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2nd round:  Work 2 double at the top of each of the one double of last round, repeat round.

3rd:  The same as last, and after you have worked round, plain one to form the round. (You should have 32 loops in the round).

4th:  Ch. 3, miss 1, work 1 treble; ch. 5, work 1 treble in the same loop as before; ch. 3 miss 1, work 1 double in the next loop, repeat round, fasten off.

5th:  Work 3 treble in the centre of five ch. of last round; ch. 3, work 3 treble in the same loop as before; ch. 2, and repeat round, plain 1 and fasten off with it, complete the round.

Work 4 rounds more, the same for each scollop, or 32 for the collar, then work 18 of the following pattern for the leaf:—­

Make a chain of 40 loops, turn back and work them in double crochet, turn back.

2nd round:  Work 2 plain and 2 double for the stalk part of the leaf; then ch. 2, miss 2, and work 1 treble, until you come to the end; then ch. 3 and work one treble at the end; work the other side the same, in order to make both sides to correspond; ch. 2, turn back.

3rd:  Work 2 plain in the 2 ch. of last round, then ch. 3, miss the 2 ch. of last round, and work 1 treble at the top of the 1 treble of last round; repeat round, and work 2 plain at the end, ch. 2, turn back.

4th:  Work 2 plain in the two ch. of last round, ch. 3, miss 2, work 1 treble, then ch. 4 and work 2 treble at the top of the 1 treble of last round, repeat round with the ch. 4, and work 2 treble at the top of the 1 treble of last round, making both sides to correspond, fasten off.

5th:  Ch. 12 for the stalk of the leaf, plain 1 in the first four chains of last round, then ch. 4 and plain 1 in the centre of each of the 4 chains all round the leaf; then work the last 8 chains double for the stalk, which completes the leaf; make the number of leaves required, then join the flowers and leaves together, as shown in the illustration, with a needle and crochet thread.

[Illustration:  MOUSQUETAIRE CROCHET COLLAR.]

Then work the following band along the neck part of the collar—­pass the hook through the two ends of the stalk part of the leaf, and plain 1, chain 40, and repeat to the end, turn back.

2nd row:  Ch. 4, miss 2, and plain 1; repeat to the end, turn back. 3rd:  Ch. 4, plain 1, in the centre of the 4 chains of last row, repeat to the end, turn back. 4th:  Work 3 treble in the centre of 4 chains of last row; ch. 2, and repeat to the end, turn back. 5th:  Ch. 3, plain 1, in the centre of the first 2 chain of last row; repeat to the end, turn back. 6th:  Ch. 2, plain 1 in the centre of the 3 chain, of last row; repeat to the end, fasten off, which completes the collar.

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RAISED ROSE CROCHET COLLAR.

MATERIALS.—­Brooks’ Great Exhibition Prize Goat’s-head Crochet Thread, No. 40, and Penelope Crochet Hook, No. 5.

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