Crocheted Apron Pattern

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Crocheted Apron Pattern

MATERIALS REQUIRED:
DAISY Mercerized Crochet Cotton size 20.
2-skeins Cream and 1-skein No. 95 Red.
Steel crochet hook No. 12.
l½-yds. Red ribbon 1 inch wide.

BELT—With Red, ch 16, sk 5 ch, dc in next 11 ch. ROW 2—Ch 5, turn, dc in 1st dc, (ch 1, sk 1 dc, dc in next dc) 5 times. ROW 3—Ch 5, turn, dc in 1st dc, (dc in next sp, dc in next dc) 5 times. Repeat Rows 2 and 3 thru Row 75 (to measure 15 inches). Working across side of Belt, (ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp) 37 times, ch 5, dc in end st. Next Row—Ch 4, turn, dc in 1st st of next ch-5, * (ch 1, sk 1 ch, dc in next ch) twice, ch 1, dc in 1st st of next ch-5. Repeat from * across (114 sps). Fasten off.

SKIRT—Turn, join Cream to 1st dc, ch 7, holding back the last lp of each tr on hook, make 3 tr in next ch-1 sp, thread over and draw thru all 4 lps (Cluster made), (ch 3, sk 1 sp, a 3-tr Cluster in next sp) repeat across (57 Clusters), ch 1, tr in end sp. ROW 2—Ch 6, turn, sc between 1st 2 Clusters, (ch 6, sc in next sp) repeated across to 2d lp from end, ch 3, tr in end lp. ROW 3—Ch 1, turn, sc in tr, ch 6, sc in next lp, * 8 dc in next lp, sc in next lp, (ch 6, sc in next lp) twice. Re­peat from * across to end ch (14 shells). ROW 4—Ch 9, turn, sc in 1st lp, * ch 6, sc in 3d dc on next shell, ch 6, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 6, sc in next lp) twice. Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 3, tr in end sc. ROWS 5 thru 16—Repeat Rows 3 and 4 six times. ROW 17—Repeat Row 3 except make 10 dc in each shell. ROW 18—Ch 9, turn, sc in 1st lp, * ch 6, sc in 3d dc on next shell, ch 8, sk 4 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 6, sc in next lp) twice. Re­peat from * across to end lp, ch 3, tr in end sc. ROWS 19 thru 26—Repeat Rows 17 and 18 four times. ROW 27—Repeat Row 3 except make 13 dc in shells. ROW 28—Ch 9, turn, sc in 1st lp, * ch 6, sc in 4th dc on next shell, ch 11, sk 5 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 6, sc in next lp) twice. Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 3, tr in end sc. ROWS 29 thru 38—Repeat Rows 27 and 28 five times. ROW 39—Make 16 dc in shells. ROW 40—Ch 10, turn, sc in 1st lp, * ch 7, sc in 4th dc on next shell, ch 14, sk 8 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 7, sc in next lp) twice. Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 4, tr in end sc. ROW 41—Ch 1, turn, sc in tr, ch 7, sc in next lp, * 18 dc in next lp, sc in next lp, (ch 7, sc in next lp) twice. Repeat from * across to end lp. ROW 42—Ch 10, turn, sc in 1st lp, * ch 7, sc in 5th dc on next shell, ch 14, sk 8 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 7, sc in next lp) twice. Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 4, tr in end sc. ROWS 43 thru 50—Repeat Rows 41 and 42 four times. ROW 51—Ch 1, turn, sc in tr, ch 8, sc in next lp, * 20 dc in next lp, sc in next lp, (ch 8, sc in next lp) twice. Repeat from * across to end lp. ROW 52—Ch 12, turn, sc in 1st lp, * ch 8, sc in 5th dc on next shell, ch 15, sk 10 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 8, sc in next lp) twice. Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 4, dtr in end sc. ROW 53—Ch 1, turn, sc in tr, ch 8, sc in next lp, * 23 dc in next lp, sc in next lp, (ch 8, sc in next lp) twice. Repeat from * across to end lp. ROW 54—Ch 12, turn, sc in 1st lp, ch 8, sc in 6th dc on next shell, * ch 17, sk 11 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 8, sc in next lp) twice. Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 4, dtr in end sc. Repeat Rows 53 and 54 four times (thru Row 62). ROW 63—Ch 1, turn, sc in tr, ch 10, sc in next lp, * 25 dc in next lp, sc in next lp, (ch 10, sc in next lp) twice. Repeat from * across to end lp. ROW 64—Ch 15, turn, sc in 1st lp, ch 10, sc in 7th dc on next shell, * ch 18, sk 11 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 10, sc in next lp) twice. Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 5, dtr in end sc. ROW 65—Repeat Row 63 except make 26 dc in each shell. ROW 66—Ch 15, turn, sc in 1st lp, ch 10, sc in 7th dc on next shell, * ch 20, sk 12 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 10, sc in next lp) twice. Repeat from * across to end lp, ch 5, dtr in end sc. Repeat Row 65, 66 and 65. ROW 70—Ch 1, turn, 10 sc in 1st ch-10 lp, * ch 2, sc in 3d dc on next shell, (ch 4, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc) 7 times, ch 2, 6 sc across center of next lp, ch 4, 6 sc across center of next lp. Repeat from * across, 10 sc in end lp. Fasten off.

FRILL—Turn and join Red to bottom row of Belt, (ch 5, sc in next Cream sp, ch 5, sc between sps) repeated down side. In last 3 sps, make (ch 5, sc) twice in each sp, ch 5, sc between sps. At corner, (ch 5, sk 1 sc, sc in next sc) 3 times, * (ch 5, a 3-tr Clus­ter in next ch-4 lp) 7 times, ch 5, sk next 6 sc, sc in next ch-4 lp. Repeat from * across bottom edge. Then work other side to match 1st side. ROW 2—Ch 7, turn, sc in 1st lp (ch 5, sc in next lp) repeated down to 2d lp from 1st Cluster, (ch 5, 2 sc in next lp) 8 times, * ch 3, 2 sc in next lp, (ch 5, 2 sc in next lp) 7 times. Repeat from * across. Make other side to match 1st side. ROW 3—Ch 10, turn, sc in 1st lp, (ch 7, sc in next lp) repeated down to lp above 1st Cluster, (ch 7, sc in same lp, ch 7, sc in next lp) 7 times, * (ch 7, sc in next lp, ch 7, sc in same lp) 7 times, ch 7, sc in next lp. Repeat from * around bottom. Make other side like 1st side. ROW 4—Ch 10, turn, sc in 1st lp, (ch 8, sc in next lp) re­peated around. Make next row of ch- 9 lps and 6th row of ch-10 lps. Fasten off. Edge—Turn, join Cream to bottom row of Belt and make sc across ends of next 5 rows of Frill, * ch 8, sl st in 4th ch from hook for a p, ch 2, sk p, a 2-tr Cluster in next 3d ch, ch 1, sc in next Red lp. Repeat from * around. End with sc in 5 rows across end of ruffle. Fasten off. Stretch and pin Apron right-side-down. Steam and press center inside ruffle. Cut ribbon in half. Sew a piece to each end of Belt.