"The Maid was in the Garden

hanging up the clothes..."

Fancy Hanger

Materials: One plastic coat hanger.

Worsted weight 4 ply yarn 1/3 to 1/2 skein.

Mint Green, Forest Green and Pastel Purple.

Crochet hook size "G" , Tapestry needle.

Leaves:

With Forest Green: Ch 4.

Rnd 1: 9dc in 4th ch frm hk. Join w sl st in 4th ch.-10dc

Rnd 2: Sc in same st as join. & ea st arnd. Join w sl st.

(Will be turned in slightly if not to tight)

Rnd 3: (In back lps only). Ch3. 3 tr in same st as joining.

Ch3. sl st in same st again. * 4tr, ch3 & sl st in same st.

Sc in nxt st. Rep from * around. 4 times. Join w sl st

in 1st leaf. Drop purple (cut) join Pastel Purple.

Flower:

Rnd 4: In free Front lps. of Rnd 2. Wk 2 sc in open lp

in front of leaf & one sc in single sc between, around.

Join w sl st. -- 15sc.

Rnd 5: Ch 1. Sc in ea sc. Join. 15 sc.

Rnd 6: Ch 1. * Picking up one lp in ea os the nxt 2 sts.

"Decrease sc" around. -- 8 sts. Cut yarn. Use tap. needle

to sew closed. Begin w last st of Rnd 6. Insert hk in ea

st & pull closed. (gather). Pull yarn thru center to back

of flower. Set aside to attach to hanger.

Hanger: Attach Mint Green

Begin: Ch 3. 4sc in 3rd ch from hk. -- 5sc.

Rnd 2: Sc in ea st around.

Rnd 3- 5: Rep Rnd 2. Do not join.

Fit over end of hanger.

Rnd 6: Sc over hanger close enough to hide hanger

but not bunch up. Work until hanger is covered.

Rnd 7: Go behind hook to 1st sc on opposite side of

hanger hook; dc in every other stitch to corner. Sc

around corner (count number of stitches used).

(Shell: 5 tr in on st). (Shell , sc) across to opposite

corner. Wk same number of scs to balance. Dc in every

other st back up to hook. Sl st sto join in 1st sc.

Fasten off.

Using mint green and tapestry needle secure tip.

Attach flower at base of hook Fasten off.

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