Salt & Pepper Shakers Pattern

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Salt & Pepper Shakers Pattern

MATERIALS—D-M-C Pearl Cotton, Art. 116D, Size 5: 1 ball Red No. 666 or No. 321 or Green No. 91 1 or No. 703 (A) and D-M-C Six Strand Cotton, Art. 117C: 1 skein White.

Steel Crochet Hook, Size 7.

GAUGE: 10 rows = 1 inch

BASE—With A ch 4, join (with slip st) into ring, ch 1, 11 sc in ring, join (in first sc). Rnd 2—Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around, join. Rnd 3—Ch 1, 2 sc in joined sc, * 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rpt from * around, join (33 sc). Rnd 4 (Even)—Ch 1, 1 sc in each sc around, join. Rnd 5—Ch 1, 2 sc in joined sc, * 1 sc in each of 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rpt from * around, join (44 sc). Rnds 6 and 7—Even. BODYRnd 1 (right side)—Ch 1, working in back loop of sts, 1 sc in joined st, ch 1, skip next sc, * 1 sc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc; rpt from * around, join (leaving front loops free for later use). Rnd 2—Ch 1, 1 sc in joined sc, * ch 1, skip next ch, 1 sc in next sc; rpt from * around, ending with ch-1, join. Rpt rnd 2 until 18 rnds. Rnd 19—Ch 1, 1 sc in joined sc, * 1 sc in next ch-1 sp, 1 sc in next sc; rpt from * around, join, fasten off. TRIMMING—Sepa­rate White Six Strand Cotton in two 3-strand lengths, using 1 length, from right side, 1 sc in any sc of rnd 19, 1 sc in next sc, * ch 4, slip st in last sc made (Picot), 1 sc in each of 2 sc; rpt from * around, ending with Picot, join, fasten off. From right side, work same Trimming in free loops at Base. FLOWER (Make 2)—With White ch 4, join into ring, ch 1, [1 sc, ch 3,1 dc, ch 3] 4 times in ring, join, fasten off. Tack Flowers in place as shown. With scrap of Yellow embroider a French-knot in center of each Flower. DRAWSTRING—With White chain about 9-inches, fasten off. Run drawstring thru sps of rnd 17. Make another Cover. With White chain sufficient to form Letters and sew in place as shown.