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Ornamental

Knots

it round between the thumb and the under the short end of the new thread and

the loop, pass first finger,

over the long one,

down

into the upright loop again

Tighten the ends of both threads.

The Carrick Bend and ornamental.

47).—This knot

(Fig.

It could

tying

It is

hawsers.

simple

be used

quite successfully for embroidery braiding.

is

and

used by sailors for To arrange the

knot take one piece of narrow braid or cord and form it into a loop on the table cross the ends the under and shorter one take the second cord in the points towards the worker and the complete curve of the hand pass it under right loop in a diagonal direction (see Fig. 47) passing then

;

;

;

over the long and under the short end, enter into the

under the diagonal line and out over knot looks well tighter or looser according to the width when placed at intervals on a border and connected by lines of stitches. The Reef Knot. This knot varies slightly from Fig. 46. It forms a rather neater one than the weaver's knot and is also more ornamental. Method: Make a loop as before at the end of the new thread. Hold IG 4 it upright between the thumb and the first finger of the left hand, but do not cross the ends take the end of the working thread and pass it up through the loop from behind put it round between the thumb and the finger, under the two ends of the held thread, loop and pass the

it

This

loop.

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'

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