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to be pulled tight again, and then
4, 6 & 5 are to be [exrro?] passed over and
under once more; that is to say, 4 goes
over 3 and under 1; 6 goes over 1 & under
2; 5 goes over 2 & under 3. Pull the
ends tight. [V?] Figs 5a, 5b show the splice
& plait as they now appear:
To finish off the splice (1) whip the ends
to the rope & cut them off short; or
(2) take some yarns from the end of
each strand, continue the thinned ends
over and under a little further; worm the
yarns into the lay grooves of the rope
as far as the ends have been carried,
marl, & serve over with spun yarn (p. )*
The figures above given represent both

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