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Chain Stitch Kerchief  2 patterns

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Kerchief #1 will give a kerchief which is slightly larger than that of pattern #2, however, it has shorter tie strings. Kerchief #2 works up slightly quicker.

materials:

small amount of yarn
size "G" hook

pony beads (optional)

special instructions:

sl st in loop = slip stitch around ch that forms loop, rather than in a specific st
NOTE==>each row should decrease by one loop, meaning that where pattern refers to "until you cannot continue" you have just finished a row with only one loop.

optional beads should be threaded onto yarn before starting any work and pulled up just before the last yo of the stitch wherever desired.  I usually put them along the center segment of the starting chain or in the sl st between all loops

Kerchief #1:

foundation: ch 31, starting in 2nd ch, sl st across, ch 126, starting in 2nd ch, 30 sl st
Row 1: (ch 10, sk 4 ch, sl st in next ch) across, last group before start ch (join with sl st through foundation ch as well as through very first starting ch); 19 loops
Row 2: ch 1, turn, sl st in 2nd - 5th ch of first loop, sl st in loop, (ch 10, sl st in next loop) across.
repeat row 2 until you can no longer continue; 19 rows total
finish: ch 1, turn sl st in 2nd ch of last loop, finish off
weave in ends


 

Kerchief #2:

foundation: ch 41, starting in 2nd ch, sl st across, ch 116, starting in 2nd ch, 40 sl st
Row 1: (ch 10, sk 4 ch, sl st in next ch) across, last group before start of chain (join with sl st through foundation ch as well as through very first starting ch); 15 loops
Row 2: ch 1, turn, sl st in 2nd - 5th ch of first loop, sl st in loop, (ch 10, sl st in next loop) across.
repeat row 2 until you can no longer continue; 15 rows total
finish: ch 1, turn sl st in 2nd ch of last loop, finish off
weave in ends

 

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