BATH TATTING BOOK.
Printer and Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty,
made by putting the thread with which double stitches
are made over a pin, and there must be one or
more Double stitches between each loop. By
holding the pin point towards the right hand, between
the forefinger and thumb of the left, the thread can be
lifted over by the 2nd finger of the right hand, and
many loops made without removing
it. With reversed double stitches, the thread is lifted
over by the shuttle as the 2nd stitch is being made.
Loops can also be made by putting the shuttle thread
over the pin.
the cotton of the shuttle you are directed to work with
into a loop round the hand, and begin working the
stitches. If composed of double stitches only (with
perhaps one loop in the centre), it is called a plain
oval. If of several loops, a looped oval.
always made by drawing the thread with which the
stitches are worked through the specified loop or space,
and passing the shuttle through the loop formed by the
thread thus drawn through, making it equal in length to
an ordinary loop. To make a join, 2 threads or an oval