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with two chain put the hook into the first chain pass the thread over and draw it through in a loop pass the thread over again and draw it through the two loops ;

;

;

on the hook

put the hook into the left side of the pass the thread over the hook and draw it through pass the thread again over the hook and draw it through both stitches continue in this way till length required has been worked. This little stitch just

;

made

;

;

;

cord will be useful for bags, edgings for coats and jumpers and many other articles. Tricot (Fig. 71).— Fig. 71 represents another type of crochet, sometimes called Victorian or Tunisian crochet or simply crochet tricot.

makes elastic is

a

firm,

piece

specially

making

of

It

yet

close,

work, and

suited

the

to

of children's slippers,

scarves, bonnets, reins, braces,

collars, hat bands, etc. always worked in rows never in rounds and a long straight hook with a knob at the end is necessary as all the stitches on the advancing row are kept on

It

is

the hook and worked off on the return row

rows complete the stitch, which side backwards and forwards. Tricot crochet

is

is

—these

worked on the

commenced with

two

right

a chain the exact

length and finished off with single stitch.

A

Tricot Collar (Plate IX.).—The collar in Plate IX. is worked in Knox's linen " cord " floss thread. Make sixteen chain and work three rows of double 162

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