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An

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spotty appearance which would be rather a disadvantage if

the flowers were scattered in arrangement (Plate XII.).

very simply worked. Make a chain the required length, then add three or four stitches for turning, to allow for the depth of the It

is

treble

;

into the

insert fifth

the

hook

half-loop,

counting backwards, and

make

a treble stitch as de-

scribed (p. 157) ; crochet one or two chain between

each treble stitch to corre-

spond with the number of

Fig. 65.

chain stitches passed over.

Hooks.

—In

making the flowers, it is better for a novice to work with a bone crochet hook and wool steel

hooks are used

for fine threads, flax, silk, or cotton,

and are not quite so easy to manipulate as bone or wooden ones. The point of the hook ought to be quite free from roughness, as the wool or thread of any kind is so easily ruffled.

Flowers (Fig. 66). the

simplest

—To make work

flower,

chain and join (Fig. 66

five

This

a).

worked very loosely in order to show the method. Then make seven chain and one double

figure

is

crochet into the ring

;

five chain

and one double crochet into the ring.

Work

in

this

way

Fig. 66.

until

158

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