PATONS TOTEM, DOUBLE KNIT or BARONESS BRI-NYLON
Main Color: 15 balls 1st Contrast: 11 balls
2nd Contrast: 7 balls 3rd Contrast: 2 balls
Main Color: 18 balls 1st Contrast: 12 balls
2nd Contrast: 8 balls 3rd Contrast: 2 balls
Fringe (if desired)
Main Color: 4 balls
Length from shoulder top (excluding fringe and neckband)
A: 21 ins., B: 24 ins.
HOOK—Milwards "Disc", 4 M/M (No. 8).
TENSION—9 treble to 2 inches in width, 5 rows to 2 inches in depth. Check your tension.
Milwards Tapestry Needle for sewing seams.
Milwards "Disc" Crochet Hook 5 M/M (No. 6) for fringe.
ABBREVIATIONS—"Dec." = (y.o.h., draw up a loop in next st., y.o.h. and draw through first 2 loops on hook) twice, y.o.h. and draw through all 3 loops on hook. st. = any stitch.
Instructions are for size A. Size B is shown [B…]. Where one set of figures is given, this applies to both sizes.
PONCHO/SKIRT (2 pieces)
Using No. 8 Hook and M., make 97 [B 110] chain.
1st row—Miss 3 ch., 1 tr. in each ch. to end. (95 [B 108] sts., counting turning ch. as one st.)
2nd row—(1 d.c., 1 ch.) in first tr., "Dec.", 1 tr. in each tr. to turning ch., 2 tr. in top of turning ch.
3rd row—(1 d.c., 1 ch., 1 tr.) in first tr., 1 tr. in each tr. to last 2 tr. and turning ch., "Dec.", 1 tr. in top of turning ch. Break off M.
Rep. 2nd and 3rd rows, working in stripes of 3 rows C.1, 2 rows C.2, 2 rows C.1, 1 row M., 1 row C.3, 2 rows C.1, 3 rows M., 2 rows C.2, until side edge measures 21 [B 24] ins.
Keeping continuity of stripes, proceed as follows—
1st row—(1 d.c., 1 ch.) in first tr., "Dec.", 1 tr. in each tr. to last 2 tr. and turning ch., "Dec.", 1 tr. in top of turning ch.
Rep. 1st row until 5 [B 6] sts. remain.
Next row—(1 d.c., 1 ch.) in first tr., "Dec." twice, [B only—1 tr. in top of turning ch.]
Next row—(1 d.c., 1 ch.) in first tr., "Dec.", [B only— 1 tr. in top of turning ch.] Fasten off.
Using a flat seam, sew foundation ch. of one piece to shorter dec. edge of other piece. Sew up other seam in same manner.
With right side facing and using 4 M/M (No. 8) Hook and M., work 20 rounds d.c. evenly around neck, missing 2 d.c. at each corner in every round.
With right side facing, using 4 M/M (No. 8) Hook and M., work 8 rounds d.c. around lower edge, working 3 d.c. in 1 d.c. at corners in every round.
FRINGE (if desired)
Wind yarn round a piece of cardboard 5 ins. wide and cut along one side. Wrong side facing, using 5 M/M (No. 6) Hook and 4 strands of yarn, fold yarn in half and draw loop through a st. at lower edge, pull ends through loop and tighten. Rep. around lower edge in every 2nd st.
Other great patterns from Ponchos and Shawls, Book No. 967.
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