Monday, 7 October 2013

Killarney and Aqua Round Pillow Pattern–Crochet

 

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COATS and CLARK'S O.N.T. "Speed-Cro-Sheen" MERCERIZED COTTON, Art. C.44: 4 balls of No. 76-A Aqua and 3 balls of No. 49-A Killarney.

Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 2/0.

A foam rubber pillow, 15 inches in diameter.

GAUGE: 5 sc make 1 inch; 2 dc and 1 sc row make 1 ¼ inches.

Starting at center with Aqua, ch 5. 1st rnd: 23 tr in 5th ch from hook, insert hook in top of starting chain, drop Aqua, attach Killarney and draw loop through chain and through loop on hook, thus joining rnd and changing color (always change color in this manner). 2nd rnd: 2 sc in same place as sl st (1 st increased), * sc in next tr, 2 sc in next tr. Repeat from * around. Drop Killarney, pick up Aqua. Join. 3rd rnd: Ch 3, dc in same place as sl st, dc in each sc, increasing 12 dc evenly around, drop Aqua, pick up Killarney. Join. 4th rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, sc in next 2 dc, * thread over, insert hook into sc on previous sc rnd, draw loop through, (thread over, insert hook in same sc, draw loop through) twice; thread over and draw through all loops on hook (puff st made), skip dc directly behind puff st, sc in next 3 dc. Repeat from * around, drop Killarney, pick up Aqua. Join.5th rnd: Work as for 3rd rnd. 6th rnd: Sc in each sc around, increasing 12 sc evenly around. 7th and 8th rnds: Repeat last 2 rnds once more. 9th rnd: Repeat 3rd rnd. 10th rnd: Repeat 4th rnd. 11th to 16th rnds incl: Repeat 5th to 10th rnds incl.17th to 21st rnds incl: Repeat 5th to 9th rnds incl. At end of last rnd, join and break off. Make another piece the same way. With wrong sides facing and working through both thicknesses to join, attach Killarney to any dc, sc in same place, sc in each dc around to within 10 inches from first sc, insert pillow and sc in each remaining dc. Join and break off.

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