Lily Mills Company
Book No. 1400
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SHORT LOOP STITCHâ€”(short lp st)â€”Hold work between thumb and 1st finger, with yarn passing over 1st and 2nd finger, * lift 1st finger under yarn, bend and bring finger forward and down under yarn again, making a complete turn of yarn around finger. Insert hook in next st, catch left-hand strand of yarn above finger and pull thru, tightening yarn loop around finger, ** yarn over and pull thru 2 loops on hook for 1 sc to fasten loop st. Work tightly.
LONG LOOP STITCH (long lp st)â€”Repeat Short Loop Stitch to **, yarn over and pull thru 1 loop on hook, yarn over and thru remaining 2 loops on hook.
FLUFF FRINGEâ€”Wind yarn specified number of times around a cardboard 5/8" wide. Cut at one edge. Using a long strand threaded to a dull-pointed needle, take a small stitch thru edge of rug, drawing end down to 2". Take a 2d st in next st to right, having a loop between sts. Slip a group of strands thru loop, pull the strand down tightly and tie in a hard, double knot. Cut ends even with tuft. Repeat in next 3d and 4th sts to right. Rub with hand to fluff fringe.
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