Star Variety Show of Knitted and Crocheted Models | Book No. 21

Star Variety Show of Knitted and Crocheted Models
Book No. 21

American Thread Company
Original Copyright 1942

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Slippers, Bed Jacket, Cable Stitch Cardigan, Knitting Bag, Initial Knitting Bag, Shopping Bag, Irish Crochet Jabot, Cardigan, Crocheted Penguin, Man's Sleeveless Sweater, Knitted Scarf, Man's Knitted Glove, Daisy Chair Set, Chair Set, Porch Luncheon Set, Table Cloth, Doily, Ruffle Doily, Crocheted Basket, Diamond Potholder, Star Potholder, Round Potholder, Twisted Necklace, Bed Socks, Slippers, Child's Purse, Child's Beanie, Zulu Doll, Man's Mittens, Dress Up Collar and Cuffs, Corded Handbag, Pom Pom Handbag, Crocheted Gloves, Knitted Glove with Crocheted Cuff, Ring-Necklace-Bracelet & Belt, Shell Necklace & Bracelet, Daisy Necklace & Bracelet. 30 pages, 1942.


Craft Patterns

Twisted Necklace

Fold 5 yards of Red in three lengths, twist tightly, hold the two ends, fold in half and let the strands twist themselves. Do the same with the 5½ yards of White and the 6 yards of Blue. Arrange strands so each strand is about a half inch below the other and tie a tight knot at ends. (More)


Zulu Doll

Fold skein of Black into a 12½ inch fold, tie tightly about 1½ inches from top (for hair), tie again about 2½ inches from last tie for head, tie again about 2½ inches from last tie for body. Separate the remainder and tie both sections about 1½ inches from bottom for legs, cut each loop at top for hair, trim and brush. (More)


Crochet Patterns

Dress Up Collar & Cuffs

Make a ch 27 inches long, d c in 6th ch from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 ch, d c in next ch, repeat from * until work measures 25 inches, cut off remaining ch.
2nd Row. Ch 4 turn, d c in d c, ch 1, d c in next d c, repeat from * across row. Repeat this row 10 times. (More)


Corded Handbag

First Section. With Red, ch 35 and work 34 s c on ch, ch 1, turn.
2nd Row. Increase 1 st both ends and work 1 row even. Repeat the last 2 rows 4 times. Then work 15 rows even, break yarn.
Repeat the first section, then work 15 more rows even. Next 8 rows decrease 1 st at both ends, break yarn. (More)


Pom Pom Handbag

Front Section. With Red, ch 39 and work 38 s c on ch, ch 1, turn and work 14 rows even.
16th Row. Decrease 1 st both ends and work 2 rows even. Repeat the last 3 rows 3 times, break yarn. (More)


Crocheted Gloves

Left Glove. Do not work glove too tightly. Ch 98, join, being careful not to twist the ch, ch 2, skip 1 ch, 1 s c in next ch, * ch 1, skip 1 ch, s c in next ch, repeat from * all around, ch 1 and without joining rows, s c in the 2 ch loop, * ch 1, s c in next 1 ch mesh, repeat from * all around and repeat the last row 34 times.
Next Row. Decrease every 5th mesh and work 10 rows even. (More)


Ring Necklace, Bracelet & Belt

Necklace and Bracelet. Ch 8, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 12 s c over ring.
2nd Ring. With another color, ch 8, slip the end of ch through 1st ring, join and work 12 s c over ring. Repeat 2nd ling for desired length. Finish bracelet and neck­lace with clasps or crochet a ch at each end for tying. (More)


Shell Necklace & Bracelet

Leaving 8 inches of yarn free, * ch 6, slip st to 5th st from hook for ring, (shell) ch 3, 1 d c, 1 s d c, 1 s c, 1 sl st in ring, repeat from * 25 times for necklace about 18 inches long. Ch 1 after last shell. Break yarn leaving about an 8 inch length. Attach Green in last s c leaving an 8 inch length free. * Yarn over needle 3 times, insert needle in loop of s c above shell, yarn over, pull through, yarn over, pull through. (More)


Daisy Necklace & Bracelet

Flowers. With Yellow, ch 4, join with a sl st to form a ring.
1st Round. Ch 1, 8 s c in ring, join to first s c with a sl st, ch 5, break thread about 6 inches from hook, pull end of thread through last st of ch 5. Tie in knot to loose end at starting point and fasten both ends securely (this makes the loop on back of flower to string it by). (More)


Slippers

Soles. For both slippers. With Dark Color ch 24 (20-28) and work 2 s d c in 2nd st from hook, (s d c, yarn over, insert in st and work off all loops at one time) 2 s d c in next st, 1 s d c in each of the next 19 sts, (15-23) sts, 2 s d c in next st, 3 s d c in last st. Working on other side of ch 24 (20-28) work 2 s d c in next st, 1 s d c in each of the next 19 sts (15-23) 2 s d c in next st, 1 s d c in same space with 1st 2 sts, join with a sl st. (More)


Bed Jacket

Yoke. Ch 154, d c in 4th st from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 st, d c in next st, repeat from * to end of ch.
2nd Row. Sl st across 4 meshes, ch 4, d c in next mesh, * ch 1, d c in next mesh, repeat from * to within 4 meshes of end of row, ch 4, turn, (ch 4 at the beginning of each mesh row). (More)


Knitting Bag

Cut two 5 inch circles from cardboard.
Circle. Ch 3, 7 s c in 1st st of ch, join each row.
2nd Row. Ch 1, 1 s c in same space, 2 s c in each re­maining s c.
3rd and 4th Rows. Ch 1, 1 s c in same space, * 1 s c in next s c, 2 s c in next s c, repeat from * all around and work 2 rows even. (More)


Initial Knitting Bag

Front. Ch 45 and work 44 s c on ch, ch 1, turn and work 23 more rows of s c.
25th Row. Decrease 1 st at both ends and work 1 row even. Repeat the last 2 rows 7 times, break yarn and work a second section. (More)


Shopping Bag

With Black ch 26, work 25 s c on ch, ch 1, turn. Work 3 rows even taking up the back loop of st only.
Next 2 Rows. Decrease 1 st both ends and work 1 row even. Repeat the last 2 rows. (More)


Irish Crochet Jabot

Ch 108, d c in 5th st from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 st, d c in next st, repeat from * across ch, ch 3, turn.
2nd Row. Work 1 d c in each d c and 1 d c in each ch, ch 4, turn and work 1 more row of 1 ch meshes, ch 8, turn. (More)


Crocheted Penguin

Tail. 1st Row. With Black ch 4. 3 s c on ch, ch 1, turn.
2nd to 6th Rows. 2 s c in first and last s c, 1 s c in each remaining s c.
7th and 8th Rows. 1 s c in each s c.
9th to 17th Rows. Same as 2nd row (31 s c). (More)


Daisy Chair Set

Motif. Ch 6, join to form a ring, ch 5, d c in ring, * ch 2, d c in ring, repeat from * 5 times, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch 5.
2nd Row. Sl st into ring, ch 4, cluster st in same space, (cluster st, * thread over needle twice, insert in same space, pull through, thread over and work off 2 loops twice, repeat from * twice, thread over needle twice, insert in same space and work off 2 loops 3 times. (More)


Chair Set

Chair Back. Ch 254, d c in 8th ch from hook, * ch 2, skip 2 ch sts, d c in next ch and repeat from * to end of ch, (84 meshes).
2nd Row. Ch 5, d c in next d c, ** ch 8, skip 3 spaces, d c in next d c, * ch 2, d c in next d c, repeat from * twice. Repeat from ** to end of row, ch 5, turn. (More)


Porch Luncheon Set

Center Mat. With Rust ch 62, about 16 inches and work 1 d c in 6th st from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 st, d c in next st, repeat from * across row, ch 4, turn, (29 meshes).
2nd Row. D c in d c, * ch 1, d c in next d c and repeat from * across row, ch 4, turn and repeat 2nd row for entire set working 2 more rows Rust, 1 row Yellow, 1 row Orange, 2 rows Rust, 1 row Orange, 1 row Rust, 2 rows Yellow, 3 rows Rust, 2 rows Orange, 1 row Rust, 1 row Yellow, 3 rows Rust, this is the center. (More)


Table Cloth

Wide Stripe. With Dark Cream ch 101 and work 1 d c in 8th st from hook, * ch 2, skip 2 chs, d c in next ch, repeat from * across row (32 meshes) ch 5. turn.
2nd Row. D c in d c, * ch 5, skip 1 mesh, s c in next mesh, ch 5, skip 1 d c, d c in next d c, ch 5, skip 1 mesh, s c in next mesh, ch 5, skip 1 d c, d c in next d c, ch 9, skip 2 d c, d c in next d c, ch 9, skip 2 d c, d c in next d c, repeat from *, ch 5, skip 1 mesh, s c in next mesh, ch 5, skip 1 d c, d c in next d c, ch 5, skip 1 mesh, s c in next mesh, ch 5, skip 1 d c, d c in next d c, ch 2, skip 2 chs, d c in next ch, ch 5, turn. (More)


Doily

Ch 10, join to form a ring, * ch 7, s c into ring, repeat from * 15 times (16 loops).
2nd Row. Sl st to center of loop, * ch 7, skip 1 loop, s c in next loop, repeat from * all around.
3rd Row. Sl st in center of loop, * ch 4, d c in 1st stitch of ch, ch 4, d c in 1st st of ch, s c in next loop repeat from * all around. (More)


Ruffle Doily

Ch 6, join to form a ring, ch 3, 11 d c in ring, join.
2nd Row. Ch 6, * d c in next d c, ch 3, repeat from * all around, join.
3rd Row. Ch 3, 3 d c in mesh, * d c in d c, 3 d c in mesh, repeat from * all around, join.
4th Row. Ch 5, skip 1 d c, * d c in next d c, ch 2, skip 1 d c, d c in next d c, ch 2, repeat from * all around, join. (More)


Crocheted Basket

Ch 7, join to form a ring and work 12 s c into ring.
2nd Row. Ch 5, d c in next s c, * ch 2, d c in next s c, repeat from * all around, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch 5.
3rd Row. Sl st into mesh, ch 3, 2 d c in same mesh, *  3 d c in next mesh, repeat from * all around. (More)


Diamond Pot Holder

With Red, work 48 s c over ring, join.
2nd Row. Ch 3, (this counts as 1 d c) 1 d c in each of the next 11 s c, ch 2, 1 d c in each of the next 12 s c, ch 3, turn.
3rd Row. 11 d c, 2 d c in ch 2, ch 2, 2 d c in same ch, 1 d c in each remaining d c, ch 3, turn. (More)


Star Pot Holder

With Red, ch 6, join, ch 3, 2 d c in ring, * ch 3, 3 d c in ring, repeat from * 3 times. (5 sections.) Join each row.
2nd Row. Ch 3, 1 d c in each of the next 2 d c, * 2 d c in loop, ch 3, 2 d c in same loop, 1 d c in each of the next 3 d c, repeat from * all around, break thread. (More)


Round Pot Holder

With Yellow, ch 6. join. Ch 3 and work 15 d c into ring, join with a sl st.
2nd Row. Ch 4, d c in next d c, * ch 1, d c in next d c, repeat from * all around, join each row.
3rd Row. Ch 3, d c in same space, * ch 1, 2 d c in next d c, repeat from * all around, break thread. (More)


Slippers

Upper Section. With Red or Light Color. Ch 12, 11 s c on ch, (ch 1 and turn each row) work remainder of slipper taking up back loop of st only.
2nd Row.
1 s c in each of the first 5 s c, 1 s c, 1 puff st, 1 s c in 6th st. (Puff st, yarn over needle, insert in st, pull loop through, * yarn over needle, insert in same st, pull loop through, repeat from *. (More)


Child's Purse

With Red, ch 32, sl st in 2nd st from hook, sl st in each of the next 3 chs, 1 s c in each of the next 23 chs, sl st in each of the next 4 chs, ch 1, turn.
2nd Row. Work another row of s c in Red, slip stitching the 1st and last 4 sts. Drop Red pickup White and repeat 2nd row. Work another row in White. Then work 2 rows in Red. Repeat the last 4 rows 4 times, break yarn. (More)


Child's Beanie

With Red. ch 17, 1 s c in 2nd st from hook. 1 s c in each of the next 11 chs, sl st in each of the next 4 chs, ch 1, turn.
2nd Row. Sl st in each of the first 4 s c, s c in each of the next 12 s c. Pick up White, ch 1, turn and * work 2 rows in White. 2 rows in Red. repeat from * 12 times and work 2 rows of White. Sew beanie together. (More)


Knitting Patterns

Knitted Glove with Crocheted Cuff

Right Glove. On 3 needles cast on 50 sts (14-18-18) and K 10 rounds.
Next round begins the thumb. K 1, increase in next st by working into front and back of st, K 1, increase in next st, K to end of round and K 2 rounds even.
4th Round. K 1, increase in next st, K 3, increase in next st and K even to end of round. K 2 rounds even.(More)


Cable Stitch Cardigan

1st Row. * P 2, K 6, P 2, K 1, repeat from * ending with P 2.
2nd Row. * K 2, P 6, K 2, P 1, repeat from * ending with K 2.
Repeat 1st and 2nd rows.
5th Row. This is the first cable row, then work a cable row after every 9 rows beginning with the 2nd row. (More)


Cardigan

Back. On No. 1 needles cast on 112 sts and work in ribbing of K 2, P 2 for 3 inches. Next row increase to 113 sts. Change to No. 3 needles and start pattern.
1st Row. K. 3. on next 7 sts P 1, K 1, repeat from be­ginning, ending row with K 3.
2nd Row. P 3, next 7 sts P 1, K 1, repeat from beginning, ending row with P 3.
Repeat these 2 rows until back measures 14 inches from the beginning. (More)


Man's Sleeveless Sweater

Back. On No. 1 needles cast on 112 sts and work in ribbing of K 2, P 2 for 3 inches. Next row increase to 113 sts. Change to No. 3 needles and start pattern.
1st Row. K. 3. on next 7 sts P 1, K 1, repeat from be­ginning, ending row with K 3.
2nd Row. P 3, next 7 sts P 1, K 1, repeat from beginning, ending row with P 3.
Repeat these 2 rows until back measures 14 inches from the beginning. (More)


Knitted Scarf

Cast on 100 sts, K one row.
2nd Row. K 1 st, P 1 st, repeat to end of row.
3rd Row. P 1 st, K 1 st, repeat to end of row. These 2  rows form the seed st pattern and are repeated for 2 inches and on 20 sts on either side of scarf and for 2 inches at end of scarf. The following directions are given for the 60 center sts, the border will not be re­ferred to again. (More)


Man's Knitted Glove

Right Hand Glove. Cast on 3 needles 60 sts (20-20-20) and work in ribbing of K 2, P 2 for 3 inches then work 6 rounds of pattern.
7th Round. Start gusset for thumb which is worked in stockinette st. Work 5 sts, increase 1 st in next st and complete round.
8th, 9th and 10th Rounds. Work even in pattern work­ing the 6th and 7th rounds in stockinette st. (More)


Bed Socks

On large needles cast 011 40 sts and work 6½ inches in garter st (K each row).
Next row start decreasing.
1st Row. K 9, K 2 together, K 18, K 2 together, K 9.
2nd row and all even rows, K even. (More)


Man's Mittens

On 3 needles cast on 48 sts (16-16-16) and K 2, P 2 for  3½ inches.
Next round starts the thumb. 1st needle K 2 sts in 1st stitch, K 2, K 2 sts in 4th stitch, complete round and work 1 round even.
3rd Round. K 2 sts in 1st stitch, K 4, K 2 sts in next st, complete round and work 1 round even. Continue increasing for thumb every other round until there are 22 sts between increases. (More)