Friday, August 3, 2007

crochet snood

I think these are so beautiful. They are old fashioned and a bit out of style, but I love them. They keep my long curly hair neat without a lot of effort and they can be very beautiful.


1945 Loop-The-Loop Snood


MATERIALS:
3 60 yd. balls, American Thread Co. 'Star' Pearl Cotton, Size 5, Lt Emerald or desired color.
14" very narrow elastic
Steel Hook Size 5 or 6
INSTRUCTIONS:
With single strand of thread, ch 1, *pull up about a 3/8 inch loop on hook, thread over and pull through,
sc in single loop, ( a single knot st) repeat from * 32 times, turn.
ROW 2: Sc in 4th sc from hook, * pull up a 3/8 inch loop on hook, thread over and pull through,sc in
single loop, repeat from *, (a double loop knot st) skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, * double loop knot st, skip 1
sc,sc in next sc, repeat from * across row, work 3 single loop knot sts, turn.
ROW 3: Sc in center of sc of double knot st of previous row, * double knot st, sc in next center sc of
next double knot st, repeat from * across row, work 3 single loop knot sts, turn.
Repeat Row 3 - 20 times, break thread. Gather at each end. Join thread at side and over elastic work
* 5 sc,sc over elastic and into next center sc of double knot st, repeat from * to end gathers, 5 sc over
elastic, sc over elastic and into end gathers, 5 sc over elastic, sc over elastic and into next center sc of
next double knot st, continue in same manner across remainder of snood, join, break thread.
BAND:
Ch 125 and work 124 sc on ch, ch 1, turn.
ROW 2: Work 1 loop st in each st, (loop st: wind thread over index finger, insert hook in st, draw
thread through pulling thread from under finger, drop loop from finger letting fall to right side of work
and complete sc) ch 1, turn.
ROW 3: Work 1 sc in each st, ch 1, turn.
Repeat Rows 2 & 3, 5 times, break thread.
Sew band to each end of snood.

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