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4 steel knitting needles, pointed at both, ends, size 13. 3 ounces of 3-ply wheeling in khaki colour or navy blue or if a softer glove is wanted, 3-ounces Cast on 60 stitches on 3 needles, 20 stitches on each needle. Join them in a circle and knit in a rib of knit 2 stitches and purl 2 stitches for 38 or 40 1st round. Knit 2, purl 2 stitches together, and counting from here, knit every 11th and 12th stitches together to the end of the round, de- (You now begin the gusset for the thumb.) 2nd...

Knitting And Sewing

Unless otherwise directed cast on and cast off loosely. In joining wool ravel out both ends for 3 inches, break off half the strands of one end, lay the remaining strands together in opposition, drawing them through each other, moisten the palms and rub the joined part between them, knit this joining without pulling it. All wool should be joined this way in preference to tying a knot. There are two ways of slipping a stitch as though about, to knit it and as though to purl it. Use the first on...

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Mellor Mine-Sweeper's Gloves 93 Coat Sweater, in Lighter Weight 108 Knitted Waistcoat, in Block Stitch 112 Three Fancy Stitches for Waistcoats . 114 Cobble Stitch Cross Stitch Diamond Stitch Heavier Socks, in 6-ply Fingering 136 Heavier Socks, in 3-ply Wheeling . . . . . 138

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KNITTED WAISTCOAT in block stitch. fronts only 2 long steel knitting needles, size 13. 10 balls of 6 thread Thibet Llama wool in the natural colour. 5 buttons. Cast on 75 stitches. 1st row. Slip 1 stitch, knit 2 stitches, purl 3 stitches, * knit 3 stitches, purl 3 stitches and repeat from * to the end of the row. 2nd row. Slip 1, purl 2, knit 3, * purl 3, knit 3 and repeat from * to the end of the row. 3rd row. The same as the 1st row. 4th row. The same as the 3rd row. 5th row. The same as the...

Introduction

This little book was composed under unusual conditions. My wife, whose book this is, was one of those Americans who, from the outbreak of the War in Europe, was passionately attached to the cause of the Allies, and religiously believed, after the invasion of Belgium and Northern France, that it was the duty of our country, without delay or attempts at neutrality, to come to their support. In December, 1914, she began a course in nursing at the Y. W. C. A., and by April of 1915 had completed her...