CLARK'S O.N.T. "BRILLIANT," 1 ball.
Crochet Hook No. 8
1 yard of ribbon, 5/8 inch wide
This pattern is a vintage pattern and may use vintage terms. Although this pattern is from a print publication it has not been recently tested. There also is no clear indication of the Crochet hook size.
Starting at upper part of heart, ch 10.
1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 3 ch; in next ch make sc,
ch 3 and sc; sc in next 4 ch. Ch 5, turn.
2nd to 5th rows incl: 2 sc in 1st sc (an inc made), sc in each sc
across to the ch-3. In ch-3 loop make sc, ch 3 and sc (2 more
increases); sc in each sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc (another
inc). Ch 5, turn.
6th, 7th and 8th rows: Work off 2 sc as 1 sc (a dec made); work
across, increasing in ch-3 loop as before and decreasing an sc at end
of row. Ch 5, turn.
9th and 10th rows: Work as before, decreasing 2 sc (instead of 1 sc)
at both ends of row--to dec 2 sc, work off 2 sc as 1 sc twice. Ch 5,
11th row: Dec 2 sc as before, * ch 3, sc in next 2 sc. Repeat from *
across, making sc, ch 3 and sc in center ch-3 loop and decreasing 2
sc at end of row as before. Fasten off. Lay this piece aside.
Make another piece same as this.
Place these 2 pieces so that loops along edges correspond, and work
edging over both thicknesses as follows:
1st row: Attach thread to beginning of 1st row, * ch 5, dc in next
double loop. Repeat from * across, ending with sl st at opposite end
of 1st row. Ch 1, turn.
2nd row: 5 sc in each sp across, ending with sl st in same place
where thread was attached. Ch 7, turn.
3rd row: *Skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 7. Repeat from * across,
ending row to correspond with beginning. Ch 7, turn.
4th row: * Sc in next loop, ch 7. Repeat from * across. Ch 7, turn.
5th row: * Sc in next loop, ch 1, in next loop make 6 tr with p
between--to make a p, ch 3, sc in 3rd ch from hook--ch 1. Repeat
from * across, ending row to correspond with beginning. Fasten off.
Sew edges of hearts together stuffing with cotton batting with sachet
powder between, before opening becomes too small.
Starting at top of heart with 1/2 yard of ribbon, pass ribbon through dc
sps and tie a knot. Tie ends in a bow, 2 1/2 inches up from knot just
By Shellie Wilson. Shellie is the chief creative editor for Craftbits.