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Then, knit the four stitches off the third pin, and the twist is completed. Knit the remaining three and begin to form a fresh link, by knitting three stitches,

Turning seven,

Knitting three, and so on; making sixteen more rows before you twist again.

No. 14.
THE EMBOSSED HEXAGON STITCH.

Set on any number of stitches, divisable by six, Knit a row plain, Turn a row, Knit a row plain, Knit four stitches, and slip two to the end of the row, Turn a row, slipping the stitches that were slipped in the preceding row, Knit a row, still slipping the two stitches, Turn a row, slipping the same two stitches, Knit a row, slipping the two stitches, Turn a row, slipping the same stitches, Turn a row, taking up every stitch, Knit a row plain, Turn a row. Commence the next pattern by turning a row, slipping the fifth and sixth stitches, taking care that the slipped loops come in the centre of the previous pattern, continue alternately knitting and turning a row, remembering to slip the two stitches, till you have done six rows, when knit a row, taking up every stitch and so on.

No. 15.

THE COMMON PLAT.

This is very pretty for coverlets, muffatees, &c. Set on any number of stitches in threes. After knitting a plain row, begin as follows:— 1st Row. Knit three plain, and turn three all along. 2nd Row. The same as above, observing to continue from where you left off in the last row, so that if the row ended in turning, you should begin with plain stitches and so on. 3rd Row. Observe as above. These three rows form a succession of squares, of alternate inside and outside knitting. 4th Row. As the work of the squares should now cross or sit alternately with those above, like the squares of a chess-board, the first three stitches should be the same as those with which the last row is completed. Continue turning and knitting plain every alternate three stitches, and varying the squares every three rows, till the whole is completed.

No. 16.

THE ELASTIC RIB.

This is very suitable for cuffs and garters, as it clings or contracts to the form.

Set on any number of stitches,

Knit a row,

Turn a row,

Knit two rows,

Turn a row,
Continue knitting two, and turning one row to the end of the work.

No. 17.
THE ROUGH CAST, OR, HUCKABACK STITCH.

Set on any uneven number of stitches.
Knit plain and turn stitch alternately, observing to begin every row with the plain stitch.
This is very pretty, and firm, and suitable for borders.

No. 18.
THE EMBOSSED DIAMOND.

Set on any number of stitches, devisable by seven,
Knit a row plain.
Turn a stitch, then knit five, and turn two alternately to the end,
Knit two, then turn three, and knit four, alternately to the end,
Turn three, then knit one, and turn six alternately,
Knit a row plain.
Turn two, and then knit two, and turn five alternately,
Knit two, then turn four, and knit three alternately,
Knit six, and turn one alternately,
Knit one, and turn six alternately,
Knit five, then turn three, and knit four alternately,
Knit three, then turn two, and knit five alternately,
Knit a row plain.

No. 19.
THE ORNAMENTAL LADDER STITCH.

Set on your stitches in elevens, Knit two plain stitches, Knit two together, again knit two together, draw the first loop over the second, knit one plain, and then knit two together, knit two more together, draw the first loop over second, knit one plain, and so on to the end. In the second row, turn two, pass the thread twice over the pin, turn two, and so on, In the third row, knit two, pass the thread twice round the pin, knit two, and so on, Continue alternately knitting one row and turning one, till it is the length required, observing always to slip the loops, formed by passing the thread twice round the pin off, without knitting them.

No. 20.
IMITATION DOUBLE KNITTING.

Set on any even number of stitches.
Turn a stitch, and knit a stitch alternately.

As the stitch that was knit before is now to be turned, commence every row with a turn stitch ; this makes both sides alike, and though single, gives it the appearance of double knitting.

No. 21.
THE KNIT HERRING-BONE STITCH.

Set on any number of stitches, allowing three stitches for each pattern, and one besides at each end.
Knit a plain row,
Take off the first loop,
Knit two stitches together in turn stitch,
Make a stitch by passing the wool before, and knitting one,
Turn two stitches together,
Again make and knit a stitch, and so on,
Every row is begun and continued the same.

No. 22.
THE PURSE STITCH.

Set on ninety or an hundred stitches,

Knit the first stitch,

Make a stitch by putting the silk over the pin,

Slip a stitch,

Knit a stitch,

Turn the slipped stitch over the knit one,

Repeat this till the row is finished,

Knit the next row in turn stitch,
Repeat as above, alternately knitting a row in turn stitch, till the whole is completed.

No. 23.
THE LACE WAVE STITCH.

Set on an even number of stitches,

Slip the first stitch,

Knit a stitch,

Make a stitch (by putting the cotton over the pin,)

Knit two stitches together to narrow,

Again knit a stitch,

Make a stitch, and narrow till the row is complete,

Knit the next row plain,

Next row, knit two plain stitches, make a stitch, narrow two stitches in one, knit a stitch, make a stitch, and narrow to the end of the row,

Next row, knit plain,

Next row, knit three plain stitches, and continue as above, by making a stitch, narrowing two stitches in one, and knitting a stitch,

Next row, knit plain,

Next row, knit four stitches, and continue as above, by making one, narrowing two, and knitting one stitch.

Next row, knit plain,

Next row, knit five stitches plain, and do as above,

Knit two rows plain.

This forms one wave or pattern. Continue as above to any length required; this, knit with fine thread, forms beautiful lace for nightcap borders.

No. 24.

THE HERRING-BONE BAG STITCH.

Set on your stitches by fours,

Knit two plain stitches,
Turn the silk twice over the pin to make a long stitch,
Knit two stitches together,
Repeat this till the whole is finished.

No. 25.

AN IMPROVED OPEN STITCH.

Knit the first row plain, Knit the second row like the usual open stitch, by knitting the first stitch, putting the worsted in front, to make a stitch, and knitting two stitches together, and so on; Next knit one row plain, Turn-stitch three rows, and Knit one row plain, This is particularly suitable for muffatees, bags, and reticules.

No. 26.
THE SHAWL STITCH.

This is very suitable for shawls, caps, and handkerchiefs, knit with soft wool, and large pins, and for mittens, with fine black thread or silk, and is done as follows:–

Set on an even number of stitches,
Knit the second row in the Hole-stitch, the next row in Turn-stitch, and so on.

No. 27.
THE CROSS-STITCH PATTERN.

This is very suitable for bags, purses, gentlemen's caps, &c.
Set on an even number of stitches,
Put the wool over the pin, and make a stitch,
Put the needle into two stitches, and knit them backwards, and so on.
Observe to throw the wool properly over the pin, as, if wrongly twisted, it is apt to make two

stitches.
No. 28.
THE CURB STITCH.

Set on an even number of stitches,
Knit a plain row,

Next row, knit the first stitch, after which continue as follows:–

Bring the wool in front, turn a stitch, put the wool back, knit a stitch, putting the wool twice over the pin.

Observe, in the next row, the long stitch is the turned stitch.

No. 29.
THE TWO-COLOURED RIBBED STITCH.

This is a very pretty stitch for cuffs, mits, or muffatees, and should be done in two colours, or one colour with white. Set on an even number of stitches, and continue knitting, letting every other stitch be of one colour, and the alternate loops of the other. Observe, in crossing the worsteds, always to keep the white wool uppermost.

No. 30.
A BEAUTIFUL DIAMOND STITCH.

Set on the stitches in threes, and one over, Slip off the first stitch. Then knit all along as follows, always keeping the wool in front, • Slip one stitch, holding the loop, as if going to turn-stitch, Put the wool over the pin, to make a loop, Knit two turn-stitches in one. Next row, it is to be turn-stitched all the way, excepting that the formed stitch of the last row is always to be slipped, taking hold of it as in turning. After the beginning of this alternate row, there will be always two single turn-stitches, and one slipped stitch all along.

No. 31.
THE RAISED FRENCH STITCH.

Set on an even number of stitches,

Turn the wool over the pin to make a stitch,

Knit two together, and so on to the end of the row:

Next row, turn-stitch the whole way,

Next row, knit plain,

Next row, turn-stitch, making in all three plain rows;

Repeat the whole as above. If this is for a shawl, increase one stitch at two loops from the end of the needle, always at the same

place, once in every rib.

No. 32.
THE TWO-COLOURED CHAIN STITCH.

This is a very pretty stitch, and is suitable for muffatees, bags, and mats. It is knit with two wools, coloured and white, and is done as follows:—

Set on the required number of stitches, and knit in the coloured wool alternately with the white. To form the chain-like appearance, observe to cross the wool, with which the loop is being knit, over the wool of the last loop. Observe to knit off the white loops with the coloured wool, and the coloured

loops with the white wool.

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