T,

2,

A, O, T, repeat from x

O, T,

T,

5 times,

3,

3,

T.

2,

P P
O, T,
x 0 P O, A, repeat
from
P P O, T, P
P O, T, O T, 0
O, T, P, P
T, O
T.
X
P
P B, P
O, T, P

8th

2,

19th

8,

20th

8,

2,

x O, P,

3,

P 2, B, P
P 6.
P

B,

P,

2,

42,

3,

O, T,

O, T, P,

3,

x 5 times,

3,

3,

42,

6.

3,

2,

2,

3,

2,

2 ist

2, B,

2d

2,

23d

Cast off

B,

2,

2,

P,

2,

A, O, T, O, P, O, repeat from x

3,

times,

3,

-p 3 o,t,02 ,t!o2,t,02,t.
)

B,

3,

2,

P 2,
P 9.

B,

O, T,

6,

4,

B,

O, T,

P, P

repeat from x 5 times,

24th

Cast off

O
Repeat these

2,

6,

4,

O, T, P,

3,

last

24 rows

till

3,

O,
9.

3,

42,

3,

row of the diamond

then cast off

all

which form the edging, and work them


;

3,

P P O, T, P
P P O, T,

the scarf measures about

7 finger-lengths; then begin at ist

are 7 patterns

x A, O,

42,

T, P.

border, and work the 60 rows


stitches,

O, T, P,

2,

but 8

till

there

then cast off and sew to the end of

scarf.

GENTLEMANS UNDERSHIRT.
Fingering
stitches.

worsted

This

is

Pins,

No.

12.

knitted with 2 pins.

Cast

on 120

Slip the

ist

28

The

pearl

1, after

Home

Knitter.

Knit 30 rows of ribbing, plain

stitch of every row.

1,

which knit a plain row and a pearl row

alternately, until there

a length of 21 inches knitted,

is

measuring from the top of ribbing.

The

must now be divided


Commence with the plain

for the shoulders

stitches

and neck.

and knit back,

stitches plain, turn

row, and knit 39

pearl, to

the edge,

with a 3d pin, continue knitting thus backward and

for-

ward these 39 stitches, until a length of 8 inches is


worked.
Leave the 3d pin in the 39 loops, and break
off the worsted at the

end of the plain row, leaving 3

inches of the worsted to knit

on the worsted close

for the neck,

leave 39

on the

plain,

cast

still

and

back

knit

on 42

in,

when joined

to the 40th stitch,

were divided

stitches

and

and

at the

left

ing the end of worsted

the pin.

end of

on the 3d

thread, a few stitches.

pearl,

make 81

worked

it,

left,

by

There

all.

thus,

finish with the

attach the 39 stitches

knitting
will

in

and continue

pin), knitting

them pearl,
it

fasten-

in with the other

now be 120

stitches

on

Knit as before a plain row, and a pearl row

alternately, until a length of

30 rows of ribbing, plain

up the

end of the 39 pearl

pearl, at the

additional, which

until there are 8 inches in length

(which were

stitches

Knit to the end of the row

pin.

Knit next row plain, next again

pearl row,

Tie

again.

where the

cast off 42 stitches, which

sides, leaving

1,

5 inches

pearl

1.

is

knitted.

Cast

off.

Add
Seam

about 7 or 8 inches open at the

The

calico,

Home Knitter.

29

Bind round the neck with

shoulder, for sleeves.

and the opening

tape, or

at the right side, finish, as gentle-

mens undershirts usually

with calico bands, buttons,

are,

and buttonholes.
For the

sleeve, cast

and a pearl row

Then

take in 2

stitches,

on 90

alternately, until

by

Knit a plain row,

stitches.

4 inches are worked.

knitting together the

and the 3d and 4th

3d and 4th

last stitches

first

of the row, con-

tinue taking in thus, 9 times, working an inch of knitting

between each intake, which

and

thus reduce the

will

number of

make 10

intakes in

stitches to 70, knit

more, and finish with 30 rows of ribbing, plain

Cast

all,

inch

pearl

1.

off.

For the

gusset, cast

on 36

stitches,

and knit 54 rows,

a plain row and a pearl row alternately.


it

1,

in at the widest part

and seam up
the opening
at the

Cast

left for it in

Sew

off.

of the sleeve, in the usual way,

the remaining part of the sleeve, sew

the

shirt,

top of the shoulder.

keeping

it

it

rather

If required thicker,

into
full

and

warmer, take Alloa worsted, or lambs wool, with coarser

and cast on

pins,

thus
82.

no

stitches,

which divide at shoulder

36 for each shoulder, and 38 for neck, for sleeve

The

Home

Knitter.

INFANTS BASSINET BLANKET.


Fleecy wool

No.

Pins,

No.

Cast on 180

8.

always slipping the rst


19th row
1

Knit

6,

or Alloa worsted

Pins,

plain,

9 plain, x bring forward the thread, slip

the pearl way, put back the thread, knit


,

Knit 18 rows

stitches.
stitch.

row

knit the last 9 stitches of the

1,

repeat from

Every row

plain.

the same, the only difference being that the stitch which

was slipped

last

row must be knitted the next row, and

row must be slipped

the stitch which was knitted last

next row.

Keep

Knit

the 9 edge stitches throughout.

and

the required length,

18 rows of plain

finish with

knitting.

INFANTS BASSINET QUILT.


Knitting cotton, No. 6
stitches, that

and to extra

is,

for

Knit 10 rows
1st pattern

row

Cast on 226

Pins, No. 12.

edge

stitches.

plain.

5,

5,

2d

counting 9 patterns of 24 stitches each,

1 2,

2,

2,

2,

repeat from x
12,

2,

2,

P
P

2,

2,

2,

2,

5.

2,

2,

The Home

3d pattern row

Same as

4th

ft

5,

5 th

ft

5,

6th

it

Same
1st

row

13 th pattern row- P

ff

15 th

if

Same

6 th

ft

5,

17 th

if

5,

8 th

tt

Same

2,

2,

2,

2,

P
B

2,

2,

2,

P 2, B
P 5.
B 2, P
x P 5.

2,

2,

from

2,

2,

2,

2,

2,

2,

2,

2,

as 13th row.

2,

2,

12,

2,

2,

from x

12, repeat

rows are knitted.

12,

12, repeat

2,

2,

repeat from x

B 2, P
P 5.
P 2, B
P 5.

as 16th row.

Repeat from 13th row

Then

2,

2,

repeat from x

2,

5,

as 4th row.

14th

P 2, B 2, P
P 5.
B 2, P 2, B
from x P 5.

12,

2,

12, repeat

until 12
5,

repeat from x

2,

B
Repeat from

Knitter.

1st row.

24 rows are completed.

until

When

repeat from 1st row.

the length for quilt

is

completed, finish with 10 rows of plain knitting.

FRINGE FOR QUILT.


Use the same cotton double, and
Cast on 8

stitches,

and knit

row

needles, No. 14.

plain.

1st

row

cast

the thread quite round the needle, pearl 2 together, O,


pearl 2 together, O, pearl 2 together, O, pearl 2 together.

Every row the same as

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Knit the length of fringe required, then cast


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pull

4 loops of the

down

last

row,

off the

and drawing out the needle,

the remaining 4 loops

all

the

way along

the

fringe.

This fringe
as

may be

any even number of

M'Farlanc

knitted any breadth required;


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