COATS and CLARK'S O.N.T. "Speed-Cro-Sheen" MERCERIZED COTTON, Art. C.44: 26 balls of No. 131 Fudge Brown and 20 balls of No. 10-A Canary Yellow.
Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 2/0.
4 foam rubber chair pads.
Place Mat measures 12 x 18 inches.
Chair Seat measures 13 ¼ x 14 ½ inches.
GAUGE: 5 dc make 1 inch; 3 rows make 1 inch.
PLACE MAT (Make 4) . . . Starting at long side with Fudge Brown, make a chain 25 inches long. 1st row: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across until row measures 17 inches, having an uneven number of dc, not counting turning chain. Drop Brown. 2nd row: Attach Canary Yellow to top of turning chain at beginning of row, ch 2, * thread over, insert hook from front under bar of next dc, draw loop through, thread over and complete as a dc (raised dc made), thread over and insert hook from back over bar of next dc, draw loop through, thread over and complete as for a dc (low dc made). Repeat from * across, ending with a raised dc over last dc, pull dropped Brown loop through Yellow loop on hook, thus changing color. Ch 2, turn. 3rd row: Skip first dc, * make a low dc over next dc, raised dc over next dc. Repeat from * across, ending with a low dc over ch-2 at beginning of row below. Drop Brown. 4th row: Pull a loop of Yellow through top of Brown chain at beginning of row, ch 2, * make a raised dc over next dc, low dc over next dc. Repeat from * across, ending with a raised dc around dc of row below, pull dropped Brown loop through loop on hook. Ch 2, turn. Repeat 3rd and 4th rows until piece measures 11 inches, ending with a Brown row. Break off Yellow.
EDGING ... 1st rnd: With Brown, sc closely around, making 3 sc in each corner. Join. 2nd rnd: Sc in each sc around, making 3 sc in center sc of each 3-sc group at corners. Join and break off.
CHAIR SEAT (Make 4) . . . Starting at front edge with Yellow, make a chain 20 inches long. 1st row: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across until row measures 14 ½ inches, having an uneven number of dc (not counting starting chain). Drop Yellow. 2nd row: Attach Brown to top of turning chain at beginning of row and work as for 2nd row of Place Mat. Work in pattern as for Place Mat, alternating colors, until piece measures 1 ½ inches. Ch 2, turn. Next row: Holding back on hook the last loop of each dc, make dc in pattern over next 2 dc, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (1 dc decreased), work in pattern across to within last 3 sts, dec 1 dc over next 2 dc, dc over last st. Ch 2, turn. Following row: Work in pattern across, using the 2 bars of decreased dc's as 1 bar. Continue working in pattern until piece measures 13 ¼ inches, decreasing 1 dc at each end of row every 2 ½ inches and ending with a Brown row. Next row: Working with Yellow, dec 2 dc at each end of row. Break off. Make another piece the same way.
GUSSET . . . With Brown, make a chain 1 ¾ inches long. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across until row measures 1 ¼ inches. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat 2nd row until piece is long enough to fit around edge of seat. Break off.
Sew Gusset to one side, then insert rubber chair pad and sew other side in place.
CORD . . . Cut 8 strands of Yellow, each 36 inches long, twist these strands tightly, then double and give them a twist in the opposite direction. Tie a strand of Yellow securely at loose end. Make another Yellow cord and 2 Brown cords the same way. Sew a Yellow and Brown Cord to each side of back for ties.
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