MKB 28: Gothic Pattern

It has been quite a while since I last posted a pattern knit from Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (1843, first series).  For those new to the blog, I am working my way through Miss Lambert’s knitting manual published in 1843.  The book is one of the earliest knitting books published in English and is unillustrated.Continue reading “MKB 28: Gothic Pattern”

MKB Project No. 12: Fringe Pattern Knitting

The next project in Miss Lambert’s 1843 knitting manual, My Knitting Book (First Series), is for “Fringe Pattern Knitting.”  After a lengthy pattern (by Miss Lambert’s standards) for the previous project, this pattern is very simple, comprising only three lines: Cast on any even number of stitches, in German wool—No. 10 needles. Turn the wool round theContinue reading “MKB Project No. 12: Fringe Pattern Knitting”