1996, Gerald L. Findley
Continue turning the shuttle from sideand looping the twine around the tongue untilthe shuttle is filled.
To prevent synthetic twine from fraying,use a candle flame to cut and fuse the ends.
Using a butane cigarette lighter tocut or fuse synthetic rope or twine may causethe lighter to over heat and explode.
DIAMOND MESH NETTING:
Diamond mesh netting is the easiest of the twoforms of mesh to make. Square mesh netting willbe dealt with latter.
To start diamond mesh netting thefirst row of mesh loops is cast on to a loop of some kind. The kind of loop used depends onthe project; a ring, grommet, frame or loop of twine may be used. The following directionsare for casting on to a ring but the same stepsmay be used for any starting loop.
Tie theend of thetwine to thering with aclove hitchstopped withtwo half hitches.
Place the twine behind the gauge thenbring the twine in front of the gauge and to theright.
The dot-ted circles ineach of the dia-grams is used toshow the posi-tion of thethumb and fin-ger of the lefthand.
Reeve the twine through the ring fromthe front to the back so that an overhand loopis formed.
Lay the twine across the ring from leftto right.pull
Pull the twine to the left to tighten thetwine around the ring and the gauge.