Thursday, 24 January 2013

Waltz Shawl Vintage Crochet Patterns Hairpin Lace

This free pattern can be found at Free Vintage Crochet Com HERE.

I’m posting the instructions below for the hairpin lace'.

Materials Required:
AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
"DAWN" BULKY YARN
7 ounces Buttercup for 15 inch length cape
8 ounces Buttercup for 19 inch length cape and
The Famous "PURITAN" STAR SPANGLED
MER­CERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Article 40
2 balls Gold Spangle or colors of your choice
1 — 4 inch hairpin lace staple
1 — 3 inch hairpin lace staple
1 — 2 inch hairpin lace staple
Plastic crochet hook size F
Steel crochet hook No. 7
2 hooks and eyes

Hairpin Lace: Make a loop at end of yarn and place left prong of staple in loop just made, wind yarn around right prong of hairpin staple, insert plastic crochet hook in loop, yarn over hook and draw loop through keeping work at center of staple, * drop loop from hook, turn staple ½ turn to the left, pick up the dropped loop at center, yarn over and pull through loop, insert hook through top part of loop on left hand prong, yarn over and pull through (2 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through both loops completing the single crochet (sc), repeat from * for desired length. All strips are worked with Buttercup and size F hook.
For 15 inch length cape work 1st 5 strips.
For 19 inch length cape work 6 strips.
1st Strip: With 2 inch staple work a length of hairpin lace having 89 loops on each side of staple.
2nd Strip: With 2 inch staple work a length having 133 loops on each side of staple.
3rd Strip: With 3 inch staple work a length having 155 loops on each side of staple.
4th Strip: With 3 inch staple work a length having 177 loops on each side of staple.
5th Strip: With 4 inch staple work a length having 199 loops on each side of staple.
6th Strip: With 4 inch staple work a length having 221 loops on each side of staple.
Note: When working strips, twists are taken out of all groups of loops and twist is left in all single loops. This will not be referred to again.

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