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The Auto Knitter Instruction Book!
Spiral Bound Book Republication
Originally Published 1923!
If you are the first to bid, using the buy-it-now option, you win! Don't wait, bid now!
Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication of our original'' The Auto Knitter Instruction Book!'' ''Better than a hundred hands!'' This item contains extensive information for using the antique turn-of-century hand cranked knitting machines that are still all the rage!
This HISTORIC item includes detailed instructions for making a wide variety of knit garments for men, women, teens & children. There're even techniques to make the lovely fancy work patterns shown in the photo! (Original is NOT for sale)
Our new line of Spiral Bound Book Republications oh-so-conveniently lie flat while in use!
This is a unbelievably nice touch if you have every tried to read a pattern's instructions while your hands are full of your in progress project. As an avid needleworker myself my personal experience prompted my choice of spiral binding for it's ease-of-use alone. I bet you'll love it too!
This is certainly a fine source of historically valuable techniques and inspiration for the creative needlework, fabric and thread artists who desire to study and recreate the Victorian and Edwardian Era knitted clothing and clothing making techniques! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful arts and crafts instructional revealing our heritage from early America and European cultures!
''This instruction book has been written for the person who has never seen a knitting machine, knows nothing about knitting of any kind and understands very little about mechanical things. By photographs and drawings everything is made so clear that almost anyone with a little study and application should readily learn to operate the Auto Knitter.''
How to Use this Book
How to Unpack the Machine
How the Auto Knitter Works
Names and Uses of Principal Parts
Gear Ring and Crank Wheel
Ribber Needle Dial
K & L Yarn Stand
How Cylinder Needles Make Stitches
How the Cam Shell Operates the Cylinder Needles
How the Ribber Works
Learning to Make Socks on the Auto Knitter
How to Start
Threading the Machine
Setting Up New Work
How to Do Ribbed Work
To Place the Ribbing Attachment in Position
Putting Ribber Needles in Dial
A Variety of Ribbed Stitches
Cylinder to Dial
1 and 1 Rib
Machine Set for 1-1 Rib
Standard Olde Tyme Socks
To Form a Selvedge for Rib Work
The Cuff of a Standard Sock
Dial Back to Cylinder
Heel - First Half
Machine Set for 3-1 Rib
The Leg of a Standard Sock
3 and 1 Rib
Heel - Second Half
To Knit Foot
Knitting the Toe
Closing the Toe
Finishing Knit Goods
Sock with 1-1 Rib Cuff and 3-1 Rib Leg and Foot
Instructions for Splicing Yarn
Knitting Standard Socks
How to Ship Hosiery
Knitting Standard Socks
Cylinder Tension Adjustment - Length of Stitch - Tension Cam (D2)
Upthrow Cams (D6)
Yarn Carrier (E)
Placing and Removing Cylinder Needles
The Dial Adjuster
The Tappet Plate
Timing the Ribber Needles
Holding Down Work
To Put Work on the Machine
Picking Up Dropped Cylinder Stitches
Picking Up Dropped Rib Stitches
Care of the Machine
Knitting for Home Trade
Sock with 1-1 Rib Cuff, and Plain Leg
Knitting Flat Web
Seaming Flat Web
Taking the Stitches
To Unravel Work While on the Machine
To Form Selvedge for Plain Work
Ladies' Ribbed Hose, 3 and 1 Rib, with Scalloped Vandyke Top
Ladies Ribbed Hose, with Hem Top
Ladies' Ribbed Hose with 3 and 1 Welt
Ladies' Plain Hose, Fashioned
Youth's or Boys' Stockings
Making a Mock Rib
A Youth's Plain Stocking
Child's Sock or Stocking, Made on the Flat Web Plan
Child's Sock with Ornamental Body Part
Gentlemen's Cycle Stockings, with Striped Top
Gentlemen's Cycle Stocking, with Diamond Top
Gentlemen's Cycle Stockings, with Large Hem Top
Gentlemen's Cycle Stockings, with 1 and 1 Striped Ribbed Top
Casting Off Stitches
Muffler or Scarf
Lady's Ribbed Vest
Boy's Jersey, 2 and 1 Rib
Girl's Victorine or Cape
Baby's Overalls, in White or Other Suitable Wool
Baby's Jacket, in Blue, White, or Other Colors
Easy Lesson for Boys and Girls
The Amateur's First Knitting Lesson
Knitting Braid Cord
Knitting Square Cord
Knitting Round Cord
Short Double Fringe
Knitting Flat Web
Heel and Tow Flat Web
Round Heel and Toe
First Part of Heel
Second Part of Heel
Heel and Toe
Child's Plain Stocking
Knit Flat Web
Making Heel, First Half
Making Heel, Second Half
Flat Web Toe
All Sizes of Stockings
Large Flat Web
Knit on Plain Machine
Men's and Boy's Ribbed Undershirts
Herring Bone Pattern
Net or Filet Pattern
Bar and Diamond Pattern
Special Lattice Pattern
Special Ribbed Pattern
Ribbon Work Pattern
Machine Knitting Yarns
For Ready Reference to Machine Parts and Their Operation
List and Photos
What a historically educational and delightful knit and fancywork thread and yarn art instructional piece this is!
The ladies of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! These are beautiful items and sure to delight you and yours! These instructions are very clear and easy to follow and yet the experience needle worker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.
The antique and vintage threads, yarns, needles, hooks, etc., can be found on Atomic Mall quite readily. You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, of course, you can utilize contemporary tools and materials found at a nearby fabric, craft or hobby store
The Spiral Bound Book Republication you will receive is representative of the types of handicraft expertise of earlier genteel and feminine American and European culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment recreating antique needlework items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-grandmothers did!
You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come. This information has been scanned at a high resolution and electronically revamped to provide you with the very best hardcopy reproduction. Unlike other reproduction sellers this is NOT a cheap, grainy photocopy! Our Spiral Bound Republication has so many more advantages over the original book.
What are the benefits of our antique book Spiral Bound Book Republications
* Our products are produced with front and back covers of heavy stock paper.
* Our products are made using the latest LaserJet printing technology meaning the ink will not smear like inferior photocopy or inkjet products do.
* Our spiral binding allows your book to lie flat during use for ease of viewing while working on your needlework projects.
* Our products do not cost a small fortune for you to obtain and enjoy.
* Every image and every page has been scanned to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!
* These scans are enlarged to full-page dimensions for ease of viewing!
* You can gift these wonderful Victorian, Edwardian pattern book finds with family and friends!
Curious about the quality of this item Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! You will appreciate the attention we have taken in providing you with a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that will be use for many years to come...
Check out Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions for many other unique needlework CD & Spiral Bound Book Republications for your creative needle working pleasure!
Payment: I prefer Paypal but also accept money orders or personal check.
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USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers:payment is accepted via Paypal only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction. Please visit out other auctions and store listings at http://stores.Atomic Mall.com/Dakota-Prairie-Treasures for other items of similar interest! Thank you!
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Please visit out other auctions and store listings for other items of similar interest at http://stores.Atomic Mall.com/Dakota-Prairie-Treasures ! Thank you! USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers: payment is accepted via Paypal only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction.
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