1840 Nightcap by Franklin Habit

1840 Nightcap

September 2008
Thread ?
32 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 0 - 2.0 mm
22" circumference
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Originally appeared in the 1840 edition of The Workwoman’s Guide, By a Lady. I corrected the pattern and translated it for the modern knitter especially for Knitty.com. The nightcap is very fetching; but even if you don’t need one, check out the clever, stretchy lace edging.