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The Ladies' Home Journal

June 1895

"Designs in Crochet"

Author: Margaret Sims

Section VII: Knitted Egg Cozy

These dainty little cozies are worked with white and two shades of a color in double zephyr wool and four pins No. 11. On three pins cast 11 stitches with the darker shade of wool, then knit 2 together, knit , put the wool twice around the pin, purl 1, with the wool around the pin again purl 5 more, put the wool back and knit 2 together; repeat from the beginning on each pin. For the next round knit 2, purl 11, knit 2; repeat. Next round, knit 2 together, knit 11, knit 2 together; repeat. Next round, knit 2 together, knit 9, knit 2 together; repeat. Repeat these four rows until there are three complete patterns, then go on with three complete patterns of the lighter shade. Join on the white wool for the inside lining. Knit 22 plain rounds, then knit 2 together at the beginning and end of each pin. Knit 1 round plain. Knit 2 together at the beginning and end of the three pins in every row until there are 3 stitches left; draw these up with a wool needle. Draw the lining up, allowing a little white to show, and fasten off neatly.

Click on this article's sections to view:

 Article Introduction

 Crochet Chemise Yoke

 A Useful Insertion

 For the Dainty Border

 A Pretty Trimming

 Knitted Egg Cozy

 Dainty Tatted Square

 A Novel Wheel


Bibliographical Information:

Sims, Margaret. "Designs in Crochet and Tatting", The Ladies' Home Journal, Vol. XII, No. 5, June 1895, p. 21.

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