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Cycling and Shooting Knickerbocker Stockings
How to Knit Them With Plain and Fancy Turnover Tops

written by "Ryder, H. P."
... knit 2 together, etc. 38th and 39th rounds.—P 2, k 2, p 2, k 2, etc. 40th round.—P 2, k 2, p 2, knit 2 together, etc. 41st and 42nd rounds.—P 2, k 2, p 2, k 1, etc.[Pg 11] 43rd round.—P 2, k 2, p 1, purl 2 together, p 2, etc. 44th and 45th rounds.—P 2, k 2, p 4, etc. 46th round.—P 2, k 2, p 1, purl 2 together, p 1, etc. 47th and 48th rounds.—P 2, k 2, p 3, etc. 49th round.—P 2, k 2, p 1, p 2 together, etc. This finishes the decreasings. You will have 10 stitches left on your back needle, 57 stitches in all on the needles. Your decreasings will have formed a good V-shaped slant. Continue ribbing until the stocking measures, from casting on, 22 inches. You must not pull out the stocking, but place it flat on the table and measure it with a rule. Heel Prepare for heel by ribbing to end of back needle, from next needle knit off on back needle the broad rib of 9 stitches. Knit on a 2nd needle the small ribs and 5 of the next broad rib stitches, in all 15 stitches. On a 3rd needle k 4 and next small ribs, 14 stitches in all. Now pass the 9 stitches of broad rib on to the heel or back needle. This gives you 28 stitches on the heel needle. The heel is formed by knitting the heel needle backwards and forwards. 1st row.—Slip 1 (when you slip 1st stitch put in needle from right to left), k 8, p 2, k 2, p 2, k 2, p 2, k 9, turn. 2nd row.—Slip 1, p 8, k 2, p 2, k 2, p 2, k 2, p 9, turn. Repeat these two rows until you have knitted 30 rows. To round Heel 1st row.—Slip 1, k 15, knit 2 together, k 1, turn. 2nd row.—Slip 1, p 5, purl 2 together, p 1, turn. 3rd row.—Slip 1, k 6, knit 2 together, k 1, turn.[Pg 12] 4th row.—Slip 1, p 7, purl 2 together, p 1, turn. 5th row.—Slip 1, k 8, knit 2 together, k 1, turn. 6th row.—Slip 1, p 9, purl 2 together, p 1, turn. 7th row.—Slip 1, k 10, knit 2 together, k ...

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