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Collar

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   As Shown on Crochet this clever collar and belt set from 2 skeins of Kentucky All Purpose "Decorative" Metallic Yarn; use a bone crochet hook number 5. This is a comparatively new yarn on the market. It comes in white with gold or silver and is put up in 80 yard skeins. This yarn is available at most variety stores and art needlework counters of department stores. An all metallic thread, nylon or angora could be used, but be sure to make a swatch because the size will be different with various threads or yarns. 

  Abbreviations: .

Ch (chain); 

st (stitch); 

lp (loop); 

sc (single crochet)


COLLAR (Size 13 ½   inches)-

Ch 61 loosely.

Row 1: Thread over hook, insert hook in second st from hook and pull  lp through, thread over hook, insert hook in third st from book and pull lp through (5 sts on hook), thread over hook and pull through 5 sts. Ch 1, forming an eye. * Insert hook in eye and pull lp through. Insert hook in side st of scallop just made and pull lp through, insert hook in next st of ch and pull lp through, insert hook in next st of ch and pull lp through, thread over hook and pull through the 5 sts. Ch 1. Repeat from * to end of ch (30 scallops or patterns). Fasten off. 

Cut yarn leaving 6 inches for fastening. (All work is done from right side with each Row started from same edge).

Row 2: Insert hook at top outermost edge of first scallop and pull  lp through. Pull short end to front and work over for 8 sts. Ch 1. * Sc in next st, sc in eye of scallop. Repeat from * across Row. End, leaving 6 inches.

Row 3: (This Row increases by picking up st at base of scallop). Insert hook in first st and pull lp through. Work over short end as before. Ch 3, pull lp through second st from hook, through third st from hook, through st at base of ch, through next st of previous Row (5 lps on hook). Thread over hook and pull through the 5 lps Ch 1 forming an eye. * Insert hook in eye and pull lp through, insert hook in side st of scallop just made and pull  lp through, insert hook at base of scallop and pull lp through, insert hook in next st of previous Row ant pull lp through, thread over hook ant pull through the 5 lps on hook. Ch 1. Repeat from * to end of Row (59
scallops). End, leaving 6 inches. 

Row 4: Repeat Row 2.

Row 5: (This Row has same number of scallops as Row 3). Pull lp through first st. Ch 3, pull lp through second st from hook, through third st from hook, through st at base of ch, through next st of previous Row. Thread over hook and pull through the 5 lps on hook. Ch 1 forming eye. * Insert hook in eye and pull lp through, insert hook in side st of scallop just made and pull lp through, insert hook in next st of previous Row and pull lp through, insert hook in next st of previous Row and pull lp through, thread over hook and pull through the 5 lps on hook. Ch l  forming eye. Repeat from *. End,  leaving 6 inches.

Row 6: Repeat Row 2.

Row 7: Repeat Row 5. With needle fasten off threads at end of each Row. Starting at neck edge, sc in each st around collar, adding an extra st at the two outer points. At starting point
on neck edge, make 8-inch ch. Make similar ch on other side.

 Add tassels ( To Make Tassels-Cut a cardboard the desired length of tassel. Wind  thread around cardboard. Tie a thread around top strands, leaving  ends for joining (Figure 1), cut bottom strands. Wind thread several times about ¼ inch from top (figure 2), tie and conceal ends in tassel.

From The WORKBASKET  August 1954

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