The Ladies' Work-Book

Containing Instructions In Knitting, Crochet, Point-Lace, etc.

Author: Unknown
Language: English
Wordcount: 54,931 / 176 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.4
LoC Category: TT
Downloads: 3,050
Added to site: 2005.08.28
mnybks.net#: 11451
Origin: gutenberg.org
Buy new from: Amazon or Barnes & Noble
Find it used: eBay or AbeBooks
Get as AudioBook: Audible or AudioBooks.com
Advertisement
Excerpt

in the same place, slip-stitch to the part where it commences, as it will seldom be more than a few stitches in advance.

SQUARE CROCHET is a term often used, and generally understood, as the engraved patterns are mostly in it. Lest, however, any of our readers should not be familiar with the name, we will explain it. The squares are either open or close. An open square consists of one d.c., two ch.--missing two on the line beneath, before making the next stitch. A close square has three successive d.c. Thus, any given number of close squares, followed by an open, will have so many times three d.c., and _one over_; and any foundation made for a pattern to be worked in square crochet will have a number of chains divisible by three, leaving one over.

TO CONTRACT AN EDGE.--In forming leaves and many other things, this is very useful. It can be done in d.c., t.c., or long t.c. Having twisted the thread round the needle as often as the stitch may require, insert it in the work, and half-do a stitch. Instead o

Reviews

Add a review for this title.
Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2009.12.21
jane
***..

wonderfull book, greats idea


Cover image for

Download


show mobile phone QR code

Donate a small amount via Paypal below or read about some other ways that you can support ManyBooks.