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The Ladies' Work-BookContaining Instructions In Knitting, Crochet, Point-Lace, etc. by Unknown

The Ladies' Work-BookContaining Instructions In Knitting, Crochet, Point-Lace, etc. by Unknown

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IN SQUARE NETTING; THE PATTERN DIAMOND.

OTTOMAN COVER.

MATERIALS:.—Brooks' Goat's-head Netting Cotton, Nos. 30 and 36; Embroidering, No. 40; Steel
Mesh, No. 12, and Steel Netting Needle. For the upper side of the cushion use No. 36 Cotton, and commence
with one stitch, and make one at the end of every row until you have 83 loops on your mesh; then decrease
one at the end of every row until you have only one left; then fasten off; then darn it with Embroidering
Cotton, No. 40, according to the engraving, always taking care that there are the same number of threads in
every square, and that the threads all run the same way, making as few breaks in the cotton as possible; in
fastening off, or beginning again, always let it be on the under-side, that the ends may not be seen. Then for
the under-side of the cushion, make another piece exactly similar to the other one in size, but with a thicker
cotton, No. 30. The two pieces must then be joined together, and placed upon a cushion stuffed with wool and

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FLORAL ANTI-MACASSAR.

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covered with a dark purple, crimson, or green velvet; the whole afterwards finished with a thick twisted cord
in two colours, with massive tassels at the corners to match.

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