Materials: Messrs. Walter Evans and Co.'s
tatting cotton No. 100 tatting-pin No. 1.
This very pretty cap consists of an
oval crown in tatting, edged all round with a tatted lace, the lappets
are made in tatting also. The cap is trimmed with large and small
rosettes of narrow blue velvet. A narrow velvet ribbon is drawn
through the straight open-work edge of the lace, as can be seen in
illustration.
No. 39.--Border for Cap.--The upper
part of the border consists of 4 rows of circles worked at a distance
of three-fifths of an inch from each other. The circles of the 1st row
consist of 3 double, 3 purl divided by 3 double, 3 double. In the
following 3 rows each circle is fastened on to the cotton, which joins
2 circles in the 1st row, instead of working the middle purl, the
cotton between 2 circles in the last row must only be two-fifths of an
inch long. Then work a certain number of six-branched rosettes, each
branch consisting of 9 double, 1 purl, 9 double. Each rosette is
fastened on to every other circle of the 1st row, as can be seen in
illustration. The border is completed as follows:--* 1 double, 6 purl
divided by 1 double, 1 purled stitch fastened on to the middle purl of
a circle of the 1st row, 1 plain, 6 purl divided by 1 double, join the
stitch into a circle, turn the lace so that the rosettes are turned
upwards, fasten the cotton on to the purl of the next branch of the
next rosette, work 1 double, 7 purl divided by 1 double, 1 double;
fasten the cotton on to the purl of the next branch, * work 1 double,
8 purl divided by 1 double, 1 double; fasten the cotton on to the next
branch, repeat once more from *, work 1 double, 7 purl divided by 1
double, 1 double, and repeat from * to the end of the lace. |