By Barbara G. Walker
500 styles basically pictured together with knit-purl combos, ribbings, color-change styles, slip-stitch styles, twist sew styles, fancy texture styles, yarn-over sew styles, eyelet styles, lace, cables, and cable-stitch styles.
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Additional info for A Treasury of Knitting Patterns
It is worked in the round as follows: Round 1: K all. Round 2: P all. Round 3: K all. Round 4 (pattern row): [(LSK2tog)3x, YO, (K1, YO) 5x, (RSK2tog) 3x, place marker] repeat all the way around. Sample illustrates a swatch knit according to the instructions on the previous page. As you can see the middle section is worked in stockinette stitch with three rows of Eyelette Lace. This was knit in worsted-weight merino wool on #8 needles. more than a few pieces because, after knitting for several inches, I decided they were narrower than I wanted.
For Lace #1 I chose Little Leaf. It is a small, simple, lovely pattern that makes a nice transition lace. Following the method for creating the mitered corners described on page 22, I picked up stitches around the Snowdrop Lace - Repeat: 8 stitches & 8 rows then switched to Lace #2, Snowdrop Lace (Chart above). Since this Lace is worked on a multiple of 8 stitches, the transition worked easily. As you can see in the photgraph on page 23, additional repeats of the pattern were added as the shawl grew outward.
As I unraveled the sweater, taking care to cut out the worn places, I realized however I used it, it would have to be knit loosely. I tried plain Garter Stitch but wanted something a bit lacier. The original sweater had been knit entirely in stockinette. I tried my most reliable pattern for textured yarn, Old Shale, and loved the way it looked. One of the joys of making a garment like this is that it is both creative and highly unusual. And it has the added benefit of reusing fiber that might otherwise be thrown away.