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PERKY SNOOD
1942 (see *NB)

Donated by Donna Logan
From the library of Margaret Gussenhoven Logan

It specifies wool, but an acrylic worsted would work as well.


MATERIALS:

(for Medium Headsize)
2-oz, 4-ply wool
crochet hook, size 3
1 yd grosgrain ribbon
22 inches round elastic

 

Gauge: 4 meshes = 3 inches


DIRECTIONS:

 

Ch 49.

 

1st row: 1 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.

 

2nd row: 1 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.

 

9th row: 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.

 

17th row: Skip ch 4, 1 long tr in next long tr, work even to within 2 meshes of end, ch 4; yarn over 3 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.

 

18th row: Skip ch 4, 1 long tr in next long tr, work 18 meshes, ch 4, work a decreasing long tr in last 2 long tr. Ch 5, turn.

 

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

 

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

 

Make a tailored bow of ribbon and sew to front (top) of snood....

 

*NOTE: Pattern is from The Complete Guide to Knitting and Crocheting, 1942.

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