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Linked Stitches Bring the needle out at the starting point middle of the space form a small loop by throwing the thread round as Fig. 8 insert the needle in the assistance. in the

;

;

centre of this loop, which will varyin size according to the thickness of

the thread and the size of the cable wanted bring it out about a quarter of an inch lower down, taking care ;

to keep the thread under the point of

the needle

tighten the small loop to

;

the proper size with the right hand, then, placing the

and large such

link

and the thread

When worked as

Knox's

a

in

in position to start

is

firmly

" cord "

linen

makes a pretty border

8* '

This forms both the small

pull the thread through.

again.

FlG

thumb on the stitch,

or

line

twisted floss

A

stitch.

thread,

thread,

row

it

of

couching makes a good edging and emphasises the line if

required.

By the second method, the small stitch is made first, and the needle brought out to the surface about a quarter of an inch lower down put the needle through the small stitch from left to right and place the thumb on it put the needle through the large loop in process of making from right to left and tighten the ;

;

thread

The

sufficiently.

stitch has

now

small

to be made.

Braid Stitch (Fig. 9).—When a fairly heavy line Fig. 9

.

Fig.

9 can S3

be

is

used.

necessary, It

has a

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