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Crochet Instructions: Learn Various Crochet Stiches

Thursday, March 17th, 2005

Crochet Instructions: Learn Various Crochet Stiches [Editorial Note: These instructions were written in 1870, so some of the terms may vary slightly from today's patterns. There are several excellent stich types and techniques too.] A Crochet-Needle Cotton or thread, wool or silk, with a crochet-needle, are the materials required for working crochet. The needle, whether [...]

Stars in Crochet

Thursday, March 17th, 2005

Materials: Messrs. Walter Evans and Co.’s crochet cotton No. 8 or 20. This pattern can be used for a couvrette or pincushion cover, according to the size of the cotton with which it is worked. Each star is begun in the centre by a chain of 8 stitches. In the 1st stitch work 1 treble, [...]

Whisk Broom Cover

Tuesday, March 1st, 2005

MATERIALS:J. & P. COATS or CLARK’S O.N.T. PEARL COTTON, Art. A. or B.19, Size 5: 2 balls of No. 43 Dk. Yellow and 1 ball each of No. 18-D Shaded Dk. Purples, No. 15 Shaded Pinks, No. 21 Shaded Greens and No. 81 Dk. Brown; or J. & P. Coats “Knit-Cro-Sheen,” Art. A.64, 1 ball [...]

Crocheted Waste Basket Cover

Tuesday, December 28th, 2004

COATS & CLARK’S O.N.T. “SPEED-CRO-SHEEN” MERCERIZED COTTON, Art. C.44: 4 balls of No. 131 Fudge Brown and 2 balls of No. 123-A Flamingo; and J. & P. COATS “KNIT-CRO-SHEEN” METALLIC, Art. A.64: 4 balls of No. M-l White. Mil wards Steel Crochet Hook No. 1/0 (zero). A Crown Zipper, 10 inches long. A scrap basket. [...]

Bottle Warmer Crochet Pattern

Tuesday, December 28th, 2004

This Bottle Warmer can be made with the following: “DAWN” KNITTING WORSTED or “DAWN” NYLON OF KNITTING WORSTED SIZE 2 ozs. White or color desired. 1 yd. ½ inch ribbon. Aluminum crochet hook size F. Ch 7, join to form a ring, ch 1, 7 sc in ring. Do not join this or following rounds, [...]