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Collar and Cuffs

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Materials Required - AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "STAR" or "GEM" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON Size 30-1 Large Ball White.

Steel Crochet Hook Number 12.

  Make a ch 27 inches long, d c in 6th ch from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 ch, d c in next ch, repeat front * until work measures 25 inches, cut off remaining ch.

2nd: Row. Ch 4 turn, dc in d c,  * ch 1, d c in next d c, repeat from * across row.

Repeat this Row 10 times.

13th: Row. Ch 6, turn, s c in d c, * ch 5, s c in next d c, repeat from * across row.

14th: and 15th: Rows. Ch 7, turn, (always add 1 ch for turning) and work 6 ch loops, then work 2 rows of 7 ch loops, 2 rows of 8 ch loops, 2 rows of 9 ch loops, and 2 rows of 10 ch loops.

24th: Row. Ch 11, turn, s c in loop, * ch 5, 2 d c in next loop, ch 4, sl st in top of d c for picot, 2 d c in same loop, ch 5 and repeat from * to within the last 2 loops, ch 5, s c in next loop, ch 5, s c in loop. Break thread.

Attach thread in 3rd Row of meshes and work 5 ch loops in ch of mesh. Then repeat from 14th Row. Break thread.

Cuff. Make a ch 13 inches long, dc in 6th ch from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 ch, d c in next ch repeat from * until work measures 10 inches, then work 9 more rows of 1ch meshes same as for collar. Repeat from the 13th Row of collar

Starch pieces slightly and iron while still damp.

From American Thread Co. 1942