Miss Viola

Miss Viola Edging Free Antique Crochet Pattern

Easy, quick and effective Granny edging for boudoir pillows, parlour cushions, swaying petticoats, lampshades, handkerchiefs and coverlets. Work in silks, cotton perle or wool in hook to correspond.

 

Make a chain of 12 stitches.

First row: 4 dc in the fifth chain from the hook, skip 2 chain stitches, 4 dc in the eighth chain stitch, skip two chain stitches, 3 dc in the last 3 chain stitches, chain 2, 1 dc in the same stitch  of last dc just made, chain 2, turn.

Second row: 4 dc in the space of 2 chain stitches of previous row, chain 2, 3 dc in the next space, chain 2, 4 dc in the middle of 4 dc of previous row, 4 dc in the next 4 dc in previous row, 1 dc in the last space, chain 3, turn.

Third Row: Work shell of 4 dc in shell of last row (there will always be 2 shells throughout the work), chain 2, 3 dc in the space, 3 dc in the next space, chain 2, 1 dc in the same space, chain 2, turn.

On every other row there will be a space more. Continue until there are 5 spaces; chain 2, turn, shell of 5 dc in every space, fasten with a slip stitch in the middle of the 3 dc, then 3 dc, chain 2, shell on shell, chain 3, turn, shell on shell, chain 2, 3 dc in the space, chain 2, 1 dc in the same stitch of last dc just made, chain 2, turn, and repeat from second row.

SUGGESTED YARN

DMC Petra Crochet Cotton Perle No. 5 100% Cotton, 100g (3.5oz). Shown in 53837

Yarn Stories Merino 4 Ply 100% Wool, 50g (1.75oz), 4-Ply. Shown in Lilac.

Gingie

Gingie Pouch Antique Free Crochet Pattern

…for carrying extra money or jewels when travelling

 

MATERIALS

1 x large ball Crochet Perle No. 5

1 Bone Crochet Hook No. 1

PATTERN

1st row: Chain 45, turn

2nd row: Sc in each stitch, turn

3rd row: Chain 1, 1 sc, taking up back of stitch, 1 sc in next stitch, taking up front of stitch; continue to end of row.

Make 69 rows.

Double over to desired size and finish off with a shell of 4 dc, making 2 sc between the shells.

For closure sew on a large vanilla pearl button (or amber jewel) and crochet a loop to size. Sides are whip-stitched down as you wish the depth to be.

If desired the bag may be lined with silk, making it even more practical for the purpose for which it is intended.

Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran

100% Acrylic
Needles 5.00mm Crochet Hooks 5.00mm
Ball Weight 100g

 

IceYarns Gumball 4 x 100g balls $5.99 Orange, White, Lilac

100% Premium Acrylic. Needle Size UK 8/3.5 – 4 mm/ US 4 – 6

Noon Tide

Noon Tide ~ The Exotic Lingerie Scarf

Free Antique Crochet Pattern

 

MATERIALS REQUIRED

10 x 1 oz. Balls Golden Fleece Ice in Cream White (used double)

1 x 6-inch Bone Crochet Hook UK 6/US H-8/Metric 5.00mm

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: This scarf is worked in the length; two balls of wool being used together at the same time. Sg. C. means single crochet (Double crochet UK).

Single Crochet (Double crochet UK): Insert the hook in the stitch, wrap the wool over the hook, draw through, wrap the wool over again and draw through both loops on the hook.

Make a chain of 337 stitches; turn; work 1 Sg. C. in the 12th stitch of chain; * chain 7 stitches; fasten with a Sg. C. in the 5th stitch of chain, and repeat from * to end of chain. Work two more rows of loops of 7 chain each, fastening each loop with a Sg. C. in the centre of loop in preceding row.

4th Row: Chain 6 stitches; * wool over the hook; insert the hook in the centre of loop of chain in preceding row; wool over and draw up a loop; wool over the hook; insert the hook in the same stitch, draw up another loop; wrap the wool over the hook, and draw through all the stitches on the hook; chain 4 stitches and repeat from * to end of row.

5th Row: Chain 7 stitches; fasten with a Sg. C. in the top of the figure 8 formed in preceding row. Repeat to end of row.

Work 2 more rows of loops. Then 1 row like the 4th row; 3 rows of loops; 1 row like 4th row; 6 rows of loops; 1 row of 1 crazy stitch in every loop of preceding row; 3 rows of loops. This is half of the scarf work, the other half to correspond; working back in the order named, work a row of 45 loops of 5 chain each across the end of scarf; then work 9 points for fringe as follows; turn; work 5 loops of 5 chain each; turn; work 4 loops; turn; work 3 loops; turn; work 2 loops, then 1 loop.

This forms one point at the end of which the fringe is fastened. Finish the other end to correspond. Work a row of crazy stitch down the side of scarf, then a row of loops around the edge of points at the end; a row of crazy stitch on other side, and a row of loops around edge of points at this end of scarf. Finish with a knotted fringe eight inches long at the end of each point as seen in the illustration.

CRAZY STITCH

Make a chain the length required; work 3 D. C.(Treble Crochet UK) in the third stitch of chain; make 1 Sg. C. in the third stitch .from the D. C. to fasten the shell in place. Make a chain of 3 stitches; then 3 D. C. in the same stitch with the Sg. C, and fasten the shell as before in the third stitch from shell. Continue to end of chain. Turn the work; * make a chain of 3 stitches; make 3 D. C. in the last Sg. C. made in the first row; fasten the shell with a Sg. C. in the loop formed by the chain of 3 in the preceding row. Repeat from * to end of row.

SUGGESTED YARN

Plymouth Anne 100% smooth cotton shown in Off White

 

IceYarns Flamenco

Shown in Silver Mint Green Scarf Yarn
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Secret Hand Mirror

Secret Hand Mirror Adornment Free Crochet Pattern

MATERIALS

American Thread Aunt Lydias Heavy Rug Yarn: 1 x 70 yard skein each White and Pink
(Originally 50% Rayon/50% Cotton, then nylon was used in the blend. See suggested yarn at end of post.)

Plastic Crochet Hook Size US H-8/UK 8/Metric 3.75 to 4.00mm

1 Hand Mirror 6 ¼ inches in diameter

Scrap of Black Felt

PATTERN

With White ch 2, 6 s c in 2nd st from hook, do not join this or following rounds. Place a marker at beg of each round.

2nd Round: 2 s c in each s c.

3rd Round: * 1 s c in next s c, 2 s c in next s c, repeat from * all around.

4th ROUND: * 1 s c in each of the next 2 s c, 2 s c in next s c, repeat from * all around.

5th ROUND: * 1 s c in each of the next 3 s c, 2 s c in next s c, repeat from * all around.

6th to 10th Rounds: Continue in same manner having 1 more st between each increase in each row (60 sts).

11th ROUND: 1 s c in each s c, cut yarn.

EDGE

With wrong side of work facing, attach Pink in any s c of the 10th round, and working over s c of 11th round, work 1 double loop st in each s c (double loop st: insert hook in st, winding yarn clock wise, wind yarn twice around index finger, insert hook from left to right through loops on finger, pick up both loops and pull through st, drop loops from finger, yo and pull through all loops on hook). Cut yarn.

BACK FACING

Attach Pink in any 5 and work 1 s c in each of the next 52 sl leaving 8 sts free for handle, ch 1, turn

2nd ROW: 1 s c in each s c, cut yarn

EARRINGS

With Pink, ch 2, 8 s c in 15 st of ch, do not join this or following rounds. Place a marker at beg of each round.

Next Two Rounds: 1 s c in each s c cut yarn, leaving a length. Fill slightly with cotton and draw sts tog at top. At tach yarn at top and ch 6, fasten to cover cut yarn.

BANGS (FRINGE)

Wind Pink 25 times over a 1 inch ruler. Stitch across top, slip off ruler and stitch in place to front as illustrated.

FINISHING

Finish face as illustrated in felt. Lace a length of yarn through last row of back facing, place cover on mirror, draw tog and tie. Tie strands of yarn in bow as illustrated.

SUGGESTED YARN

Patons Merino Extrafine DK 100% Virgin Wool 4.00mm crochet hook. Shown in Pale Pink.




Cobweb Stole

Cobweb Stole Vintage Knitting Pattern

MATERIALS

5 ozs Patons Beehive Fingering 2ply Patonised in white

A pair No. UK 9 Beehive needles

A No 12 crochet hook

MEASUREMENTS

 Length excluding fringe, 60 inches; width, 19 inches

TENSION

 7 ½ stitches and 9 ½ rows to an inch

PATTERN

Cast on 119 stitches.

1st row: right side facing, k.1, *(k.2 tog., w1. fwd.) twice, k.1, wl. fwd., (k.2 tog.) twice, k.2, w1. fwd, k.2 tog., w1. fwd.; repeat from * to last stitch, k. 1

2nd row: Purl

3rd row: k.1, * (w1. fwd., k.2 tog.) twice, w1. fwd., k.2, (k.2 tog.) twice, w1. fwd., k.1, w1.fwd., k.2 tog.; repeat from *to last stitch, K. 1

4th row: Purl

These four rows form the pattern.

Continue in pattern until work measures 60 inches or required length.

Fringe: Cut remaining wool into 6 inch lengths; take 4 strands at a time, fold in half and knot through edge of knitting as shown in photograph across two short ends of stole.

Press only very lightly.

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To veil or not to veil? If so, there’s length and style to ponder over, so whether you’re Renaissance or Miss June Bride,…

Read about knitted veils on my other blog.




Cockleshell Butterfly Bow

Cockleshell Butterfly Lace Bow Free Vintage Knitting Pattern

 

MATERIALS

1 Ball (20 gram) Coats Mercer-Crochet No. 60

1 pair Milwards Phantom Knit­ting Pins No. UK 14/US 0/Metric 2.00mm

1 Milwards Super Archer Steel Crochet Hook No. UK 5/US 9/Metric 1.4mm

TENSION

1 pattern = 1 inch when stretched

ABBREVIATIONS

k = knit; p=purl; s= slip; tog= together; ot = over thread; st =stitch; dc=double crochet

PATTERN

Cast on 22 stitches loosely.

1st Row: S 1, k 5, * ot twice, p 2 tog, repeat from * 4 times more, ot twice, k 6

2nd Row: S 1, k 6, * p 1, k 2, repeat from * 4 times more, p 1, k 6

3rd Row: S 1, k to end of row

4th Row: As 3rd row

5th Row: S 1, k 5, ot twice, p 2 tog, k 13, p 2 tog, ot twice, k 6

6th Row: S 1. k 6, p 1, k 16, p 1, k 6

7th Row: As 3rd row

8th Row: As 3rd row

9th Row: S 1, k 5, * ot twice, p 2 tog, repeat from * once more, k 11, * p 2 tog, ot twice, repeat from last * once more, k 6

10th Row: S 1, k 6, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 14. p 1, k 2, p 1, k 6

11th Row: As 3rd row

12th Row: S 1, k 10, * ot twice, k 1, repeat from * 13 times more, k 10

13th Row: S 1, k 5, * ot twice, p 2 tog, repeat from * once more, ot twice, p the next 15 k sts tog, dropping the ot’s between each st, * ot twice, p 2 tog, repeat from last * once more, ot twice, k 6

Repeat from 2nd row, 10 times more

Repeat 2nd row once more

Cast off loosely.

EDGING

Join thread to end of foundation row, and work a row of Solomon’s knots.

To make a Solomon’s knot, * draw out loop equal in length to 3 ch, thread over hook and pull through loop ; work a dc in single loop, repeat from * once more, miss 2 ridges, 1 dc into next, repeat from first * along the side, and across top, missing 3 cast off stitches across top. Work other side to correspond. Break off thread. Work the other half of bow in the same way.

TAB

Cast on 9 stitches.

1st Row: K

Repeat first row 35 times more. Break off thread.

Wash, starch, and stretch until each piece measures 11¼ inches x 3 ½ inches and tabs 2 inches x ¾ inches.

TO MAKE UP THE BOW

Join the two pieces of knitting by whipping the two cast on rows together. Draw up in centre and fold to form bow. Stitch in position. Place tab round centre of bow and stitch it back.

The bow can be fastened in place with a safety pin behind, or a few light stitches. It washes perfectly and should be starched.

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Weldons Bed Mitts

Weldons Bed Mitts Free Knitting Pattern

Ideal gift for a friend who likes to knit or read in bed.

MATERIALS

1oz Bairns-Wear Superfine 2ply wool

1 pair UK 13/US 1/Metric 2.25mm  Knitting Needles

TENSION

10 stitches and 14 rows to 1 inch

MEASUREMENTS

All round hand above thumb division 5 ½ inches. Overall length 6 ¾ inches.

Cast on 56 stitches and work in K1, p1 rib. Now work 8 rows in stocking stitch, then increase for thumb and gusset thus:

1st increase row: K25, increase in next stitch, K4, increase in next stitch, K25. Work 3 rows straight.

5th Row: K25, increase in next stitch, K6, increase in next stitch, K25. Work 3 rows straight.

Continue in this way, increasing 2 stitches on next row and every following 4th row until there are 72 stitches, noting that you should work 2 more stitches between the increases than in preceding increase row.

Next row: K47, turn, slipping remaining 25 stitches on to a piece of thread.

The Thumb: 1st row: Cast on 3, p25, turn, slipping remaining 25 stitches on to another piece of thread.

2nd row: Cast on 3, knit 28. Work 11 rows in stocking stitch on these 28 stitches, then work 8 rows in k1, p1 rib. Cast off ribwise. Join thumb seam. With right side of work facing you, join on wool and pick up and knit 6 stitches from those cast-on at base of thumb, then knit the 25 stitches from left-hand thread.

Next row: P31, then purl the 25 stitches from other thread. Work 22 rows straight on these 56 stitches, then 8 rows in k1, p1 rib. Cast off ribwise.Press work. Join seam. Make anther mitt to match.

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Wispy Veil

Wispy Veil in Hiawatha Lace ~ Vintage Free Knitting Pattern

A Wisp of Lace ~ Fragile Sorcery

Hiawatha Lace was a vintage 100% rayon yarn, thin with a slubbed finish. The wispy appearance of course depends upon using a fine, uneven silk, linen or cotton.

Hiawatha Metallic Art thread may be easily substituted or omitted.

MATERIALS

Hiawatha Lace Yarn Art 72, 2 Spools

Hiawatha Metallic Thread Art 95, 1 Tube

1 Pair Knitting Needles UK 10/US 3/Metric 3.25mm

Steel Crochet Hook Old UK Steel 5/US 9/Metric 1.4mm

Gauge 5 stitches = 1 inch

VEIL

Starting at narrow end, cast on 80 stitches very loosely. Work garter stitch (Knit each row) al­ways slipping first stitch on each row, until piece is about 48″ long. Bind off very loosely. Pin out and block to measure 16″ x 50″

EDGING

Use double strand (one strand of lace yarn and one strand of metallic thread worked together).

Sc in corner *ch 3, sc in top of last sc picot made sc in each of next 3 sts. Repeat from * around, join and end off.

SUGGESTED YARN FOR MOON VEIL

King Cole Cosmos 100% Acrylic  (3.25mm needles). Shown in Galactica.

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Sonnet Camisole

Sonnet Knitted Camisole Free Pattern

Knitted camisole with satin ribbon straps, back facing and smart lower hem finish. Crochet edging around neckline and underarms. Flower bouquets pattern on upper section. Small photo only available and this does not show the unusual and feminine lace flowers. Size 42 inch bust.

MATERIALS

4 balls Shepherd Classic pure wool shade 0307 buttercup (4ply weight)

Pair 3.25mm needles (US 3 UK 10)

Circular needles 3.00mm (US 2 UK 11)

Ribbon for straps (1″ – 2.5cm wide pale yellow or peach satin)

Ribbon for front eyelet threading (5mm – 1/4″ wide)

Crochet hook 3.00mm (US D/3 UK 10)

SIZE

Width across stocking stitch 48″ before seaming. Fits 42″ – 44″ bust.

Underarm to lower edge 101/2″ – 26.5cm finished measurement.

GAUGE

6 stitches to the inch over stocking stitch.

ABBREVIATIONS

0 (yarn over needle as in yard forward)

Note: Always cast off and decrease in the pattern stitch.

Cast on 145 stitches and work stocking stitch for 44 rows. Begin flower pattern and complete 5 sets of the pattern.

FLOWER PATTERN

Row 1: Purl

Row 2: Knit

Row 3: P7 *(P1, K1, P1, K1, P1, K1) into next stitch, P12 repeat, ending with P7.

Row 4: K7 *P6, K12* repeat, ending with K7.

Row 5: P7 *K6, P12* repeat, ending with P7.

Row 6: K7 *P6, K12* repeat, ending with K7.

Row 7: P1 (P2TOG) twice, P2, *K2, 0, K2, 0, K2, P2, (P2TOG) 4 times, P2* repeat, ending with (P2TOG) twice, P1.

Row 8: K5 *P8, K8* repeat, ending with K5.

Row 9: P1 (P2TOG) twice *(K2TOG, 0, K1, 0) twice, K2TOG, (P2TOG) 4 times* repeat to last 5 stitches, (P2TOG) twice, P1.

Row 10: K3 *P9, K4* repeat, ending with K3.

ARMHOLE SHAPING

Purl next row. Keeping pattern on central 5 flower pattern repeats only and working reverse stocking st on other stitches, cast off 4 sts at beginning of next 8 rows (113 sts). Note: Row 7 begins P2, P2TOG twice, 5 flowers, P2, P2TOG twice. Row 9 begins P2TOG twice and ends P2TOG twice.

Next row (row 10 of pattern) cast off 2 sts, work 52 sts, K2TOG (leave remaining sts on spare needle).

Cast off 2 sts, work 52 sts in reverse stocking stitch, P2TOG.

Row 1: Cast off 2 sts, rev st/st to last 2 sts, K2TOG.

Row 2: Cast off 2 sts, work to last 2 sts, P2TOG.

Repeat last two rows until 6 sts left. Cast off.

Join wool to centre and knit across (this is row 10 of pattern).

Row 1: Cast off 2 sts, rev. st/st to last 2 sts, K2TOG.

Row 2: Cast off 2 sts, work to last 2 sts, P2TOG.

Repeat last two rows until 6 sts left. Cast off.

BACK

Cast on 145 stitches and work in stocking stitch for 94 rows. Begin back facing – purl next row for foldline. Starting with a purl row, stocking stitch 4 rows and cast off purlways. Finish ends. Mist lightly with water and pin out on ironing board, straightening edges and folding under the facing. Leave to dry. Tack down back facing and sew with matching buttonhole thread. Using mattress stitch sew side seams carefully, joining row to row and taking in two stitches each side. (4sts taken up in seam)

LOWER EDGE

Right side facing, pick up and knit 286 sts with circular needles, going under both loops of the cable cast on. Knit 7 rounds. Cast off. Pin, dampen and sew as for back facing. The foldline is the pick up row.

FINISHING

With crochet hook, begin at right back (rs facing) and slip stitch around entire top, working across the back by crocheting into every second stitch through the upper chain loop. Continue around the front, picking up each stitch on the very edge. (This will be fairly tight to pick up). After reaching starting point continue across back with double crochet (US single crochet). Change to this pattern stitch when you reach the front:

2 chain, miss one, 1 slip st into next st (repeat around, working firmly).

Cut 2 pieces of pale yellow ribbon, sew ends under 5mm (1/4″), attaching one at underarm seam on right side of work. Thread ribbon from side seam to center front with a large tapestry needle. The ends meet here and tie in a bow. Sew straps at front position, turning ends under 5mm. Try on and sew back strap down as needed. Soft lingerie elastic can be inserted into the back channel for a snug fit.

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The Lavender Seller’s Bag

Whimsical pixie style knitted bag to go with the story of The Lavender Seller’s Fortune. Main section in Flowers of Wisdom lace pattern, soft handle of pure silk ribbon, eyelet drawstrings also in silk ribbon. Lilac glass bead and crystal faceted bead finish the i-cord dangle. Lined in pink lilac pure silk. Fern Leaf edging. 25.5cm/10″ deep, 15cm/6″ wide. 4ply pure wool in Iris.

The Lavender Seller’s Bag Knitting Pattern
Designed by Dianthe Bells

 

Flowers of Wisdom Bag

 

Materials

4 ply pure wool in Iris, 50g balls (2)

Crochet cotton for crochet cast on

Crochet hook 3.25mm/D/10

Set 4 double point needles 3.25mm/3/10

2 short double point needles 3.25mm/3/10

1 spare medium length (or circular) double point needle 3.25mm/3/10

5 markers (one in red)

½ metre/yard 7mm wide pure silk ribbon in lavender

1 metre/yard x 1.3mm wide pure silk ribbon in violet/lavender for handle

1 glass oval lilac bead, 1 small crystal faceted bead

Silk thread to match ribbon

Lilac silk lining if desired, silk thread to match

Gauge

Over a 10cm x 10cm sample on 3.25mm needles = 35 rows x 27 sts.

Abbreviations

O: Yarn forward between needles before next stitch.

Sl1-k2tog-psso: Slip one knitways, knit two stitches together, pass slipped stitch over.

Ssk: Slip 2 stitches, one at a time onto right needle. Insert left needle from left to right through these 2 stitches and knit together.

Cast on/cast off: Bind on/bind off.

Written in Australian English.

Construction

Worked from the base upwards on set of four double point needles. The cast on method uses a temporary cotton crochet chain in contrasting colour. Stitches are picked up with wool. Bag section is knitted in lace pattern stitch. A lace edging for the top of the bag is knitted in a strip; then the edge stitches are picked up with double point needles. These are knitted with the main stitches of bag that are released from crochet chain. An eyelet row for the silk ribbon is worked; the stitches of edging and main bag are cast off together. Shaping for pixie-style base is formed with decreases by picking up stitches held with crochet chain. Wide silk ribbon forms a soft handle. 7mm ribbon is woven through eyelets as a drawstring.  Glass beads are attached with silk thread to the end of the i-cord dangle.

Pattern

Using crochet cotton and crochet hook, chain 75. Cut end and draw through loop. Turn chain over to see bumps at back of each chain. Begin with Iris wool and set of 3.25mm needles. Insert a needle into first, and each one of these bumps and complete a knit stitch (75 sts).

Arrange these stitches onto three needles evenly (25-25-25). Place red marker at beginning of round and knit one round, knitting the first stitch at start of each needle firmly so the wool is not slack between the points.

Set up for lace pattern repeats: Place red marker at beginning of round. Knit 15, place marker, knit 15, place marker, knit 15, place marker, knit 15, place marker, knit 15. knit 8 rounds. Work 3 repeats of Flowers of Wisdom Lace Pattern.

(multiple of 15, worked in the round)

Round 1: *K5, k2 tog, O, k1, O, ssk, k5*.

Round 2: Knit.

Round 3: *K4, k2 tog, O, k3, O. ssk, k4.*

Round 4: Knit.

Round 5: *K6, O, sl1-k2 tog-psso, O, k6.

Round 6: Knit.

Round 7: *K1, k2 tog, O, k1, O, ssk, k3, k2 tog, O, k1, O, ssk, k1*.

Round 8: Knit.

Round 9: *K2 tog, O, k3, O, ssk, k1, k2 tog, O, k3, O, ssk*.

Round 10: Knit.

Round 11: *K2, O, sl1-k2 tog-psso, O, k5, O, sl1-k2 tog-psso, O, k2*.

Round 12: Knit.

Round 13: *K5, k2 tog, O, k1, O, ssk, K5*.

Round 14: Knit.

Round 15: *K4, k2 tog, O, k3, O, ssk, k4*.

Round 16: Knit.

Round 17: *K6, O, sl1-k2 tog-psso, O, k6*.

Round 18: Knit.

Rounds 19-20: Knit.

Knit 8 rounds plain. Do not cut yarn. Transfer stitches to piece of crochet cotton, removing markers but tying a yarn marker to first stitch of round. Find cylindrical object the same size as bag or used a hand towel rolled up. Gently ease bag over shape, opening up lace pattern. When shape is set, spray with a mist of filtered water. Allow to dry in an upright position. Make edging for top of bag.

Note: Cast on and cast off edges will be grafted together.

Knit edging with two 3.25mm double point needles (these do not have to be double point; they are convenient for edgings). Using crochet cotton make 8 chains. Pull last loop through and cut yarn. Knot this end so you know which end to unzip later on for grafting. With Iris pick up these 8 stitches (through underside bumps as for main section). Work 11 repeats of edging. Do not cut yarn. Hold last row of 8 stitches on a yarn holder.

 

 

Row 1: K1, (k2 tog, O) twice, k1, O, k2 tog.

Row 2: K2, p1, k5.

Row 3: K1, (k2 tog, O) twice, 7 into one, O, k2 tog.

Row 4: K2, p7, k5.

Row 5: K1, (k2 tog, O) twice, k7, O, k2 tog.

Row 6: K2, p7, k5.

Row 7: K1, (k2 tog, O) twice, k7, O, k2 tog.

Row 8: K2, p7, k5.

Row 9: K1, (k2 tog, O) twice, ssk, k3, k2 tog, O, k2 tog.

Row 10: K2, p5, k5.

Row 11: K1, (k2 tog, O) twice, ssk, k1, k2 tog, O, k2 tog.

Row 12: K2, p3, k5.

Row 13: K1, (k2 tog, O) twice,  k3 tog, O, k2 tog.

Row 14: K2, p1, k5.

Take up the spare needle. Right side facing, pick up and knit 75 sts along top edge of edging (between each bump there is a strand; insert needle under each strand and knit a stitch). This should work out exactly as 75 stitches.

Carefully remove bag stitches from cotton holder one by one, placing on original needles. With wrong side of edging facing right side of bag knit one round, taking a stitch from edging needle and a stitch from bag needle and knitting together as one (control the two needles in left hand or you may drop stitches).

Shaping Base

Pick up 75 stitches from thread holder on base. Purl 1 round. Place marker. Knit 1 round.

Knit every 4th and 5th st together (60sts).

Knit 3 rounds.

Knit every 4th and 5th st together (48 sts).

Knit 1 round.

Knit every 3rd and 4th st together (36 sts).

Knit 1 round.

Knit every 3rd and 4th st together (27 sts).

Knit 1 round.

Knit every 2nd and 3rd st together (18 sts).

Knit 1 round.

Knit every 2nd and 3rd st together (12 sts).

Knit 1 round.

Knit every 2nd and 3rd st together (6 sts).

Knit 1 round.

K1, k2 tog, k3 (5 sts) keeping sts on one needle.

Knit an i-cord for 2 or 3 cms/inches.

K1, k2 tog, k2 tog (3 sts).

Knit 3 together.

Cut yarn and weave in. Sew a lilac oval glass bead, topped with crystal bead to end of i-cord.

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