Henry Bushby Transcription pages
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stop may then be put round xa to keep
the eye in shape. The strand 1 is
re-laid in the spaces marked b,c [etc?]
& till it comes back to itself ^at x, as in
fig 2 at x ^fig 2. after which It may <s>then be slightly ta-
pered. Take off the stops at xa, Unlay
the ends of 2 & 3
up to ^as far as a, cut 3 so that
it is the circumference of the rope longer
than 1, & 2 so that it is to the same
extent longer than 3. Slightly taper 2 & 3
and fray the extreme ends of all three
strands. Worm them (p. ) round the
standing part and marl
them down with
Some very fine soft stuff.
They p^Put on
a good [
sagoog?] ^service or whipping, and ^which is best [begi m ^??]
from the bottom of the worming, working
upwards until the level of a is reached.
Uses: See p183.
Characteristics: A [
most?] quickly made eye ^loop, the strength of which depends largely
on the whipping [etc?] with which it is
finished off. That being so, take care in
commencing to have the ends of 2 & 3 below a long enough.