Tassel and Cord Pattern #304H (or #910)

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Tassel and Cord Pattern #304H

There are slight variations to materials and instructions between these two versions of the same pattern in different publications. Two versions are below.

 

Tassel and Cord Pattern #304H from Spool Cotton #34, Crochet Designs For The Hostess.

These can be made of Clark's O.N.T. or J. & P. Coats Mercerized Crochet in Size 5 to 10. Curtain pulls are usually made in White or Ecru, but if you wish to make tassels for other decorative purposes, you will find interesting colors from which to choose in Size 10. Use a Milward's steel crochet hook No. 7, 8 or 9. A board 15 x 4 x 1 inches with a 2-inch nail ½ inch from end is useful to wind your tassel on. If not convenient, a book will serve.

Tassel. Make a ring by winding thread around thumb 20 times. Place 43 s c in this ring. 2nd rnd: 1 s c in each s c. Join around with sl st. 3rd rnd: * S c in each of next 3 s c, ch 3 for a p. Repeat from * until 7 p have been made. After 7th p, * s c in next s c, ch 4, skip 2 s c, and repeat from * 6 more times making 7 ch-4 loops in all. Break thread and wind over a 5-inch cardboard 10 times, tying this into 2nd ch-4 loop. Make 4 more fringes in same way in each of next 4 ch-4 loops (5 in all). Cord. Ch 2, s c in 1st ch, * turn work around, insert hook through both loops of st just made, and s c. Repeat from * until 7 to 8 inches of cord are made. Sew cord to 4th p at top of tassel.

 

Tassel and Cord #910 from Spool Cotton #67, Crochet For Your Home.

These attractive decorative articles are made of Clark's O.N.T. or J. & P. Coats Mercerized Crochet, size 3, 5 or 10. White and Ecru are most popularly used for curtain pulls, and when used for other purposes there is an array of gay colors in size 10 from which to choose. Use Milward's steel crochet hook No. 7, 8 or 9.

When heavy effects are desired, choose Clark's O.N.T. Cronita or Knitting and Crochet Cotton; or J. & P. Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen or Crochet Cord.

No. 910—Tassel: Make a ring by winding thread around thumb 20 times. Make 43 s c in this ring. 2nd rnd: 1 s c in each s c. Join with sl st, ch 1. 3rd rnd: * S c in each of next 3 s c, ch 3 for a picot, repeat from * 6 more times. Then **'s c in next s c, ch 4, skip 2 s c, repeat from ** 6 more times, and fasten off. To make fringe, wind thread 10 times around a 5- inch cardboard, slip off board and knot through 2nd ch-4 loop. Make similar fringe for each of next 4 ch-4 loops.

Cord: Ch 2, s c in 1st ch. * Turn work over, insert hook down through the 2 loops around base of st just made and make an s c. Repeat from * for de­sired length. Sew cord to center picot at top of tassel.