The Lady's Album of Fancy Work for 1850 eBook

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54.  “BABOCHE,” OR ORNAMENT FOR CANDLES.

The materials required are, a quarter of a yard of bright rose-coloured glazed muslin, a quarter of a yard of white glazed jaconet muslin, two pieces of card of three inches and a half long and one inch broad; join in, and cut out of rose and white jaconet muslin twenty pieces of each colour; fold them, and sew on the card 5 rose, then 5 white, all round, and your baboche will be completed.—­(See drawing.) We assure our fair readers they are exceedingly pretty, and certainly not found difficult.

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SCAGLIOLA WORK

55.  CHESS-BOARD.

SEE directions in page 22.

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CROCHET.

56.  D’OYLEY.

Materials—­Shaded scarlet and green double Berlin wool; Raworth’s crochet-thread No. 16; Penelope crochet No. 1.

With green make a chain of 5 stitches, unite the ends; then make 7 chain, 1 single into each loop of the preceding chain.—­

1st round. 5 chain, 1 single in the centre loop of the 7 chain; repeat four times.—­

2d, 3d, and 4th rounds. 1 treble, 2 chain, miss 1; repeat, uniting the ends of each round, and taking the loops at the back of the chain.—­

5th round (crochet-thread.) 4 treble, 2 chain, miss 1, 1 treble, 2 chain, 1 treble twice, 2 chain, miss 1; repeat.—­

6th round (green wool). 4 treble over the 4 in the last row, 1 double, 5 chain, 1 single through the loop in the last round twice, 5 chain, 1 single; repeat.—­

7th round (crochet-thread). 4 treble over the 4 in the last round, 1 double, 5 chain, 1 single over the 1 in the last round.—­

8th round (scarlet). 4 treble, 1 double, 3 chain, 1 double through the loop, 5 chain, 1 double twice, 3 chain, 1 double; repeat.

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[Illustration:  No. 55.  CHESS-BOARD.]

[Illustration:  No. 56.  D’OYLEY.]

[Illustration:  No. 57.  GAUNTLET CUFF.]

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CROCHET.

57.  GAUNTLET CUFF.

Materials—­White and scarlet Berlin wool, three shades, and shaded green wool; Penelope crochet No. 2.

With white make a chain of 40 loops, and work from the directions given for collar, page 38.  Finish, to correspond with, collar, placing a rosette in the centre of the cuff, and fastening with a hook and eye.

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EMBROIDERY

58.  LIQUEUR-STAND MAT.

Materials—­White silk or cashmere; three shades of crimson, three ditto of green, two ditto of brown chenille; five shades of scarlet Berlin wool, four skeins of each shade; and four skeins of white Berlin wool.

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