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BRACELET CUFF, IN CROCHET.

DESIGNED BY MRS. WARREN.

1 Reel of Drab Boar's Head or Drab Purse Silk. 3 shades of Scarlet Chenelle or 4-Thread Wool, the middle tint being a Military Scarlet, 2 skeins of each shade of Wool, or I skein of Chenelle and 1 of White. Steel Crochet Hook Guaging, No. 16. De means Double Crochet.

1st Row.—Darkest shade of Scarlet, make a chain of 50 stitches, turn back and work a row of D'.

2nd Row.–Turn back, make 3 chain which here is equivalent to 1 long, 2 long into next loop,* 1 chain, 3 long into 4th loop, repeat from * there must be 1 long worked into the last chain, leave the Wool on at this end and commence the other end with White.

3rd Row.-Twist the Wool twice over the Hook for this row. 2 long into 2 successive loops, 2 chain, miss 2 loops, repeat.

4th Row.-Same as the 2nd row with the darkest Scarlet shade.

5th Row.— Turn back, work a row of Do.

6th Rou. --With the 2nd shade, twist the Wool twice over the Hook, work 1 long into every loop making 2 chain between each. At the corners, work 2 long stitches into 1 loop, these longstitches must be worked all round the band.

7th Row.— With the lightest shade, De under the 2 chain, 5 chain, repeat.

8th Row.-Drab Cotton or Purse Silk, De under the 5 chain, 5 chain, repeat.

Join the Band together opening the Frill at the ends, then having a Glove Band with a pretty ornament at the top, take

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this off, open the elastic and draw it through the White row, sew it together neatly and fasten the ornaments on the top, this completes the cuff. This cuff should not be worked loosely.

CARD BASKET, IN CROCHET AND NETTING.

DESIGNED BY MRS. WARREN.

This Basket is worked in Double Crochet over White Blind Cord. 4-Thread Wool, 6 shades of Green and 1 of Pale Lemon, 2 skeins of each are required for the Basket. 5 shades of light Scarlet, 5 of dark Scarlet, 5 of Yellow, 5 of Violet, 2 skeins of White, 1 of Pale Lemon, 1 skein of each for Dahlias. 1 Mesh | of an inch wide. Steel Crochet Hook Guaging, No. 16.

Commence the Basket by sewing about a quarter of a yard of the cord in a loop, begin at the point where it is sewed, with the darkest shade, Dc round this piece of cord, then double it and sew it together neatly with the same color Wool, this forms the Centre Oval for the bottom of the Basket, work 2 rows more of the same color round it, working 2 stitches of Dc into every loop round the end of the oval.

Join on the next shade, work 2 rows more precisely the same as the last.

Join on the next shade, work 2 rows more the same as the last, but after working the last row draw the Cord rather tightly round the ends of the oval. This row commences the side of the Basket.

From this row observe that the change of shades are all joined on in the same place.

Join on the next shade, and work 2 rows without increasing more than 1 stitch in every 6th, round the ends only.

Join on the next shade, increase 1 in every 5th stitch all round.

The next row with the same color without increasing.

Join on the next shade, work a row increasing 1 in every 5th stitch, then a row with the same color without increasing.

Join on the next shade, and work 2 rows like the lastJoin on the Lemon, work a row increasing 1 in every 4th stitch.

Then the lightest shade of Green, the same as last row.

The next shade darker without increasing.

The next shade, increasing 1 in every 4th stitch.

The next shade, without increasing.

The next shade, increasing 1 in every 4th stitch.

The darkest shade, without increasing.

This forms the Basket. Turn the rim over from the Lemon color.

/or % §ant>le. Cut a plain piece of Cord J of a yard in length, join the 2 ends together neatly, then take 2 pieces of Wire from a length of Ribbon Wire, and sew it round the Cord slightly, then take a skein of the darkest Green Wool and wind it double in a ball, then twist the Wool over the Cord and Wire so as to leave no white visible, then double the Cord exactly in half and twist it as the plate represents, sewing it at each crossing with Wool the same color, then sew it each side to the Lemon color row with Wool the same color. The Basket is now complete and ready for the Dahlias.

/or il)c g)aj)Ua«. With the lightest shade of either color Wool, net on a piece of String over the Mesh the whole of the shades, then with fine Silk the same color sew securely, and neatly, 4 loops together as they are slipped off the Mesh, do this with all the shades, then cut some rounds of foundation Muslin in diameter 1 \ inches, sew the lightest shade (for instance Scarlet) round the circle of Muslin drawing it rather tightly as this gives roundness to the

this off, open the elastic and draw it through the White row, sew it together neatly and fasten the ornaments on the top, this completes the cuff. This cuff should not be worked loosely.

CARD BASKET, IN CROCHET AND NETTING.

DESIGNED BY MRS. WARREN.

This Basket is worked in Double Crochet over White Blind Cord. 4-Thread Wool, 6 shades of Green and 1 of Pale Lemon, 2 skeins of each are required for the Basket. 5 shades of light Scarlet, 5 of dark Scarlet, 5 of Yellow, 5 of Violet, 2 skeins of White, 1 of Pale Lemon, 1 skein of each for Dahlias. 1 Mesh of an inch wide. Steel Crochet Hook Guaging, No. 16.

Commence the Basket by sewing about a quarter of a yard of the cord in a loop, begin at the point where it is sewed, with the darkest shade, DR round this piece of cord, then double it and sew it together neatly with the same color Wool, this forms the Centre Oval for the bottom of the Basket, work 2 rows more of the same color round it, working 2 stitches of D into every loop round the end of the oval.

Join on the next shade, work 2 rows more precisely the same as the last.

Join on the next shade, work 2 rows more the same as the last, but after working the last row draw the Cord rather tightly round the ends of the oval. This row commences the side of the Basket.

From this row observe that the change of shades are all joined on in the same place.

Join on the next shade, and work 2 rows without increasing more than 1 stitch in every 6th, round the ends only.

Join on the next shade, increase 1 in every 5th stitch all round.

The next row with the same color without increasing.

every 5th

Join on the next shade, work a row increasing 1 in stitch, then a row with the same color without increasing.

Join on the next shade, and work 2 rows like the last.

Join on the Lemon, work a row increasing 1 in every 4th stitch.

Then the lightest shade of Green, the same as last row.
The next shade darker without increasing.
The next shade, increasing 1 in every 4th stitch.
The next shade, without increasing.
The next shade, increasing 1 in every 4th stitch.
The darkest shade, without increasing.

This forms the Basket. Turn the rim over from the Lemon color.

For the Handle. Cut a plain piece of Cord { of a yard in length, join the 2 ends together neatly, then take 2 pieces of Wire from a length of Ribbon Wire, and sew it round the Cord slightly, then take a skein of the darkest Green Wool and wind it double in a ball, then twist the Wool over the Cord and Wire so as to leave no white visible, then double the Cord exactly in half and twist it as the plate represents, sewing it at each crossing with Wool the same color, then sew it each side to the Lemon color row with Wool the same color. The Basket is now complete and ready for the Dahlias.

For the Dahlias. With the lightest shade of either color Wool, net on a piece of String over the Mesh the whole of the shades, then with fine Silk the same color sew securely, and neatly, 4 loops together as they are slipped off the Mesh, do this with all the shades, then cut some rounds of foundation Muslin in diameter 14 inches, sew the lightest shade (for instance Scarlet) round the circle of Muslin drawing it rather tightly as this gives roundness to the

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