Crocheted Sunbonnet Sue Lil Rug


Sunbonnet Sue Crocheted Rug

MATERIALS: Lily Skytone Mercerized Crochet Cotton-11 balls Lt Blue, 5-balls Delft Blue, 3-balls Skipper Blue, 2-balls each Rose Fraise and Salmon Rose and 1-ball Emerald Green. Crochet hooks No. 0 and 7. Approx. size of rug: 25″ x 38″. Use 4 strands for center and border.

CENTER: With 4 strands Lt Blue and No. 0 hook ch 131, hdc in 5th ch from hook, hdc in next ch, * sc in next, sl st in next, sc in next, hdc in next, hdc and dc in next, ** dc in next, dc and hdc in next, hdc in next. Repeat from * across, ending at **. Mark the right side of this row as right side of rug.

ROW 2: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in 1st dc, * dc in next st, holding back the last lp of next 3 dc on hook, make dc in next st, (sk 1 st, dc in next) twice, thread over and draw thru all 4 lps on hook for a Cluster, (dc in next st, 3 dc in next st **), twice. Repeat from * across, ending at **. Repeat Row 2 to thru Row 31. ROW 33: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in 1st sc, * sc in each st across, 3 sc in corner, (2 sc in each row, sc between rows) repeated across end, 3 sc in corner. Repeat from * around. Sc in 1st corner, sl st in 1st sc. Fasten off.

BORDER: Turn, 2 sc in 4 strands Skipper Blue in center sc at one corner, sc in each sc around with 3 sc in center sc at each corner. End with 1 sc in 1st corner, sl st in 1st sc.

ROW 2: Ch 3, turn, 3 dc in sl st, sc in next sc, * (ch 3, 3 dc in next sc, sk 3 sc, sc in next sc) repeated across to 1st of 3 sc at next corner, (ch 3, 3 dc in same sc, sc in next sc) twice. Repeat from * around, complete 1st corner, join and fasten off.

ROW 3: Turn, sc in 4 strands Delft Blue in ch-3 lp at one corner, (ch 3, 3 dc in same lp, sc in ch-3 sp on next shell) repeated around. Join.

ROW 4: Turn, sl st in 1st 3 dc, sc in next ch-3 lp, * (ch 3, 3 dc in same lp, sc in ch-3 lp in next shell) repeated to next corner, (ch 3, 3 dc, sc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in corner ch-3 lp, sc in next ch-3 lp. Repeat from * around. Join. Fasten off.

ROW 5: Turn, sc in 4 strands Rose Fraise in ch-3 lp at one corner, (ch 3, 3 dc, sc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in same lp, sc in next ch-3 lp, (ch 3, 3 dc in same lp, sc in next ch-3 lp) repeated to next corner. Repeat from * around. Join. Fasten off.

ROWS 6 & 7: Repeat Row 5 once in Salmon Rose and again in Rose Fraise.

ROWS 8 & 9: Make 2 rows Delft Blue repeating Rows 5 & 4.

ROW 10: Repeat Row 5 in Skipper Blue.
Work following motifs with one strand and No. 7 hook.

SKIRT: Starting at top with Salmon Rose ch 13, sc in 2d ch from hook, sc in each ch across.

ROW 2: Ch 3, turn, 3 dc in 1st sc, dc in next 10 sc, 3 dc in end sc.

ROW 3: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in 1st dc, dc in each dc across with 2 increases. (To inc make 2 dc in 1 dc). End with 2 dc in end dc. (Do not work in end turning ch in any row).

ROW 4: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in each of 1st 2 dc, dc in each dc across with 3 increases.
End with 2 dc in end dc. Repeat Rows 3 & 4 four times and Row 3 again (thru Row 13).

ROW 14: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across with 3 increases, 2 dc in end dc.

ROW 15: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across with 4 incs. 2 dc in end dc.

ROW 16: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across with 3 incs.

ROW 17: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across with 4 incs.
Repeat Rows 16 & 17 twice.

ROW 22: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across with 2 incs. Repeat Row 22 twice. Fasten off.

ROW 25: Without turning, make sc in Rose Fraise in each dc (107 sc).

ROW 26: Ch 4, turn, tr in 1st sc, dc in next sc, ch 1, sc in next, (ch 1, dc in next sc, tr in 3 sc, dc in next sc, ch 1, sc in next sc) 17 times, ch 1, dc in next sc, tr in end sc. Fasten off.

TRIMMING BAND: With Rose Fraise, * ch 7, holding back the last lp of each tr on hook, make 2 tr in 6th ch from hook, thread over and pull thru all lps on hook (Cluster made). Repeat from * 21 times.

ROW 2: Ch 13, sc between last 2 Clusters, (ch 9, sc between next 2d & 3d Clusters) 10 times, ch 13, sc in end of Cluster-row, (ch 10, sc between next 2d & 3d Clusters) 11 times.

ROW 3: (9 sc, ch 4, sl st in last sc for a p, 5 sc) in next lp, (5 sc, a p, 5 sc in next lp) 10 times, 5 sc, a p, 9 sc in next lp, (6 sc, a p, 6 sc) in each remaining lp. Join. Fasten off. Sew around Skirt above Border.

LARGE FLOWER: With Green, ch 7, join with sl st for a ring. Ch 1, 12 sc in ring, sl st 1st sc. Fasten off.

ROW 2: Join Rose Fraise in one sc, * ch 2, (dc, 2 tr, dc) in next sc, ch 2, sc in next sc. Repeat from * 5 times. Fasten off. Make three.

SMALL FLOWER: With Green, ch 6, join for ring. Ch 1, 10 sc in ring, sl st in 1st sc. Fasten off.

ROW 2: Join Rose Fraise in one sc, (ch 2, 3 dc in next sc, ch 2, sc in next sc) 5 times. Fasten off. Make 3. Sew on Skirt as illustrated.

SHOE: With Rose Fraise, ch 17, hdc in 4th ch from hook, 2 hdc, 4 dc and 6tr on ch, (2 tr in end ch) made into a Cluster.

ROW 2: Ch 3, turn, (dc in 1st 2 tr) made into a Cluster, tr in next 2 tr, (tr in next 2 tr) made into a Cluster. Fasten off. Make two.

PANTALET: With Salmon Rose ch 13, sc in 2d ch from hook, sc in each ch across.

ROW 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in 12 sc.

ROW 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in 12 dc.

ROW 4: Ch 4, turn, dc in 1st 2 sc, ch 2, sc in same sc with last dc, (ch 2, dc in next sc, tr in next, dc in next, ch 2, sc in next sc) twice, ch 2, dc in next sc, 2 dc in end sc. Fasten off. Sew midway under bottom of Skirt. Sew one Shoe under Pantalet, 2d 1 1\2″ back of Pantalet.

JACKET BLOUSE: Starting at waist with Rose Fraise, ch 9, sc in 2d ch from hook, sc in each ch across.

ROW 2: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in 1st sc, dc in next 6 sc, 3 dc in end sc.

ROW 3: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in 1st dc, dc in next 9 dc, 2 dc in end dc.

ROW 4: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in 1st dc, dc in next 9 dc, (dc in 3 end dc) made into a Cluster.

ROW 5: Ch 1, turn, sk Cluster, sc in next dc, hdc in next, dc in next 7 dc, (dc in 2 end dc) made into a Cluster. Fasten off.

JACKET SKIRT: Join Rose Fraise to opposite side of starting ch, ch 3, dc in same place, dc in next 7 ch.

ROW 2: Ch 1, turn, sk 1st dc, sc in next dc, hdc in 2 dc, dc in 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in end ch- 3.

ROW 3: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in 1st dc, dc in next 6 dc, hdc in next st, sc in next.

ROW 4: Ch 1, turn, sk 1st sc, sc in next 2 sts, hdc in 2 sts, dc in next st, (2 dc in next st) 4 times.

ROW 5: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in 1st dc, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc) twice, hdc in next 3 sts, sc in next 2 sts.

ROW 6: Ch 1, turn, sk 1st sc, sc in next 3 sts. hdc in 2 sts. 2 hdc in next st, (dc in 2 sts, 2 dc in next st) 3 times, 2 dc in end st.

ROW 7: Turn, (ch 2, dc in next st, tr in next, dc in next, ch 2, sc in next st) 6 times. Fasten off. Sew over top of Skirt.
SLEEVE: With Rose Fraise, ch 4, 13 dc in 4th ch from hook, sl st in top of ch-4.

ROW 2: Ch 3, dc in same place, (dc in next dc, 2 dc in next) 6 times, dc in next dc, sl st in ch-3.

ROW 3: Ch 3, dc in 20 dc. Join.

ROW 4: Ch 3, dc in each dc around wit 3 decreases. (To decrease, make dc in 2 dc made into a Cluster). Join.

ROW 5: Ch 1, sc in same place with sl st, sc in next 2 sts, hdc in 3 sts, (dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts made into a Cluster-decrease) twice, hdc in next 3 sts, sc in 2 sts, sl st in next st. Without joining, continue with:

ROW 6: Sc in next 2 sc, hdc in next 2 sts, (dc in next 2 sts made into a Cluster-decrease, dc in next 2 sts) twice, hdc in 2 sts, sc in 2 sts.

ROW 7: Sc in next 2 sts, hdc in 2 sts, dc in 2 sts, dc in 2 sts made into a Cluster, dc in 2 sts, hdc in 2 sts, sc in next st, sl st in next.

ROW 8: Ch 3, dc in next 12 sts, sk ch-3, sl st in 1st dc.

ROW 9: (Ch 2, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, sc in next dc) 6 times. Fasten off. Sew on Blouse.

ARM: With Salmon Rose, ch 16, hdc in 3d ch from hook, hdc in next 4 ch, 2 sc in next ch, hdc in 5 ch, sc in 2 ch, sl st in end ch.

ROW 2: Ch 1, turn, sk sl st, sl st in next sc, sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts. Fasten off. Sew in Sleeve.

NECK: With Salmon Rose, ch 6, sc in 2d ch from hook, sc in each ch across.

ROW 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in 5 sc.

ROW 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in 5 dc.

ROW 4: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in 1st sc, hdc in next sc, 2 dc in next, (2 tr in next) twice. Fasten off. Sew under top of Blouse.

HAT: With Rose Fraise, ch 9, sc in 2d ch from hook, sc in each ch across.

ROW 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in 8 sc.

ROW 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in 8 dc.

ROW 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in 8 sc.

ROW 5: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc and hdc in 1st sc, dc in 2 sc, tr in 2 sc, (3 tr in next sc) twice, 4 tr in end sc.

ROW 6: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in each of 1st 3 tr, (dc in next st, 2 dc in next) 4 times, hdc in 4 sts, sc in 2 sc.

ROW 7: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in 1st sc, sc in next 10 sts, hdc in 4 sts, (dc in next st, 2 dc in next) twice, (tr in next st, 2 tr in next) twice, dtr in 2 end sts.

ROW 8: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.

ROW 9: Turn, (ch 2, dc in next sc, tr and dc in next sc, ch 2, sc in next sc) 10 times. Fasten off.

TRIM-LEAVES: With Green, ch 6, sl st in 6th ch from hook, (ch 6, sl st in same ch) twice, * ch 8, sl st in 6th ch from hook, (ch 6, sl st in same ch) twice. Repeat from * 3 times. Fasten off.

FLOWERS: With Salmon Rose ch 5, sl st in 5th ch from hook, (ch 5, sl st in same ch) 3 times, * ch 8, sl st in 5th ch from hook, (ch 5, sl st in same ch) 3 times. Repeat from * twice. Fasten off.
Twist Leaves and Flowers tog and sew around base of Crown.

BOUQUET: Repeat Leaves and Flowers. Arrange in a round bouquet and sew to hand. Sew Sunbonnet Girl in center of rug 2″ above Border.

GARDEN-LARGE FLOWER: Repeat Large Flower on Skirt.

ROW 3: Picking up back lps only, sc in Salmon Rose in 2 center tr on one petal, (5 tr in sc between petals, sc in 2 center tr on next petal) repeated around.

ROW 4: Picking up both lps again, sl st in 1st sc, sc in next sc, * ch 2, dc and tr in next tr, tr and dtr in next tr, 4 dtr in next tr, dtr and tr in next tr, tr and dc in next tr, ch 2, sc in next 2 sc. Repeat from * around. Join. Fasten off. Make 2.

Make 2 more with Row 2 in Salmon Rose, Rows 3 & 4 in Rose Fraise.

MEDIUM FLOWER: Repeat Row 1 of Large Flower.

ROW 2: With Rose Fraise, sc in one sc, (ch 2, 2 dc in next sc, ch 2, sc in next sc) 6 times. Join. Fasten off.

ROW 3: Picking up back lps only, sc in Salmon Rose in 2 dc on one petal, (4 dc in sc between petals, sc in 2 dc on next petal) repeated around.

ROW 4: Picking up both lps again, sl st in 1st sc, sc in next sc, * ch 1, hdc and dc in next dc, (2 tr in next dc) twice, dc and hdc in next dc, ch 1, sc in 2 sc. Repeat from * around. Join. Fasten off. Make 4.

Make 4 more with Row 2 in Salmon Rose, Rows 3 & 4 in Rose Fraise.

SMALL FLOWER: Repeat Row 1 of Small Flower on Skirt.

ROW 2: With Rose Fraise, sc in one sc, (ch 1, 2 hdc in next sc, ch 1, sc in next sc) 5 times. Join. Fasten off.

ROW 3: Picking up back lps only, sc in Salmon Rose in 2 hdc on one petal, (dc, 4 tr, dc in sc between petals, sc in next 2 hdc) repeated around. Join. Fasten off. Make 4.

Make 4 more with Row 2 in Salmon Rose, Row 3 in Rose Fraise.

TINY FLOWER: Repeat Small Flower on Skirt. Make 2.

Make 2 more with Row 2 in Salmon rose.

LEAF: With Green, ch 20, dc in 3d ch from hook, 2 dc, 2 tr, 6 dtr, 2 tr, 2 dc and 2 hdc on ch, (sc, ch 3, sc) in end ch. Working on other side of starting ch make 2 hdc, 2 dc, 2 tr, 6 dtr, 2 tr and 3 dc, ch 2, sl st in end ch-2. Fasten off. Make 16.

NO 1-FLOWER SPRAY: Using Salmon Rose Flowers (with Rose Fraise centers), group 1-Large, 2-Medium, 2-Small and 1-Tiny and sew at ring end of Center, following illustration. Sew 3-Leaves around Large Flower and one above Tiny Flower. Repeat this Spray on left side of Girl.

NO 2-SPRAY: Group Rose Fraise Flowers into 2 similar sprays, reversing position of motifs as in illustration. Sew one Spray on right side of Girl, other at left end of Center. Stretch and pin rug right-side-down in true shape on a large, padded board or table. Steam and press dry thru a cloth.

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