Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Bridal Garter Belt
Bridal Garter Belt
Clark's O.N.T. J& P Coats Quick Tricks Book No. 267 1950
J. & P. Coats or Clark's O.N.T. Pearl Cotton, Size 5: 2 balls of No. 1White and 1 ball of No. 48 Hunter's Green, or
J.& P. Coats "Knit-Cro-Sheen": 1 ball each of No. 1 White and No. 48 Hunter's Green, and J.& P. Coats or Clark's O.N.T. Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet, Size 30:
J.& P. Coats ~ 1 ball of No. 9 Yellow, or
CLARK'S O.N.T. ~ 1 ball of No 9 Yellow, or J. & P. Coats Big Ball Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet, Size 30: 1 ball of No. 9 Yellow, or
Clark's Big Ball Three Cord Mercerized Crochet, Size 30: 1 ball of No. 9 Yellow.
Steel Crochet Hooks No. 7 and 10.
A bridal garter.
GLADIOLA (Make 3)
Starting at center with White, ch 10. Join with sl st to form a ring.
FIRST PETAL . .. 1st rd: Ch 10, Sc in 2nd ch from hook, Sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next 4 ch, hdc in next 2 ch, Sc in ring. Make 5 more Petals in same manner. Break off.
2nd rd: Attach White to last Sc and work around Petal as follows: * Holding hack on hook the last loop of each dc, make a de in next 3 sts, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (2 dc decreased), dc in next 2 sts, half dc in next 2 sts, Sc in next 2 sts, at tip make Sc, ch 3 and sc; Sc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, dec 2 dc, Sc in the Sc between Petals. Repeat from * around remaining petals. Join and break off.
BUD (Make 5) . . .
1st row: With White, ch 4, in 4th ch from book make 2 dc and 1 tr. Cb 3, turn.
2nd row: Skip first tr, dec 1 dc, ch 3, sl St in top of decreased dc, ch 3, sl St in top of starting chain. Break off.
STEM AND CALYX (Make 5)...
With Green make a chain 1 1/2 inches long, tr in 4th ch from hook, ch 3, sl St in tr, eb 4, sl st in same place as tr, ch 4, tr in same place as sl St, ch 3, sl St in tr, ch 4, sl St in same place as tr, sl St in each ch across. Break off. Sew Bud to Calyx.
STAMEN (Make 3) With Yellow, * ch 9, * * (thread over, insert hook in 3rd ch from hook) 3 times; thread over and draw through all loops on hook (dc cluster made), ch 4. Repeat from * * once more, ending with ch 6, sl St in first ch of ch-9. Repeat from * 3 more times. Break off.
Sew Stamens to center of flower. Starch lightly and press.
Sew Flowers, Buds and Stems to garter.
Note: tr is a treble, yo twice, insert hook in stitch, yarn over and draw loop up, yo,(you should have 4 loops on hook) draw through first two loops, yo again, (Now 3 loops on hook) and draw through the next two loops only, yo again, and draw through the last two loops. Now you should have 1 loop on the hook.