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Instructions From The Year 1917
Crocheted Fringe Edging from 1917
Materials Crochet silk or crochet thread and steel crochet hook no. 6 (substitute hook size to correspond with size of thread you're using)

Starting Chain Chain 22.

Row 1 4 dc in the 4th chain from the hook, ch 2, 1 dc in same place; ch 3, a shell of 6 dc in 5th ch; ch 3, 1 dc in next 5th ch; ch 2, 1 dc in last ch st of string.
Row 2 Ch 5, 1 dc in 2nd dc; ch 3, a shell of 6 dc in center of shell below; ch 3, 1 dc on next dc, ch 2; 1 dc in same place.
Row 3 Ch 3, 4 dc in ch-2 space, ch 2, 1 dc in same place; ch 3, a shell in shell; ch 3, 1 dc on next dc, ch 2, 1 dc in center of ch-5 made in turning.
Repeat the 2nd and 3rd rows until you have the length required.
For the fringe fasten (with slip stitch) on the end space and make 100 chain stitches, fasten on same space with a sc.
Repeat this, two fringes to each space.

Dip the fringe in water and press, to take the curl out of fringe.

This Crochet Fringe pattern was printed in the book New Designs in Tatting and Crochet by M. Heminway & Sons Silk Co. in 1917.

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