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The Ladies' Home Journal

June 1895

"Designs in Crochet"

Author: Margaret Sims

Section I: A Useful Insertion

For working the insertion shown in Illustration No. 1 two threads are needed. With one thread make 4ds, 1p, 4ds, 1p, 4ds, 1p, 4ds; draw up both ends of the threads; make 4ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 4ds. With one thread make 4ds, fasten in last p of first loop, 4ds, 1p, 4ds, 1p, 4ds; draw up both threads; make 4ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 4ds; repeat from the beginning for the length required. This makes half the width of the insertion; in making the second half join the circles in each centre. Both this pattern and No. 2 make very handsome dress trimmings in black or colored silk.

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 Article Introduction

Crochet Chemise Yoke

 A Useful Insertion

 For the Dainty Border

 A Pretty Trimming

 Knitted Egg Cozy

 Dainty Tatted Square

 A Novel Wheel 

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Bibliographical Information:

Sims, Margaret. "Designs in Crochet and Tatting", The Ladies' Home Journal, Vol. XII, No. 5, June 1895, p. 21.

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