Child's Round Yoke

By Mrs. C. B. Platt

Abbreviations:
R=ring
CH=chain
"-"=picot
"+"=join
rw=reverse work
p=picot(according to pattern stated)

This very pretty round yoke or collar has medallions made as directed in
1st and 2nd rows of bonnet.

R: 3-3+(to middle p of r of medallion)3-3, cl, rw
CH 3-3-3-3-3-3, rw
Repeat around, joining last chain at base of 1st ring.

Make a 2nd medallion in the same way, joining to 1st by middle picots of 2
consecutive chains; join 3rd medallion to 2nd, by middle picot of 2 chains,
leaving 3 free chains above and 5 below; 4th to 3rd in same way; 5th to 4th,
leaving 2 free chains of the latter above and 6 below; 6th to 5th same as 3rd
to 2nd, and 7th to 6th, leaving 3 free chains of the latter above.

Fill the space above 4th medallion with 2 medallions made as follows:
R: 1-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-1, cl, draw thread through picot
(close to joining)R: 4-2-2-2-2-4, cl, join to

next picot of center ring. Make another ring, joining to 1st side picot of preceding ring; another, joining to last as directed and by middle picot to 4th picot of 2nd free chain of 3rd medallion; join next ring by middle picot to middle picot of 3rd free chain of same medallion, make a free ring, join middle picot of next ring to middle picot of 1st free chain of 4th medallion, make 2 more free rings, joining last to 1st, and fasten off. Make a 2nd medallion, joining on other side as directed, and by last 2 free rings to corresponding rings of 1st medallion.

For the edge:
R: 5-3-3+(to 2nd p of 1st ch at top[the 4th ch, counting back from upper joining] of 1st medallion)3-3-5, cl, rw
CH: 3-2-2-2-2-3, rw
R: 5+(to last p of prev r)3-3+(to middle p to 4th p of same ch)3-3-5, cl, rw
CH: 3-2-2-2-2-3, rw
R: 5+(to last p of prev r)3-3+(to middle p of next ch of same medallion)3-3-5, cl, rw
Join a ring to 3rd and 5th picots of next chain(always alternating rings and chains, as described, and joining each ring to preceding)
join a ring to middle picot of next chain, and 1 ring to 1st free chain of next or 2nd medallion,
a ring to 2nd and 3rd picots of next chain and 1 to next,
Make a free ring
Join a ring to 3rd and 5th picots of 1st free chain of next medallion
Join a ring to 2nd picot of next chain
Join a ring at top of medallion
Join a ring between medallion and at top of 2nd medallion
Join a ring to 4th picot of next chain
Join rings to 1st and 3rd picots of next chain
Make a free ring, and continue as directed, joining last 2 rings to 2nd and 4th of 4th chain of 7th medallion; then around the lower part of collar
CH: 3-2-2-2-2-3, rw
R: 3-3-3+(to 2nd p of next ch)3-3-3, cl, rw
CH: 3-2-2-2-2-3, rw
R: 3-3-3+(to 4th p of same ch)3-3-3, cl, rw
CH: 3-2-2-2-2-3, rw
R: 3-3-3+(to middle p of next ch)3-3-3, cl, rw
*(Join 2 rings to next chain, and 1 ring to next chain) twice
Join a ring to 1st picot of next chain
Join a ring to last picot of next chain(on 6th medallion)
Join a ring to middle picot of next chain
Repeat from * twice, then around 4th medallion
Join a ring to next chain
Join 2 rings to each of next 2 chains
Join a ring to each of next 2 chains
Join a ring to 1st of next chain and 5th of next chain
On following medallion, join a ring to next chain, and again repeat from *, ending the row as begun.

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