manipulate, a softer metal would be more satisfactory.
length of copper wire about one-eighth of an inch in
diameter and 15 inches long, could be beaten into the
of a hairpin (Fig. 73)
too hard to take the curve
can be softened by annealing it. The width between the prongs may vary in different forks according to the width of the insertion to be made, from half an inch to 3 inches apart metal
four ply, a No.
needle does very well. Cotton, flax,
useful articles for decorative
purposes. Fig. 73.
made by threading
beads into the wool the beads could be kept at the edge of the wide prong. An Insertion or Fringe. Method of working This insertion may be worked in two ways. By looking ;
at Fig. 73 it will be seen that the stitch is a very simple one. Make a slip-knot as Fig. 63, and one chain ; with-
draw the hook.
Place the fork with the prongs upwards
between the thumb and the middle the chain stitch on to the left prong with the
in the left hand,
Published on Oct 27, 2016