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STRING FIGURES

holding two loops: a long near loop (the former left thumb loop) and a smaller far loop (the former left index loop) (Fig. 380).

Put the left little finger, from the near side, through the long loop (Fig. 380), and put the left thumb above and to the left side of the near string of the loop

now on the left little finger, and then, toward you and from the far side, through the smaller loop (Fig. 382). Separate the hands (Fig. 383).

Fifth: Repeat the Third and Fourth movements and the figure assumes the appearance shown in Fig. 384

Sixth: Repeat the Third and Fourth movements and the central figure becomes more complicated (Fig. 385).

Seventh: Repeat.the Third movement. Turn the hands perfectly flat with the palms facing upward. You now have a loop on each index, a loop on each