May 212017
 

Materials—Raworths thread No. 34, or fine knitting-cotton; pins No 16.

Cast on 92 stitches.—
1st row. Plain.—
2d row. Knit 1, (a) thread forward, knit 2 together; repeat from (a).—
3d row. Pearl.—
4th row. Cast off 13 stitches at the beginning and end of the row, knit the remaining stitches.—
5th row. Pearl.—
6th row. Knit 3, (a) thread forward, knit 5, thread forward, knit 3 together; repeat from (a), and finish with knit 3.—
7th row. Pearl.—
8th row. Knit 1, knit 2 together, (a) thread forward, knit 2 together, knit 3, knit 2 together, thread forward, knit 1; repeat from (a), and finish with knit 2 together, knit 1.—
9th row. Pearl.—
10th row. Knit 2, (a) thread forward, knit 3, thread forward, knit 2 together, knit 1, knit 2 together; repeat from (a), and finish with knit 2.—
11th row. Pearl.

Commence again at 6th row, beginning each row with knit 2, and knit until five diamonds are worked; knit two plain rows, then thread forward, knit 2 together, after which a pearl row, and cast off loosely in knitting the two last diamonds, and the remaining rows increase by making a stitch at the beginning and end of each row; join the piece behind, and pass a narrow ribbon through the open loops and down the front, leaving sufficient for strings.