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Exchanging knit to crochet

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Glass Jacket

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THE ORIGINAL glass jacket was made in rose but a combination of pastels would give you a delightful and attractive set.  For a set, you will need a ball of rose color J.P. coats Knit-Cro-Sheen and a size 2 steel crochet hook.  A double thread is used throughout.

ch (chain)
st (stitch)
sl st (slip stitch)
sc (single crochet)
inc (increase)
dc (double crochet)
lp (loop)
rnd (round)
sk (skip)

Bottom: Start at center with ch 2.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.

Rnd 3: * 2 sc in next sc for one inc, sc in next sc.  Repeat from * around.

Rnd 4: sc in each sc and work 6 inc evenly spaced in rnd.

All remaining rnds of bottom: Work as for rnd 4 until piece measures same size as bottom of glass, sl st in next sc.


Rnd 1: sc in back lp of each sc around, sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: sc in same place with sl st, ch 3, dc in same st, * sk 3 sc, (sc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next sc. 

Repeat. from * around, sl st in first sc, turn.

Rnds 3 through 6: Sl st in each of first 3 dc, * (sc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch 3 lp.
Repeat from around.1 sl st in first sc, turn.

Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in same place with sl st, * sc in next ch 3 lp, 3 dc in next sc.

Repeat from around, end with a dc in same place with first dc, sl st in top of first ch 3.
Fasten off.