Knitting Patterns from "Home Work" 1891

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These patterns have been updated, charted, corrected (where necessary) and test knit wherever possible. Additional information on yarn, needle size, finished size and gauge have also been added.

Patterns Marked with a "W" are in the KnitWiki

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Lace Edgings, Insertions & Collars | Lace Counterpanes & Garments, etc

Section I: Terms and Stitches

Railroad stitch with ribbons


Section II: Designs for Knitting in Cotton and Linen

13: W

21: W

25: W

51: W

105: W

Section III: Knitted Garments, Counterpanes etc.

3: W

Last one to go! W 8: Infant's Bootees

13: W

14: W

21: W (counterpane with leaves)

22: W (hexagonal counterpane)

23: W (square counterpane with leaves)

24: W (lace chevron stripe)

25: W (honeycomb stripe)