Afghans Design Gallery III


Knitting Crochet Patterns

1990 Patons No. 17313
8.5 x 11 inches, 16 pages

Afghans to knit and crochet in a variety of styles and textures with charts.

Crochet
* Kilim Afghan
* Granny Motif Afghan
* Plaid Afghan and Pillow
* Victorian Floral Lace Afghan
* Shell Afghan

Knit
* Double Leaf Afghan
* Wreath of Roses
* Paisley Afghan and Pillow

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Priscilla Crochet Book Edgings and Insertions

 

 

Published by
The Priscilla Publishing Co.
Boston, Mass.
1913

 

 

This is a PDF Digital Reproduction of a book with instructions and pictures for many different edgings and insertions.  Some are fairly plain and some are quite elaborate.  Some are thin enough for handkerchiefs and some are quite wide.

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Priscilla Hardanger Embroidery Book


No. 1

Published by The Priscilla Publishing Co.
Boston, Mass. 1909

This is a PDF Digital Reproduction of a book with instructions and explanations of the different stitches. Stitches are worked in a pattern and the centre portion of fabric is cut away. It is usually worked with white thread on white fabric.  Special Hardanger canvas can be used, or linen.

The stitches are then formed into designs to make borders, runners, centerpieces, or used to decorate corners or edges of tablecloths, curtains, belts, towels, pillow covers, clothing or even button covers. A sampler is suggested as a good beginning.

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Karens Variety New Listings

 

Pullover Sweater, Hat & Scarf
Knitting  PDF
Sizes 1 – 5
Crochet Men and Boys Pullover Sweater
Chest 24 – 44  PDF
Good Luck Coasters
Crochet PDF

Dinosaur Days
Beehive Patons No. 695
Knitting
2 – 6 yrs

Cuddly Crocheted Animals
American School of Needlework No. 28
Polar Bear & Dog Toys or Pajama Bag
Style No. 1905, 1977
Elegant Black Pullover Sweater
Knitting
Chatelaine Crafts
Four Lined Hats
Vogue 8440  Uncut
Baby Cat, Bear, Dog Rag Quilts
Simplicity No. 2493  Uncut

 

 

Beginner’s Belt


Free Crochet Pattern
by KarensVariety.com

Materials: Size 10 crochet thread
No. 4 or 5 crochet hook
Abbreviations:
 ch  chain
 st  stitch
 sk  skip

A very easy belt to crochet for the beginner. The belt can be made wider by adding stitches in odd numbers and the length is adjustable. Use metallic thread for a dressy look, bright colours, pastels, white or ecru to complement your wardrobe. Add a purchased belt buckle in plain or fancy design or recycle an existing buckle by replacing the belt.

Chain 21, turn.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, * ch 1, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch.
Repeat from * to end of row.
Ch 2, turn.

Row 2: Sc under ch-1 loop of previous row, ch 1.
Repeat from * making the last sc under the turning ch-2.
Ch 2, turn.

Repeat Row 2 until the belt is as long as you wish.
Be careful to keep the edges even.
Cut thread and draw the free end through the loop and fasten off securely.

Insert one end of the belt over the centre of a purchased belt buckle, fold over and sew together.

 

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Irish Shamrock Motif


Free Crochet Pattern
by KarensVariety.com

Materials: No. 9 crochet hook
String weight cotton thread
Abbreviations:
 ch  chain
 st  stitch
 sl st  slip stitch
 tr  treble
 sc  single crochet
 dtr  double treble – thread over 3 times, work off 2 loops at a time

To make a shamrock, begin with a ch of 10 sts, sl st into a ring; ch 4 and make 24 tr into the ring, ch 4, 3 dtr, ch 4, sl st to fourth ch st at beginning.

Rnd 2: Ch 4, 7 tr in each of next 7 tr, ch 4, sc into next tr, ch 4; make 2 more groups of 8 tr, separated by ch 4, sc, ch 4, turn.

Rnd 3: 8 tr, ch 4, sc in sc, ch 4, make two more groups of 8 tr separated by ch 4, sc, ch 4.

This completes a shamrock. Make three more, always joining by two tips at first ch 4 of last rnd to the same point on shamrock previously made. Complete the first leaf of second shamrock motif, sl st to opposite point, ch 4, sc, ch 4, sl st to next point of next leaf. Complete other two leaves of shamrock. Last of four shamrock motifs in a square must be joined at four points.

An edge is worked around four shamrocks which make a square as follows:
Ch 8, dtr in middle dtr of stem, ch 2, dtr in same st, repeat at stem and at other side of leaf. Ch 8, sc in outer point of same leaf; ch 8, work a 2-dtr group between leaves; continue around in this manner to complete square.

To join adjacent squares, sl st the center of chains as they are made, to opposite chains.

 

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Cape Sleeved Bed Jacket Sweater


Knitting Pattern

Size Medium

This is a reproduction of a vintage pattern for a lovely cape sleeved bed jacket knit with baby yarn.

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Christmas Doily


Free Crochet Pattern By KarensVariety.com

Size: Doily measures 16 1/2 inches diameter from point to point.
Materials: 2 balls of No. 48 Clark’s Cronita Hunter’s Green
1 ball each of White and No. 126 Spanish Red
No. 7 steel crochet hook
Abbreviations:
 ch  chain
 sc  single crochet
 dc  double crochet
 tr  treble
 d tr  double treble
 tr tr  triple treble
 sl st  slip stitch
 cl  cluster
 sp  space
st(s) stitch(es)
rnd round

Starting at centre with Green, ch 8. Join with sl st to form ring.

1st Rnd: Ch 1, 16 sc in ring. Join to first sc.

2nd Rnd: Ch 1, sc in joining, (ch 1, sc in next sc) 15 times; ch 1. Join to first sc.

3rd Rnd: Ch 1, sc in joining and in each st around. Join to first sc (32 sc).

4th Rnd: Ch 1, sc in joining, (in next sc make dc and tr; ch 3, in next sc make tr and dc shell over 2 sts made; sc in next 2 sc) 7 times, shell over next 2 sts, sc in next sc. Join as before (8 shells).

NOTE: On each rnd hereafter, repeat from * around and end as stated.

5th Rnd: Sl st in next 2 sts, ch 1, * sc in next sp, ch 9. End with ch 4, d tr in first sc to form last loop (8  loops).

6th Rnd: Ch 7, in loop just formed make (d tr, ch 2) twice and d tr; * ch 5, in next loop make (d tr, ch 2) 3 times and d tr. End with ch 5, join to 5th ch of ch-7.

7th Rnd: Ch 1, sc in joining, * (2 sc in next sp, sc in next d tr) 3 times; 5 sc in next sp, sc in next d tr. End with 5 sc in last sp. Join (120 sc).

8th Rnd: Ch 7, in next sc make tr and dc, * skip next sc, sc in next sc, skip next sc, shell over next 2 sc. End with dc in joining of last rnd, join to 4th ch of ch-7 (24 shells). Break off and fasten.

9th Rnd: Attach White to first shell-sp, ch 3, holding back on hook the last loop of each dc, make 2 dc in same sp, thread over and draw through al loops on hook (cl made), *  ch 9, sc in next shell-sp, ch 9, 3 dc cl in next shell-sp. End with ch 9, join to tip of first cl.

10th Rnd: Ch 3, 2-dc cl in joining (starting cl over cl made); * ch 3, in next loop make sc, ch 5 and sc; ch 5, in next loop make sc, ch 5 and sc; ch 3, 3-dc cl in tip of next cl (cl over cl made). End with ch 3, join as on 9th rnd.

11th Rnd: Starting cl over cl, * ch 5, skip next sp, (sc in next loop, ch 5) 3 times; cl over cl. end with ch 5, join as on 9th rnd.

12th Rnd: * Cl over cl as before, ch 3, sc in next loop, (ch 5, sc in next loop) 3 times; ch 3. Join.

13th Rnd: Repeat 11th rnd.

14th Rnd: Work as for 12th rnd, making ch-6 instead of ch-5.

15th Rnd: Work as for 11th rnd, making ch-6 instead of ch-5.

16th Rnd: * Cl over cl, ch 4, sc in next loop, (ch 7, sc in next loop) 3 times; ch 4. Join.

17th Rnd: * Cl over cl, ch 7, skip next sp, (sc in next loop, ch 7) 3 times. Join.

18th Rnd: * Cl over cl, ch 4, sc in next loop, (ch 8, sc in next loop) 3 times; ch 4. Join.

19th Rnd: * Cl over cl, ch 7, skip next sp, sc in next loop, (in next sc make d tr, tr tr, ch 3, tr tr and d tr; sc in next loop) twice; ch 7, Join.

20th Rnd: * Cl over cl, ch 4, sc in next loop, (ch 9, sc in next ch-3 sp) twice; ch 9, sc in next loop, ch 4. Join.

21st Rnd: Cl over cl, * ch 7, skip next sp, sc in next loop, (ch 8, sc in next loop) twice, ch 7, in tip of next cl make 2-dc cl, ch 3, sl st, ch 3 and 2-dc cl. End with a 3-dc cl in same place as first cl was made. Do not join. Place a marker on right side. Ch 3, turn.

Work First Point in rows as follows:

1st Row: (Wrong side): Cl over cl, ch 3, sc in next loop, (ch 6, sc in next loop) 3 times; ch 3, cl over cl. Ch 3, turn.

2nd Row: Cl over cl, ch 5, skip next sp, (sc in next loop, ch 5) 3 times; cl over cl. Ch 3, turn.

3rd Row: Cl over cl, ch 4, skip next sp, (sc in next loop, ch 4) twice; cl over cl. Ch 3, turn.

4th Row: Cl over cl, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 7, skip next loop, sc in next loop, ch 3, cl over cl. Ch 3, turn.

5th Row: Cl over cl, ch 3, skip next sp, sc in next loop, ch 3, cl over cl. Ch 3, turn.

6th Row: (Cl over cl) twice. Break off and fasten. First point completed.

Next and All Remaining Points: With right side facing, skip next cl on 21st rnd, attach thread to tip of following cl. Ch 3, turn. Starting with first row, work same as First Point (12 points). Starch lightly and press.

LEAVES: (Make 12 sets of 2 Leaves)

First Leaf: Starting at centre with Green, ch 12.

1st Row: (Right side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook (tip) and in next 9 ch; in last ch make sc, ch 3 and sc; working along opposite side of starting chain, sc in next 8 ch. Ch 3, turn.

2nd Row: Working through both loops, sc in next 9 sc; in next sp make sc, ch 3 and sc; sc in next 8 sc. Ch 3, turn.

3rd Row: Picking up back loops only, sc in next 9 sc; in next sp make sc, ch 3 and sc; sc in next 8 sc. Ch 3, turn.

Next 9 Rows: Repeat 3rd and 2nd rows alternately. Ch 3 at end of 12th row, sl st in sc just made. Break off and fasten. Make second leaf in same way. Do not break off.

Joining: With wrong sides together and working through both thicknesses, sl st in next 8 sc and in next sp. Break off and fasten. Press.

BERRY CLUSTER: (make 12) With Red, ch. 4.

Centre Berry: In 4th ch from hook work as follows: Holding back on hook the last loop of each tr, make 7 tr, thread over and draw through all loops on hook, ch 1 tightly to fasten (cl made); make 3 more ch, sl st in same place as cl was made.

Outer Berries: Working around Centre Berry and making berries that consist of sl st, ch 2, 5-tr cl, ch 2 and sl st; make a berry in same place as Centre Berry was made, 2 berries between starting chain and first tr of Centre Berry, 1 berry in fastening chain at top of Centre Berry and 2 berries between last tr and ch-3 of Centre Berry. Break off and fasten, leaving an end for sewing. Sew leaves and berries in place as shown.

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Baby Bib


Free Crochet Pattern by KarensVariety.com

Materials: No. 3 crochet hook
String weight thread
Abbreviations:
 ch  chain
 st  stitch
 sl st  slip stitch
 sk  skip
 lps  loops
 sd  single crochet
 hdc  half double crochet
 dc  double crochet
 p  picot
 dc cluster  double crochet cluster (hold last lp of each dc on hook, thread over and pull through all lps at once)

Crochet a sturdy bib for baby with crochet ties or purchased ribbon.
Make several in different colours and attach appliques.

Ch very loosely 58, sc in second st from hook and on to end of ch (57 sc).
Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in each sc, ch 3, turn.
Repeat this dc row until work measures about 5 or 6 inches.

Begin sloping at neck, working on one side only:
(at end, break thread and repeat for opposite side).

Turn, sl st to second dc, ch 3, dc across for 23 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, 1 sl st.

Turn, sl st in 3 sts, 1 sc, 1 hdc, dc to within 3 sts from end of row, dc, keeping last 2 lps on hook, dc in next st, working off together as a cluster, ch 3, turn.

14 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, turn, sl st in hdc, sc, hdc, 11 dc to end of row, turn.
Ch 3, 12 dc. Ch 3, turn, 11 dc. Ch 3, turn, 11 dc; ch 4, turn. 1 dc in third ch from hook, 9 more dc, work 10th and 11th dc off together as a cluster, turn.

Sl st in next st, ch 3, 9 dc, ch 3, turn, dc across, working 6th and 7th dc off together; turn, sl st in second dc, ch 1, 3 dc across, work 5th and 6th dc off together.

Tie:

Ch 50 loosely to begin tie, turn and work back in sc; sc around inside neck of bib to make firm.

Picot Edging:

Ch 6, sc in 5th st from hook for a p (a p-lp made), ch 2, sk 2 dc, sc in next, ch 6, a p-lp, ch 2, sk 2 dc, sc in dc.

Repeat this picot edging down sides working the sc into every other row; across the bottom work in every 4th dc.

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Northern Lights Motif


Free Crochet Pattern by KarensVariety.com

Materials: No 10 crochet thread
No. 6 steel crochet hook
Size: Motif measures 4 inches square
Abbreviations:
 ch  chain
 rnd  round
 sl st  slip stitch
 sc  single crochet
 dc  double crochet
 tr  treble crochet
 lp  loop

This is a lacy motif to crochet to make placemats, table runner, coasters, or a bedspread. The beauty of wood will show through the lacey design, or you can lay it over a coloured cloth.

Start at centre, with ch 10, sl st in first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 23 dc in ring, sl st in top of ch 3.

Rnd 2: Ch 4 (for a dc, ch 1), * dc in next dc, ch 1, repeat from * around, join with sl st in third st of first ch 4 made.

Rnd 3: Sl st in next sp, sc in same sp, * ch 5, sc in next sp, repeat from * around, end with ch 2, dc in first sp. This brings thread in position to start next rnd.

Rnd 4: Ch 4, holding last lp of each tr on hook, make a tr in each of the next 2 lps, thread over and draw through all lps on hook at once (this forms a joined tr cluster), * ch 5, make a joined tr cluster working tr in same lp with last tr and in each of next 2 lps. Repeat from * around, having last tr in same lp with starting ch 4, ch 5, sl st in tip of first cluster.

Rnd 5: Sc in same place with sl st, * ch 8, sc in tip of next cluster. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 4, tr in first sc. This brings thread in position to start next rnd.

Rnd 6: Sc over tr just made, * ch 5, tr over next sc into cluster below, ch 5, sc in next lp, ch 5, tr over next sc, ch 5, (tr, ch 7, tr) in next lp, ch 5, tr over next sc, ch 5, sc in next lp. Repeat from * around, sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

 

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