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The Same Compound.

This braid begins like "A lace quarter and quar tell" [s32] but includes periodic reversals of all the loops, creating a checkered appearance.

This effect is only possible with departed loops, suggesting that the "lace quarter and quar tell" [s32] was intended to have departed loops as well.



Seat a partner on your right side.

Take fourteen departed loops, and place them on the following fingers:
Outer hands: Two on A, two on B, one on C
Inner hands: B C

Arrange one color up on your hands, and the opposite color up on your partner's hands.


Exchange loops on your inner hands:
Your A goes through B from within outward, and takes your partner's B unreversed.
Partner's A takes your B unreversed.
Lower A to B.

Repeat the exchange (twice total) so you each have your own color back again.

Work with the inner hands:
A goes through B C inner, and takes the front loop on B outer unreversed.
B takes the front loop on A outer unreversed.
A goes through the front loop on B inner, and takes the loop on C outer unreversed.
Give the loop on A outer a full 360° turn.
Lower the outer loops.

Work with the outer hands:
A goes through B C outer, and takes the front loop on B inner unreversed.
B takes the front loop on A inner unreversed.
A goes through the front loop of B outer, and takes the loop on C inner unreversed.
Lower the inner loops.

Repeat from the beginning.

As desired:
Bring the second color to the surface of the braid by twisting every loop so the color on the bottom is now on the top, and continue working as before.



Serene 33

The same compound.
Do in the same manner as is aforesaid [s32], and when thou hast a good cowpen reverse all thy bows and begin again.