Dating vintage christening gowns
Gr = Group--* leaving last lp of each st on hk, work 1 dtr around post of ea of next 4 sts *, sk next sc, rep from * to * once more (there are 9 lps on hk), yo and draw thru all lps on hk, ch 1 to close.Instructions: Skirt: Worked in one piece to underarm, beg at lower edge. Foundation row: Sc in 2nd ch from hk, * sc in ea of next 2 ch, sk 3 ch, (Cl, ch 1 ) 4 times in next ch, Cl in same ch, sk 3 ch, sc in ea of next 3 ch; rep from * across, turn all rows.You’ll also hear it used to refer to baptisms, weddings and funerals, the corresponding services offered by the Church.Now the American Museum in Britain, located idyllically on the southern outskirts of Bath, has tweaked the term for its latest exhibition, Hatched, Matched, Dispatched – & Patched!Difficulty: Intermediate Size: Approximately 10 1/2" across the bodice, and the skirt is 22" long, with the bodice it is approximately 27" long. Materials: I did this pattern in #10 cotton thread with a C hook.I wanted a dainty look and it worked out really well. This dress is open and airy and the gown will require a slip underneath. You will also need 4 Small Buttons; Satin Ribbon and pearl beads (optional). Gauge: Bodice Pat -10 1/2 dc=2", 8 rows=2" Abbreviations: Cl = Cluster--(yo, draw a long lp thru ch) twice, yo, draw thru 4 lps on hk, yo, draw thru rem 2 lps on hk.This blog is a collection of items for sale from the Sheelin Lace Shop.
Rep last row until piece measures 4" from division, end right side.
Dtr = Double Treble--(Yo) 3 times, insert hk in next st and draw a lp thru, (yo and draw a lp thru first 2 lps on hk) 4 times.
Tr tr = Triple Treble--(Yo) 4 times, insert hk in next st and draw a lp thru, (yo and draw a lp thru first 2 lps on hk) 5 times.
Row 2: Sl st in first st, sl st into first sp, ch 2, * dc in sp bet next 2 dc; rep from * across, end dc in sp bet last dc and turning ch.
Row 3: Ch 2, (dc in sp bet next 2 dc) 17 times, turn-18 sts.