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Rapunzel's Elegant Snood

by Rapunzel's Tower Designs (c) 1997

Posted at Crochet Partners with permission 8/97

Snood (JPG)

Model made by Designer and modeled by Designer's daughter. (8/97)

Snood may be worn loosely or around a ponytail. Fasten to hair with a pretty bow in a matching or contrasting color.

Pattern Edited and Tested by Rae French.

NOTE: This pattern includes sufficient materials for small, medium, or large snood. Size variations are provided in the instructions.

Use a thread that drapes well. Our editor used DMC Baroque. You could probably use pearl cotton or knit-cro-sheen too. Southmaid cotton is too stiff.


Rnd 1: Ch. 9, join to form ring. Ch 1, 18 sc inside ring. Join with sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: *Ch 4, skip next sc. Sc in next. Repeat from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. (9 loops)

Rnd 3: Sl. st. in next 2 ch. Sc in same sp. *Ch. 5, sc in next loop, repeat from * around, ending with ch 2, dc in first sc to create first loop of next rnd.

Rnd 4: Ch1 Sc in beginning loop. *Ch 7, sc in next loop, around, ending with ch 4, dc in first sc to first loop of next rnd.

Rnd 5: Repeat rnd. 4

Rnd 6: Ch. 1, sc in same sp, 7 sc in next sp. Ch 1, skip next sc. 7 sc in next loop, ch 1. around. Join with sl st to first sc. ( 63 sc, 9 ch sp.)

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in same sp, *Ch 7, skip next 3 sc, sc in next sc, ch 7, skip next three sc, sc in ch sp, around, ending with Ch 4, dc in first sc to make first loop of next rnd. (18 ch lps)

Rnd 8-11: Sc in first loop. * ch 7, sc in next loop, around. Sl st in to first sc.

Rnd 12: repeat rnd. 6. (126 sc, 18 ch sps).

Note: For the Bun cover: Stop now and work rnds 41 and 42. Then, thread about 8" of cord elastic through rnd 41 and tighten to fit. sew elastic ends together securely.

To continue with the Snood,

Rnd 13: Repeat rnd. 7

Rnd 14-18: Repeat rnd 4, (36 ch lps).

Rnd 19: Repeat rnd 6.

Rnd 20: Sc in 4th sc of each 7-sc-loop.

Rnd 21-25: Repeat rnd 4

Rnd 26: Repeat rnd 6, (252 sc 36 ch sp).

Note: Stop here for small snood. Skip ahead to Finishing Touches.
work rnds 41 and 42

Rnd 27: Repeat rnd 20 (36 ch lps)

Rnd 28-32: Repeat rnd 4.

Rnd 33: Repeat rnd 6.

Note: Stop here for medium snood Skip ahead to Finishing Touches.

Rnd 34: Repeat rnd 20

Rnd 35-39: Repeat rnd 4

Rnd 40: Repeat Rnd 6

Rnd 41: Ch 5, (counts as first dc and ch 2), *skip next 2 stitches, dc in next, ch 2, around. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 5.

Rnd 42: Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 4, *sc in top of next dc, ch 4. Repeat from * around, join to first sc.

Finishing Touches:. To finish snood weave 10" of elastic through rnd 41, securely sew the ends together.

1997 by Rapunzel's Tower Designs, 4151 E. 5th St Tucson, AZ 85711

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