Ruffled Picture Window



Source:  http://handmadebymother.blogspot.com/2010/05/home-sweet-hell.html

MATERIALS:


Clark’s Big Ball Mercerized Crochet, Art. B.34, Size 20, 18 Balls of No. 49 Chartreuse and 3 balls of No. 123-A Flamingo . . . Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 9.

WINDOW RUFFLE . . . Starting at center with Chartreuse, make a chain slightly longer than length desired. 1st row: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 13 ch, * ch 5, dc in next 13 ch, * ch 5, dc in next 15 ch. Repeat from * across until row measures length desired. Cut off remaining chain. Turn. 2nd row: Sl st in first 2 dc, ch 3, dc in next 12 dc, * ch 5, in next loop make tr, ch 5 and tr; ch 5, skip 1 dc, dc in next 13 dc. Repeat from * across. Turn. 3rd row: Sl st in first 2 dc, dc in next 10 dc, * ch 5, tr in next sp, ch 5, in next sp make tr, ch 5 and tr; ch 5, tr in next sp, ch 5, skip 1 dc, dc in next 11 dc. Repeat from * across. Turn. 4th row: Sl st in first 2 dc, ch 3, dc in next 8 dc, * (ch 5, tr in next sp) twice; ch 5, in next sp make (tr, ch 5) 5 times; (tr in next sp, ch 5) twice; skip 1 dc, dc in next 9 dc. Repeat from * across. Turn. 5th row: Sl st in first 2 dc, ch 3, dc in next 6 dc, * (ch 5, in next sp make tr, ch 5 and tr) 10 times; ch 5, skip 1 dc, dc in next 7 dc. Repeat from * across. Turn. 6th row: Sl st in first 2 dc, ch 3, dc in next 4 dc, * (ch 5, tr in next sp) 21 times; ch 5, skip next dc, dc in next 5 dc. Repeat from * across. Break off. 8th row: Attach Flamingo to first dc on first row, sc in same place, * (ch 4, sc in end dc of next row) 6 times; ch 4, skip next dc, sc in next dc, (ch 4, sc in end dc of next row) 7 times; sc in first end dc of next point. Repeat from * across. Break off. 9th row: Attach Flamingo to first sp on Ruffle, in same sp make sc, ch 5 and sc; (ch 5, in next sp make sc, ch 5 and sc) 19 times; * ch 2, sl st in eighth ch-5 loop made at beginning of Ruffle, ch 2, sc in next sp (first Ruffle joined), ch 5, sc in same sp, (ch 5, in next sp make sc, ch 5 and sc) 3 times; (ch 5, in next sp make sc, ch 5 and sc) 7 times; ch 2, sl st in corresponding loop on first joined Ruffle, ch 2, sc in next sp, ch 5, sc in same sp, (ch 5, in next sp make sc, ch 5 and sc) 8 times. Repeat from * across, joining all Ruffles the same way. Attach Chartreuse to opposite side of starting chain and complete as before.

FLOWER POT RUFFLE . . . Starting at center with Charteuse make a chain slightly longer than circumference around center of flower pot. 1st row: Work as for Window Ruffle until row measures length desired, having 1 group of dc’s more than circumference of flower pot. Cut off remaining chain and complete as for Window Ruffle.

Starch lightly and press.
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