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STRING FIGURES

In this way you put crossed loops on the thumbs and index fingers (Fig. You now have, on each hand, a far thumb string and a near index string, FIG. 691.

and a palmar string passing from the near side of the thumb to the far side of the index. Second: Put the right index from below under this left palmar string, between the far thumb string and the near index string (Fig. 692), and draw the loop out on

the back of the index, at the same time giving it one twist by rotating the index away from you, down, toward you, and up again (Fig. 693).