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the one on the right of Fig. 17, leaving an end about four inches long. This loop should be a little over an inch across the widest part. The long end of the rattan is bent into another loop of the same size, the end being brought under the short end and up again, see Fig. 17; passing over the left side of the second loop, under the left

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and around to the right or inside of the short

end, see Fig. 18. Herehaving made one circuitit follows the first circuit exactly, close to itand always on the inside.When the weaver hasgone around four timesit will have formed alittle button or knob,with a small opening atthe top and a larger oneunderneath ; especiallyif the worker keeps thisform in mind as heFlG-18 molds the rattan. The

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