Nut Cup Pattern #12

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Nut Cup Pattern #12

MATERIALS—Lily Soft Spun Yarn:—1-ball each Pink, Blue, Green and Yellow (sufficient for 12 Cups), with crochet hook size 3; Lily Sil-Tone Mercerized Crochet Cotton:—1-ball each Med. Green, Beauty Rose, Blue, Orange and Lavender, with crochet hook size 10.

SAUCER—In Green Soft Spun, ch 2, 9 sc in starting st. * In back lps only, make 2 sc in each sc around. Mark end of rows. ROW 3—(Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next) repeated around. ROW 4—(Sc in 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeated around. * Continue for 3 more rows, 1 more sc between widenings in each row. Put each widening in the 2d sc of each widening in previous row. ROW 8—Sc in each sc around with one widening to make 64 sc. ROW 9—Sc in each sc around. EDGE—Sc in 3 sc, sl st in next 2 sc, (ch 1, dc in next sc, ch 1, sl st in next sc) repeated around. Fasten off.

CUP—Ch 2, 8 sc in starting st. Repeat Saucer from * to *. ROWS 5 thru 12—(Make next row even, without widenings. Make next row with only one widening) 4 times. ROW 13—Work even. ROW 14—Repeat Edge.

HANDLE—Ch 2, 5 sc in starting st. In back lps, sc in each sc around and around for 2¼". Sl st in next 2 sc. Fasten off. Sew on cup for a handle. Tack Cup on Saucer.

LEAF SPRAY—In Green Sil-Tone, ** ch 11, * sk last st, (sl st, sc, 2 hdc and sl st) on ch, * (ch 6 and repeat from * to *) twice. Sk 3 leaves, sl st in ch-5 stem. Repeat from **. Fasten off. Make 5.

FLOWER—In Beauty Rose Sil-Tone, (ch 4, dc in 4th ch from hook, ch 3, sl st in same st) 5 times, sl st at base of 1st petal. Fasten off. Make 5. Sew a flower on center of stem between leaves. Tack one on each side of Cup and 3 on Saucer.

Make 2d Cup and Saucer of Blue with Orange flowers, a 3d Set of Yellow Soft Spun with Lavender flowers, and a Pink Set with Blue flowers.

Rub the handle, inside of Cup and bottom of Saucer with a pad of cloth dipped in hot, thick starch. As starch sets, arrange Cups and Saucers in true shape.