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CYCLING AND SHOOTING

KNICKERBOCKER STOCKINGS


HOW TO KNIT THEM

WITH PLAIN AND FANCY TURNOVER TOPS

BY

H. P. RYDER

London

MACMILLAN AND CO. Ltd.

NEW YORK: THE MACMILLAN CO.

Richard Clay and Sons, Limited,

LONDON AND BUNGAY.

HOW TO KNIT KNICKERBOCKER STOCKINGS

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GENERAL DIRECTIONS

The difficulty in giving knitting directions arises from no two people knitting alike. Some do so too loosely, others too tightly. In good work the loops should just run easily on the needles.

In order to secure your stocking being the right size, it will be well before you start it to test your knitting by casting on 8 stitches and knitting 8 rows. If, with Alloa yarn and No. 12 needles, the knitting measures about a square inch, your stocking will work out medium size. If, however, the square is much larger or smaller, then alter the size of needles to suit your knitting, taking bigger or smaller needles as required............

 

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