Decorative Flowers and Leaves
very serviceable edging, not too minute, is a No. 4 steel crochet hook and linen " L.C." crochet thread, No. 14. Another Edging (Plate VII.). A very effective used.
worked into a row
one above, it wears and washes work one double crochet into one
and work one double crochet into sixth loop continue making ten chain and one double crochet until the row is complete. Break off the thread. Start the second row with one double crochet in the centre of the chain loop make ten chain and work one double crochet into the centre of the next loop, and so on to the end of the row then join and break off the thread. The third row is worked in a coloured thread. Take a blue linen or cotton thread and start this row by working into six button-hole loops ;
double crochet, four chain, four double crochet, four chain and two double crochet. Work the same number of stitches in each loop. The chain stitches form little picots this makes a dainty little finish to a table centre. Compare Plate VII. Plate XVb. gives an example of a work bag made from rug canvas. It is worked in cross stitch in two shades of blue, light green and a reddish-purple raffia. the
The edges soft blue
are turned in
finished off with a border of
the handles are of
in the different colours
lined with a printed
which matches the various colours.
gives a Japanese basket
trimmed with cherry-coloured 169
Published on Oct 27, 2016