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Apron Easy to crochet vintage apron. This antiques apron is just like your grandmother used to wear. Make one to waer or to hany over your country chair.

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Daisy Mercerized Crochet Cotton, size 20, was used to make this apron. 
Abbreviations: Ch (chain);  sk (skip);  dc (double crochet);  Sp (space);  sc (single crochet);  lp (loop); tr (treble)-thread over twice, work off 2 lps at a time;  dtr (double treble)-thread over 3 times, work off 2 lps at a time.

Belt-   With red ch 16, Turn.

Row 1: sk 5 ch, dc in each of next 11 ch.

Row 2: Ch 5, turn, dc in first dc, (ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next dc) 5 times.

Row 3: Ch 5, turn, dc in first dc, (dc in next Sp, dc in next dc) 5 times.

Repeat rows 2 and 3 through Row 75 (to measure 15 inches).  Working across side of belt, (ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp) 37 times, ch 5, dc in end St.

Next Row: Ch 4, turn, dc in first St of next ch-5, * (ch 1, sk 1 ch, dc in next ch) twice, ch 1, dc in first St of next ch 5. Repeat from * across ( 1 14 sts).  Fasten off.

Sk 1 st: Turn, join cream to first dc, ch 7, holding back the last lp of each tr on hook, make 3 tr in next ch 1 Sp, thread over and draw through all 4 lps (3 tr cluster made), (ch 3, sk 1 sp, a 3 tr cluster in next Sp) repeated across (57 clusters), ch 1, tr in end sp.

Row 2: Ch 6, turn, sc between first 2 clusters, (ch 6, sc in next sp) repeated across to second lp from end, ch 3, tr in end lp.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in trl ch 6, sc in next lp, * 8 dc in next lp, sc in next lp, (ch 6, sc in next lp) twice.  Repeat from * across to end ch (14 shells).

Row 4: Ch 9, turn, sc in first lp, ch 6, sc in third dc on next shell, ch 6, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 6, sc in next lp) twice.  Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 3, tr in end sc.

Rows 5: through 16: Repeat rows 3 and 4 six times.

Row 17: Repeat Row 3 except make 10 dc in each shell.

Row 18: Ch 9, turn, sc in first lp ch 6, sc in third dc on next shell, ch 8, sk 4 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 6, sc in next lp), twice.  Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 3, tr in end sc.

Rows 19 through 26: Repeat rows 17 and 18 four times.

Row 27: Repeat Row 3 except make 13 dc in shells.

Row 28: Ch 9, turn, sc in first lp, ch 6, sc in 4th dc. on next shell, ch 11, sk 5 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 6, sc in next lp) twice.  Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 3, tr in end sc.

Rows 29 through 38: Repeat rows 27 and 28 five times.

Row 39: Make 16 dc in shells.

Row 40: Ch 10, turn, sc in first lp. * ch 7, sc in 4th dc on next shell, ch, 14, sk 8 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 7, sc in next lp) twice.  Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 4, tr in end sc.

Row 41: Ch 1, turn, sc in tr, ch 7, sc in next lp, * 18 dc in next lp, sc in next lp, (ch 7, sc in next lp) twice. Repeat from * across to end lp.

Row 42: Ch 10, turn, sc in first lp, ch 7, sc in 5th dc on next shell, ch 14, sk 8 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 7, sc in next lp) twice.  Repeat from across to end lp, ch 4, tr in end sc.

Rows 43 through 50: Repeat rows 41 and 42 four times.

Row 51: Ch 1, turn, sc in tr, ch 8, sc in next lp, * 20 dc in next lp, sc in next lp, (ch 8, sc in next lp) tw1ce.  Repeat from * across to end lp.

Row 52: Ch 12, turn, sc in first lp, ch 8, sc in 5th dc on next shell, ch 15, sk 10 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 8, sc in next lp) tw1ce.  Repeat from across to end lp, ch 4, dtr in end sc.

Row 53: Ch 1, turn, sc in tr, ch 8, sc in next lp, * 23 dc in next lp, sc in next lp, (ch 8, sc in next lp) tw1ce.  Repeat from * across to end lp.

Row 54: Ch 12, turn, sc in first lp, ch 8, sc in 6th dc on next shelf, * ch 17, sk 11 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 8, sc in next lp) tw1ce.  Repeat from across to end lp, ch 4, dtr in end sc.
 
Repeat rows 53 and 54 four times (through Row 62).

Row 63: Ch 1, turn, sc in tr, ch 10, sc in next lp, * 25 dc in next lp, sc in next lp, (ch 10, sc in next lp) tw1ce.  Repeat from * across to end lp.

Row 64: Ch 15, turn, sc in first lp, ch 10, sc in 7th dc on next shell, * ch 18, sk 1, 1 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 10, sc in next lp) tw1ce.  Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 5, dtr in end sc.

Row 65: Repeat Row 63 except make 26 dc in each shell.

Row 66: Ch 15, turn, sc in first lp, ch 10, sc in 7th dc on next shell, * ch 20, sk 12 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 10, sc in next lp) tw1ce.  Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 5, dtr in end sc.

Repeat rows 65, 66, 65.

Row 70: Ch 1, turn, 10 sc in first ch 10 lp, * ch 2, sc in th1rd dc on next shell, (ch 4, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc) 7 times, ch 2, 6 sc across center of next lp, ch 4, 6 sc across center of next lp.  Repeat from * across, 10 sc in end lp.  Fasten off.

Fr1ll-Turn and jo1n red to bottom Row of belt, (ch 5, sc in next cha1n sp, ch 5, sc between sps) repeated clown side.  in last 3 sps, make (ch 5, sc) tw1ce in each sp, ch 5, sc between sps.
At corner, (ch 5, sk 1 sc, sc in next sc) 3 times, * (ch 5, a 3 tr cluster in next ch 4 lp) 7 times, ch 5, sk next 6 sc, sc in next ch 4 lp.  Repeat from * across bottom edge.  Then work other side to match first side.

Row 2: Ch 7, turn, sc in first lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) repeated down to second lp from first cluster, (ch 5, 2-sc in next lp) 8 times, * ch 3, 2 sc in next lp, (ch 5, 2 sc in next lp) 7 times.  Repeat from * across.  Make other side to match first side.

Row 3: Ch 10, turn, sc in first lp, (ch 7, sc in next lp) repeated down to lp above first cluster, (ch 7, sc in same lp, ch 7, sc in next lp) 7 times, * (ch 7, sc in next lp, ch 7, sc in same lp) 7 times, ch 7, sc in next lp.  Repeat * around bottom.  Make other side l1ke first side.

Row 4: Ch 10, turn, sc in first lp, (ch 8, sc in next lp) repeated around.  Make next Row of ch 9 lps and 6th Row of ch 10 lps.  Fasten off.

Edge: Turn, jo1n cream to bottom  Row of belt and make sc across ends of next 5 rows of fr1ll, * ch 8, sl st in 4th ch from hook for a p, ch 2, sk p, a 2 tr cluster in next th1rd ch, ch 1, sc in next red lp.  Repeat from * around.  End w1th sc in 5 rows across end of ruffle.  Fasten off.

Stretch and pin apron right-side-down.  Steam and press center inside ruffle.  Cut ribbon in half.  Sew a piece to each end of belt.

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