When the rows are all third, and fifth, etc. the same end, wool must be cut off at the from started the end of each row, and commenced again at the the
beginning of the next.
worked, as in ordinary needlework, from right to left. Chain Slip-knot (Fig. 63).—We will start then with a slip-knot,
which forms the
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loop for the
chain (Fig. 63). Wind the wool once round the first two fingers of the left hand and pull the long end of the wool
through the a loop
in a such a
as to form
pull both ends of the
tighten the knot sufficiently to leave
an easy passage
up the long end
made by taking
wool with the hook and drawing it through the loop. Repeat this process until the length of chain required has been obtained (Fig. 64).
practice will soon give the
regularity of stitch necessary.
Single Stitch. To practise single crochet, make a chain about 12 inches long put the hook into the upper half-loop of the second chain throw the wool over the point and draw it through this half-loop and through the loop which is already on the hook. Proceed in this way to the end of the chain work one chain turn and work back again, taking care to put the hook into the upper half of the stitch of the previous row. Thus the first stitch of each succeeding row is always worked into the back of the last stitch of the preceding row. ;
Published on Oct 27, 2016