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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 57 pages of information about The Lady's Album of Fancy Work for 1850.

Six pieces of velvet, three nails in length, and the width given in diagram will be required, and these must be sloped to a point.  Draw the designs upon the velvet with a white crayon, and sew on the braid; arrange the patterns in alternate order; neatly join the pieces of velvet, and edge each joining with braid; line with silk, and finish with band and tassels.

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CROCHET.

37.  BABY’S CAP.

Materials—­Raworth’s threads Nos. 90 and 100, and Penelope crochet No. 4.

With No. 90 make a chain of 3 loops, join and work a round of double crochet.—­

2d round.  Open crochet all round.—­

3d round.  Double crochet all round.—­

4th round. 3 chain, 1 long, missing 2 loops of preceding round; repeat.—­

5th round.  Double crochet all round.—­

6th and 7th rounds. 3 chain, crochet; repeat.—­

8th round.  Double crochet all round.—­

9th round. 3 chain, 2 long, missing 3 loops of preceding round; repeat.—­

10th round.  Double crochet all round.—­

11th and 12th rounds. 3-chain crochet, increasing as required, to form the round for crown.—­

13th round.  Three 3-chain crochet, 5 long in centre loop of every fourth 3-chain crochet-stitch of preceding round; repeat.—­

14th round.  Three 3-chain, 5 chain over the 5 long of preceding round; repeat.—­

15th, 16th, 17th, and 18th rounds.  Like the 13th and 14th rounds.—­

19th round. 3-chain crochet all round.—­

20th round. 3-chain crochet-all round.—­

21st round.  Double crochet.  This completes the crown of the cap; leave one-third to form the neck.  The front of the cap must be worked throughout on one side, commencing at the right hand.

Front.—­1st round. 3 chain, 2 long, missing 3 loop of preceding round; repeat.—­

2d round.  Double crochet.—­

3d round. 3-chain crochet.—­

4th round.  Three 3-chain crochet, 5 long in centre loop of every fourth 3-chain crochet stitch of preceding row; repeat.—­

5th row.  Three 3-chain double crochet over the long stitches of preceding row; repeat.—­

6th row.  Three 3-chain crochet, 1 chain, 1 long, 1 chain, 1 long, 1 chain, 1 long, 1 chain, 1 long, missing 1 loop between each long over the double crochet of preceding row; repeat.—­

7th row.  Three 3-chain crochet, double crochet over the long stitches of preceding row; repeat.—­

8th row. 3-chain crochet; repeat.

9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th rows, like the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th rows.—­

14th row. 3-chain crochet.—­

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