MATERIALS: J & P COATS OR CLARKS O.N.T. PEARL COTTON, Size 5, 2 balls of Yellow and scraps of brown . . . Steel Crochet Hook No. 7 . . . 1 snap fastener.
GAUGE: 10 sts make 1 inch; 10 rows make 1 inch.
FRONT . . . Starting at bottom with Yellow, ch 21. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across to within last ch, ch 1, sc in last ch. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row:
Sc in each sc across to within last sc, ch 1, sc in last sc. Ch 1,
turn. Repeat 2nd row until piece measures 3 inches. Break off.
BACK . . . Work as for Front until piece measures 5 inches. Break off.
GUSSET . . . Starting at short side, ch 10. Work as for Front until 76 rows in all have been made.
CORD . . . Cut 2 strands of Brown, 5 yards long. Twist these
strands tightly. Now double these strands and give them a twist in the
opposite direction. Knot free end (for lacing). Make a shorter Cord for
initials and sew on Front piece. Leaving 2 inches free at back for
flap, lace Front and Back pieces to Gusset through ch-1 spaces. Lace
around top opening and flap edges. Fasten ends securely. Sew snap
fastener in place.