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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 227 pages of information about The Ladies' Work-Book.

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CROCHET STRIPE FOR A BED QUILT.

[Illustration:  CROCHET STRIPE FOR A BED QUILT]

MATERIALS.—­Brooks’ Great Exhibition Prize Goat’s-head Crochet Cotton.  Penelope Hook.

Make 2 stripes of this pattern.  All the stripes are worked the short way, and forwards and back.  This stripe is about 27-1/2 inches in width; it may be worked to any length, but great care must be taken that it is worked as evenly and tightly as the cotton and hook will permit, each l. stitch must measure in length over two-eighths of an inch, and nearly three-eighths.

Observe that the cotton must never be cut off, but that every row is worked forwards and back.

1st row:  Make a chain of about 330 stitches in length, turn back, and work 108 squares.

2nd:  Turn on reverse side, and observe this at the commencement of every row, work 4 l., 1 sq., 15 l., 2 sq., 15 l., 9 sq., 15 l., 1 sq., 9 l., 2 sq., 3 l., 10 sq., 3 l., 3 sq., 6 l., 6 sq., 6 l., 5 sq., 6 l., 4 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 6 l., 19 sq., 15 l., 2 sq., 15 l., 1 sq., 3 l.

3rd:  4 l., 1 sq., 9 l., 4 sq., 15 l., 21 sq., 9 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 12 l., 2 sq., 6 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 9 l, 4 sq., 6 l., 4 sq., 3 l., 7 sq., 9 l., 2 sq., 6 l., 10 sq., 15 l., 4 sq., 9 l., 1 sq., 3 l.

4th:  4 l., 2 sq., 9 l., 2 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 9 l., 1 sq., 9 l., 9 sq., 15 l., 5 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 15 l., 4 sq., 21 l., 3 sq., 12 l., 1 sq., 12 l., 1 sq., 6 l., 3 sq., 3 l., 17 sq., 9 l., 1 sq., 9 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 9 l., 2 sq., 3 l.

5th:  4 l., 2 sq., 18 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 15 l., 22 sq., 15 l., 1 sq., 12 l., 4 sq., 6 l., 1 sq., 15 l., 4 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 6 l., 7 sq., 9 l., 9 sq., 15 l., 2 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 18 l., 2 sq., 3 l.

6th:  4 l., 2 sq., 15 l., 2 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 15 l., 17 sq., 6 l., 3 sq., 3 l., 3 sq., 24 l., 5 sq., 27 l., 2 sq., 6 l., 20 sq., 15 l., 2 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 15 l., 2 sq., 3 l.

7th:  4 l., 3 sq., 6 l., 3 sq., 3 l., 3 sq., 15 l., 10 sq., 3 l., 8 sq., 18 l., 2 sq., 18 l., 4 sq., 9 l., 1 sq., 18 l., 2 sq., 3 l., 5 sq., 6 l., 15 sq., 15 l., 3 sq., 3 l., 3 sq., 6 l., 3 sq., 3 l.

8th:  4 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 15 l., 3 sq., 15 l., 15 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 3 sq., 9 l., 2 sq., 18 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 9 l., 3 sq., 12 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 15 l., 3 sq., 9 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 12 sq., 15 l., 3 sq., 15 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 3 l.

9th:  4 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 9 l., 2 sq., 6 l., 5 sq., 9 l., 10 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 9 l., 2 sq., 12 l., 3 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 3 sq., 12 l., 3 sq., 6 l., 1 sq., 18 l., 2 sq., 9 l., 2 sq., 3 l., 14 sq., 9 l., 5 sq., 6 l., 2 sq., 9 l., 2 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 3 l.

10th:  4 l., 1 sq., 6 l., 3 sq., 9 l., 2 sq., 9 l., 1 sq., 15 l., 12 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 6 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 12 l., 3 sq., 9 l., 6 sq., 12 l., 1 sq., 6 l., 2 sq., 9 l., 1 sq., 21 l., 4 sq., 3 l., 4 sq., 15 l., 1 sq., 9 l., 2 sq., 9 l., 3 sq., 6 l., 1 sq., 3 l.

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