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

56th:  7 l. the 1st on 4th l., 19 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 6 l., 4 sq., 3 l., 5 sq., 6 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 3 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 18 sq., 6 l.

57th:  10 l. the 1st on 4th l., 17 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 7 sq., 6 l., 1 sq., 6 l., 3 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 3 l., 16 sq., 9 l.

58th:  7 l. the 1st on 7th l., 15 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 3 l., 10 sq., 3 l., 3 sq., 3 l., 6 sq., 6 l., 13 sq., 6 l.

59th:  10 l. the 1st on 4th l., 17 sq., 3 l., 8 sq., 3 l., 1 sq., 3 l., 2 sq., 3 l., 8 sq., 3 l., 10 sq., 9 l.

60th:  10 l. the 1st on 7th l., 15 sq., 3 l., 8 sq., 3 l., 5 sq., 3 l., 16 sq., 9 l.

61st:  13 l. the 1st on 7th l., 13 sq., 3 l., 6 sq., 3 l., 20 sq., 12 l.

62nd:  13 l. the 1st on 10th l., 35 sq., 12 l.

63rd:  16 l. the 1st on 10th l., 27 sq., 15 l.

64th:  19 l. the 1st on 13th l., 17 sq., 18 l.

65th:  58 l. the 1st on 16th l.

Now run in all the ends neatly and very secure; this may be done by darning the end backwards and forwards on the thick part.  D.c. on the 1st of the 58 l. stitches at the side, 7 ch., d.c. into 6th loop, then 7 ch., d.c. into every 5th loop, 7 ch., d.c. on last l., 7 ch., d.c. into the 5th loop of the next l. stitches, 7 ch., d.c. into 5th loop, 7 ch., d.c. on last l., 7 ch., d.c. into 4th loop of the next l. stitches, 7 ch., d.c. on last l., * 7 ch., d.c. on the last l. of next l. stitches, 11 times more, * now there are 2 even rows of l. stitches, ** 7 ch., d.c. into the loop between the two rows. 7 ch., d.c. on last l. of the next l. stitches, repeat from ** twice more, now there are three even rows; now work the same, now there are 15 even rows, make 7 ch., d.c. between every alternate row for 3 times, then 7 ch., d.c. on next row; now work all round the same.  There must be 31 chains of 7 on each of the four sloping sides of the oval, 11 chains of 7 on the long stitches on each side, and 8 chains of 7 on the top and bottom.

BORDER.—­Under each of the 7 chains work 2 l. with 1 ch. between each, 3 ch., repeat.

2nd:  Under each 3 ch. work 2 l. with 1 ch. between each, 5 ch., repeat.

3rd:  Under the 5 ch. work 2 l. with 1 ch. between each, 7 ch., repeat.

4th:  7 d.c. under the 7 ch., repeat.

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HONITON SPRIGS IN CROCHET.

The beautiful and expensive lace for which Honiton is famous may be closely imitated in crochet, with the occasional aid of some point-lace stitches.

Honiton sprigs and edgings are done in detached pieces, which are afterwards laid on Brussels net, and run on in any form that fancy may dictate.  Sometimes they are connected together into a solid mass by means of twisted bars, in a manner termed guipuring.  Being thus separate, the directions for each sprig or edging are comparatively short.  Each sprig is usually begun at the end of the stem, which is

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