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2nd part of the 2nd double row. Cast outer edge one row of double stitch with off together the next loop taken up in lilac filoselle, then one row of double the foundation chain with the following stitch with white wool; the 3rd row is loop, 1 chain.
worked again with filoselle, aiternately 1st part of the 3rd double row.—Take one double, one chain stitch, missing up alternately one loop underneath the one under the last; in the last two rows next chain stitch of the double row insert the needle into the two upper before the last, and one loop in the next chains of the preceding rows, long chain of the preceding row. Miss The comforter is ornamented at both the following long stitch. Work back ends with fringe in white wool
, the as in the second double row. This 3rd upper edge of which may be covered double row is repeated till the scarf is with lilac filoselle. sufficiently long. Work all round the
Instructions in Netting. The beauty of netting consists in its , be worked backwards and forwards firmness and regularity. All joins in To form a round, the first stitch is to the thread must be made in a very strong be worked immediately after the last, knot; and, if possible, at an edge, so which closes the netting into a circle. that it may not be perceived.
Round NETTING is very nearly the The implements used in netting are same stitch. The difference is merely a netting needle and a mesh. In filling in the way of putting the needle through a netting needle with the material, the loop and foundation, or other stitch. be careful not to make it so full that After passing the needle through the there will be a difficulty in passing it loop, it must be brought out, and put through the stitches. The size of the downwards through the stitch. This needle must depend on the material to stitch is particularly suitable for purses. be employed, and the fineness of the SQUARE NETTING is exactly the same work. Steel needles are employed for stitch as diamond netting, only it is every kind of netting except the very begun at a corner, on one stitch, and coarsest. They are marked from 12 to increased (by doing two in one) in the 24, the latter being extremely fine. The last stitch of every row, until the greatfine meshes are usually also of steel; est width required is attained. Then, but, as this material is heavy, it is by netting two stitches together at the better to employ bone or wooden meshes end of every row, the piece is decreased when large ones are required. Many to a point again. When stretched meshes are flat; and in using them the out, all the holes in this netting are width is given.
squares. The first stitch in this work is termed Square and diamond netting are the diamond netting, the holes being in most frequently used, and are ornathe form of diamonds. To do the first mented with patterns darned on them, row, a stout thread, knotted to form in simple darning or in various point a round, is fastened to the knee with stitches. In the latter case it forms a pin, or passed over the foot, or on a variety of the sort of work termed' the hook sometimes attached to a work guipure, now so fashionable. cushion for the purpose.
The end GRECIAN NETTING. Do one plain of the thread on the needle is knotted row. First pattern row.
Insert the to this, the mesh being held in the left needle in the first stitch, and, without hand on a line with it. Take the needle working it, draw through it the second in the right hand; let the thread come stitch, through the loop of which draw over the mesh and the third finger, the first, and work it in the ordinary bring it back under the mesh, and hold way. This forms a twisted stitch, and it between the thumb and first finger. the next is a very small loop formed of a Slip the needle through the loop over part of the second stitch. Repeat this the third finger, under the mesh and throughout the row. the foundation thread. In doing this The second row is done plain. a loop will be formed, which must be The third like the first; but the first passed over the fourth finger. With- and last stitches are to be done in the draw the third finger from the loop, usual manner, and you begin the twistand draw up the loop over the fourth, ing with the second and third loops. gradually, until it is quite tight on the The fourth is plain. Repeat these mesh. The thumb should be kept four rows as often as required. firmly over the mesh while the stitch Use No. 20 mesh for the fancy rows, is being completed. When the neces- and No. 14 for the plain. sary number of stitches is made on Stitches in netting are always counted this foundation, the future rows are to by knots.
[The accuracy of the following directions is guaranteed; the Oriental Table-corer karing
been worked from the type, and all errors corrected.) Materials.- Evans’ Knitting Cotton, No. 4; three Meshee, 2 flat, one-half an inch wideo the other an inch and a half, and one round Mesh, No. 14; 27 skeins Berlin
Wool; three of each of the following colours-peach, green, plum, yellow,"claret, dark blue, pink, light blue, and scarlet; a large rug needle, and a netting needle. On a round foundation of 23 stitches with the half-inch mesh, net 2 plain
8th Round.-Same mesh, 1 stitch in round.
stitch, and returning to the missed one 3rd Round. Round mesh, plain all round. netting. 4th, 5th, and 6th Rounds. The same. each.
9th Round, round mesh, 1 stitch in 7th Round, half-inch mesh.—2 stitches in each.
10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th Rounds.-
ENQUIRE WITHIN UPON FANCY NEEDLEWORK. At the end of every point darn an composed of 4 strands of each colour open diamond of 4 meshes, and knot a used in darning. tassel in the last mesh of each point This cover is quickly done, and has
a very foreign and elegant appearance..
[The accuracy of the following directions is guaranteed; the D'Oyley having been worked from
the type, and all errors corrected.] Materials.- One skein Knitting Cord, No. 16; one reel Mecklenburgh Thread, No.5; and one No. 80; three rows of blue Beads (large); two Meshes, one flat, nearly half an inch wide; and the other round, steel No. 16; one Netting Needle, and one coarse Sewing Needle. On a foundation of 18 stitches, net| 3rd Round.- Small mesh, 1 stitch in one plain round with flat mesh.
each. 2nd Round.–Flat mesh, two stitches 4th Round.-Same as 3rd. in each, except the last, in which net 5th Round.-Flat mesh, 2 in each, only one.
except the last, in which net only one.