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Fifth row:—Third shade of grey.
Sixth row:—Fourth or darkest shade of grey for the pattern, and bright
Tenth and eleventh rows:—White: this finishes the first stripe.
Eleventh row:—Gold colour.
Work 2 rows of the ground.
The colours of the third stripe to be the same as the first, beginning with the lightest ground. Repeat these stripes alternately till the cover is large enough.
The ground of the second stripe to be alternately pale green and claret . This pattern is also pretty for a carriage bag, and when worked for this purpose the ground of the second stripe to be always claret .
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pattern in the CDentre.
For the border take plate No. 1, and work the pattern in 6 very rich dark shades of scarlet on a white ground, 1 row of each from the lightest to the darkest, and continue reversing the shades till the pattern is completed.
Work 4 rows of white; then take plate No. 2, and work the pattern of balls in shades of gold to brown on black, which forms the ground of the centre.
Work 3 plain rows of black before commencing the centre pattern.
Work the first, second, and third rows of the pattern in 3 shades of blue, beginning with the darkest.
Work fourth, fifth, and sixth rows in 3 shades of drab, beginning with the lightest .
Work the seventh, eighth, and ninth rows with 3 shades of scarlet, beginning with the darkest.
Work the tenth, eleventh, and twelfth rows with white and 2 shades of grey, beginning with the white.
Work the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth rows with 3 shades of green, beginning with the darkest.
Work the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth rows with 3 shades of lilac, beginning with the lightest .
Work the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first rows with 3 shades of gold colour, beginning with the darkest .
Work twenty-second, twenty-third, and twenty-fourth rows with 3 shades of blue, beginning with the lightest.
Work the twenty-fifth and twenty-sixth rows with 2 shades of scarlet, beginning with the darkest. Repeat this pattern till you have the centre the size you wish. Then repeat the pattern of balls on the dark ground, and reverse the shaded border on the white ground; run in the ends of your wool at the back to make it neat, and add a shaded fringe about 5 inches deep, which completes this elegant table cover.
23*autttfttl Pattern for a Long pm, foftfi Square lEnds.
One skein of shaded cerise, 2 of plain bright cerise, and 1 of black crochet silk, and 3 bunches of No. 6 steel beads are required.
Make a chain of 80 stitches with the plain cerise colour, unite it, and work 1 plain round. Take plate No. 16, and work the 4 first rows in steel beads, with the cerise colour.
Work the next 8 rows of the pattern on black, join the shaded silk, and work the 14 next rows with it .
Work the next 8 rows with black, join the cerise colour, and work the 4 last rows of the pattern. Work 2 plain rounds. This forms one end of the purse. You now work backwards and forwards, instead of in rounds, to make the opening of the purse.
Work 34 rows in this manner, still working with the bright cerise colour. In every alternate row, after working 3 stitches, put 1 bead on to each of the 3 next stitches.
Work to within 6 stitches of the end.
Repeat the 3 bead stitches.
Work the 3 last stitches plain.
When the 34 rows are done, begin to work round again.
Work 2 plain rounds; then repeat the pattern as at the end, working the different colours in the same order.
If one end should be wished round, after completing the pattern, continue with cerise colour, and decrease every ninth stitch.
Next row, decrease every eighth stitch.
Next row, decrease every seventh stitch; and so on.
A bead tassel for the round end, and fringe worked on the square end, complete the purse.