Crocheting Over A Ring

A. Drop rttyV from hook. Pns Us: B. tmcrt hook thnxjgfr center coring, C PoQ hod through toqps on hook.

tvtcfi of wcri through ccnrcr of Wr*p thr**d ovtr hook And pu*

fron1 r\Kk to front. Insert hook tn Mdk through center of On ou&de of

On oot&de of r,wr *p t)\rejd jroof\J nog. ,%rjp itmzsd tntr Aoo*.

Crocheled Button* 75

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For sa/ripU in gold cut p. 71. you'll need:

  • Mn. brass ring
  • sire 36) commercial hall round button mold covcml with fabrii
  • 80 crochet cotton
  • 14 steel crochet hook (UK. #7).

fiml I |ch (y. si si in slipknot) 4 umcv ch ). u In first ch of eh 6

Rod Drop thread Irom hook Hold crochei in ring so thai Ip of crochet is In front of ting and hall thread is behind ring Pkk up Ip with crochet hook and si st around ring. 110 sc around ring, sc through ch 6 and arourul ung togcthei| 4 limes. 11 sc over rmg Join Rnd J *ch 5. skip 6 st. sc in 7th st' around <8 loops) Rnd«« *8 sc over eh '> lpw Jiound. Rnd* 5-9 *sc' around Insert mold after rnd 9 Rnds 10, 11 *sc in every other st# around Tie off

Bullion Buttons

The bullion stitch isee the drawmgon p 78) was the hallmark of black crocheted buttons I he bullions were formed over a tiny ring and often had a larger ring around the outer edge ol the group Bullions wrrc made using a special crochct book with a shank that was exactly the sue of the hook and did not taper. This hr-ok made bullions that wrc of consistent diameter over their length Hut bullion crochct hooks are no longer made To nuke firm, tight bullions using modern hooks, choose one wit h a slunk no largeT than ihc hook and no uper to the shank Of the modern hooks. I prefer Susan Bates Slcehtc hooks.

Tiny ring* for the center of the hullions arc hard to find A model shop may have tiny steel washers thai can be used, but 1 find it more convenient to make m> own center rings from a «soft-drink bottle To make a ring, cut out a A-in. diameter circle from the plasui with a paper punch. Then, in the center of this circle, punch a '—in. hole (V*- and /H-in paper punches are available at any office-supply store V

Bullion croc Set »rf bottom; : loeVwinr from upper left, ludurf bullion, concentric ring, dairy bullion*

Crochet Bullion

BULLION STITCH

Bullion Stitch

Wrap tfiresd over hook $ even times (or m many tvnef as McXtod w tostructtans). Aw/7 hoc* .v) center of or tfvoitfft ittftfi previous round. Hofdtog the seven loops of thread on shank of hook w.-tfi your thumb and inderx finger, pofi hook through all loop* on shank ff hook won't ride through loops* wrap toopf a Ante more Own 1 at top o*t>\Aton to lock stitch * piace.

Wrap tfiresd over hook $ even times (or m many tvnef as McXtod w tostructtans). Aw/7 hoc* .v) center of or tfvoitfft ittftfi previous round. Hofdtog the seven loops of thread on shank of hook w.-tfi your thumb and inderx finger, pofi hook through all loop* on shank ff hook won't ride through loops* wrap toopf a Ante more Own 1 at top o*t>\Aton to lock stitch * piace.

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Baby bullion

For samples tn gray on p 77. you'll need:

  • Vi-in plastic bullion ring
  • wvin. (*tre 24) commercial haltround buuon mold covered with fabric
  • buttonhole twist
  • 13 steel crochet hook (U K. *6.5).

Rnd J: Attach thread to nng. Jyn 8 bullion, $c over ring] 10 times. Join where thread was attached to ring. Knd 2: ch 1 *2$c in top of each bullion* around. (20 stitches)

finds 3. 4: around Insert mold after rnd 4. Rnds 5, 6: "sc in everv other around. Tie off.

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Dorset Button Patterns

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