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An made

fuller also

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by adding more

treble stitches to each

one. Figs.

66 and 67,

if

worked

quite a pretty decoration

in silk, cotton, or flax,

the flowers

;

make

may be folded into

various shapes and an interesting touch of colour or a

an outline of button-holing will add richness and variety to the work (Plate XV.). Leaves (Fig. 68). Leaves are quite simple to make, and, of course, will vary in size and form, just as the

stitch here or there, or

flowers do, according

the hook and used. leaf,

A

the

to

the

size

of

wool

thickness of

chain forms the mid-rib of the

and

into this double, treble

and

long treble stitches are worked up one side of the chain

and down the

other,

the long trebles coming at the widest

part and decreasing towards the

Method

—Make

a foundation

;

nineteen

work one

tip.

chain as

single stitch

into the second chain from the hook, one double crochet

two chain, one treble stitch into each of the next two chain, one long treble into each of the next eight chain, one treble into each of the next

into each of the next

two chain, one double crochet

into the next chain, three

These three stitches Continue with one double crochet into the next chain on the other side of the chain a treble stitch into each of the next two chain, and so on repeating the stitches as on the ascending

double crochet into the last chain.

form the

tip of the

leaf.

;

side

—to

may

the end of the chain (Plate XII.).

This leaf

be enlarged by working a row of double stitch 160

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