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Perky Snood  

Medium Head size)

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Materials: 
2 oz. 4-ply wool.
1 crochet hook, size 3- 1 yd. grosgrain ribbon.
23 inches round elastic.
Gauge:
4 meshes -- 3 inches.

Perky Snood

Ch. 49. First Row--~ long treble crochet (long tr.) in 12th st. from hook, * ch. 4, skip 4 sts. on ch. 1 long tr. in next st.; repeat from *, ending ch. 4, skip 1 st., 1 long tr. in last st. Ch. 9, turn.

Row 2- l long tr. in first long tr. of Row below, * ch. 4, 1 long tr. in next long tr.; repeat from *, ending ch. 4, 1 long tr. in 5th st. of turning ch., ch. 4, 1 long tr. in same st. as last long tr. Ch. 9, turn.

Repeat last Row 6 times (23 meshes). Ch. 9, turn.

Row 9--Skip ch. 4, 1  long tr. in next long tr., * ch. 4, 1 long tr. in next long  tr.; repeat from *, ending ch. 4, 1 long tr. in 5th st. of turning ch. (23  meshes). Ch. 9, turn. Repeat last Row 7 times, ending last Row ch. 5 instead of 9.

Row 17--Skip ch. 4, 1 long tr. in next long tr., work even to within 2 meshes of end, ch. 4; yarn over3 times, insert hook in next long tr. and draw up a loop, over, take off  2 loops 3 times in succession, wrap yarn over hook 3 times, insert hook in 5th st. of turning ch. and draw up a loop (6 loops on hook), over, take off 2 loops 3 times in succession, over, take off 3 loops (a decreasing long tr.), ch. 5, turn.

Row 18--Skip ch. 4, : long tr. in next long tr., work 18 meshes, ch. 4, work a decreasing long tr. in last u long tr. Ch. 5, turn.

Decrease 1 mesh each side of each of next 6 rows as in last Row. Ch. l, do not turn.

Border. Sew ends of a 22-inch piece of round elastic together. Working around elastic, work 2 S.C. in each mesh on entire outer edge, join with slip st. to first S.C. Fasten off.

Make a tailored bow of ribbon and sew to front of snood as shown in illustration.

From Complete Guild to modern Knitting and crocheting 1942