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The Ladies' Home Journal

June 1895

"Designs in Crochet"

Author: Margaret Sims

Section II: A Pretty Trimming

Two threads are likewise required for design given in Illustration No. 2. With one thread make 4ds, 1p, 4ds, 1 p, 4ds, 1p, 4ds; draw up **; with two threads make 5ds,1p, 5ds; with one thread make 6ds; fasten in last p of first loop 6ds; draw up close as possible; make 6ds, 1p, 6ds,; draw up close; make 6ds, 1p, 6ds; draw up; with two threads make 5ds,1p, 5ds; with one thread make 4ds; fasten in last p of preceding loop 4ds, 1p, 4ds, 1p, 4ds; draw up and repeat from ** for the required length.

In making the second half of the pattern be careful to join along the centre as shown in the drawing. In like manner the width of the insertion can be increased to any extent.

Click on this article's sections to view:

 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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