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Vintage Swan Bathroom Set
SIZE: 26" x 37"
American Thread Co, Aunt Lydia's Heavy Rug Yarn
10 - 70 yd skeins Light Blue
5 - 70 yd skeins National Blue
2 - 70 yd skeins White
1 - 70 yd skein Dark Green
Aluminum Crochet Hook Size J
5 sts = 2"
5 rows = 2"
Rug is worked with double strand thru out.
With single strand of yarn work along side edge, attach National Blue in side of 1st row of National Blue, ch 2, dc in same space, * sk 1 row, sl st in side of next row, ch 2, dc in same sp, rep from * to corner, work along long edge ch 2, dc in same sp, * sk 1 st, sl st in next st, ch 2, dc in same space, rep from * to next corner, cont all around in same manner work National Blue over National Blue & Light Blue over Light Blue, cut yarn.
Kapok for Filling
With Light Blue ch 3, join to form ring, ch 3, 11 dc in ring, join in 3rd st of ch.
With White ch 9, 1 sc in 2nd st from hk & in each rem st of ch inc 1 sc at end of ch (9 sc), ch 3, turn.
Sk 1 st of body section (after neck), attach yarn in next st, 1 sc in each remaining sc, ch 2, turn.
Sew sections of swan tog leaving lower edges free.
Fill with kapok.
Sew swan to topper along the free edges.
Place leaves around swan and sew in place as illustrated.
Beg at top of cover with Light Blue, ch 33.
Work Light Blue over Light Blue & National Blue over National Blue as follows:
Embroider swan & leaves according to chart below.
* repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
* * repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed or repeat from a given set of instructions
Bl back loop(s)
Bp back post
Bpdc back post double crochet
Bpsc back post single crochet
Bptr back post treble/triple crochet
Ca color A
Cb color B
Cc contrasting color
Ch chain stitch
Ch refers to chain or space previously
made: e.g ch-1 space
ch-sp chain space
Dc double crochet
Dc2tog double crochet 2 stitches together
Dtr/Dtrc double treble/triple crochet
fl front loop(s)
Fp front post
Fpdc front post double crochet
Fpsc front post single crochet
Fptr front post treble/triple crochet
Hdc half double crochet
Mc main color
O over (yarn over)
P picot or purl
Pat(s) or patt pattern(s)
Pc st or Pc popcorn stitch
Pm place marker
PSSO pass slip stitch over
Rs right side
Sc single crochet
Sc2tog single crochet 2 stitches together
Sdc short double crochet (half double crochet)
Sl st slip stitch
Tch or t-ch turning chain
Tbl through back loop
Tr or Trc treble/triple crochet
Trtrc or T Trc triple treble/triple crochet
Ws wrong side
YB yarn back
YF yarn forward
Yo yarn over
Yoh yarn over hook