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

c.  With cotton No. 16. 10 chain, 1 s.c. in 1st, make it round. * 1 d.c., 3 chain, 3 long, 3 chain, * repeat 3 times more in round loop. ** 1 d.c. on d.c., 7 chain, 1 d.c. on 2 long, 7 chain repeat all round. ** 9 d.c. in each 7 chain; fasten off.

1 s.c. in 5th d.c., 9 chain repeat all round.  In 1st 9 chain 6 d.c., join to 5th long of a 5 d.c. in same 9 chain:  * in next 9 chain 11 d.c., repeat all round; fasten off.

Make another c, joining to a and first c.  Make 12 more; join as in the engraving.

[Illustration:  BREAD CLOTH.]

d.  With cotton No. 18. 7 chain make it round; 11 d.c. in round loop, join to 5th d.c. of 11 d.c. of e, * 7 chain, miss 1, 1 s.c., repeat * twice more; join to the other c to the 5th d.c. of 11 d.c., fasten off. 1 s.c. in 4th chain of 1st 7 chain. ** 5 chain 1 s.c. in same as last s.c., then in 5 chain, 1 d.c. 4 long, 2 chain, join to a, turn, 1 chain, 2 long on 2 chain, 4 long, 1 d.c. in same 5 chain. 1 s.c. in next 7 chain; 7 chain join to next division of d 7 chain; 1 s.c. in 4th chain stitch of 7 chain, repeat from ** to ** 7 chain, join, 7 chain, repeat from ** to ** again, fasten off.  Make 9 more d’s, joining in the same manner, and as placed in the engraving.

e.  With cotton No. 18. 10 chain, make it round and work in loop 17 d.c.; 1 d.c. on 1st d.c., 5 chain, miss 1, 1 s.c. in next 4 chain join to c’s 3 chain, miss 2, 1 s.c. in 3rd, 5 chain, miss 1, 1 s.c. in next, 6 chain join to a 5 chain, miss 1, 1 s.c. in next, 5 chain, miss 1, 1 s.c., 4 chain, join to c 3 chain, miss 2, 1 s.c., 5 chain, miss 1, 1 s.c., 7 chain 1 s.c. fasten off.  Make 3 more, placing them as in the engraving.

f.  With cotton No. 14. 1 long between two c’s; 1 c before the corner.  Commence:  6 chain, . 1 d.c. in 6th d.c. of 11 d.c. of c 9 chain, repeat . 3 times more; 10 chain, 1 s.c. in 4th chain of 7 chain of e 10 chain, .. 1 d.c. in the centre of 11 d.c., 9 chain, repeat .. 3 times more.  Repeat all round the d’oyley, making the corners alike.

2nd:  . 3 long, 2 chain, miss 2, . this is the . pattern all round, except at the corners.  You miss 2 and make no chain, this is to be done by e, and by the 1 long between the two c’s.  You work as follows:  make no chain, and miss 4, 2 each side of one long.

3rd:  5 chain, miss 2, 1 s.c. repeat all round.

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HONITON SPRIG.

Materials.—­Brooks’ Great Exhibition Prize Goat’s-head Crochet Cotton, No. 60.  Penelope Hook, No. 24. 6 ch. for the end of the stem.

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