Crochet Apron: This pattern gives directions to crochet the apron pictured. The lacy design, a half apron, features a filet waistband with small flowers as well as a flower hemline with embroidery detail (if desired). This is an older pattern, suggestive of the 1930's. The official description: Here is a "jiffy-crochet" apron simple enough for a beginner to make, yet pretty as a picture. The design offers endless color possibilities. For wear over dark dresses, make it in cream or white with edging and flowers of your favorite color. Embroider flower centers in a contrasting shade, and run matching ribbon through waistband. Another beautiful effect can be obtained by making the apron in a pastel or medium shade of your favorite color, edging and (daisies of cream or white, centers of :brown or yellow, and ribbon of the !color of flowers or flower, centers. Two. suggested color schemes are cream apron, peach edging and flowers, brown centers and ribbon; or Delft blue or violet apron, white or cream edging and flowers, brown or yellow centers, and white ribbon.
This is a Mail Order Pattern of unknown date purchased through the Pennsylvania Farmer weekly newspaper.
Materials: For one apron you will need a No. 6 steel hook, about 2 yards of ribbon an inch to one and a half inches wide, and approximately the following amount of mercerized, string weight crochet cotton: 350 yards apron color, 80 yards of another shade for flowers and edging, and 4 yards for flower centers in a contrasting shade. Floss may be used for centers if desired. The gauge in filet is three spaces equal one inch, and three rows equal one inch.
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