FOR THE CROWN OF THE CAP.—Make 7 ch., unite, 7 ch., d.c. into every loop, thus making 7 chains of seven. The cotton must be cut off at every row.
2nd: D.c. into centre loop of 7, 7 ch., repeat.
3rd: D.c. into centre loop of 7, 7 ch., d.c. on d.c. stitch, 7 ch., repeat.
4th: Same as 2nd.
5th: Same as 3rd.
6th: Same as 2nd.
8th: Same as 3rd.
Now repeat again 2nd, 3rd and 2nd rows.
12th: D.c. into centre loop of 7, 5 ch., repeat.
13th: 1 l., 2 ch., 1 l. into 3rd loop all round, including the d.c. stitches. In this row there are not sufficient stitches for the next row by 5, therefore for 5 times miss 1 loop instead of 2, at different intervals. There must be 114 squares in this row, therefore it is not very material whether 1 loop or 2 be missed occasionally, so that 114 squares are made.
14th: 10 l., 3 sq., * 9 l., 3 sq., repeat from * all round
15th: 10 l. the 1st on 4th l. of the 10 l, * 3 sq., 9 l., repeat from *.
16th: Same as last.
17th: 10 l. the 1st on the last of the 9 l., * 3 sq., 9 l., repeat from *.
18th: 10 l. the 1st on the last l. of the 2nd sq., * 3 sq., 9 l., repeat from *.
19th: The same as last row. This pattern is simply the same as the insertion in the front.
20th: 1 l., 2 ch., miss 1 loop, repeat.
21st: 5 ch., d c. on every l.
22nd: 5 ch., d.c. into centre loop of 5 ch., repeat.
23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, and 27th: The same as 22nd.
28th: 1 l. into the centre loop of the 5 ch., 2 ch., repeat.
29th: Begin on a l. stitch, 10 l. in the next 7 loops, including the 1st stitch, 3 sq., 9 l., in the next 7 loops, 3 sq., 9 l., in the next 7 loops, * 3 sq., 9 l. in the next 9 loops, repeat from *; the reason for commencing the row in this manner is, that there were not squares enough in the last row for the pattern. This row is the same as the 14th row. Now work as at 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th rows.