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					20 Vintage Crochet Patterns
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Table Of Contents
Crochet Work Bag ……………………………………..………………… 4 Dahlia Bedspread ……………………………………..………………… 6 Juanita Doll …………………………………………………….………… 8 Sunlight Hat ………………………………………………..…………… 11 Shell Motif ……………………………………………….……………… 14 Beaded Doily …………………………………………………………… 16 Follow Your Fancy Bag ……………………...………………………… 19 Wedding Ring Bedspread ……………………..……………………… 21 Oval Shell Bag …………………………………………..……………… 27 Sweet Sue Snood ……………………………………………………… 29 Rose Ruffled Centerpiece ……………………..……………………… 30 Lacy Crochet Baby Set …………………...…………………………… 33 Fringed Tiebacks ………………………………….....………………… 39 Flower Holder And Candlesticks ………………...…………………… 40 Crocheted Flower Picture ……………………...……………………… 44 Work Basket ……………………………………………….…………… 47 Wrought Iron Wall Plaques …………………….……………………… 48 Sewing Susan …………………………………………..……………… 53 Vintage Purse …………………………………………..……………… 55 Heart Sachet …………………………………………………………… 57

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I hope you enjoy these patterns, and I hope that you have a wonderful time
crocheting. When you obtained this manual, you also received resell rights where you are free to resell this manual for whatever price you like, as long as you do not modify the content in anyway. You are also free to give it away free as incentives to your website visitors, or as a thank you gift to your auction customers. You also get a ready made sales page that you can use to resell this manual, from your website. If you do not have a website already, then I highly recommend Host4Profit as a wonderful hosting provider. If you do not know anything about building a website, that’s ok because when you become a Host4Profit customer, you also gain access to one of the Internet’s best forums where you can get help day or night from thousands of other professional website owners. Click here for more information about Host4Profit I would also like to inform you of another wonderful eBook, “Maximizing Your Profits From Your Craft Sales”. This manual also includes resell rights and also has some wonderful vintage crochet patterns in it. You will also find included in the manual, 11 crochet patterns that you are free to use for making hot crocheted items that sell like hotcakes! One of these patterns is a wonderful thread bear pattern. Thread Bears have proven to be hot sellers and wonderful products for people of all ages. These miniature creations have sold for as much $300 each on a particular well-known auction site! Everything you need to know about maximizing your profits, increasing sales of your products and gaining new customers is also included in this manual! Click here for more information about “Maximizing Your Profits From Your Craft Sales”, and get more vintage crochet patterns today. Once more I hope you enjoy your patterns, and I hope you have many joy filled days of crocheting in the future. Sincerely, Maria Vowell Sponsored Ad: Click here for information about Auction Riches ~ Learn to sell the items you make using online auctions to better help increase your profits!

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Crochet Work Bag

CHAIN 12, join in ring. lst row. Ch 4, 23 d in ring, join with sl st. 2d row. Ch 11, skip 1 d, 1 t (thread over hook twice), draw thread through the first d of ring, thread over hook, draw through 2 loops, 1 thread over hook once, skip one d on ring, put hook through the next st, thread over hook, draw through loop, thread over hook, draw through 2 loops, thread over hook, draw through 2 loops, thread over hook, draw through 2 loops, thread over hook, draw through 2 loops, ch 2, thread over hook, put hook through the middle st of the t, thread over hook, draw through, thread over hook, draw through 2 loops, thread over hook, draw through the last 2 loops, ch 4, thread over hook twice, put hook through the next st and draw loop through, repeat from *. This is called a crossed treble crochet. Make 8 c t around ring after last c t, make ch of 6, 1 d in next d on ring, sl st into 2d st of lst 11 ch; turn, sl st back over 2 st of last 6 ch, ch 2; turn, sl st into 4 st of lst 11 ch. 3d row. Ch 1, * 8 s over ch of 4, 4 s in the c t, repeat from *. Work 4 more rows of s around. 8th row. Ch 3, 1 d in lst s, ch 1, 1 d in next s, ch 1, 1 d in next s, repeat around.

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9th row. Ch 11, * skip 2 d, 1 c t, leaving 2 d between c t, ch 4, repeat from *. 10th row. 4 s over ch of 4, 4 s in c t, repeat around. Make 4 rows more of s. l5th row. Ch 7, * skip 1 s, 2 t in next s, ch 2, repeat from *. 16th row. Ch 3, 2 d over ch of previous row, ch 3, * skip 4 t, 1 s over ch of 2, ch 3, skip 4 t, 3 d over ch of 2, ch 4, 3 d in same place, ch 3, repeat from *, join row with sl st. Ch 2, draw loop through center of last ch so as to begin next row from center of loop. 17th row. Ch 3, 2 d over same loop, ch 3, * 3 d in ch of 4 between the 6 d, ch 4, 3 d in same place, ch 3, repeat from * join row. 18th row. Ch 3, 2 d over 1st loop, ch 3, 1 s over ch of 3, ch 3, 3 d over ch of 4, ch 4, 3 d in same place, repeat same. Repeat next row from l7th row. Make 22 rows in all like l7th and 18th rows. Next row for scallop, * 8 d in ch of 4 with 1 ch between, 1 d in 1 s, repeat from *. Last row. * 1 p, 1 d in 1 ch, 1 p, 1 d in 1 ch, repeat from *. Bottom Of Bag

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Dahlia Bedspread

MATERIALS: Solarized Crochet Cotton, 38 cones (800 yds) Ecru or White. Crochet hook size 8. Ch 10, join. RND 1: 18 tr in circle. RND 2: 24 sc, using back of st only. RND 3: 28 sc, using back of st only. RND 4: 36 sc, using back of st only. RND 5: 48 sc, using back of st only. RND 6: 54 sc, using back of st only. RND 7: * ch 4, skip 2 sts, 1 dc in next st, and repeat from * around. RND 8: Sc in each ch st and 3 sc over each dc. RND 9 to 18 incl: Like rnd 8 always having 3 sc in the middle one of the 3 sc of preceding rnd. When 18th rnd is finished, the dahlia will have 18 leaves and each leaf will have 28 sc. Fold leaf so that the first 6 sts will lie over the last 6 sts of the previous leaf. RND 19: * Work 6 sc of the 12 sc as they lie together. Leave 16 sc loose and in back of them ch 4 and repeat from * around, join.
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RND 20 and 21: Sc in each st. RND 22: 2 dc with ch 3 between, * ch 1, 13 dc with ch 1 between, skipping 1 sc each time. This covers 3 leaves. Ch 3, dc in same space as last, and repeat from * around, join. RND 23: 2 dc with ch 3 between in the ch 3 of previous rnd. Ch 1, dc over dc, ch 1 over ch 1 all around. Each rnd has 2 dc, ch 3 between over each corner of the dahlia, thus widening the medallion. RND 24: Dc in each st all around with 2 dc and ch 3 at each corner. RND 25: After the 2 dc with ch 3 between, * 5 dc, 1 popcorn st (7 dc in one st. Remove hook and pass hook through the st of the first dc and st of the last dc and draw together. Ch 1 to hold it solid), and repeat from * 3 times forming 4 popcorns in section, widen as usual and repeat on the 6 sides. RNDS 26 and 27: Solid dc (be sure to widen at corners). RND 28: * Dc, ch 1, and repeat from * all around widening as usual. Must be 20 holes. The hexagon blocks may be sewed or crocheted together. Use Solarized Crochet Cotton. EDGING: * Ch 5, turn, 3 dc in 3rd st, 1 ch, 3 dc in same st, ch 5 to turn, and repeat from * for length desired. Sew on spread when edge is completed. FRINGE: Using cardboard 10 inches wide, wrap 12 times, double knot fringe taking 6 strands in each for second knot.

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Juanita Doll

MATERIALS: J. & P. COATS "KNIT-CRO-SHEEN," Art. A.64: 2 balls of No. 126 Spanish Red; a few yards of Black; and J. & P. COATS TATTING-CROCHET, Art. A.2I, Size 70: 4 balls of No. 12 Black. Milwards Steel Crochet Hooks No. 7 and No. 14. A hairpin lace staple, 5\8 inch wide. . . . Black sequins. ... A doll 11 inches tall; waist 5 1/2 inches. DRESS—Skirt . . . Starting at top with Spanish Red and No. 7 hook, ch 42 to reach loosely around doll's waist. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, * ch 5, skip 3 ch, sc in next ch. Repeat from * across. Turn. 2nd row: In each loop across make sc, 9 dc and sc. Ch 4, turn. 3rd row: Skip first sc and dc, picking up front loop only, * (dc in next dc, ch 1) 7 times; holding back on hook the last loop of each dc make dc in next dc and in first dc of next scallop, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (joint-dc made), ch1. Repeat from * across. Turn. Hereafter pick up back loop only. 4th row: Sl st in next ch and in next dc, ch 3, * tr in each ch and in each dc across scallop to within last dc, make a joint-dc over next dc and first dc of next scallop. Repeat from * across, ending with dc in last dc. Join to top of ch-3.

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Now work in rnds as follows: 1st rnd: Sl st in next tr, ch 4, * (tr in next tr, ch 1) 9 times; make a joint-dc over next tr and first tr of next scallop, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join. 2nd rnd: Sl st in next ch and in next tr, ch 3, * tr in each ch and in each tr across scallop to within last tr, make a joint-dc over next tr and first tr of next scallop. Repeat from * around. Join. 3rd rnd: Sl st in next tr, ch 4, * (tr in next tr, ch 1) 13 times; make a joint-dc over next tr and first tr of next scallop, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join. 4th rnd: Sl st in next tr, ch 3, * tr in each tr and in each ch across to within last tr, make a joint-dc over next 2 tr. Repeat from * around. 5th rnd: Sl st in next tr, ch 4, * tr in next tr, (ch 1, skip 1 tr, tr in next tr) 3 times; (ch 1, tr in next tr) 4 times; (ch 1, skip 1 tr, tr in next tr) 4 times; ch 1, make a joint-dc over next 2 tr. Repeat from * around. Join to 3rd ch of ch-4. 6th to 9th rnds inch Repeat 4th and 5th rnds alternately 2 more times. 10th rnd: Repeat 4th rnd once more. Join and break off. BODICE ... 1st row: Attach thread to opposite side of chain on Skirt, ch 4, * 3 dc in next sp, ch 1. Repeat from * across, dc in last sc. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: Skip first dc, dc in each dc and in each sp across, dc in top of turning chain. Ch 3, turn. 3rd row: Skip first dc, dc in next 2 dc, * 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc. Repeat from * across, ending with dc in top of turning chain. Ch 3, turn. 4th row: Skip first dc, dc in next 10 dc, ch 5, skip 3 dc, dc in each dc across to within last 13 dc and turning chain, ch 5, skip 3 dc, dc in each remaining dc and in top of turning chain. Ch 1, turn.

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5th row: Sc in each dc and in each ch across. Break off. TRIM . . . With Black Tatting-Crochet and No. 14 hook, make a strip of hairpin lace about 40 inches long. HEADING . . . Keeping the twist in all loops, attach thread to first loop on hairpin lace, sc in same place, sc in each loop across. Break off. SCALLOPED EDGE . . . String sequins on thread, attach thread to first loop on other side of hairpin lace, draw 1 sequin over loop, sc in same place, * (ch 3, sc in next loop) twice; ch 3, draw 1 sequin in place, sc in next loop. Repeat from * across. Break off. Sew in place over 5th and 6th rnds of Skirt, forming scallops as in illustration. Make 2 more pieces the same way and sew to Skirt, spacing evenly. Make another piece about 7 inches long and sew around neck of dress. Make a small bow with black, grosgrain ribbon and sew to front of dress. Make a piece of hairpin lace as before about l l/2 inches, gather straight edge to form a fan. Sew a piece of wire to center to hold . in shape. Sew to right hand. Make another piece of hairpin lace, draw doll's hair to top of head. Sew hairpin lace around head. Sew a flower to front. Sew another flower to left wrist. SLIPPER (Make 2) ... Starting at center of bottom with Black "KnitCro-Sheen," ch 14. 1st rnd: 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each ch across, 5 dc in last ch (toe); working along opposite side of starting chain make dc in each ch across. Join. 2nd rnd: Sc in each dc around. 3rd and 4th rnds: Sc in each sc around to within center 3 sc at toe, work off 3 sc as 1 sc, sc in each remaining sc around. 5th rnd: Sc in each sc around. Join and break off. PETTICOAT . . . Cut a strip of 6-inch crinoline hemline binding 18 inches long. Gather across one long side to fit around doll's waist. Sew back seam, leaving a 1-inch opening at top. Sew bias binding around top. Sew a hook and eye at back. Turn up hem to correspond with length of skirt.
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PANTIES . . . Starting at waist make a chain long enough to reach around widest part of doll. Join, being careful not to twist. 1st to 4th rnds incl: Ch 3, dc in each st around. Join. For 11-inch dolls work 9 rnds (instead of 4 rnds). Ch 4 for crotch and sl st directly opposite. Break off. Draw cord through sts of 1st rnd.

Sunlight Hat

Materials: Clark's O.N.T. (5 balls) or J. & P. Coats (3 balls) Mercerized Crochet, size 30, color 9 Yellow. Milward's steel crochet hook No. 7. 2 yds. millinery wire and 2 yds. of ribbon. Crown. Beginning at tip, ch 10, join with sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: * Ch 10, s c in ring, repeat from * until 24 loops are made, then ch 6. 2nd rnd: S c in 1st loop, * ch 5, s c in next loop, repeat from * around, ending, with s c under ch-6 of previous rnd. 3rd rnd: Ch 5, s c in each loop with ch-5 between s cs. 4th rnd: * Ch 3, 5 d c under next loop, ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 4, s c in same loop, repeat frorn * until 12 5-d c groups are made, then ch 3,

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s c in next loop, ch 5, s c in next loop, ch 2, s c in first d c of 5-d c group. 5th rnd: Ch 5 (to count as tr and ch-1), tr in each of next 4 d c with ch-1 between each tr, * ch 4, s c in next ch-4 loop, ch 4, tr in each d c of group with ch-1 between each tr, repeat froal around. After last group of trs is made, ch 4, s c in next ch-4 loop, ch 4, sl st in 4th ch of ch-5 first made. 6th rnd: Ch 6 (to count as tr and ch-2), tr in each tr with ch-2 between trs, but omitting ch-2 between groups (that is between last tr of one group and 1st tr of next group). After last tr, join with sl st in 4th ch of ch-6 first made and sl st to 1st tr. 7th rnd: * Ch 5, s c under next ch-2 sp, repeat from * around (do not make s cs between 2 trs that come together without ch-2 between), ending with ch 5, s c in 1st loop. 8th rnd: * Ch 3, 5 d c under next loop, ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 5, s c in next loop, repeat from * ending with last s c in ch-3 first made. 9th rnd: * Ch 4, tr in each of next 5 d c with ch I between trs, ch 4, s c in ch-5 loop, repeat from * ending with sl st in 4th st of ch-4 first made. 10th rnd: Same as 6th rnd, ending with sl st in 4th st of ch-6 first made. 11th rnd: Same as 7th rnd, ending with ch 5, sl st in 1st loop. 12th rnd: Same as 8th rnd. 13th rnd: Same as 9th rnd. After last group of trs is made, ch 4, sl st in 4th st of ch-4 first made. 14th rnd: Same as 6th rnd. 15th rnd: Ch 5, s c under next ch-2 sp, ch 5, skip next 2 tr, s c under next ch-2 sp, ch 5, s c under next ch-2 sp, * ch 5, skip next 2-tr (that are together), s c under next ch-2 sp, ch 5, skip next 2 tr, s c under

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next ch-2 sp, ch 5, s c under next ch-2 sp, repeat from * ending with ch 5, s c in sl st. 16th rnd: Ch 5, s c under next ch-5 loop, then repeat from * of 8th rnd. After last group of d cs are made, ch 3, s c under next ch-5 loop, ch 6, skip next loop, s c under next loop. 17th rnd: Same as 9th rnd. After last group of trs is made, ch 4, s c under cb-6 loop. 18th rnd: Ch 4, tr in each tr with ch-2 between trs, but omitting ch-2 between groups (as in 6th rnd). After last tr, join with sl st in 4th st of ch-4 first made. 19th rnd: Same as 15th rnd, ending with ch-5, s c under 1st ch-5 loop. 20th rnd: Same as 8th rnd. After last group of d c is made, ch 3, s c under next loop, ch 5, s c under next loop. 21st rnd: Ch 4, tr in each of next 5 d c with ch-1 between trs, then repeat from * of 5th rnd. After last group of tr is made, ch 4, s c under next loop. 22nd rnd: Same as 6th rnd, but end with s c in 6th st of ch-6. 23rd rnd: Ch 4, and make 2 tr under each ch-2 sp and 1 tr in each tr. Join with sl st. Do not break off. Brim. 1st rnd: * Ch 6, skip 2 tr, s c in next tr, repeat frorn * around. 2nd rnd: Ch 5, s c under next loop, then repeat from * of 8th rnd of crown, around. 3rd rnd: Same as 9th rnd of crown. 4th rnd: Same as 6th rnd of crown. After last tr, join with sl st in 6th st of ch-6 first made. 5th rnd: Same as 7th rnd of crown. 6th to 12th rnds incl: Repeat from 8th to 14th rnds of crown incl.
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13th rnd: S c in each tr and 2 s c (and sometimes 3 s c to keep work flat) in each sp. 14th and 15th rnds: S c in each s c. With thread double work a rnd of s c holding along wire and working over it so that it is completely covered. Fasten wire neatly. Break off. Sew ribbon band inside of crown adjusting headsize. Starch hat or use white shellac and block. Trim hat as in illustration.

Shell Motif

Make these Medallions of fine or heavy thread and join into lovely Luncheon Sets, Table Runners, Tablecloths, Buffet Sets or odd Doilies. MATERIALS-Daisy Mercerized Crochet Cotton in size 10 to 50. Crochet hook size 7 to 14. SHELL MOTIF - Square - Ch 18, dc in 9th st from hook, (ch 2, dc in next 3d st) 3 times. * Ch 5, turn, sk last dc, dc in next dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) twice, ch 2, dc in next 3d st. Repeat from * twice.

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1st Row-Ch 3, 2 dc over bar of last dc, * (dc in next st, 2 dc over next space) 3 times, dc in 3d st of corner 5-ch, ch 1, turn, sl st in last 4 dc, ch 11, sk 5 dc, sl st in next 4 sts. Turn, (ch 2, dc in next 2d st of 11 ch) 5 times, ch 2, sl st in next 3d dc, ** 4 dc in same corner st of 5-ch, 2 dc over bal. of corner 5-ch. Repeat from * twice and from * to **. 3 dc in same corner st of 5-ch, sl st in 1st 3-ch. 2nd Row-Ch 1, * (3 sc over next 2-Ch, sc in dc) 5 times, 3 sc over next 2-Ch, sc in next 2 dc in corner, ch 5, sl st in last sc for a p, sc in same dc, sc in next dc. Repeat from * 4 times. Fasten off. 3rd Row-join again to sc at center-top of next scallop, * ch 7, sc in 5th st from hook for a p, ch 2, tr tr in p between scallops, (ch 5, sc in 1st st of 5-ch for a p, ch 1, tr tr in same p with last tr tr) 7 times, ch 6, p, ch 3, sc in sc at center-top of next scallop. Repeat from * 3 times. 4th Row-Ch 3 for a dc, * ch 5, p, ch 1, dc in next tr tr, (ch 6, P, ch 2, dc in next tr tr) 7 times, ch 5, p, ch 1, dc in sc between next 2 ps. Repeat from * around and join to 3d st of 1st loop. 5th Row-Ch 4, dc in next dc, * (ch 5, a 2-dc-Cluster in 1st st of 5-ch, ch 1, dc in next dc) 7 times, (ch 1, dc in next dc) twice. Repeat from * around, joining final 1-ch to 3d st of 1st 4-Ch. Fasten off. To join Motifs, make 5th Row as follows: Ch 4, dc in next dc, * (ch 5, a Cluster in I st st, ch 1, dc in next dc) * twice, ** ch 7, sl st in the corresponding dc on 2d Motif, ch 7, sl st back in last dc, ** (ch 5, a Cluster in I st st, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 4, sl st in next dc on 2d Motif, ch 4, sl st back in dc) twice. Repeat from * to *, from ** to **, and from * to * twice. (Ch 1, 1 dc in next dc) twice. Continue around in same way to join to further Motifs. FILL-IN MOTIF-Repeat Motif thro the 1st Row. 2nd Row-* (3 sc over next 2-Ch, sc in dc) 3 times, ch 6, p, ch 5, p, ch 3, sl st in center of 7-ch joining of Motifs, ch 7, p, ch 5, p, ch 2, sl st back in last sc, (3 sc over next 2-Ch, sc in dc) twice, 3 sc over next 2Ch, sc in next 2 dc, ch 7, p, (ch 5, p) twice, ch 3, sl st in center dc on side of Motif, ch 7 p, (ch 5, p) twice, ch 2, sc back in same dc with last sc, sc in next dc. Repeat from * 3 times. Fasten off.

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Beaded Doily

MATERIALS: J. & P. COATS BEST SIX CORD MERCERIZED CROCHET, Art. A.104, Size 30: 3 balls of White; or Clark's O.N.T. Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet, Art. B4, Size 30: 8 balls of White; or Clark's Big Ball Mercerized Crochet, Art, B.34, Size 30: 3 balls of White. Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 10. A fine Milwards Sewing Needle. 5 vials of pink and 2 vials each of yellow and green beads. Using sewing needle, thread 1 vial of pink beads and 78 yellow beads on working thread. FIRST MOTIF ... Starting at center, ch 10. join with sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: Ch 3, 23 dc in ring. join to top of ch-3. 2nd rnd: Ch 1, insert hook in same place as sl st, slip a bead in place, draw loop through and complete an sc (beaded sc made), (all beads are worked in on wrong side of work), make a beaded sc in each dc around. join. 3rd rnd: Ch 1, make a beaded sc in same place as sl st and in next 3 sc, make a plain sc in same place as last sc (1 sc increased), beaded sc in next 4 sc. Repeat from * around. join.

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4th rnd: Ch 1, beaded sc in same place as sl st and in next 4 sc, * inc 1 sc, beaded sc in next 5 sc. Repeat from * around. Join. 5th rnd: Now working without beads, sc in same place as sl st and in next 2 sc, * ch 5, sc in next 3 sc. Repeat from * around. join. 6th rnd: Sl st to center of first loop, in same loop make sc, ch 20 and sc; * ch 5, in next loop make sc, ch 20 and sc, Repeat from * around. Join. 7th rnd: * In next ch-20 loop make sc, half dc, 29 dc, half dc and sc (petal made); sc in next sp. Repeat from * around. join. 8th rnd: Ch 1, * make a beaded sc in each st around petal, sl st in next sc. Repeat from * around. join and break off. Thread 1/4 vial of green beads on a second ball of thread. 9th rnd: With wrong side of work facing, attach this thread to 9th sc on ant petal, sc in same place and in next 16 sc, * skip first 8 sc on next petal, sc in next 17 sc. Repeat from * around. Join and turn. 10th rnd: Sl st in first 3 sc of next petal, ch 9, * (skip next sc, sc in next sc, ch 5) 5 times; holding back on hook the last loop of each tr, skip next sc, make a tr in next sc and in 3rd sc on next petal, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (joint-tr made), ch 5. Repeat from * around, ending with tr in last petal. join to 4th ch of ch-9. 11th rnd: Beaded sc in same place as sl st, * ch 5, skip next sp, (sc in next loop, ch 5) 4 times; beaded sc in next joint-tr. Repeat from * around. join. 12th rnd: Beaded sc in same place as sl st and in next loop, * (ch, 5 sc in next loop) 3 times; ch 5, beaded sc in next loop, in next sc and in next loop. Repeat from * around, ending with beaded sc in last loop. join. 13th rnd: Beaded sc in same place as sl st and in next sc, * 3 beaded sc in next loop, (ch 5, sc in next loop) twice; ch 5, 3 beaded sc in next loop, beaded sc in next 3 sc. Repeat from * around, ending with 3 beaded sc in last loop, sc in last sc. Join and break off.

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SECOND MOTIF . . . Thread 78 yellow beads on same thread as pink beads and work as for First Motif until 12 rnds have been completed. 13th rnd: Beaded sc in same place as sl st and in next sc, 3 beaded sc in next loop, ch 2, sl st in corresponding loop on First Motif, (ch 2, sc in next loop on Second Motif, ch 2, sl st in next loop on First Motif) twice; ch 2, 3 beaded sc in next loop on Second Motif. Complete rnd as before, joining next 3 loops to corresponding loops on First Motif. Make 5 more motifs, joining 2 sets of loops to corresponding loops on preceding motif and 2 sets to First Motif. join last motif to First Motif. EDGING . . . 1st rnd: Attach thread to first free loop on any motif, ch 11, * (sc in next loop, ch 7) 16 times; make a joint-tr over next 2 loops, ch 7. Repeat from * around. Join last tr to 4th ch of ch-11. 2nd rnd: Sc in first loop, * (ch 8, sc in next loop) 16 times; sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. join. 3rd rnd: Sc in first loop, * (ch 9, sc in next loop) 15 times; sc in next loop. Repeat from * around, join. Continue to work as for last rnd, having 1 loop less on each group and 1 ch more on each loop until 8 rnds have been completed (11 ch-14 loops on each group of last rnd). Break off. Starch lightly and press.

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Follow Your Fancy Bag

Materials: HIAWATHA Super Corde Art. 38, 3 tubes or Art. 38X, 1 tube. HIAWATHA Interchangeable Bag Frame No. 6648. HIAWATHA Plastic Bag Insert No. 6562/1—6" dia. x 1\2" deep. HIAWATHA Wooden Beads, 5 strings (500 beads). Steel crochet hook No. 1. Gauge: 6 sts = 1" BOTTOM-Inside-Ch 3, sl st in 1st ch, forming a ring. Rnd 1—6 sc in ring. Rnd 2—2 sc in each st. Mark beg of rnds. Rnd 3 —* Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st. Repeat from * around (6 incs). Inc 6 sc each rnd (not directly over incs of previous rnd) until there are 114 sts and piece is about 5 3\4" across. Sl st in next st. Next rnd—Through back loops only, sc in each st. Through both loops work 1 rnd sc even. Sl st in next st. End off. Outside— Same as Inside to 114 sts. Work 1 rnd even. Next rnd—Through back loops, sc in each st. Through both loops work 2 rnds sc even. Sl st in next st. End off. Thread 2 strings of beads onto corde.

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SIDES—Rnd 1—Without beads, working through back loops only of Outside, and through both loops of Inside, and inserting base, join with sc increasing in first st and in every 4th st thereafter to 144 sts. Sl st in next st. Turn. Rnd 2—From wrong side, work sc in next 5 sts, beaded sc in next st—to make a beaded sc—slide bead close to last st made and work sc in next st, * sc in next 11 sts, beaded sc in next st. Repeat from * ending with 6 plain sc. Rnd 3—Sc to 1 st before next beaded sc, * beaded sc in next 3 sts, sc in next 9 sts. Repeat from * ending with 5 plain sc. Rnd 4—Sc to 1 st beyond next beaded sc, * beaded sc in next st, sc in next 11 sc. Repeat from * ending with 6 plain sc. Sl st in next st. Turn. From right side work 3 rnds sc even. Sl st in next st. Turn. Rnds 8, 9 and 10—From wrong side, alternating patterns, work 3 rnds of bead pattern. Sl st in next st. From right side work 3 rnds sc even. Continue alternating bead pattern until there are 7 beaded stripes, ending with 2 rnds sc on right side. Centering patterns, insert marker at each side edge. Work 11 sts beyond 1st marker. CASINGS-Row 1-* Sc in next 2 sts, draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts, over and through 3 loops on hook—dec made. Repeat from * 11 more times, ending with 2 sc. Ch 1, turn. Row 2—Through back loops only, sc in 38 sts. Ch 1, turn. Row 3—Through both loops, sc in each st. Ch 1, turn. Repeat last row 3 more times. Row 7—Working through back loops of last row and through ridge of row 2, sl st together. Skip 22 sts for gusset and work casing on other side.

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HANDLES (make 2)-Ch 15". Row 1-Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. Rows 2 and 3—Sc in each st. End off. Sew one handle to each side of bag, inside casing.

Wedding Ring Bedspread

MATERIALS——Daisy Mercerized Crochet Cotton, No. 10, or Lily Mercrochet Cord, No. 10, in Cream and Yellow. No. 7 hook. Approximate size, 83 x 100, omitting Edge across top. 8 large blocks wide by 10 long. LARGE BLOCKS——Each of these is made of 4 small blocks. SMALL BLOCKS—Large Flower—With Yellow, ch 7, making 1 st st twice usual size, 1 sc in long st, (ch 6, 1 sc in same long st) 3 times. * (1 sc, 1 h dc, 5 dc, 1 h dc and 1 sc) over next 6-ch loop. Repeat from * 3 times. 1 sl st at start of 1st petal. Fasten off.

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Small Flowers—With Yellow, (ch 3, 3 dc in 1st st, ch 2, 1 sl st in same 1st st) 4 times. 1 sl st at base of 1st petal. Fasten off. Make 2 of these Flowers. Sew these 3 Flowers together into a straight row, with the Large Flower in center. Join Cream to center of 1 side petal of Large Flower, * ch 11, 1 sc in center of side petal of next Small Flower, ch 6, 1 dc in end petal of same Flower, ch 11, 1 dc in same st, ch 6, 1 sc in other side petal of same Flower, ch 11, 1 sc in side petal of Large Flower. Repeat from * around. 2nd Row—Ch 1, * 11 sc over next 11-ch, 1 sc in sc, 6 sc over 6-ch, 1 sc in dc, 5 sc over half of end 1-ch, 3 sc in 6th st of same 11 -ch, 5 sc over balance of ch, 1 sc in dc, 6 sc over 6-ch, 1 sc in sc, 11 sc over 11-ch, * 1 sc in sc. Repeat from * to *. 1 sl st in 1-ch at start of row. 3rd Row—Ch 6, 1 sc in 5th st from hook, going through left-hand loop only, (ch 5, 1 sc in 1st st of this ch) 4 times, 1 sl st at base of 3d p, (ch 5, 1 sc in 1st st, 1 sl st at base of next p) twice, 1 sc in back loops of next 6 sc, * (ch 5, 1 sc in 1st st of ch) 5 times, 1 sl st at base of 3d p, (ch 5, 1 sc in 1st st, 1 sl st at base oi next p) twice, * 1 sc in back loops of next 6-sc. Now make another p-loop, repeating from * to *. ** 1 sc in next 7 sc. Make another p-loop. 1 sc in next 7 sc, ch 5, 5 tr in same st with last sc, ch 5, 1 sc in same st, (1 sc in next 7 sc. Make a p-loop) twice. ** (1 sc in next 6-sc. Make a p-loop) 4 times. Repeat from ** to **. 1 sc in 6-sc. Make a p-loop, 1 sc in 5-sc, 1 sl st in 1-ch at base of 1st p-loop. Fasten off. 4th Row——Join again to tip of 1 st p-loop of last row, * ch 7, 1 sc in next loop, ch 8, 1 sc in next loop, ch 9, 1 sc in next, ch 9, 1 tr in top of 5-ch at start of end tr-group. Now, working through both loops of sts, make (2 tr in next tr) twice, 3 tr in next, (2 tr in next) twice, 1 tr in top of next 5-ch, (ch 9, 1 sc in tip of next p-loop) twice, ch 8, 1 sc in next, ch 7, 1 sc in next. Repeat from * once. 5th Row—Ch 1, * 7 sc over next 7-ch, 1 sc in sc, 8 sc over 8-ch, (1 sc in sc, 9 sc over 9-ch) twice, 1 sc in next 13 tr, going through both loops, (9 sc over next 9-ch, 1 sc in sc) twice, 8 sc over 8-ch, 1 sc in sc, 7 sc over 7-ch, * 1 sc in sc. Repeat from * to *. 1 sl st in 1-ch at start of row.

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6th Row—All sc in this row are worked through back loops only of sts. Ch 1, * 1 sc in 4 sc, a 4-ch p, 1 sc in 8 sc, p, (1 sc in 10 sc, p) twice, 1 sc in 4 sc. Now, working through both loops of sts, make 1 h dc in next 2 sc, 1 dc in next, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc and 1 tr in next, 2 tr in next, (3 d tr, a 3-ch p, and 2 d tr) in next st, 2 tr in next, 1 tr and 1 dc in next, 2 dc in next, 1 dc in next, 1 h dc in next 2 sts. Now, working in back loops only, make 5 sc, a 4-ch p, 10 sc, p, (9 sc, p) twice, * 4 sc. Repeat from * to *. 3 sc, 1 sl st in 1 -ch at start of row. Fasten off. Cluster Corner—Join again to the 1 st of 8 ps on 1 side of Oval, ch 3, sk 4 sc, 1 dc in next, ch 11, 1 tr midway between next 2 ps, (ch 8, 1 tr between next 2 ps) 4 times, ch 1 1, 1 dc between next 2 ps, 1 tr in next p. 2nd Row—Turn and make a sl st in the last 7 sts of 11-ch, (1 sc, 2 h dc and 1 dc) over balance of same ch, 1 dc and 1 tr in next tr, (2 tr, 4 dc and 2 h dc) over next 8-ch, 1 h dc in tr, 8 sc over 8-ch, 1 sc in tr, 8 sc over 8-ch, 1 h dc in tr, (2 h dc, 4 dc and 2 tr) over 8-ch, 1 tr and 1 dc in tr, ( 1 dc, 2 h dc and 1 sc) over next ch, 1 sl st in 7th st of same ch, counting from left-hand end. 3rd Row—Ch 1, turn, 1 sl st in last 2 h dc, 2 dc and 3 tr, ch 5, 1 tr in next 2 sts worked into a Cluster, 1 dc in next 2 sts worked into a Cluster, I h dc in next 4 sts, 1 sc in 7 sts, sk next sc, I sc in next 7 sts, 1 h dc in next 4 sts, 1 dc in next 2 sts worked into a Cluster, 1 tr in next 3 sts worked into a Cluster. 4th Row—Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in last 2 Clusters worked into a Cluster, 1 dc in next st, 1 h dc in next 2 sts, 1 sc in next 2 sts, sk 1 st, 1 sc in 10 sts, sk 1 st, 1 sc in 2 sts, I h dc in 2 sts, 1 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 3 sts worked into a Cluster. 5th Row—Ch 6, turn, sk last 3 sts of last row, a 3-tr-Cluster in next st, (ch 2, sk 2 sts, a 3-tr-Cluster in next st) 5 times, ch 1, sk 2 sts, 1 tr in next. 6th Row—Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in last tr, 1 sc over 1-ch, (3 sc over next 2ch) 5 times, sk Cluster, 2 sc over next ch.

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7th Row——Ch 6, turn, sk last 3 sc, a 3-tr-Cluster in next, (ch I, sk 5 sc, a Cluster in next) twice, ch 1, sk 2 sc, 1 tr in next. 8th Row——Ch 5, turn, 1 tr over last 1-ch space of last row, (1 tr over next 1-ch space) twice, and 2 tr over end ch, holding the final loop of each of these 5 tr on hook, thread over and pull through all 6 loops on hook at once. Fasten off, leaving a 10-inch thread hanging to use in sewing Blocks together. Filet Corners——Repeat 1st Row of "Cluster Corner" on opposite side of center Oval. 2nd Row——Turn, 1 sl st in last 7 sts of 11-ch, ch 5, 1 dc in next tr, * ch 2, 1 dc in next 3d ch st, (ch 2, 1 dc in next 2d st) 3 times. Repeat from * 3 times, I tr in next 5th ch st. 3rd Row——Ch 4, turn, sk last 2-ch space of last row, 1 dc in next dc, (ch 2, I dc in next dc) 14 times, 1 dc in next dc. 4th Row——Ch 1, turn, 1 sl st under last 2-ch space, 1 sl st in next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in next dc, (ch 2, 1 dc in next dc) 10 times, 1 dc in next dc. 5th Row——Ch 1, turn, 1 sl st under last 2-ch space, 1 sl st in next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in next dc, (ch 2, 1 dc in next dc) 6 times, 1 dc in next dc. 6th Row—Ch 1, turn, 1 sl st under last 2-ch space, 1 sl st in next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in next dc, (ch 2, 1 dc in next dc) twice, ] dc in next dc. 7th Row——Ch 4, turn, sk last 2 dc, 1 dc in next dc, ch 4, 1 sl st in next dc. Fasten off, leaving a 10-inch thread hanging, to use in sewing Blocks together. Make four of these Small Blocks and sew together to form a Large Block. The Cluster Corners form the center design of Large Block, while the Filet Corners form the corners. Tack the other corners of Small Blocks together by the p at tip of ends of Oval. Make 80 Large Blocks.

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On tissue paper, draw a true square about an inch larger than finished Block. Stretch and pin Block right-side-down on this pattern on a padded ironing board and steam with a wet cloth and hot iron, then press through a dry cloth until perfectly dry. A Spread pressed in this way will keep its shape and flatness indefinitely. BORDER——With Yellow, (ch 3, 3 dc in 1st st, ch 2, 1 sl st in same 1st st) 4 times, 1 sl st at base of 1st petal, ch 3, remove hook. Let this 3-ch lie up back of 1st petal, insert hook in 2d dc of 1st petal, catch loop and pull through. * Ch 7, 3 dc in 3d st from hook, ch 2, 1 sl st in same st, (ch 3, 3 dc in 1st st of 3-ch, ch 2, 1 sl st in same st) twice, sk last 3 petals, 1 sl st in next ch st connecting Flowers, ch 2, 1 dc in same st, sk 2 sts of connecting ch between Flowers, 1 sl st in next. Now pass previous Flower over working thread, and make 1 dc in same st with last dc. This dc will be on left side of connecting ch. Ch 2, 1 sl st in same st with dc, ch 6, remove hook. Let this ch lie across back of Flower to opposite side. Insert hook in top of 2d petal, catch loop and pull through, which brings thread in proper place to continue work. Repeat from * until a length of Flowers long enough to go across 1 side of Spread is made, allowing exactly 15 Flowers across each Block. Now make another Flower. After 4th Petal, ch 5, remove hook, insert in top of next-to-last petal, catch loop and pull through. This forms corner Flower. Repeat from * around Spread, joining end Flowers. Heading Row Around Inside of Border—Join Cream to side petal of 1 Flower, * (ch 8, 1 sc in side petal of next Flower) repeated to Flower next corner Flower. Ch 2, 1 tr between petals of corner Flower, ch 2, 1 sc in side petal of next Flower. Repeat from * around Spread. Fasten off. Edge——Repeat last row on opposite side of Flower Row, except at corners make 8-ch, 1 sc in 1 st petal of corner Flower, ch 11, 1 sc in next petal, ch 8, 1 sc in next Flower. Fasten off. 2nd Row—Join Cream to sc in 1st Flower preceding 1 corner Flower, ch 1, ** 4 sc over next 8-ch, (ch 5, 1 sc in 1st st of 5-ch to form a p) 4 times, 1 sl st at base of 3d p from hook, ch 5, 1 sc in 1st st for a p, 1 sl st at base of next p, 4 sc over balance of 8-ch, 1 sc in next sc, 4 sc over corner 11-ch, (ch 5, 1 sc in 1st st for a p) 6 times, 1 sl st at base

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of 3d p from hook, (ch 5, 1 sc in 1st st for a p, 1 sl st at base of next p) 3 times, 3 sc over 11-ch. Now make another p-loop just like last one. Then 4 sc over balance of 11-ch, 1 sc in sc, * 4 sc over next 8ch. Now make a p-loop with 2 ps up each side and 1 at tip. 4 sc over balance of 8-ch, 1 sc in sc, 4 sc over next 8-ch. Make a p-loop with 4 ps up each side and 1 at tip. 4 sc over balance of 8-ch, 1 sc in sc, (4 sc over next 8-ch. Make a p-loop with 6 ps up each side and 1 at tip, 4 sc over balance of 8-ch, 1 sc in sc) twice, 4 sc over next 8-ch. Make a p-loop with 4 ps up each side and 1 at tip, 4 sc over balance of 8ch, I sc in sc. Repeat from * across to corner. Repeat from ** around Spread. Fasten off. 3rd Row—Join to tip of 1st p-loop of last row, * ch 11, 1 sc in tip of next p-loop, ch 1 3, 1 sc in tip of next, ch 11, 1 sc in tip of next, (ch 9, I sc in next loop) repeated to next corner. Repeat from * around Spread. 4th Row—* (6 sc, a 4-ch p, and 6 sc) over next 11-ch, 1 sc in sc, (7 sc, p, 7 sc) over corner 13-ch, 1 sc in sc, (6 sc, p, 6 sc) over next 11ch, 1 sc in sc, (5 sc, p, 5 sc) over each 9-ch loop to next corner. Repeat from * around Spread. Fasten off. Press Border and sew chs of Heading Row to edge of Blocks.

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Oval Shell Bag

MATERIALS: 5 tubes "Raphael Brand" Gimp (Cebelia #10 can be substituted), Lining, one 7" Oval Hinge Frame, Link Handle. STITCH: Use Single Crochet and Shell Stitch throughout. SHELL STITCH: 6 Treble Crochets in same stitch make one Shell Stitch. To increase Shell make 8 and 10 Treble Crochets in same stitch. NOTE: When making Shells pick up back loop only. When making Single Crochets pick up both loops on foundation chain only and go directly through the center of Shells. TO START: Ch 18. lst row: Make 6 tr c's in sixth ch from hook, * skip 2 chs 1 sc in next ch, skip 2 chs, 6 tr c's in next ch and repeat from * to end of row ending with 6 tr c's in last ch (3 shells in row). 2nd to 7th row: Ch 3, turn, Make 6 tr c's in last tr c of last shelf of previous row, 1 sc in center of same shell, * 6 tr c's in next sc, 1 sc in center of next shell and repeat from * to end of row ending with 6 tr c's in last tr c of first shell of previous row. 8th and 9th rows: Work same as 2nd row but make 8 tr c's for each shell. 10th row: Work same as 2nd row but make 10 tr c's for each shell.
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1lth row: Ch 3, turn. Make 1 sc in center of first shell of previous row * 10 tr c's in next sc, 1 sc in center of next shell and repeat from * to end of row ending with 1 sc in center of last shell of previous row (11 shells in row). l2th row: Ch 3. turn. * Make 10 tr c's in sc of previous row, 1 sc in center of next shell and repeat from * to end of row ending with 10 tr c's in last sc of previous row (12 shells in row). 13th to 21st row: Alternate 11th and l2th rows respectively. 22nd row: Ch 3, turn. Make 1 sc in center of first shell of previous row (this is a decrease), * 10 tr c's in next sc, 1 sc in center of next shell and repeat from * to end of row ending with 1 sc in center of last shell of previous row (10 shells). 23rd to 26th row: Work same as 22nd row decreasing 1 shell at beginning and end of each row. (There will be 6 shells left in the 26th row.) End off. Make other side of bag to correspond, join both sides with sc's on wrong side starting and ending at the 10th row. (To join, make a sc in center of each shell picking up the 2 loops only at end of the tr c or sc with 4 chs between.) Do not end off. Make foundation top. End off. Sew in lining. Sew bag to frame. Attach handle to frame. FOUNDATION TOP: Turn bag on right side. lst row: Make 1 sc in each st around entire top of bag. 2nd row: Make 1 sc in each st of previous row picking up back loop only.

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Sweet Sue Snood

Smart and a favorite, the demure mesh snood. MATERIALS: J & P Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen, 1 ball of any color. Steel crochet hook No. 4. 1 yd grosgrain ribbon, 1 3\4 inches wide. 11 inches of round elastic. Make all chains loosely. To make foundation chain: * Ch 4, sc in back loop of last ch (forming a knot). Repeat from * until piece measures 12 inches. 1ST ROW: Sc in center ch between 4th and 5th knots from hook, * (ch 3, sc in back loop of last ch) twice, ch 3, sc in center ch between next 2 knots. Repeat from * across, ending with sc in last ch. (Ch 3, sc in back loop of last ch) twice, ch 3, turn. 2ND ROW: Sc in 1st loop, * (ch 3, sc in back loop of last ch) twice, ch 3, sc in next loop. Repeat from * across. (Ch 3, sc in back loop of last ch) twice, ch 3, turn. Repeat last row 20 more times. Fasten off. Attach thread to 1 end of foundation chain, into each loop of foundation chain, into each loop of foundation chain make 6 sc. Attach round elastic to snood at this point. Continue around working sc’s into the loops and over elastic to corresponding position at start of foundation chain. Fasten this end of elastic securely. Cut ribbon in half and sew to snood at both ends of foundation chain. Put snood on as in illustration and trim ends of ribbon.

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Rose Ruffled Centerpiece

DAISY Mercerized Crochet Cotton, Art. 65, Size 20: 1 1\2 skeins each Lt. Pink and Shd. Pinks; or Lily MERCROCHET Mercerized Crochet Cotton, Art 161, Size 20: 2 balls each Baby Pink and Shd. Pinks. No. 12 Steel Crochet Hook. SIZE - 20 inches. ROSE: With Shd. Pinks, ch 7, join with sl st to form ring. Rnd 1: Ch 5, dc in ring, (ch 2, dc in ring) 6 times, ch 2, join to 3d st of ch-5. Rnd 2: In each sp around make sc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, sc. Rnd 3: Sl st around bar of starting chain in 1st Rnd (inserting hook from back to front), ch 6, (dc around bar of next dc in Rnd 1, ch 3) repeated around; join to 3d st of ch-6. Rnd 4: In each sp around make sc, ch 1, 5 dc, ch 1, sc. Rnd 5: Sl st around bar of starting chain on last dcrnd, ch 7, (dc around bar of next dc in previous dc rnd, ch 4) repeated around; join to 3d st of ch-7.

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Rnd 6: In each sp around make sc, ch 1, 7 dc, ch 1, sc. Fasten off. Make 8 Roses. Sew tog. into a circle, with 2 free petals between joinings on each Rose on inside of circle, and 4 free petals on each Rose on outside of circle. Make a 9th Rose. Attach Lt. Pink to center dc on 1 petal. To join this Rose in center of 8-Rose circle, ch 7, sl st in lefthand petal of 2 petals on 1 Rose in circle, * ch 4, sl st in 1st petal on next Rose, ch 7, sc in next petal on center Rose, ch 7, sl st in next petal on same Rose on circle; repeat from * around; join, fasten off, Make a 2d circle of 16 Roses. Sew tog. by opposite petals into a straight row then sew end Roses tog. To join to 1st circle, attach Lt. Pink to 2d petal on 1 Rose in 1st circle, ch 7, sl st in center petal on 1 Rose in 2d circle, * ch 7, sc back in next petal on same Rose in 1st circle, ch 12, sl st in center petal on next Rose in 2d circle, ch 12, sc back in 2d petal m next Rose on 1st circle, ch 7, sl st in center petal on next Rose in 2d circle; repeat from * around; join, fasten off. 1st LEAF SPRAY: Attach Lt. Pink to 2d petal on 1 Rose in 2d circle, ch 17, * sc in 3d ch from hook, ** on chain make 2 hdc, 2 dc, 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, 2 dc, 1 hdc and 1 sl st; * (ch 25, repeat from * to *) twice; (sc in next 8 ch between leaves, ch 17, repeat from * to *) twice (5 leaves); sl st in same st on Rose, fasten off. 2d. SPRAY: Attach to 2d petal on next Rose, ch 16, join to last leaf on previous Spray, sk 1 st of ch-16, sc in next ch; repeat from ** around Doily (16 Sprays), joining 1st and last leaves. BORDER: Rnd 1: Attach Lt. Pink to tip of 1 Spray, ch 1, sc in same place, * ch 15, sc in next leaf, ch 13, sc in joining of Sprays, ch 13, sc in next leaf, ch 15, sc in next (center) leaf; repeat from * around; join to 1st sc. Rnd 2: Ch 1, 3 sc in same sc, * 16 sc in next sp, sc in next sc, 14 sc in next sp, 8 sc in next sp, join with sl st in 8th sc up previous sp, 6 sc in bal. of sp, sc in next sc, 16 sc in next sp, 3 sc in next sc* repeat from * around; join to 1st sc. Rnd 3: Ch 5, * (dc, ch 3, dc) in next (center) sc, ch 2, dc in next sc, (ch 2, sk 2 sc, dc in next sc) 7 times, sk final 2 sc on same sp, dc in

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3d sc on next sp, (ch 2, sk 2 sc, dc in next sc) 7 times, ch 2, repeat from * around; join to 3d st of ch-5. Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in next sp, sc in next dc, * sc in next (center) sp, 3 sc in 2d st of same sp, 1 sc in bal. of sp, (sc in next dc, 2 sc in next sp) 8 times, sk 2 dc in angle, (2 sc in next sp, sc in next dc) 8 times; repeat from * around; join to 1st sc. Rnd 5: Sl st to center sc on next point, ch 1, sc in same sc, * ch 10, sc in same sc, ch 19, (sc, ch 10, sc) in same sc, (ch 8, sk 5 sc, sc in next sc) 4 times, (ch 8, sc in next sc) 5 times, (ch 8, sk 5 sc, sc in next sc) 4 times to center st on next point; repeat from * around, making ch 4, dc in 1st sc for final lp. Rnd 6: * (Ch 8, sc in next lp) repeated to center long lp at next point, ch 10, sc in same lp, ch 19, (sc, ch 10, sc) in same lp; repeat from * around, making ch 4, dc in dc at end of previous rnd for final lp. Repeat Rnd 6 twice. Rnd 9: Repeat Rnd 6 except make ch-10 lps instead of ch-8 lps; join, fasten off. Edge: Attach Shd. Pinks to 9th st of ch-19 lp on 1 point, ch 5, tr in same st, ** (ch 6, sl st in 5th ch from hook for a p) twice, ch 2, holding back the last lp of each tr on hook, make 2 tr in next (center) ch, yo and draw thru all 3 lps on hook at same time (2-tr Cluster), (ch 6, p) twice, ch 2, 2-tr Cluster in same ch, * (ch 6, p) twice, ch 2, 2-tr Cluster in next ch, ch 6, sc in next lp, ch, 6, 2-tr Cluster in 5th ch of next lp; * repeat from * to * 9 times; ch 4, sk 5 shells, join with sl st in 1st p on next shell, ch 2, sk 2 ch of ch-4, sl st in next ch, ch 4, sl st in next p on same opposite shell, ch 2, sk 2 ch of ch-4, sl st in next ch, ch 2, 2-tr Cluster in next ch of same lp, ch 6, sc in next lp, ch 6, 2-tr Cluster in 5th ch of next lp, repeat from * to * twice; (ch 6, p) twice, ch 2, 2-tr Cluster in next ch, ch 6, sc in next lp, ch 6, 2-tr Cluster in 9th ch of next ch-19 lp; repeat from * around; join to 1st tr, fasten off. Starch Doily, stretch and pin, right-side-up on waxed paper and block as illustrated. Leave until dry.

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Lacy Crochet Set

INFANT SIZE GAUGE: 2 shells make 1 inch, 4 rows make 1 inch. 12 sc make 1 inch; 12 rows make 1 inch. What You Need for Infant Size: ROYAL PERLE No. 8. 9 balls for entire set (6 balls for Sacque, 2 balls each for Cap and Bootees if made separately). Steel Crochet Hook No. 6. 5 yards ribbon, 1\4 inch wide (2 yards for Sacque, 2 yards for Cap and I yard for Bootees). 2 rosettes. Starting at neck edge, ch 95 (to measure 9 1/2 inches). lst row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 8 ch, * 2 sc in next ch, sc in next 4 ch. Repeat from * 14 more times; 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of last 9 ch. 2nd row: Dc in next sc, * ch 2, sk 1 sc, dc in next 2 sc, ch 2, sk 2 sc, dc in next 2 sc. Repeat from * across, ending with dc in last 2 sc (31 sps). Ch 1, turn. 3rd row: 2 sc in lst dc, sc in next dc, * 2 dc in sp, sc in next 2 dc. Repeat from * across, ending with sc in last dc, 2 sc in top st of turning ch (128 sc). Ch 2, turn. 4th row: * Sk 3 sc, holding back the last loop of each dc on hook make 2 dc in back loop of next sc, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (cluster made), ch 3 and, working behind cluster, make dc in back loop of the center skipped sc (1 cluster pattern made), ch 2. Repeat from * across (32 cluster patterns). Ch 3, turn.

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5th row: (Right side of work) 2 dc in ch-3 sp (half a shell made), * sc in next ch-2 sp, 5 dc in next ch-3 sp (shell made). Repeat from * across, ending with 3 dc in last ch-3 sp (half shell made). There are 30 whole shells with a half shell on each end. Ch 1, turn. 6th row: Sc in lst dc, * ch 5, sc in center dc of next shell. Repeat from * across, ending with sc in top st of turning ch (31 ch 5 sps). Ch 1, turn. 7th row: Sc in lst sc, (7 sc in next sp, sc in next sc) 12 times; (6 sc in next sp, sc in next sc) 7 times; (7 sc in next sp, sc in. next sc) 12 times (242 sc). Ch 3, turn. 8th row: Dc in lst sc, * ch 2, sk 2 sc, dc in next 2 sc. Repeat from * across (60 sps). Ch 1, turn. 9th row: Sc in each dc and 2 sc in each sp across, make 2 sc in top st of turning ch (243 sc). Ch 2, turn. l0th row: Same as 4th row, only skipping 2 (instead of 3) sc between clusters and making the dc in the first of the skipped sts (81 cluster patterns on row). Ch 3, turn. 11th row: Same as 5th row, making ch 2 (instead of ch-1) to turn (79 shells and 2 half shells on row). 12th row: Cluster in back loop of 2nd dc, ch 3 and, working behind cluster, make dc in back loop of 1st dc, * ch 2, cluster in back loop of 4th dc of next shell, ch 3 and, working behind cluster, make dc in back loop of 2nd dc of same shell. Repeat from * across (81 cluster patterns on row). Ch 3, turn. Repeat 11th and 12th rows alternately 5 more times; then repeat 11th row once more. 24th row: Work 11 cluster patterns with ch 2 between, ch 2, sk 17 shells, make a cluster in back loop of 4th dc of next shell, ch 3, dc in back loop of 2nd dc on lst shell skipped (a joined cluster pattern). The 16 free shells are to be used for Sleeve. Work cluster patterns with ch 2 between over next 23 shells, sk 17 shells, complete a joined cluster pattern as before over next shell and lst shell skipped (free shells are
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to be used for other Sleeve), work in pattern over remaining 11 shells (47 cluster patterns). Ch 3, turn. 25th row: Work shells across, increasing 2 shells at each underarmto increase 2 shells at underarm, make 1 shell in the ch-2 sp preceding the cluster pattern at underarm, 1 shell in the ch-3 sp of cluster and 1 shell in sp following same cluster pattern (49 shells and 2 half shells on row). Ch 2, turn. 26th row: Sk first half shell, cluster in back loop of 4th dc of next shell, ch 3, dc back in lst dc of lst half shell (1 cluster pattern decreased), ch 2 and make cluster patterns with ch 2 between across to within last complete shell, ch 2, cluster in back loop of last dc of last half shell, ch 3 dc back in back loop of 2nd dc of last complete shell (another cluster pattern decreased). Ch 3, turn. 27th row: Work shell pattern across. 28th row: Repeat 26th row. Repeat 25th to 28th rows inclusive 2 more times; then repeat 25th and 26th rows once more (Center Back measures 8 inches). Fasten off. With right side facing, attach thread to lst sc at left neck edge, shell under next dc, sc in next. sc, shell in ch-3 sp of next cluster pattern, sc in next sc, shell under next dc, sc in next sc, shell in ch-3 sp of next cluster pattern, sc at base of next cluster pattern, shell in ch-3 of cluster pattern and continue thus along entire outer edge of Sacque to opposite side of neck edge, working shells along bottom of Sacque in established pattern. Fasten off. SLEEVES . lst row: With wrong side facing, attach thread to shell where first half of joined cluster pattern was made at underarm, ch 2, cluster in back loop of 4th dc of shell where other half of joined cluster pattern was made, ch 3, dc back in back loop of 2nd dc of shell where thread was attached, ch 2 and work cluster pattern with ch-2 between over shells of Sleeve, ending with cluster pattern over last free shell, ch 2, sl st in tip of lst cluster made. Turn.

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2nd row: * Sc in ch-2 sp, shell in next ch-3 sp. Repeat from * around, ending with shell in last ch-3 sp, sl st in lst sc made. Turn. 3rd row: * Ch 2, cluster in back loop of 4th dc of next shell ch 3, dc back in back loop of 2nd dc of same shell. Repeat from * around, ending rnd as before. Turn. Work thus in pattern until 6 rnds in all have been completed. Fasten off. Run ribbon in and out of both rows of dc sps at neck edge. Tie ends in bow at front and trim. Press through damp cloth. CAP BACK PIECE . Starting at base, ch 15 (to measure 1 1/4 inches). lst row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across (14 sc). Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat the 2nd row, increasing 1 sc at both ends of the next row and every 3rd row thereafter, until there arc 20 sc on row-to increase, make 2 sc in 1 sc. Now work sc in each sc across until piece measures 2 inches in all. Ch 1, turn. Next row: Sk lst sc (1 sc decreased), sc in each sc. Ch 1, turn. Repeat last row until 12 sc remain. Fasten off. Attach thread to lst sc on lst row and work across curved edge as follows: lst row: Make 68 sc along edge, making last sc in last sc of lst row of Back Piece. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: Dc in next sc, (ch 2, sk 2 sc, dc in next 2 sc) 3 times; (ch 2, sk 1 sc, dc in next 2 sc) 14 times; (ch 2, sk 2 sc, dc in next 2 sc) 3 times (20 sps). Ch 1, turn. 3rd row: Sc in each dc and 2 sc in each sp across, do not make sc in top st of turning ch (81 sc). Ch 2, turn. 4th row: Make 27 cluster patterns across, working as for 10th row of Sacque.

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5th row: Make 25 shells with a half shell on each end, working as for 11th row of Sacque, Ch 1, turn. 6th row: Sc in lst dc, * ch 4, sc in 3rd dc of next shell. Repeat from * across (26 sps). Ch 1, turn. 7th row: Sc in each sc and 4 sc in each sp across, ending with 3 sc in last sp, sc in last sc (130 sc). Ch 3, turn. 8th row: Dc in next sc, * ch 2, sk 2 sc, dc in next 2 sc. Repeat from * across (32 sps). Ch 1, turn. 9th row: Sk lst dc, sc in next dc, (2 dc in next sp, sc in next 2 dc) 8 times; (3 sc in next sp, sc in next 2 dc) 16 times; (2 dc in next sp, sc in next 2 dc) 8 times (145 sc). Ch 2, turn. 10th row: * Sk 4 sc, cluster in back loop of next sc, ch 3, dc in back loop of 2nd skipped sc, ch 2. Repeat from * across 29 cluster patterns. Ch 3, turn. Work straight in pattern as for Sacque until 6 rows of cluster patterns and 6 rows of shells are made. Continue in pattern, decreasing 1 cluster pattern (same as on Sacque) at both ends of each cluster pattern row until 19 cluster patterns remain, ending with a cluster row. Fasten off. Now work a row of shells all along outer edge of Cap, working over decreased edge as for Sacque. Fasten off. Run ribbon in and out of both rows of dc sps at back of Cap. Tack ends of ribbon on wrong side. Cut remainder of ribbon in half and sew to Cap for ties. Sew on rosettes. BOOTEES TOE PIECE . Ch 15 (to measure 1 1\4 inches). lst row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across (14 sc). Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat the 2nd row until piece measures 1 1\4 inches. Ch 55 for ankle, sl st in first st at beginning of last row. Fasten off. Now work in rnds as follows.

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1st rnd: Attach thread to center st of ch-55 (this is center back), sc in same place where thread was attached, sc in 27 ch, then work sc along 3 sides of Toe Piece, sc in each remaining ch, sl st in lst sc. Ch 1, turn. Work sc in each st around until piece measures 1 1\4 inches. join. Ch 1, turn. Next rnd: Work sc in each sc around, decreasing 3 sc evenly across toe and 3 sc evenly across heel-to decrease, work off 2 sc as 1 sc. Join. Repeat last rnd 5 more times. Fasten off. Sew edges together. Count up 8 rnds from seam just made, attach th-read in st at center back and, with seam facing, work sc through top of each dc on this rnd, thus forming a ridge around sole. Fasten off. Now work top as follows: lst rnd: Attach thread to center st at upper edge of Toe Piece, ch 1, sc in same place where thread was attached, work 67 more sc around (68 sc). join. Ch 3, turn. 2nd rnd: Dc in next st, * ch 2, sk 2 sts, dc in next 2 sc. Repeat from * around (17 sps). join. Ch 1, turn. 3rd rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, sc in each dc and 2 sc in each sp around (68 sc). join. Ch 2, turn. Now work in rows as follows: lst row: Same as 4th row of Sacque (17 cluster patterns). Do not join. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: Same as 5th row of Sacque. Now decrease 1 cluster pattern at both ends of each of the next 3 cluster pattern rows (4 cluster rows in all made). Fasten off. Attach thread to joining of 3rd rnd (over beading) and work shells along outer edge of top, working over decreased edge as for Sacque. Fasten off. Run an 18-inch length of ribbon through beading at ankle.

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Fringed Tiebacks

Materials: Clark's O.N.T. or J. & P. Coats Mercerized Crochet, size 10, 2 balls each of 12 Black and 106 Sport Green. Milward's Steel crochet hook No. 5 or 6. With Green, make ch about 19 inches long, turn. 1st row: 2-tr cluster in 7th ch from hook, * ch 4, 2-tr cluster in next st, skip 4-sts, 2-tr cluster in next st, repeat from * across. Fasten off and attach Black. Ch 1, turn. 2nd and 3rd rows: S c in each st across, ch 1, turn. Fasten off and attach Green, ch 6, turn. 4th row: * 2-tr cluster in next s c, skip 4 sts, 2-tr cluster in next st, ch 4, repeat from * across, ch 6, turn. 5th and 6th rows: 2-tr cluster at joining of tips of clusters of row below, * ch 4, 2-tr cluster in same place, 2-tr cluster at joining of tips of next group, repeat from * across. Ch 6, turn. Fasten off, attach Black. Ch 1, turn. 7th and 8th rows: S c in each st across, ch 1, turn. Fasten off. Attach Black at foundation ch and work a row of s c along other side of ch, ch 1, turn, and work another row of s c, then ch 6, turn. Next row: Skip 3 sc, d c in next, * ch 3, skip 3 sts, d c in next, repeat from * across. Fasten off.

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To make fringe, wind thread 12 times around a 4-inch cardboard. Cut at lower edge and knot through 1st sp at lower edge of tie-back. Make fringe for each sp. Square Motif: With Green, ch 8, join sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: Ch 3 (to count as dc), 3 d c in ring, ch 5, 4 d c in ring, repeat from '* 2 more times, ch 5, join with sl st to ch-3. Fasten off and attach Black. 2nd and 3rd rnds: S c in each st around, and in 3rd st of each ch-5 work 1 s c, ch 1, 1 s c in same st. (This forms a square). Fasten off and attach Green at center of one side. 4th rnd: Ch 4 (to count as tr), tr in same st from which ch started, * ch 4, 2-tr cluster in next st, 2-tr cluster in st before corner st, ch 5, 2-tr cluster in corner st, ch 5, 2-tr cluster in next st, skip 4 sts, 2-tr cluster in next st, repeat from * around, join with sl st. 5th and 6th rnds: Ch 4 (to count as tr), tr in same st from which ch-4 started, ch 4, 2-tr cluster in same place, 2-tr cluster in st before corner cluster, ch 5, 2-tr cluster in corner cluster, ch 5, 2-tr cluster in next st. Continue as before. (6th rnd will have 1 more group on each side). Fasten off and attach Black. 7th and 8th rnds: S c in each st around, making in corner sts, s c, ch 1, s c in same st. Fasten off. Sew to tie-back as in illustration.

Flower Holder And Candlesticks

Materials: Lily Double Quick, Art. 50, in Black: 2 skeins. No. 3 steel crochet hook. 4 large marbles and 8 small marbles. Flower Holder size: 5 x 5 1\2 inches. Base: Starting at center, ch 2. Rnd 1: 7 sc in 2d ch from hook.
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Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around. Rnd 3: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc (1 sc increased). Repeat from * around. Mark end of each rnd. Rnd 4: Sc in each sc, increasing 7 sc evenly around. Repeat Rnd 4 thru Rnd 12 (84 sc). Rnd 13: Sl st in next sc, ch 1, sc in next st, sc in each sc around; join. Rnd 14: Ch 1, sc at base of same sc, sc at base of each sc around; join to back lp of 1st sc. Rnd 15: Ch 1, working in back lp only, sc in same st, sc in each sc around; join thru both lps of 1st sc. Repeat Rnds 14 & 15 four times and Rnd 14 again (6 rnds of long sc completed). Rnd 25: Ch 1, sc in same st, (ch 5, sk 2 sc, sc in next sc) 27 times, ch 2, join with dc in 1st sc. Rnd 26: (Ch 5, sc in 3d st of next lp) 27 times, ch 2, join with dc in dc at end of last rnd. Repeat Rnd 26 six times. Rnd 33: (Ch 2, sc in next lp) repeated around; join. Rnd 34: Ch 1, sc in same place, (2 sc in next sp, sc in next sc) repeated around; join. Rnd 35: Ch 1, sc at base of same sc, (2 sc over next 2 sc inserting hook down into sp, sc at base of next sc) repeated around; join. Repeat Rnds 15 and 14. Edge: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 5 sc, ch 12, keeping lp on hook, sl st back in 6th sc from hook, * ch 1, sl st in each st of ch-12, sc in next 3 sc, ch 12, sl st behind last lp into 3d sc to right of end of same lp; repeat from * around; sl st in next 3 sc in front of 1st lp, then make final (28th) lp. Fasten off. Ball Foot: Ch 2, 6 sc in 2d ch from hook. Working in back lp only, repeat Rnds 2 & 3 of Base. Cup circle with right-side-inside.

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Rnds 4 & 5: Make 2 rnds even. Insert a large marble. Rnd 6: * Sc in next sc, dec 1 sc (to dec 1 sc, sc in next 2 sc working off these 2 sc as 1 sc). Repeat from * 8 times. (Sk 1 sc, sl st in next sc) 4 times. Fasten off. Make 4. Sew under edge of Base, evenly spaced. Candlestick: Size 3 3\4 x 2 inches. Base: Repeat thru Rnd 3. 2 sc in next sc, sl st in next sc. Cup: Ch 1, turn, sc in back lp of 22 sc around; join. Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc at base of each sc around; join to back lp of 1st sc. Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in back lp of each sc around; join thru both lps of 1st sc. Repeat Rnds 2 & 3 three times and Rnd 2 again (5 rnds of long sc made). Edge: (Ch 3, sl st in next sc) repeated around; join and fasten off. Base Border: Attach to remaining lp of 1 sc on edge of Base, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each st around (22 sc); join. Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc at base of same sc, * (2 sc at base of next sc, sc at base of next 2 sc) * 6 times, 2 sc at base of next sc, sc at base of next sc, 2 sc at base of next sc; join to back lp of 1st sc (30 long sc). Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in back lp of each sc around; join. Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc at base of same sc, repeat from * to * in Rnd 2 around (40 sc); join. Repeat Rnd 3. Rnd 6: Like Rnd 2 but inc in every 4th sc (50 sc); join. Repeat Rnd 3. Rnd 8: Like Rnd 2 but inc in every 5th sc (60 sc); join. Rnd 9: Repeat Edge on Flower Holder (20 lps). Ball Foot: Ch 2, 6 sc in 2d ch from hook. Rnd 2: Working in back lp only, 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc).
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Rnd 3: (Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Rnd 4: Sc in next 28 sc. Insert a small marble. (Sc in next 2 sc worked off as 1 sc) 5 times; (sk 1 sc, sl st in next sc) 5 times. Fasten off. Make 4. Sew to underside of Base Border, evenly spaced. Make a 2d Candlestick. Block Flower Holder over bottom of a quart jar. Wrap base of a candle in waxed paper, insert in Candlestick cup, turn upside down in a jar or bottle, block base flat and leave until dry. Starching instructions: For doilies dissolve 2 heaping tablespoons (3 for other pieces), of Argo Gloss Starch in 1\2 cup cold water, add to 1 quart warm water, heat and boil briskly for several minutes, stirring constantly. Add 1 cup cold water and cool until comfortable to handle. Add enough liquid Bluing to make starch a deep blue. Dip crochet in starch, squeezing the starch thru it thoroughly. Remove, squeeze out excess starch, roll in paper towels and leave for an hour or two. Then rub off any excess starch with paper towel, stretch on waxed paper and block ass given in individual instructions.

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Crocheted Flower Picture

MATERIALS—Lily Pearl Cotton, size 5: — 2-balls Lt Ecru, and partial ball each Blue, Lt. Steel Blue, Salmon Rose and Mid-Apple Green. Lily Six Strand Floss.—2-skems each Maroon and Dk. Green. 1-skein each Dp. Peach, Black, Med. Green, Dusty Rose and Dk. Salmon Rose (or other colors), 1\2-yd. Oyster White linen, 1\2-yd. Lt. Green muslin A picture frame 13"xl6" glass size. Crochet hook size 5. MAT—Cut cardboard for a loose fit in frame. Cut out center 3" from bottom, 2" from other 3 sides. Cut linen 1" outside edges, pull taut and fasten on back with gummed tape, slashing inside corners. In Lt. Ecru, make ch 2" longer than bottom width, tr in 15th st from hook, (ch 4, tr in next 5th st) repeated across for width (stretched). Cut off excess ch. ROW 2—Ch 9, turn, tr in next tr, (ch 4, tr in next tr) across to 5th st of end ch. Repeat 4 times to cover bottom. Then work up each side (4 sps wide). Connect top corners with a ch (5 ch for each sp minus 1

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st), and work 4 rows across top Fasten off. Stretch and pin down in exact size. Steam and press dry thru a cloth. Tack to edges of Mat. 1ST PEONY—In 3 strands Black Floss, ch 8, sl st in 1st st. Ch 1, 16 sc in ring. In back loops, sl st in 1st sc, (ch 1, 2 dc in next sc, ch 1, sc in next) 8 times. Fasten off. Turn, in remaining loops of Row 1, join Dp. Peach, ch 4, 2 tr in same st, (2 tr in next st, 3 tr in next) around (40 sts). Fasten off. Join Maroon in both loops, (hdc and dc in next st, 2 tr in next, 3 tr in next, dc and hdc in next, sc in next) 8 times. Fasten off. CENTER—In Salmon Rose ch 7, sl st in 1st st, (ch 6, sl st in same st) 7 times. Sew on center. 2ND PEONY—Repeat Rows 1 and 2, make Row 3 in Maroon and Row 4 in Dk. Salmon Rose. Repeat Center. 1ST LARKSPUR—In Salmon Rose, * ch 10, sl st in 4th st from hook, ch 2, sl st in next 2d st, (ch 6, sl st in 4th st from hook, ch 2, sl st in next 2 st) 4 times, sk these 5 petals, sl st in next ch st. Repeat from * 10 times. TIP END—(Ch 8, sl st in 4th st, ch 2, sl st in next 2d st) 4 times, sl st in next 2 sts, (ch 6, sl st in 4th st, ch 2, sl st in next 2d st, sl st in 2 sts between next 2 petals) 3 times. Fasten off. 2ND LARKSPUR—Make 1st 7 flowers in Lt. Steel Blue. Join Blue and make 4 flowers and Tip End. LILY—In Dp. Peach, ch 5, an 18-loop Clones Knot over ch, sl st in 1st st, (ch 8, a Knot over ch, sl st in 4th st from previous knot) 8 times, ch 20. Fasten off. Join Mid-Apple Green in last st, sc closely over ch, (sc at top of Knot, 5 sc between Knots) repeated to end. Fasten off. LEAF—In Apple-Green; (ch 11, a 2-tr-Cluster in 6th st from hook, ch 3, sl st in Cluster for a p, ch 5, sl st at base of Cluster, sl st in next st) 6 times, ch 8, a leaf in 6th st, sl st in next 2 sts, (ch 7, a leaf in 6th st, sl st in next st, sl st in 4 sts between leaves) repeated to end. Sew end to center-top of Lily.
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PHLOX—In Dusty Rose, ch 4, with 1st st twice usual size, 14 dc in long st, join and fasten off. Join Maroon, (ch 2, sl st in next st) around. Fasten off. In Maroon, make 5 sts from center out to edge and a French Knot in center. Make 5 flowers. BLUE FLOWERS—In Lt. Steel Blue, ch 7, sl st in 1st st, ch 1, 12 sc in ring, sl st in 1st sc. Fasten off. Join Blue, * ch 2, (dc, ch 3, sl st in 3d st from hook for a p, dc) in next sc, ch 2, sc in next sc. Repeat from * 5 times. Fasten off. Make a Peach French Knot on each petal, with a st down to center ring. Make 2 flowers. LEAVES— In Dk. Green, ch 6, * sl st in 4th st from hook for a p, (ch 5, p) 6 times, dc between 3d and 4th ps from hook, (ch 4, p, dc between next 2 ps) 3 times, ch 4, p, ch 1, sk next p, sl st in next 2d st, * ch 6. Repeat from * to *. Fasten off. 2D SPRAY—Ch 25 and repeat from * to *, ch 12 and repeat from * to *. Fasten off. SMALL LEAVES—In Dk. Green, ch 12, (2 dc, a 3-ch p in last dc, 2 dc, ch 2 and sl st) all in 4th st from hook, sl st in next st, (ch 10, another leaf in 4th st from hook) 3 times. Fasten off. Make a 2d spray with 3 leaves. LARGE LEAF—In Med. Green, ch 15, sc in 2d st, * (hdc in next 2 dc in next, hdc in next, sc in next) 3 times, * (hdc, 3 dc and hdc) in end st, sc in next on other side of ch. Repeat from * to *. Fasten off. ROW 2— Join Dk. Green in same end st, ch 3 and in back loops, dc in next st, (2 dc in next, 1 dc in next) twice, hdc in sc between scallops, * (dc in next st, 2 dc in next dc in 2 sts, hdc in sc) twice, * dc in next st, 2 dc in next, (2 dc, 3-ch p, 2 dc) in next st, 2 dc in next, 1 .dc in next, hdc in sc. Repeat from * to *. 1 dc in next st, (2 dc in next) 3 times, 1 dc in next, sl st in 3-ch, ch 10, 9 sc on ch. Fasten off. STEMS—Starting at left. 1ST STEM—In Apple Green, ch 25, cover ch with sc. 2ND STEM — In Med. Green, start with 20-ch.
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3RD STEM—In Dk. Green, start with 17-ch. 4TH STEM—In Med. Green, start with 44-ch. (Connect this up to Salmon Rose Larkspur). 5TH STEM —In Dk. Green, start with 35-ch. Cut Green muslin 1" larger all around than mat opening. Pin motifs on muslin, following illustration, then tack lightly. Twist larkspur sprays so flowers are on alternate sides of ch stem. When finished, stretch and pin right-side-down, and steam and press dry thru a cloth. Fasten with gummed tape on a 2d piece of cardboard cut 1\8" smaller than outside of frame. Place glass and mat in frame, then tack 2d cardboard on back of frame, with very short nails or tacks.

Work Basket

MATERIALS: Lily Skytone Mercerized Crochet Cotton—1 ball Cream and 2 balls Skipper Blue (or other desired colors). Lily Pearl Cotton Size 3—1 ball each Yellow and Lt. Green. Crochet Hook size 3. BASE: Using 2 strands of Blue, ch 43, 4 dc in 5th st from hook, dc in next 37 sts, 9 dc in end st, in other side of chain, dc in next 37 sts, 4 dc in next st, sl st in top of starting chain. ROW 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in same st, * (2 dc in next st) 4 times, dc in 37 dc, (2 dc in next st) 4 times, * 3 dc in next st. Repeat from * to *. Dc in next st, sl st in 1st 3-ch.

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ROW 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in same st, * (dc in next st, 2 dc in next) 5 times, dc in 35 dc, (2 dc in next, dc in next) 5 times, * 3 dc in next. Repeat from * to *. Dc in next st, sl st in 1st 3-ch. ROW 4: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in next dc, holding final 2 loops on hook, draw 2 strands of Cream thru these 2 loops, completing dc. Working over Blue and starting end of Cream, * 2 dc in next dc, dc in next, 2 dc in next, * pull up Blue taut and thru final 2 loops of last dc and repeat from * to *, working over Cream. Make 3 more blocks, alternating colors. (With Blue, dc in next 5 dc, with Cream, dc in next 5 dc) for 7 more blocks. Alternating colors, repeat from * to * for 11 more blocks. Continue in same way. End with 2 Blue dc, sl st in 1st 3ch, joining Cream. ROW 5: With Cream, ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 dc, then alternating colors, make a 5-dc-block in Blue over each Cream block and a Cream block over each Blue block. End with 2 Cream dc, sl st in 3ch. Fasten off Cream. (Turn and make dc around in Blue, widening at ends to keep work flat) for 4 rows, then a row of sc. Fasten off. Steam and press on back. LID: Repeat Base but add edge: Ch 1, (hdc in next sc, 2 dc in next, dc in next, hdc in next, sc in next) around. Fasten off. SIDES: with 2 strands of Blue, ch 240 and join, ch 3, 239 dc on chain, sl st in 3-ch. ROW 2: Ch 3, dc in next 4 dc, (5 dc in Cream, 5 dc in Blue) around. With Cream, sl st in 1st 3-ch. ROW 3: Ch 3, dc in 4 dc, (5 dc in Blue, 5 dc in Cream) around. With Blue, sl st in 1st 3-ch. Fasten off Cream. ROW 4: With Blue, ch 3, dc around and join, sl st in next dc. ROW 5: Ch 3, 8 Blue dc, then using 1 strand of Pearl Cotton, make (5 Yellow dc, 2 Blue dc, 4 Green dc, 9 Blue dc) around. With Green, sl st in 3-ch. ROW 6: Ch 3, 2 Green dc, (4 Blue, 3 Yellow, 1 Blue, 1 Green, 1 Blue, 3 Yellow, 4 Blue, 3 Green) around. With Blue, sl st in 3-ch.
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ROW 7: Ch 3, 2 Blue dc, (4 Green, 2 Blue, 5 Yellow, 9 Blue) around. With Blue, sl st in 3-ch. Fasten off Yellow and Green. Repeat Row 4 three times, then a row of sc. Fasten off. Sew lower edge to Base. BRACELET: With Yellow, ch 2, 9 sc in starting st, sc in back loop of each sc around and around for 8 1\2". Fasten off. Lap ends and sew together. Make a 2nd ring in Green. Sew 1\4" apart crosswise on center of lid. BUTTON: With Blue, ch 2, sc in starting st. In back loops, (2 sc in each sc) 6 times, (sc in next, 2 sc in next) 3 times, sc in each sc for 2 rows, (sc in every 2nd st) 10 times, stuff hard with cotton and close top with sl sts. Sew to center-front 1\2" below top. Make a chain in Blue to fit loosely over button, skip last st, sl st in each remaining st. Sew under edge of lid above button. Stiffen basket by rubbing and patting with a cloth dipped in hot, thick, cooked starch. Cut a heavy white cardboard oval to fit inside base, and weight down. Weight down Lid too, to keep it flat. Cut a long strip of thin cardboard and roll to fit inside the basket to brace sides. Fasten another strip snugly around outside. Pull sides up to an even height . When perfectly dry, sew lid to sides between 8 scallops across back edge. Give 3 coats of White Shellac.

Wrought Iron Wall Plaques

MATERIALS: LILY DOUBLE QUICK, Art. 50, in Black: 2 skeins; No. 3 Steel Crochet Hook, 10 plastic rings, 1 inch size.

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NO. 1-TRIVET (Size-6 x 8 3\4 inches) (left) CENTER: Ch 2, 8 sc in 2d ch from hook, join sl st to back lp of 1st sc. RND 2: Ch 5, tr in same st, * ch 4, holding back the last lp of each tr on hook make 2 tr in back lp of next; sc, Y 0 and draw thru all 3 lps on hook at the same time; repeat from * 6 times, ch 4, join to 1st tr. Fasten off. Make a 2d piece but do not cut. Lay 2d piece on top of 1st and working over both pieces, make sc in each sp around; join and fasten off. * Attach to one plastic ring, ch 1, 32 sc in ring, join, cut and sew by 2 sc between 2 sps on Center. Repeat from * around. Sew 8 Rings tog. where they touch. BORDER. Attach to 7th free sc on one Ring, sc in next 6 sc, (ch 8, sc in center 6 sc on next Ring) repeated, around; join to 1st sc. RND 2: Ch 1, sc at base of same sc, sc at base of next, 5 sc, (10 sc in next sp, sc at base of next 6 sc) repeated around; join. RND 3: Repeat Rnd 2 working over the sc in that rnd; join to back lp of 1st sc. HANDLE: Ch 1, sc in same sc, sc in back lp of next 5 sc, turn, sc in remaining lp of same 6 sc. RNDS 2 & 3. Working in back lps only, sc in 12 sc around and around for 2 rnds. RND 4: * Inc. 2 sc evenly (to inc, make 2 sc in 1 sc). RNDS 5 thru 7: 1 sc in each sc around for 3 rnds. Repeat from * twice (thru Rnd 15). Ending on right side, sl st in next sc, slip a ring in end of Handle, 28 sc in ring, sl st in other side of Handle. Fasten off. Sew 2 halves of end of Handle tog. over bottom of ring. EDGE: Attach to 1st sc to left of Handle, * ch 5, sl st in 2d ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, holding back the last lp of each dc on hook, make 2 dc in next ch, Y 0 and draw thru all 3 lps on hook at the same time, sk 3 sc, sl st in next sc. Repeat from * around to other side of Handle. Fasten off.
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Starch, pin right-side-up in true shape, press flat thru a cloth and leave until dry. No. 2-TRIVET (Size-6 x 8 3\4 inches:) (right) CENTER: Ch 2, 6 sc in 2d ch from hook, join with sl st in back lp of 1st sc. RND 2: * Ch 2, 3 sc in 2d ch from hook, cup 3 sc with right side inside and working in back lp only, sc in 1st sc, sc in each sc around and around for 2 1\4 inches, having 3 sc in rnd at all times (crocheted rope); sk 1 sc, sl st in next sc, sl st in same sc on center, sl st in next sc; repeat from * 5 times. Fasten off. RND 3: Attach to center of one rope lp, * make rope for 2 1\4 inches, sk .1 sc, sl st in next sc, sc in center of next lp; repeat from * 5 times. Fasten off. RND 4: Repeat Rnd 3 making ropes 3 inches long. RING: Ch 14, join with sl st to form ring. RND 1: Ch 1, 23 sc in ring, join. RND 2: Ch 1, 25 sc in ring, inserting hook in center opening; join and fasten off. Make 7. Sew a Ring to sc between every 2 lps in Rnd 3. Sew lps in Rnd 4 to 7 sc around Rings. HANDLE: Make rope for 9 inches. Sew tog. 1 3\4 inches from ends. Spread ends and sew to 2 lps in Rnd 4 one half inch from Handle ends. Sew 7th Ring inside top lp of Handle. Starch and block as for other trivet. No. 3-TRIVET (-Size- 5 3\4 x 9 inches) (center) CENTER: Ch 29, join with sl st to form ring. RND 1: Ch 2, hdc in next ch, (2 hdc in next ch, hdc in next 2 ch) 9 times hdc in sl st, join with sl st in ch-2, sl st in next 2 hdc.

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RND 2: Ch 27, keeping lp on hook, sl st in 6th st to right on Center; ch 1, sc in 1st ch, hdc in 6 ch, (2 hdc in next ch, hdc in next 2 ch) 4 times, 2 hdc in next ch, hdc in 6 ch, se in next ch, sl in same hdc at base of lp. Fasten off. Attach to l2th st up right side of lp and working around Center from left to right, * (ch 25, sl st in 4th st to right around Center, ch 1, sc in 1st ch, hdc in 12 ch) * 3 times, ch 30, sl st in next 5th st on Center, ch 1, sc in 1st ch, hdc in 17 ch; ch 35, sl st in same st on Center, ch 1, sc in 1st ch, hdc in 17 ch; ch 25, sl st in next 5th st on Center, ch 1, sc in 1st ch, hdc in 12 ch; repeat from * to * twice; ch 12, join to l2th st up side of 1st lp. RND 3: Ch 1 and working from right-to-left, * 2 sc in 1st ch of next sp, sc in next ch, 2 sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, holding back the last lp of each dc on hook, make dc in next 2 ch, Y 0 and draw thru all 3 lps on hook at same time (Cluster made), dc in next 2 ch made into a cluster, hdc in next ch, 2 sc in next ch, sc in next ch, 2 sc in next ch, 2 sc across end of next bar; repeat from * to * 3 times; 2 sc in 1st ch of next sp, sc in next ch, 2 sc in next ch, sc in 5 ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in 5 ch, 2 sc in next ch, sc in next ch, 2 sc in next ch, 2 sc on next bar; repeat from * to * 4 times, omitting the last 2 sc in final repeat. Sc in next 2 hdc on next lp, ** ch 4, 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, ch 3, sl st, in sc in same hdc with last sc, sl st in next hdc, ch 5, tr in same st, tr in next 3 sts, ch 5, sl st in same st with last tr, sc in next st; repeat from ** to **. RND 4. Working in back lps, sc in 1st 3 sc on next sp, * hdc in next 3 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 3 sts, sc in next 4 sts, sl st in next st, ** sc in next 4 sc; * repeat from * to * 3 times hdc in next 8 sc, 5 hdc in next (center) st, hdc in next 8 sc, sc in next 3 sc, sl st in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; repeat from * to * 3 times and from * to ** again. Fasten off. Make 2 pieces. With backs facing, sew tog. across both edges of all sections. RING: Attach to ring, ch 1, 32 sc in ring, join to back lp of 1st sc. RND 2: Sl st in back lp of each sc around; join, fasten off. Sew to top (tr) piece. Starch and block.

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Sewing Susan

MATERIALS: J. & P. COATS or CLARK'S O.N.T. PEARL COTTON, Art. A. or B.19, Size 5: 2 balls of No. 48 Hunter's Green; 1 ball each of No. 65 Beauty Pink and No. 12 Black; or J. & P. Coats "Knit-CroSheen," Art. A.64: 1 ball each of No. 48 Hunter's Green, No. 65 Beauty Pink and No. 12 Black; or Clark's O.N.T. Mercerized Bedspread Cotton, Art. B.504: 1 ball each of 3 colors of your own choice. Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 7. A round pincushion, 3 inches in diameter. A small button mold. J. & P. Coats or Clark's O.N.T. Mercerized Sewing Thread, Art. A. or B.3: 8 spools of assorted colors. BASKET . . . Starting at center with Hunter's Green, ch 4. 1st rnd: 14 dc in 4th ch from hook. Join to top of starting chain. 2nd rnd: Ch 3, dc in same place as sl st, 2 dc in each dc around. Join. 3rd rnd: Ch 3, dc in same place as sl st (1 dc increased), * dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join. Dc in each dc around, increasing 15 dc evenly on each rnd until piece measures 4 1\4 inches in diameter. Next rnd: Ch 3, dc in front loop of each dc around, increasing 15 dc on rnd. Join. Continue increasing 15 dc on each rnd until piece measures 7 1\4 inches in diameter. Join and break off. Make another piece the same way. With wrong sides facing, sew pieces together by joining back loops of dc's where front loops were previously worked, leaving a 4-inch opening. Cut 2 pieces of cardboard each 4 1\4 inches in diameter, insert cardboard and sew up opening.

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PINCUSHION . . . Starting at center with Beauty Pink, ch 2. 1st rnd: 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Hereafter pick up back loop only. 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around. 3rd rnd: * 2 sc in next sc (1 sc increased), sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. 4th rnd: * 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc. Repeat from * around. Inc 7 sc evenly on each rnd until piece measures 3 1\4 inches in diameter. Join and break off. Make another piece the same way. With wrong side facing, sew pieces together, leaving opening large enough to insert pincushion. Insert pincushion and sew up opening. With Black embroider lines around pincushion. BUTTON . . . With Black, ch 2, work as for pincushion until piece measures same as button mold, then * work off 2 sc as 1 sc (1 sc decreased), sc in next sc. Repeat from * around until 6 sc have been decreased. Insert button mold and continue decreasing until ' all sc's have been worked off. Break off. Sew button to center of pincushion. Sew pincushion to center of basket. With front of basket facing, attach Green to back piece and sc in each dc around. Join and break off. Attach Pink to first sc, sc in each sc around. Join and break off. Mark both pieces of basket into 8 sections. Attach Pink to first marker and working through both thicknesses to join, make sc in same sc, * sc in each st across front to next marker, sc through both thicknesses. Repeat from * around. Join and break off. CORD ... Cut 6 strands of Black, each 3 yards long. Twist these strands tightly, then double and give them a twist in the opposite direction, knot ends securely. Place a spool of thread in each section of basket, draw cord through spools and tie ends securely, drawing sides of basket into place. Tie into a bow.

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Vintage Purse

Art. 131, N. E. T. (Crochet Twist), White or Ecru Begin with 6 chain, join into ring by slip stitch. 1st round. 4 ch, for long treble (lt: thread over needle twice). 3 ch, making 7 in all, 1 1t into the ring, 3 ch, 1 1t into the ring, * 3 ch, 1 1t into the ring, repeat from * until there are 8, 1 lt into the ring, after the last lt work 3 ch, sl st into the top of the 4 ch worked from the lst 1t. 2d round. 3 d, 5 ch, 3 d into the lst sp of 3 ch of previous round, * 3 d, 5 ch, 3 d into the next sp, repeat from * into each of the 8 sp; there will be 6 d between each p of 5 ch. 3d round. * 9 ch, 1 lt into the d over the lst lt between 2 p of the previous round, 9 ch, 1 d into the d over the next lt between 2 p, repeat from * into each of the lt, ,after the last 9 ch, sl st into the lst 9 ch instead of the the d. 4th round. After the last sl st of the previous round work 12 ch from the medallion, sl st into the 10th loop from the needle, into this ring work 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 2 ch, 1 d into the same d in the circle as the 12 ch was begun from, and into the lst sp of 9 ch work 4 d, draw the thread through the lst p on the side of the ring just worked, 6 d into the same sp of 9 ch 1 d into the t of the previous round, * 12 ch, sl st into the 10th loop from the needle,
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into this ring work 2 d, 5 ch, 2 ch, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 2 ch, 1 d into the t of the previous round, into the next sp of 9 ch work 10 d, 1 d into the d of the prevus round, 12 ch, sl st into the 10th loop from the needle, into this ring work 2 d, 3 ch, draw the thread through the 4th d from the needle of the 10 d of the previous sp, 2 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 2 ch, 1 d into the same d as the 12 ch was begun from, 4 d into the next sp of 9 ch, draw the thread through the lst p on the ring just worked, 6 d into the same sp, 1 d into the next t of the previous round, repeat from * around circle. When making the last 10 d on the last sp of 9 ch work first 6 d, then draw thread through the 1st p on the ring just worked, and then work 4 d into same sp, finish off firmly with a needle. Join one medallion to another by the last round on the pattern the following way: ** Begin with the small ring on the corner of the medallion and work 12 ch, sl st into the 10th loop from the needle, into this ring work 2 d, 3 ch, draw the thread through the 4th d from the needle of the 10 d of the previous sp, 3 ch, 2 d into the ring, 5 ch, 2 d, 3 ch, draw the thread through the 3d p on the corner ring of the previous pattern, 3 ch, 2 d into the ring, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 2 ch, 1 d into the same d as the 12 ch was begun from, 4 d into the next sp of 9 ch, draw the thread through the lst p on the side of ring just worked, 6 ch, 1 d into the t of previous round, draw the thread through the 3d p on the next ring on the side of previous pattern, 10 d into the next sp of 9 ch, 1 d into the d of the previous round, 12 ch, sl st into the 10th loop from the needle, into this ring work 2 d, 3 ch, draw the thread through the 4th d from the needle of the 10 d of the previous sp, 2 ch, 2 d into the ring, 5 ch, 2 d, 3 ch, draw the thread through the 3d p on the next corner ring of the previous pattern, 3 ch, 2 d into the ring, 5 ch, 2 d, 5 ch, 2 d, 2 ch, 1 d into the d on which the 12 ch was begun from, repeat from ** for all the joinings. After 2 rows are joined together there should be 4 p of 5 ch joined to each other at the corners of each pattern. When joining down the sides and across the bottom there should be a pattern or small flower on each side joined by the p at the top. There are 18 medallions which form the bag. Around the top of the bag make 1 row of t (thread over needle twice), except when there is a p, when you make a single crochet. There are 3 medallions which make the flap. Join them together, following the directions for joining medallions of bag; when joining to the row of

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mesh around the top of bag make the connection directly over the medallion on bag, Fasten featherbone across back in hem of lining. For the Strings Join the thread to the corner of bag, ch 65, draw the ch through lst mesh between flap and bag and join with d to a large bone ring, ch 65 and draw thread through same mesh, join with d to the same place where lst ch of 65 started, 3 d into next sp, 1 d into next sp, ch 64, skip one mesh and pass the chain through the next, 1 d to ring, ch 64, pass the ch through the same mesh and continue across bag, making each ch about 1 less as you go towards the center of bag and increase 1 st as you go towards the other end, being careful to have the chains the correct length, and finish with 65 ch.

Heart Sachet

MATERIALS: CLARK'S O.N.T. "BRILLIANT," 1 ball. Steel Crochet Hook No. 8. 1 yard of ribbon, 5/8 inch wide. Starting at upper part of heart, ch 10. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 3 ch; in next ch make sc, ch 3 and sc; sc in next 4 ch. Ch 5, turn. 2nd to 5th rows incl: 2 sc in 1st sc (an inc made), sc in each sc across to the ch-3. In ch-3 loop make sc, ch 3 and sc (2 more increases); sc in each sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc (another inc). Ch 5, turn.

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6th, 7th and 8th rows: Work off 2 sc as 1 sc (a dec made); work across, increasing in ch-3 loop as before and decreasing an sc at end of row. Ch 5, turn. 9th and 10th rows: Work as before, decreasing 2 sc (instead of 1 sc) at both ends of row--to dec 2 sc, work off 2 sc as 1 sc twice. Ch 5, turn. 11th row: Dec 2 sc as before, * ch 3, sc in next 2 sc. Repeat from * across, making sc, ch 3 and sc in center ch-3 loop and decreasing 2 sc at end of row as before. Fasten off. Lay this piece aside. Make another piece same as this. Place these 2 pieces so that loops along edges correspond, and work edging over both thicknesses as follows: 1st row: Attach thread to beginning of 1st row, * ch 5, dc in next double loop. Repeat from * across, ending with sl st at opposite end of 1st row. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: 5 sc in each sp across, ending with sl st in same place where thread was attached. Ch 7, turn. 3rd row: *Skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 7. Repeat from * across, ending row to correspond with beginning. Ch 7, turn. 4th row: * Sc in next loop, ch 7. Repeat from * across. Ch 7, turn. 5th row: * Sc in next loop, ch 1, in next loop make 6 tr with p between--to make a p, ch 3, sc in 3rd ch from hook--ch 1. Repeat from * across, ending row to correspond with beginning. Fasten off. Sew edges of hearts together stuffing with cotton batting with sachet powder between, before opening becomes too small. Starting at top of heart with 1/2 yard of ribbon, pass ribbon through dc sps and tie a knot. Tie ends in a bow, 2 1/2 inches up from knot just made. Trim ends.

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