Kitchen Set . . . . . . . S-488
COATS & CLARK’S O.N.T. “SPEED-CRO-SHEEN” MERCERIZED COTTON, Art. C.44: 8 balls of No. 126 Spanish Red and 6 balls of No. 10-A Canary Yellow.
Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 2/0 (double zero).
2 pads, 12 inches in diameter, 1 ¼ inches deep. 4 button molds, 1 ¼ inches in diameter.
GAUGE: 6 sc make 1 inch; 5 rnds make 1 inch.
Place Mat measures 15 inches in diameter.
PLACE MAT (Make 2) . . .
Starting at center with Canary Yellow, ch. 6. Join with sl st to form ring.
1st rnd: Sc in ring, insert hook in ring and draw loop through, drop Yellow, pick up Spanish Red and draw through both loops on hook, thus changing color –always change color in this manner–* working over unused color make 2 sc in ring, changing color on 2nd sc. Repeat from * 4 more times, having 3 groups of each color (12 sc), ending with 2 Red sc. Change color. Join.
2nd rnd: 2 sc in same place as sl st (1 sc increased), 2 sc in next sc, changing color as before, * 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, changing color as before. Repeat from * around. Join (24 sc).
3rd rnd: 2 sc in same place as sl st, * sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc, change color, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join (36 sc). Continue to work in pattern, making Yellow sc’s over Yellow sc’s and Red sc’s over Red sc’s and increasing 2 sc in each group on next rnd and 1 sc in each group on following rnd. Repeat last 2 rnds until piece measures 15 inches in diameter. Join and break off.
GLASS JACKET (Make 2)—Bottom . . .
Starting at center with Spanish Red, ch. 2. 1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around. Now sc in each sc, increasing 6 sc evenly on each rnd until piece measures same as bottom of glass. Sl st in next sc.
SIDE PIECE . . . Mark off last rnd into 6 equal parts.
1st rnd: Picking up back loop of each sc with Red, sc in each sc across first group, attach Yellow and, working over Red. * sc in each sc across next group, change color. Repeat from * around, ending with Yellow sc. Join.
2nd rnd: Sc in each sc to within last sc of group, * change color, sc in each sc to within last sc of group. Repeat from * around. Join. Work as for 2nd rnd until 12 rnds have been completed. Break off.
STOOL PILLOW (Make 2) . . . Work as for Place Mat until piece measures 12 inches in diameter. Join and break off. Make another piece the same way.
GUSSET . . . With Spanish Red, ch 8.
1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.
2nd row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat 2nd row until piece is long enough to reach around pillow. Break off. Sew narrow ends together. Sew one side of pillow to gusset. Insert pad and sew other side of pillow in place.
BUTTON (Make 4) . . . Starting at center with Spanish Red, ch. 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
2nd rnd: Sc in each sc around, increasing 6 sc evenly around. Repeat 2nd rnd until piece is same as button mold. Dec 6 sc evenly on each of the next 2nd rnds. Insert button mold and continue decreasing until all sc’s have been worked off. Break off. Sew a button to each side of pillow at center.