Rose and Ruffles-Vintage Crochet


MATERIALS: Clark’s O.N.T. Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet, Art. B.4, Size 50: 4 balls of White Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 12. TRIANGULAR PIECE (Make 2) Starting at inner edge, ch 163 to measure l01/2 inches. st row: Sc in 3rd ch from hook (picot made), ch 5,skip 4 ch, sc in next ch, * ch 4, sc in 3rd ch from hook (another picot   made), ch 5, skip 4 ch, sc in next ch. Repeat from * across. Turn. 2nd row: Sl st to center of first loop, sc in same loop (1 loop decreased), * ch 1, picot, ch 5, sc in next loop preceding picot. Repeat from * across, ending with sc in last loop. Turn.’ Repeat 2nd row until 1 loop remains. Break off. BACK OF NECK Attach thread to first sp on inner edge of one triangular piece, ch 90 to measure 6 inches. SI st in corresponding sp on other triangular piece. Ch 1, turn. 1st row: * Picot, ch 5, skip 4 ch, sc in next ch, ch 1. Repeat from * across, ending with sc in last ch. Break off. FIRST ROSETTE Starting at center, ch 5. Join with sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: (Ch 5, sc in ring) 5 times. 2nd rnd: In each loop around make sc, half dc, 3 dc, half dc and sc. 3rd rnd: * Ch 5, sc between next 2 petals. Repeat from * around. 4th rnd: In each loop around’ make sc, half dc, 5 dc, half dc and sc. Join. 5th rnd: Sl st to first dc, sc in same place * ch 1, picot, ch 5, skip 3 dc, sc in next dc, ch 1, picot, ch 5, sc in first dc of next petal. Repeat from * around. Join and break off (10 loops). SECOND ROSETTE Work as for First Rosette until 4 rnds are completed. 5th rnd: Sl st to, first dc, sc in same dc, ch 1, picot, ch 2, sl st in corresponding loop on First Rosette, ch 2, skip 3 dc on Second Rosette, sc in next dc, ch 1, picot, ch 2, sl st in next loop on First Rosette, ch 2, sc in first dc of next petal on Second Rosette. Complete rnd (no more joining) Make 5 more Rosettes, joining adjacent sides as Second Rosette was joined to First Rosette, leaving 3 loops free on each side of joining. To form corner: Join next Rosette to preceding Rosette as before, leaving only 1 loop free on inner edge. Join 17 more Rosettes the same as before. Complete next corner and side as before. HEADING Attach thread to 4th free loop preceding joining on First Rosette, sc in same loop, ch 5, dc in next loop, ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 5, dc in next loop, ch 5, d tr in next joining, (ch 5, dc in first loop on next Rosette, ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 5, dc in next loop, ch 5, d tr in next joining) 5 times; ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 5, d tr in next joining (corner), work across back and other side the same way. Turn. JOINING … Ch 3, sc in first sp on side of Collar, * ch 3, sc in next sp on Heading, ch 3, sc in next sp on Collar. Repeat from * across. Break off. EDGING st row: Attach thread to first free loop on First Rosette on Collar, sc in same place, ch 10, (dc in next loop, ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 5, dc in next loop, ch 5, d tr in next joining, ch 5) 6 times; dc in next loop, ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 5, in next loop make tr, ch 5 and tr (corner); ch 5, sc in next loop and complete as for first row of Heading, working next corner the same way. Ch 1, turn. Cut 6 strands of thread slightly longer than outer edge of Collar. 2nd row: Working over these 6 strands, sc closely around Collar. Cut off remaining strands. Ch 1, turn. 3rd row: * Picot, ch 5, skip 2 sc, sc in next sc, ch 1. Repeat from * across. 4th to 10th rows incl: * Picot, ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 1. Repeat from * across. Turn. Break off at end of l0th row. Starch lightly and press.

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