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is easily done on a ground where the warp and weft threads are sufficiently open to guide the worker, otherwise two lines parallel should be marked from a quarter to half an inch apart. To work Link Stitch (Fig. 6a).—

It

Begin

with

(Fig. 6a)

the

middle

covered to the

;

the

bring

;

of

stitches

out in

the

to

space

and bring out

further

still

to the left on the lower edge.

Fig. 6a.

be

on the upper edge

insert

left,

smaller

the needle

the eye of the needle

Pass

down through

the small stitch and insert again on the lower edge

one take a vertical upwards and a little beyond the centre, having the thread under the needle as in Fig. 6 pull the needle through. These three movements complete the stitch, slightly to the left of the previous

;

stitch

;

the thread being

make

the

This stitch

first is

now

in position

small

stitch

to

again.

called linked, or knotted

chain.

To work Tete de Bceuf (Fig. 7).— Another variation of the loop or petal Work stitch is called Tete de Bceuf.

Fig. 7.

Fig. 'ja.

a loop stitch as Fig. Ja, then take a bring the needle out stitch across from left to right ;

above

the

stitch,

which

stretched

thread.

fixes this in place.

Make

another

This stitch

is

loop often

makes a good border stitch. To work Cable Chain (Fig. 8). Cable chain can be worked in two ways. Two guiding lines will be of used as a powdering.

It

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