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13. GERMAN KNITTING-BAG. (CROCHET.)
Materials—Green and puce Berlin wool (four shades of green and three
of puce), three skeins of each shade, and four skeins of black wool. One
pair of tassels of corresponding colours, and a quarter of a yard of
morocco leather for lining, will also be required
Work in double-stitch crochet, passing the hook through both the upper
and under loop of the stitch of the preceding row. With black make a
chain nine inches in length. Work 1 row; work 2 rows with each shade of
green, commencing with the darkest; work 2 rows with black, then work 1
row with each shade of puce, commencing at the darkest. Work five
stripes with each colour, and in working the last row but one of black
work 3 chain, miss 3, fourteen stitches from each end. These form
For the Ends.—With darkest green make a chain of 9 stitches; unite,
and work two rounds, increasing in every stitch in the first and every
alternate in the second round. Work two rounds with each of the other
shades, increasing always in the same stitch. Work one round with black,
one with the lightest puce, then one with black. Work a second end in
the same manner.
For the Handle.—With black make a chain fourteen inches in length.
Work one row with the second shade of green, one with the mid shade of
puce, then one with the third shade of green, and one again with black.
Crochet in the ends to the body of the bag. Line with leather. Sew on
the handle, the tassels, and also two buttons on the side opposite to
the button-holes. Sew gimp round the joining at the ends, or work 3
plain stitches, 9 chain, miss 4, with black wool.—
2d row. 1 stitch of double crochet in every stitch.
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