Nut Cup and Saucer Pattern

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Nut Cup and Saucer Pattern

This cup and saucer may be made with any of the AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY products listed below:

Material
Quantity
Approx. Size
Size of Needle
“GEM” CROCHET COTTON
Article 35, size 30
1 ball Shaded Yellows
1 ball Nile Green
Saucer 5½ inches across top
Cup 3 inches across top
steel 12
or
“STAR” CROCHET COTTON
Article 30, size 30
2 balls Shaded Yellows
1 ball Nile Green
Saucer 5½ inches across top
Cup 3 inches across top
steel 12
or
“STAR” CROCHET COTTON
Article 20, size 30
1 ball Shaded Yellows
1 ball Nile Green
Saucer 5½ inches across top
Cup 3 inches across top
steel 12

SAUCER: With Green ch 7, join to form a ring, ch 3, 11 d c in ring, join.
2nd Row—* Ch 3, s c in next d c, repeat from * 11 times.
3rd Row—Sl st into loop, ch 3, 2 d c in same space keep­ing last loop of each d c on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time, * ch 3, cluster st in next loop (cluster st: 3 d c in same space keeping last loop of each d c on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time), repeat from * all around, ch 3, join in 1st cluster st.
4th Row—Ch 1 and work 7 s c over each loop, join.
5th Row—* Ch 4, skip 3 s c, s c in next s c, ch 4, skip 3 s c, s c in space over next cluster st, repeat from * all around (24 loops).
6th Row—Sl st into loop, ch 1, 3 s c in same loop, * ch 1, 3 s c in next loop, repeat from * all around, ch 1, join in 1st s c, cut Green.
7th Row
—Attach Shaded Yellows in center s c of any s c group, ch 3, 1 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, * ch 3, s c in center s c of next s c group, ch 3, 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c (shell) in center s c of next s c group, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 3, s c in center s c of next s c group, ch 3, join in 3rd st of ch.
8th Row—Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, 1 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, * ch 3, 10 tr c in center of next shell, ch 3, 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in center of next shell, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 3, 10 tr c in center of next shell, ch 3, join.
9th Row—Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, 1 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, * ch 3, 1 tr c in each tr c with ch 1 between each tr c, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from * all around ending row to correspond, join.
10th Row—Sl st to center of shell, ch 3 (count as part of 1st shell), shell in same space, ** ch 3, s c between 1st 2 tr c, * ch 4, s c between next 2 tr c, repeat from * 7 times, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from ** all around ending row to correspond, join.
11th Row—Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, shell in same space, ** ch 3, skip 1 loop, s c in next loop, * ch 4, s c in next loop, repeat from * 6 times, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from ** all around ending row to correspond, join.
12th Row—Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, shell in same space, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, ** ch 3, skip 1 loop, s c in next loop, * ch 4, s c in next loop, repeat from * 5 times, ch 3, 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in center of next shell, repeat from ** all around ending row to correspond, join.
13th Row—Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, 1 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, * ch 3, shell in next ch 2 loop, ch 3, s c in 1st loop of pineapple, then work 5 loops across pine­apple, ch 3, shell in next ch 2 loop, repeat from * all around ending row to correspond, join.
14th Row—Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, shell in same space, * ch 2, shell in next loop, ch 2, shell in next shell, ch 3, s c in 1st loop of pineapple, work 4 loops across pine­apple, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from * all around ending row to correspond, join.
15th Row—Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, shell in same space, * ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 3, shell in next shell, ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 3, shell in next shell, ch 3, s c in 1st loop of pineapple, work 3 loops across pineapple, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from * all around ending row to correspond, join.
16th Row—Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, shell in same space, * ch 4, cluster st in next s c, ch 4, shell in next shell, ch 4, cluster st in next s c, ch 4, shell in next shell, ch 3, s c in 1st loop of pineapple, work 2 loops across pineapple, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from * all around ending row to correspond, join.
17th Row—Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, shell in same space, * ch 4, cluster st in next loop, ch 4, cluster st in next loop, ch 4, shell in next shell, repeat from * once, ch 3, s c in 1st loop of pineapple, ch 4, s c in next loop, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from 1st * all around ending row to correspond, join.
18th Row—Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, shell in same space, * ch 4, cluster st in next loop, ch 4, cluster st in next loop, ch 4, cluster st in next loop, ch 4, shell in shell, repeat from * once, ch 3, s c in remaining loop of pine­apple, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from 1st * all around, ending row to correspond, join, cut thread.
19th Row—Attach Green in center of 1st shell, ch 3 (count as part of 1st cluster st), cluster st in same space, * ch 4, s c in next loop, ch 4, cluster st in next loop, ch 3, sl st in top of cluster st for picot, repeat from * once, ch 4, s c in center of next shell, * ch 4, cluster st in next loop, picot, ch 4, s c in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 4, cluster st in next shell, picot, cluster st in next shell, repeat from 1st * all around ending row to correspond, join, cut thread.

CUP: Work 1st 7 rows same as saucer.
8th Row—Same as 8th row of saucer but having 8 tr c in every other shell instead of 10 tr c.
9th Row—Same as 9th row of saucer.
10th Row—Same as 10th row of saucer but having 6 - ch 4 loops across each pineapple.
11th Row—Same as 11th row of saucer but having 2 loops less across each pineapple.
12th Row—Same as last row but having 1 loop less across each pineapple.
13th Row—Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, 1 d c, ch 2, 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, ** ch 3, s c in 1st loop of pineapple, * ch 4, s c in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 3, 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in center of next shell, repeat from ** all around ending row to correspond, join.
14th Row—Sl st into loop, ch 3, 1 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, ** ch 3, shell in next loop, ch 3, s c in 1st loop of pineapple, * ch 4, s c in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 3, skip 1 loop, shell in next loop, repeat from ** all around ending row to correspond, join.
15th Row—Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, 1 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, * ch 2, shell in next loop, ch 2, shell in next shell, ch 3, s c in 1st loop of pineapple, ch 4, s c in next loop, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from * all around ending row to correspond, join.
16th Row—Sl st to center of shell, shell in same space, * ch 3, cluster st in next loop, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from * once, ch 3, s c in remaining loop of pine­apple, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from 1st * all around ending row to correspond, join, cut thread. Attach Green and work edge same as on saucer.

HANDLE: With Green ch 35 rather tightly, 1 s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each remaining st of ch, ch 1, turn.
2nd Row—1 s c in each of the next 8 s c, 3 d c in next s c, 1 s c in each remaining s c, cut thread leaving an end. Sew to side of cup as illustrated.