No. 464.--THE VENETIAN BAR is so
simple that it hardly needs description. It is worked over two
straight threads in reverse button-hole stitch.
No. 465 shows the Venetian bar applied
as the "veining" of leaf, and worked upon Sorrento bars.
No. 466.--VENETIAN BARS are worked so
as to form squares, triangles, &c., in button-hole stitch upon a
straight thread. The arrow in the illustration points to the direction
for working the next.
No. 467.--BARS OF POINT D'ANGLETERRE.--These
bars may be worked singly or to fill up a space, as in illustration.
Work rosettes as in point d'Angleterre;
when each rosette is finished
the thread up the foundation thread to the top, fasten with one
stitch, then pass it under the parallel line running through the
centre and over into the opposite braid; repeat on each side of each
rosette, inserting the threads as in illustration.
No. 468.--POINT DE VENISE BARS
(EDGED).--Begin at the right hand and stretch a line of thread to the
left side of the braid, fastening it with one tight stitch of point de
Bruxelles. Upon this line work a succession of tight point de
Bruxelles stitches. In every third stitch work one point de Venise
No. 469.--We now come to the most
important feature of BARS--the dot, picot, or purl,
for by all these names it is known. This dot is worked in various ways
upon different lace bars. Dotted point de Venise bars are worked as
Stretch the thread from right to left,
on this work five tight stitches of point de Bruxelles, then insert a
pin in this last stitch to hold it open and loose, pass the needle
under the loose stitch and over the thread, as clearly shown in
illustration No. 469, and in this loop work three tight point de
Bruxelles stitches. Then work five more stitches, and repeat to end of
No. 470 shows a dot or picot upon a
Sorrento bar worked between rows of
point de Bruxelles, three twisted stitches being worked into the loop
left by the twisted thread; this forms a picot resembling satin stitch
Nos. 471 and 472.--RALEIGH BARS are
worked over a foundation or network of coarse thread, twisted in
places so as to more easily fall into the desired form.