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Semco Novelty Milk Jug Cover c 1940

Crochet Novelty Milk Jug Cover Jug cover: top view

NOTE: This pattern uses UK crochet terms throughout.

Materials

Semco Mercer Cotton No. 60.
Semco Crochet Hook No. 8.
36 pony beads

Abbreviations

st = stitch
ch = chain
t = treble
dt = double treble
dc = double crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp = space
blk = block

Cup and Saucer

Cup:

6 ch, join into ring

1st Row: 12 dc into ring

2nd Row: 2 dc into every st

3rd Row: 1 dc into every st

4th Row: 2 dc into every st

5th to 11th Row: 1 dc into every st

12th Row: * 1 dt into first st, draw thread through 2 sts, through next 2 sts, leaving 2 sts on hook, 1 dc, draw thread through 2 sts, and then work off the
remaining sts in twos. 2 ch, repeat. 2 dt into same st, miss 2 sts * Repeat.

13th Row: * 2 dc into loop between dt, 1 dc into each of the next 2 sts. Repeat.

14th to 16th Rows: 1 dc into each st before ending off thread, work handle.

Handle:

18 ch. take back to 6th row of cup, fasten in and work 5 dc over ch and into side of cup, into loop 12 dc. 4 t, 6 dc, fasten off.

Saucer

1st Row: Work a row of dc into 3rd row of cup

2nd Row: 1 dc into every st

3rd Row: 1 dc into every st

4th Row: 2 dc into every st

5th to 8th Rows: 1 dc into every st

9th Row: 2 dc into every st

10th Row: 1 dc into every st

11th Row: 1 dc into every st

12th Row: Same as row 12 of cup

13th Row: * 2 dc into loop between dt, 1 dc into each of next 2 sts. Repeat all round.

14th Row: 1 dc into every st

15th Row: * 1 dc into each of first 4 sts, miss 1 st. * Repeat all round.

I6th Row: 1 dc into every st. Fasten off.

Cover

1st Row: Join thread into 4th row at base of saucer and work 2 dc into every st

2nd Row to 10th Rows: 1 dc into every st

11th Row: * 1 dc into first st, 2 dc into next st. * Repeat all round.

12th to 14th Rows: 1 dc into every st. (There should now be 144 sts)

15th Row: * 4 ch, miss 1 st, 1 dc into next st. * Repeat all round (72 loops).

16th Row: sl st to centre of loop * 1 dc, 4 ch, 1 dc into next loop * Repeat all round

17th Row: sl st to first ch of loop (3 ch for a t) 3 t into loop, * 1 blk into each of next 2 loops * 16 spaces of 1 t, 3 ch, 1 blk into each of next 3 loops * Repeat all round, join with sl st to 3 ch

18th Row: 7 ch, 1 t into 4th t, 3 ch, 2 sp, * 1 blk, 14 sp, 1 blk 3 sp * Repeat all round, 1 blk, join with sl st to 4th ch of 7 ch

19th Row: sl st back over last blk 10 ch, * 4 dc into 2nd sp, 6 ch, miss 1 sp and 1 blk, 1 blk into next sp, 12 sp, 1 blk, 6 ch * Repeat twice more, 4 dc into 2nd sp, 6 ch, 12 sp, 1 blk. Join with a sl st to 4th ch of 10 ch

20th Row: sl st back over last blk, 12 ch * 5 dc into dc, 8 ch, 1 blk into next sp, 10 sp, 1 blk, 8 ch * Repeat twice more. 5 dc into dc, 8 ch, 10 sp, 1 blk, join with sl st to 4th ch of 12 ch

21st Row: sl st back over last blk, 16 ch * 6 dc into dc, 12 ch, 1 blk into next sp, 8 sp, 1 blk, 12 ch * Repeat twice more. 6 dc into dc, 12 ch, 1 blk, 8 sp, 1 blk, join with sl st to 4th ch of 12 ch

22nd Row: 4 ch, * 1 t into each of next 3 ch sts, 10 ch, * 5 dc into dc, 10 ch, 1 t into each of last 3 ch sts, 1 t into first t of blk, 10 sp, 1 t into last t of blk, 1 t into each of next 3 ch sts, 10 ch * Repeat once more. 10 ch, 5 dc into dc, 10 ch, 1 t into each of last 3 ch sts, 1 t into t, 10 sp, join with sl st

23rd Row: 8 ch * 1 t into last t of blk, 1 t into each of next 3 ch sts, 8 ch, 4 dc into dc, 8 ch, 1 t into each of last 3 ch sts, 1 t into first t of blk, 12 sp * Repeat twice more. 1 t into last t of blk, 1 t into each of next 3 ch sts, 8 ch, 4 dc into dc, 8 ch, 1t into each of last 3 ch sts, 1 t into first t of blk, 11 sp * join with sl st to 4th ch of 8 ch

24th Row: 8 ch, 1 t into first t of blk, 3 ch, 1 t into last t of blk, * 1 t into each of first 3 ch sts, 4 ch, 1 t into first dc, 4 ch, 1 t into last dc, 4 ch, 1 t into each of first 3 ch sts, 1 t into first dc, 4 ch, 1 t into last dc, 4 ch, 1 t into each of last 3 ch sts, 1 t into first t of blk, 14 sp, * Repeat twice more, 1 t into each of last 3 ch sts, 1 t into first t of blk, 12 sp, join with sl st to 4th ch of 8 ch

25th Row: 8 ch, 1 t into t, 4 ch, 1 t into first t of blk, 4 ch, 1 t into last t of blk, * 3 blks, 16 sp * Repeat twice more, 3 blks, 13 sps, join with sl st to 4th ch of 8 ch

26th Row: * 4 ch, 1 dc into sp, 4 ch, 1 dc into t ** 4 ch, miss 1 t, ** Repeat 4 times more across. Repeat. Join with a sl st

27th Row: sl st to centre of loop * 4 ch, 1 dc into next loop. Repeat all round.

28th Row: 2 dc into every loop

29th and 30th Rows: 1 dc into every loop

31st Row: * 8 ch, miss 3 sts, 1 dc into next loop *. Repeat all round

32nd Row: sl st to centre of loop * 8 ch, 1 dc into next loop *. Repeat all round

33rd Row: Same as 32nd row

34th Row: Bead row: 14 ch, 1 bead, 1 dc into next loop, 14 ch, 1 bead, 4 dc into next loop, 8 dc into next loop, 4 dc into next loop * Repeat all round.


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