Yarn: Some kind of worsted weight yarn, hand-dyed red by Kate, and passed on to me via Darcy.
Needles: 4.5 mm / 7 US
Gauge: 4 stitches and 5.5 rows per inch
Stitch Pattern: 'Barège Knitting for Shawls'
Source: My Knitting Book, by Miss Lambert (1845), p. 79-80
Comments: According to Google's dictionary, 'Barège' is "A light, silky dress fabric resembling gauze, typically made from wool." I suppose this could make a light fabric, but you'd have to use a much lighter yarn. This was the last of my forays into 19th century knitting patterns. After this one, I took a bit of a break and went back to my regularly scheduled knitting.