338. Knitted Braces by Isabella Beeton

338. Knitted Braces

Knitting
Walter Evans and Co. Knitting Cotton No. 8 or 12 (historical sizing)
This pattern is available for free.

This pattern was published in 1870 in Beeton’s Book of Needlework, by Isabella Beeton.

“These braces are knitted with coarse white cotton, taken double; the braces themselves are worked in brioche stitch, the lappets are knitted plain.”

Brioche stitch is explained.

The entire book can be viewed on the Gutenberg.org website.

Also available as PDF-format on Antique Pattern Library’s website (page 109-110 of the PDF):

BeetonNeedlework185-442.pdf

Also available at BeetonsBookofNeedlework.com