Crocheted Fascinator: This pattern contains directions to crochet the shawl pictured. In the 1930's/1940s this type of garment was typically termed a fascinator. This piece, typical to form, is quite lacy. It is formed in a triangle, as in a shawl, and has crocheted tulips that are intragally placed. Wear the finished piece over your head or shoulders; tie in any manner you desire.
This is a Mail Order Design pattern purchased through newspapers and catalogs. This pattern was marketed as Laura Wheeler 709 in 1943. The newspaper Description: "A top ranking style for 1943 is the fascinator. Here's an extra large one that you can do in Jiffy Crochet. It may even be worn around your neck scarf ... good for fuel scarse evenings as well as for daytime".
1 (3-3/4 ounce) skein of white and about 16 yards each of red, yellow and green Knitting Worsted and a large wooden hook (used in making rugs).
GAUGE: 4 V stitches = 7 inches; 1 row = 1 inch.
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