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Knot Stitch Lacy Cover

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28 inches by 33 inches without ruffle.
This Cover can be made with the following:
"DAWN" or "CLOVER LEAF"
NYLON or NYLON POMPADOUR or
"DAWN" MEDIUM WEIGHT POMPADOUR or "DAWN" INFANTS WOOL or
"DAWN" BABY YARN

8 ozs.  White or color desired.
Plastic crochet hook No. 3.
1 yd. 30-inch satin.
2 yds. 3-inch ribbon.
Entire cover is worked vertically.

Ch 152 (to measure about 33 inches), sc in 2nd st from hook, 1 sc in each remaining st of ch, ch 1, turn.

2nd Row.  sc in lst st, ** work a double knot st (double knot st: * draw up  ½ inch loop on hook, yarn over and pull through loop, sc over single loop of st, repeat from * once), skip 2 sts, sc in next st, repeat from ** across Row, turn.

3rd Row.  Ch 5, * sc in center st of next double knot st, ch 2, repeat from * across Row, ending with sc in next st, dc in last st, ch 1, turn.

4th Row.  1 sc in each of next 2 sts, * 2 sc in next ch 2 loop, sc in next sc, repeat from * across Row ending with 1 sc in ch 5 loop, 1 sc in 3rd st of end ch, ch 1, turn.

Repeat 2nd to 4th rows for pattern.  Work even in pattern until cover measures 28 inches, ending with 4th Row of pattern.  Without cutting yarn, work a Row of sc across top of cover, cut yarn.
Attach yarn at opposite end and finish to correspond.

 EDGE: Attach yarn in an comer, sc in same space, * work a double knot st, sc in same space, repeat from * twice, * double knot st, skip 1 st, sc in next st, repeat from * all around, working all corners same as 1stcorner.

2nd Row.  Sl st to center of double knot st, * double knot st, sc in center of next double knot st, repeat from * all around.  Repeat last Row twice, cut yarn.  Line cover with satin and trim with bow as illustrated.
 
KNITTED Cover with Embroidery
 29 inches by 36 inches without fringe
This Cover can be made with the following:
"DAWN" or "CLOVER LEAF" NYLON or NYLON POMPADOUR or "DAWN" BABY YARN
"DAWN" INFANTS WOOL

10 ozs.  Baby Green or color desired.

2 ozs.  Baby Pink or any contrasting color.
1 pr. knitting needles No. 3.
Steel crochet hook No. 7.
GAUGE: 8 sts = 1 inch.

PATTERN: 1st, 3rd, 5th , 7th, 9th, llth, 13th, 15th, 17th and 19th Rows. * K 16, Y 0, K 2 tog, repeat from * across Row ending with K 16.

2nd and all even Rows.  P across each Row.

21st Row.  K 2, * Y 0, K 2 tog, repeat from * across Row ending with K 2.

22nd Row.  P across Row.  These 22 rows are repeated for Pattern.  With Green cast on 232 sts and work in pattern until 17 squares are completed, bind off.  With Green work a Row of sc around entire cover working 3 sc in each corner.

FRINGE: Cut 6 inch strands of Pink and Green.  Using 2 strands, double in half and knot through each sc around entire cover making all fringe Green except the fringe in the 2 sc at open work lines.  Make these Pink.

EMBROIDERY: Using a double strand of Pink, embroider as illustrated using Lazy Daisy stitch for flowers, working French Knots for centers.
 

CROCHETED    Cover with Lacing 30 inches x 36 inches
This Cover can be made with the following:
"DAWN" KNITTING WORSTED or
"DAWN" NYLON OF KNITTING WORSTED SIZE
18 ozs.  Lt.  Pink or color desired.
1 oz.  Baby, Blue or Lt.  Blue or any contrasting color.
Plastic crochet hook No. 5.

With Pink ch 120, insert book in 3rd st from book and pull loop through, insert hook in next st of ch, pull loop through, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time, ch 1, * insert hook in next st of ch, pull loop through, insert hook in next st of ch, pull loop through, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time, ch 1, repeat from * across remainder of ch, ch 1 more to turn.

2nd Row.  RIGHT SIDE: * Insert hook in next st, pull loop through, insert hook under next ch 1, pull loop through, yarn over and pull through all 3 loops at one time, ch 1, repeat from * across Row, ending last pattern in end ch, ch 1 more to turn.  Repeat 2nd Row until cover measures 33 inches from beginning, ending on right side of work, cut yarn.

BORDER: With Pink and right side toward you, work a Row of sc around entire cover, keeping work flat and working 3 sc in each corner, join.

Next Row.  Work 1 sc in each sc working 3 sc in center st at each corner, join.

Next Row.  Ch 1, 1 sc in same space * skip 1 st, 5 dc shell in next st, skip 1 st, sc in next st, repeat from * all around, join, cut yarn.

TRIM: Cut 2 ¼ yd. strands of Blue.  Using 1 strand, double in half and working across short side, lace under the loops of pattern of the 5th Row from beginning.

Next 3 Rows.  Work same as last Row but lacing each Row in Row above last Row laced.  Work opposite short side in same manner.  Working across long side starting in the 5th pattern from edge, lace yarn over 1 Row and under next Row in between the loops of pattern.  Work 3 more rows in same manner but lacing each Row in Row above last Row laced.

Work opposite long side in same manner.  Finish ends on wrong side.
 

Taken from Star Baby Book 1950

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