MKB Pattern No. 27 – Point Pattern

The 27th pattern in Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (1843, First Series) is called Point Pattern.  The pattern is quite straightforward, especially once it has been charted (see, I am learning!) This stitch pattern has already been translated by the talented Franklin Habit as part of Miss Lambert’s Lace Sampler published in Knitty in 2009.Continue reading “MKB Pattern No. 27 – Point Pattern”

MKB Pattern No. 26 – Rose Leaf

Today’s post is about the 26th pattern in Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (first series) published in 1843.  The pattern is the second in a group of stitch patterns “suitable for doyleys” and is called Rose Leaf Pattern (pages 40-42).  This is a two-sided lace pattern (i.e. you do yarn overs, purl two/three togethers on the return row)Continue reading “MKB Pattern No. 26 – Rose Leaf”

MKB Pattern No. 25 – Leaf and Trellis (Chart)

This is a quick follow-up to my post on the Leaf and Trellis lace pattern in Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (1843, first series). I don’t know about you but I am much happier with a chart than written instructions when it comes to any lace pattern, especially those that were written 174 years ago.Continue reading “MKB Pattern No. 25 – Leaf and Trellis (Chart)”