The Lady's Album of Fancy Work for 1850 eBook

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6th round. 2 treble over the 2 treble, 2 chain, 2 treble in the loop of 5 chain, 2 chain, 2 treble over the second, 2 treble, 3 chain; repeat.—­

7th round. 2 treble over the first 2 treble-stitches, 3 chain, 2 treble, 3 chain, 2 treble, 1 chain; repeat.—­

8th round. 4 treble, commencing on the last 2 treble-stitches in the last round, 5 chain, 2 treble, 5 chain; repeat.—­

9th round. 2 treble over the 2 middle of the 4 treble, 7 chain, 2 treble, 7 chain; repeat.—­

10th round. 1 single into the last chain-stitch in the last round, (a) 5 chain, 1 single into the second of the chain of seven, 7 chain, 1 single into the last but one of the 7 chain; repeat from (a).—­

11th round. 1 single into the centre stitch of the 7 chain, 9 chain; repeat.

12th round.  Treble.—­

13th, 14th, and 15th rounds.  Single open.—­

16th, 17th, and 18th rounds.  The same, only making 2 treble-stitches together, with 1 chain.—­

19th round.  Plain treble.—­

20th round. 1 single, 7 chain into every 3 stitch in the last round.—­

21st round. 1 treble into the centre of the 1 loop of 7 chain, 6 chain, 1 single into second loop of 7 chain, 6 chain; repeat.—­

22d round. 3 treble, commencing on the chain-stitch before the treble in last round, 6 chain, 1 single over the single in last round, 6 chain; repeat.—­

23d round. 5 treble, commencing on the chain-stitch before the 3 treble in last round, 6 chain, 1 single over the single in last round, 6 chain; repeat.—­

24th round. 7 treble, commencing as before, and making a chain-stitch between each treble, 5 chain, 1 single over the single in last round, 5 chain; repeat.

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EMBROIDERY

9.  COVER FOR ALBUM.

Materials—­Black or crimson satin or velvet, gold thread, and gold-coloured silk braid.

Draw the pattern with a white crayon, and work the leaves and the name with the gold thread in embroidery-stitch; sew on the braid on the scroll which encircles the cover.

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CROCHET.

10.  SERVIETTE FOR CRUET-STAND.

Materials—­Raworth’s crochet-thread No. 30, or three shades of rose and one of drab crochet-thread.

If the coloured threads are used, commence with the lightest pink, and make a chain of 30 stitches; work on each side and in the end of this in close double crochet, increasing by making three stitches in the end-stitches.—­

2d round. 1 long, 2 chain, miss 2, except at the three end-stitches, when none must be missed.—­

3d round. 1 long in the 1 long of last round, 2 chain; increase at the ends by working 1 long in the alternate chain-stitches.—­

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