Observe at the commencement of every row to make a slip-stitch.
Every row is worked the same, with a slip-stitch at the beginning;—knit one; pearl one.
First row—bring the wool forward, slip one; knit two, pass the slip-stitch over them.
To slip-stitch means to take a stitch from the left-hand to the right-hand needle without knitting it, and its abbreviation is sl.
Each succeeding row is the same, observing that the knit-stitch always comes over the slip-stitch.
Third row—bring the wool forward, knit three; bring the wool forward, slip one; knit two together, pass the slip-stitch over them.
The ground, of chains, worked back in slip-stitch with occasional picots, is to be done when forming the band for the neck.