the thread round the mesh, passing
put the needle behind the loop (see Fig. 42) and twist the thread round the needle, over and under it pull through and tighten the knot. If a pin is used, pass the needle behind the out over the front of
loop, then put the pin
quarter or half
an inch below the edge pass the thread round the head of it make a loop round the point of ;
the needle and tighten. Fig. 43 shows the same edging with an additional row worked over a narrow braid several threads could be subFig.
stituted for the braid.
Button -holed Rings.
—Button-holed rings are
a foundation of soft
threads, which serves the double purpose of padding
Laces, Edgings, Central Fillings. Danish needleworkers use these rings a great deal as foundations for making both laces, and edgings, also
The former they apply
to their beautifully as
have some arrangement of grouped stitches worked round a button-holed Fig. 44. ring, then sewn on to the parts prepared for them. They use a ring stick, which is graduated such a
sizes, also to
them make any number
as to enable
rings in several