The Ladies' Work-Book eBook

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[Illustration:  LOUNGING CAP, IN CROCHET.]

14th:  (Same colours, with the lightest green but one) X 1 w., 3 s., 5 g., 2 s., 2 w., 1 s., 3 g., 1 s., 3 w., 2 s., 2 g., 2 b., 4 g., 5 s., 2 g., 1 s., 1 w., 1 s., 2 g., 1 s., 2 g., 1 s., 1 w., X 5 times.

15th:  (Same colours, with next darkest green) 3 s., 4 g., 1 b., 1 g., 2 s., 1 w., 1 s., 1 w., 1 s., 2 w., 1 s., 3 w., 2 s., 7 g., 1 s., 5 g., 2 s., 3 w., 1 s., 3 g., 1 s., 1 w., 1 s., X 5 times.

16th:  (Scarlet, black, white, and next darkest green) X 6 g., 1 b., 2 g., 2 s., 3 w., 2 s. 5 w., 3 s., 5 g., 1 s., 3 g., 1 b., 2 g., 2 s., 4 w., 3 s., 1 w., 1 s., 1 g., X 5 times.

17th:  (Same colours) X 1 s., 1 g., 1 s., 2 g., 1 b., 3 g., 3 s., 9 w., 2 s., 1 g., 6 s., 2 g., 1 b., 3 g., 5 s., 5 w., 2 s., X 5 times.

18th:  (Scarlet, white, and darkest green) X 1 g., 2 s., 5 g., 5 s., 4 w., 1 s., 2 w., 2 s., 2 g., 6 s., 5 g., 7 s., 3 w., 3 s., X 5 times.

19th:  (Scarlet and darkest green) X 4 s., 3 g. over centre three of 5 g., 15 s., 1 g., 8 s., 3 g., 14 s., X 5 times.

Four rounds of scarlet complete the band round the head.

THE TOP OF THE CAP.—­This is a worked from the centre, and gradually increased until of the same dimensions as the band, that is, containing 240 stitches.  Begin by working 12 stitches with black wool on the cord, and forming it into a round.

2 round:  Increase to 24 stitches.

3rd:  Increase to 40.

4th:  (Black and gray) X 2 g., 2 b., X 13 times.

5th:  (Black and white) X 3 w. over 2 g., 2 b. over 2 b., X 13 times.

6th:  (Black and scarlet) X 4 s. over 3 w., 2 b. over b., x 13 times.

7th to 11th:  (All scarlet) Increasing sufficiently to keep the work flat, and having 120 stitches in the last round, or 8 times 15.

12th:  (White, scarlet, and lightest green) X 3 s., 4 g., 4 s., 2 w., 2 s., 1 w., 2 s., 1 g., X 8 times.

Observe that care must be taken to increase so that the pattern begins always at the same point.

14th:  (White, scarlet, and third green) X 2 g., 2 s., 2 g. over second and third of 4 g. in last round, 5 s., 3 w., 2 s., 1 w., 1 s., 2 g., X 8 times.

15th:  (Same colours) X 2 s. over 2 g., 2 more s., 1 g., 1 s., 1 g., 3 s. over 2, 1 g., 2 s., 2 w., 2 s., 1 w., 2 s., 2 g., X 8 times.

16th:  (Darkest green but one, white, and scarlet) X 1 s., 2 w., 1 s., 1 w., 1 s., 2 g., 1 s., 2 g., 5 s., 2 w., 1 s., 2 g., 1 s., X 8 times.

17th:  (Same colours) X 1 s., 4 w., 3 s., 3 g., 5 s., 2 w., 1 s., 2 g., 3 s., X 8 times.

18th:  (Darkest green, white, and scarlet) X 2 s., 2 w. (over second and third of 4 white in last round), 5 s., 12 g., the last over the first of 2 green, 5 scarlet, X 8 times.

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