Needlework Bureau

Crochet Handkerchief Edgings Pattern, Needlework Bureau 150


Dainty Handkerchief Edgings:  This pattern gives directions to crochet the edgings shown.  There are four designs, all very easy - beginner appropriate.  Although designed for handkerchiefs, these would also be nice for lingerie.  

This is a Mail Order pattern purchased through newspapers.  The pattern is Needlework Bureau 150 - Vintage 1938.   It was also release as X-150 by Ellen Bruce in 1940.  The official newspaper description:  With the vogue for enormous handkerchiefs or such wisps as can scarcely be seen, crocheted designs are enjoying a wide popularity as a simple yet decorative finish to an otherwise utilitarian object. Each of the four edgings may be done in little time, since they are not complicated, by a variety of stitches. A fine white chiffon hankie does a lot to keep the angora of a bolero from shedding on the dancing partner's evening clothes.


  • No. 100 crochet cotton
  • 1 Steel Crochet hook No. 12

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