Cameo Girl Pillow Cases Pattern

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Cameo Girl Pillow Cases Pattern

Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
"GEM" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Article 35, size 30 or
"STAR" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Article 20, size 30
1 ball each Pink, Blue, Dk. Cream and Iridescent No. 1 or colors of your choice
Steel crochet hook No. 12
1 pr. hemstitched pillow cases.

BODICE: With Blue ch 8, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each remaining st of ch, ch 1 to turn all rows.
2nd Row—Working in s c, increase 1 s c at the beginning and end of row. Work 1 row even. Repeat the last 2 rows twice. Work 1 more row even, cut thread, turn.

STRAP: Attach Blue in 3rd s c, s c in same space, 1 s c in next s c.
Next Row—1 s c in each s c. Repeat last row 4 times, cut thread. Skip 5 s c from strap of 8th row, attach thread in next s c and work other strap to correspond. Attach Pink in 1st s c of 8th row, s c in same space, work 1 s c in each s c working under each strap. Work 1 row even in s c.
Next Row—Decrease 1 s c at the beginning and end of row (to decrease: insert hook in st, pull loop through, insert hook in next st, pull loop through, thread over and work off all loops at one time) . Work 1 row even. Repeat last 2 rows once.

START SLEEVE: Working down side of bodice, skip 1 row, work 2 s c in each remaining row of Pink (10 s c), ch 1, turn. Working in s c, work 1 s c in each s c.
Next Row—Decrease 1 s c at the beginning and end of row.
Next 2 Rows—Decrease 1 s c at end of each row.
Next 2 Rows—Decrease 1 s c at the beginning and end of each row, cut thread.
Work another sleeve on opposite side in same manner reversing the shaping.

NECK—Attach Cream in 1st row of sleeve at neck edge, 1 s c in each of the next 9 sts of bodice, sl st in next st of sleeve, ch 1 to turn all rows.
2nd, 3rd and 4th Rows—Working in s c, decrease 1 s c at the beginning and end of each row. Work 2 rows even.
Next 4 Rows—Increase 1 s c at the beginning and end of each row. Work 2 rows even, cut thread.

RIGHT ARM—With right side of work toward you, attach Cream in 1st row of sleeve to the right, s c in same space, 1 s c in each of the next 2 rows, ch 1 to turn all rows. Work 2 rows even in s c.
4th Row—1 s c in each of the 1st 2 s c, sl st in next st.
5th Row—Sl st in sl st, 1 s c in each of the next 2 s c. Repeat the last 2 rows 3 times.
12th Row—Same as 4th row. Work 1 row even, cut thread.

LEFT ARM—With wrong side of work toward you, work arm in same manner as right arm.

SKIRT—With right side of work toward you, attach Pink in 1st st on opposite side of starting ch of bodice, * ch 3, s c in next st, repeat from * across row (6 loops), ch 5, turn.
2nd Row—S c in next loop, * ch 3, s c in next loop, repeat from * across row, turn.
3rd Row—Ch 3, 2 d c in same space, sl st in next s c (shell), repeat from beginning across row ending with sl st in last loop, ch 1, turn.
4th Row—Sl st to top of shell, * ch 3, sl st in top of next shell, repeat from * across row, turn.
5th Row—Ch 5, s c in next loop, ch 5, s c in same loop, repeat from beginning across row ending row with ch 2, d c in top of shell of previous row, turn.
Next 6 Rows—Ch 5, s c in next loop, repeat from beginning across row, turn.
12th Row—Ch 5, s c in next loop, * ch 4, s c in next loop, repeat from * across row, turn.
13th Row—Ch 4, 3 tr c in same space, sl st in next s c (tr c shell), repeat from beginning 8 times, ch 4, 3 tr c in same space, sl st in next loop, ch 1, turn.
14th Row—Sl st to top of next shell, * ch 3, tr c in next sl st, ch 3, s c in top of next shell, repeat from * across row, ch 7, turn.
15th Row—S c in next loop, * ch 5, s c in next loop, repeat from * across row, ending row with ch 2, d c in top of shell, ch 7, turn.
16th Row—S c in next loop, * ch 5, s c in next loop, repeat from * across row, ch 7, turn. Repeat last row once ending last row with ch 4.
18th Row—Work same as 13th row but repeat from begin­ning 16 times.
19th Row—Same as 14th row, cut thread.
Appliqué Cameo girl to center of pillow case as illustrated. Cut material from underneath skirt leaving ⅛ inch to turn under and overcast.

EDGE—Attach Pink at left hand corner of skirt and work a row of s c all around pillow case to opposite side of skirt, cut thread.
2nd Row—Attach Pink in 1st loop of skirt, s c in same space, ** ch 3, * s c in next loop, s c in next loop, ch 7, repeat from * twice, s c in next loop, s c in next loop, repeat from ** 3 times, ch 3, s c in next loop, s c in 1st s c, * ch 5, skip 3 s c, s c in next s c, repeat from * all around, sl st in 1st s c having a multiple of 4 plus 3 loops on s c edge.
3rd Row—2 s c in next loop, ch 3, sl st in last s c for picot, 1 s c in same loop, 4 s c in next loop, ch 3, sl st in last s c for picot, 3 s c in same loop, tr c cluster st in next loop (cluster st: 3 tr c in loop keeping last loop of each st on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time), ch 3, sl st in cluster st for picot, * ch 3, cluster st in same loop, ch 3 picot, repeat from * once, 4 s c, ch 3 picot, 3 s c in next loop, repeat from beginning 3 times, * 2 s c, ch 3 picot, 1 s c in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, ** ch 3, tr c cluster st in next loop, ch 3 picot, ch 3, tr c cluster st, ch 3 picot in same loop, * ch 3, 2 s c, ch 3 picot, 1 s c in next loop, repeat from * twice, repeat from ** to opposite side of skirt, join in 1st s c, cut thread.

HAT—With Pink ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 3 and work 3 d c, 5 tr c, 4 d c, 5 tr c in ring, join, cut thread.
2nd Row—Attach Iridescent in 1st d c, * ch 3, sl st in same space, ch 1, skip 1 st, sl st in next st, repeat from * all around.
3rd Row—* Ch 2, sl st in next ch 1 space, ch 3, keeping loop to front of work sl st in same space, repeat from * all around, cut thread.
4th Row—Attach Blue in ch 2 loop, * ch 3, s c in same space, repeat from * once, ch 3, s c in next loop, repeat from 1st * all around, join, cut thread. With "STAR" MERCERIZED SEWING THREAD, sew to top of head as illustrated. Embroider mouth with Red "STAR" SIX STRAND EMBROIDERY COTTON and neck and hat band with Black as illustrated.

BOUQUET—With Iridescent, ch 2, 6 s c in 2nd st from hook, join.
2nd Row—Keeping all loops to front of work, * ch 5, sl st in same space, ch 2, sl st in next s c, repeat from * all around.
3rd Row—* Ch 2, sl st in next ch 2 loop, ch 5, sl st in same space, repeat from * all around.
4th Row—Work in same manner as last row but having ch 3 between each picot, cut thread.
Appliqué bouquet to front of dress as illustrated.
Work 4 more bouquets in same manner working only the 1st 3 rows. Sew in position. Work another pillow case in same manner.