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Beeton's Book of Needlework

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Author: Isabella Beeton
Published: 1870
Language: English
Wordcount: 85,632 / 285 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.7
LoC Category: TT
Downloads: 2,047
Added to site: 2005.02.23
mnybks.net#: 9705
Origin: gutenberg.org

Illustrations not included (please see Project Gutenberg for HTML version with images).

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tches, draw up.

2nd oval: Close to last oval, work 10 double, 1 purl, 10 double; draw up.

Double thread: Putting the thread attached to the reel round the left hand, work 12 double, 1 purl, 4 double; then join the shuttle-thread to the purl in 2nd oval, by drawing it through with a pin. Then do another similar chain of stitches with the double thread, viz., 4 double, 1 purl, 12 double.

3rd oval: 10 double, join to the purl in 2nd oval--the same as that to which the shuttle-thread has been fastened--10 double; draw up.

4th oval: Close to last oval, work 10 double, join to purl of 1st oval, 10 double, draw up.

The pattern is now complete. Repeat from beginning, taking care that the next oval be close to the last. Crochet a heading with the same cotton, working 4 chain, 1 double into the purl of double thread, 6 chain, 1 double into the next purl. Repeat.

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5.--_Border in Tatting with Crochet Edging._

Materials: Messrs. Walter Evans and Co.'s tatting

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2009.02.10
Selinde2
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A very thorough text. Unfortunately in both the PDF and custom HTML formats, the illustrations, which are vital to the sense of the book, appear to be missing.


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