Gallery of Crochet and Knitting | Star Book No. 89

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Gallery of Crochet and Knitting
Star Book No. 89
Original Copyright 1952

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Fifteen vintage patterns - three to knit and twelve to crochet. Orchid, Pappy & Mammy Dolls, Earrings, Sachet Bag, Crocheted, Dusting Mitt, Crocheted Apron, Chair Set, Flower Pot Covers, Knitted Dusting Mitt, Shopping Bag, Bottle Cap Hot Plat Mat, Dog Blanket, Weskit, Apple Cord Holder. 1952, 15 pages.


CROCHET ABBREVIATIONS
ch Chain
s c Single Crochet
s d c Short Double Crochet
d c Double Crochet
tr c Treble Crochet
d tr c Double Treble Crochet
tr tr c Treble Treble Crochet
sl st Slip Stitch
st Stitch
sts Stitches

KNITTING ABBREVIATIONS
K Knit
P Purl
St Stitch
Sts Stitches
Sl st Slip Stitch
Tog Together
Y.O. Yarn Over
P.S.S.O. Pass slip stitch over K st

* (Asterisk) — This symbol indicates that the instructions imme¬diately following are to be repeated the given number of times plus the original.
**Are used in the same way.

Knitting Patterns

Knitted Dusting Mitt

With National Blue and No. 4 needles cast on 36 sts and work in ribbing of K 2, P 2 for 2 ¼ inches. Change to No. 6 needles and K across row increasing 4 sts evenly spaced.

Next Row. * P across row.

Next Row. K across row. (More)


Apple Cord Holder

With Scarlet cast on 32 sts and work in garter st (K each row) for 74 rows, bind off. Sew 2 short ends together, gather one end tightly for top of apple, insert ball of cord and draw elastic or yarn through opposite end and fasten, leaving an opening for end of cord.

LEAF: Starting at lower edge with Green ch 4, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts of ch, ch 1 to turn all rows. (More)


Weskit

GAUGE: 7 sts-1 inch.

Entire weskit is worked in garter st (K each row).

LARGE DIAMOND: With Scarlet cast on 1 st, K and increase 1 st at the beginning of each row until there are 34 sts on needle. K 2 rows even. Then decrease 1 st at the beginning of each row until 1 st remains, bind off. In same manner work 2 more diamonds in Scarlet, 1 in Lt. Gray or Gray, 2 in Canary or Buttercup and 1 in National Blue or Med. Blue. (More)


Dog Blanket

PATTERN: 1st Row. * K 3, P 1, repeat from * across row.

2nd Row. K 2, * P 1, K 3, repeat from * across row, ending row with P 1, K 1. Repeat last 2 rows for pattern. With Green cast on 52 sts and work in pattern increasing 1 st on each side every row until there are 92 sts on needle. Work even in pattern until work measures 14 inches from the beginning. (More)


Crochet Patterns

Orchid

LARGE PETAL: Ch 4, 4 d c in 4th st from hook, ch 3, turn.

2nd Row. S c in next d c, * ch 2, s c in next d c, repeat from * once, ch 2, s c in 3rd st of ch, ch 3, turn.

3rd Row. Sl st in 1st loop, * ch 2, sl st in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 2, sl st in same space (an increase), ch 3, turn. (More)


Flower Pot Covers

MOTIF: Ch 7, join to form a ring, ch 5, d c in ring, * ch 2, d c in ring, repeat from * 5 times, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch.

2nd Row. Ch 1, s c in same space, * 2 s c in next mesh, ch 3, sl st in top of last s c for picot, s c in same mesh, s c in next d c, repeat from * all around ending row with 2 s c in next mesh, picot, s c in same mesh, join in 1st s c. (More)


Earrings

With Yellow ch 4, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 6 s c in ring, join.

2nd Round. * Ch 3, s c in next s c, repeat from * all around, cut Yellow.

3rd Round. Attach Shaded Pinks and work 1 s c, 4 d c, 1 s c in each ch 3 loop, join. (More)


Sachet Bag

Starting at upper section of sachet bag, with Green ch 10, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each of the next 3 sts of ch, 1 s c, ch 3, 1 s c in next st of ch (center), 1 s c in each of the 4 remaining sts of ch, ch 5 to turn all rows.

2nd Row. 2 s c in 1st s c (increase), 1 s c in each of the next 4 s c, 1 s c, ch 3, 1 s c in center loop, 1 s c in each of the next 4 s c, 2 s c in last s c.

3rd Row. 2 s c in 1st s c, 1 s c in each of the next 6 s c, 1 s c, ch 3, 1 s c in center loop, 1 s c in each of the next 6 s c, 2 s c in last s c. (More)


Crocheted Dusting Mitt

PALM SECTION: Ch 47, s d c in 3rd st from hook (sdc: yarn over hook, insert in st, pull through, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time), 1 s d c in each of the next 32 sts of ch, 1 s c in each of the next 12 sts of ch, ch 1, turn.

2nd Row. 1 s c in each of the 1st 12 s c picking up back loop of sts only (cuff), 1 double loop st in each remaining st working through both loops of sts (double loop st: wind yarn over index finger twice, insert hook in st, draw yarn through pulling yarn from under finger, drop loops from finger letting loops fall to right side of work and complete s c), ch 1, turn. (More)


Apron

WAIST BAND: With Pink, ch 14, 2 d c in 6th st from hook, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, ch 3, skip 3 sts of ch, s c in next st, ch 3, skip 3 sts of ch and work 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in last st of ch, ch 5, turn.

2nd Row. 1 d c, ch 3, 1 d c shell in center of shell, ch 5, 1 d c, ch 3, 1 d c in center of next shell, ch 5, turn.

3rd Row. 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c shell in ch 3 loop, ch 3, 1 s c over ch 5 loop, ch 3, 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c shell in next ch 3 loop, ch 5, turn. (More)


Chair Set

Chair back measures 11 ½ inches x 16 ½ inches.

Arm Rests measure 7 inches x 11 ½ inches.

CHAIR BACK: With No. 11 hook ch 232, d c in 4th st from hook, 1 d c in each remaining st of ch, ch 3, turn.

2nd Row. 1 d c in each of the next 3 d c, * ch 2, skip 2 d c, d c in next d c, repeat from * 73 times, 1 d c in each of the next 3 sts, ch 3, turn. (More)


Shopping Bag

With Green ch 10, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 18 s c in ring, join in 1st s c.

2nd Round. Ch 3 (counts as 1 d c), 1 d c in each of the next 2 s c, * ch 2, 1 d c in each of the next 3 s c, repeat from * 4 times, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch.

3rd Round. Ch 3, d c in same space, 1 d c in next d c, 2 d c in next d c, * ch 2, 2 d c in next d c, 1 d c in next d c, 2 d c in next d c, repeat from * 4 times, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch. (More)


Bottle Cap Hot Plate Mat

With Blue ch 6, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 14 s c in ring, join.

2nd Row. Working in back loop of sts only, ch 3, 2 d c in same space, * ch 2, skip 1 s c, 3 d c (shell) in next s c, repeat from * 5 times, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch, cut thread.

3rd Row. Attach White in any free s c of previous row, ch 3, d c in same space, * ch 1, s c in center d c of next shell, ch 1, working over loop, work 2 d c in next free s c of previous row, repeat from * 5 times, ch 1, s c in center d c of next shell, ch 1, join in 3rd st of ch, cut thread. (More)


Mammy Doll

BODY: Over a 4 ½ inch cardboard wind Black 50 times and tie at one end (top of head). Remove from cardboard and tie again about 2 inches down for neck.

ARMS: Wind Black over a 4 inch cardboard 15 times, remove from cardboard and tie each end about ¼ inch in for hands.

Place through body and tie again under the arms for waist. Using a double strand of White work eyes as illustrated. Using a double strand of Red work mouth as illustrated. (More)


Pappy Doll

Work body, eyes, arms and mouth same as mammy.

PANTS: With Red ch 15, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each of the next 13 sts of ch, ch 1, turn.

2nd Row. Working through back loop of sts for remainder of pants, work 1 s c in each of the next 11 s c, ch 1, turn. (More)