Size E Crochet Hook
Small amount of 4 Ply Yarn Camel Aqua Gray - Brick - Black
1 Black Feather Plume (Optional) - or - See directions below.
Ό" Elastic - 5" long - sewn into a circle
R1: With Camel yarn work 26 scs over an elastic circle join ch 3.
R2-R4: Dc in @ st around join ch 3.
R5: Dc in next 12 sts skipping the next 13 sts - join to beginning ch [1st Leg formed] ch 3. (13) sts
R6-R14: Dc in @ st around - join ch 3. End of R14 finish off.
Second Leg: Join yarn to the first unused st of R5 with a ch 3 - dc in next 12 sts join ch 3. (13) sts Repeat R5-R14 finish off.
Starting at lower edge with Aqua yarn ch 30 loosely join to form a circle ch 3.
R1-R3: Dc in @ st around join ch 3. (30) sts
R4: Dc in next 7 sts dc next  sts together dc in next 12 sts dc next  sts together dc in remaining 7 sts join ch3. (28) sts
R5: Dc in next 6 sts dc next  sts together dc in next 12 sts dc next  sts together dc in remaining 6 sts join turn - ch 3. (26) sts
R6: Working back across sts just made dc in next 4 sts ch 5 skipping next 4 sts dc in the next 8 sts ch 5 skipping next 4 sts dc in remaining 5 sts turn - ch 2.
R7: * Dc next  sts together dc in next st * - repeat across @ st + @ ch - turn - ch 2. (20) sts
R8: Repeat R7 turn - ch 4. (13) sts
R9: Collar: Working in front loops only tr in next 2 sts 2 tr in next st tr in the next 5 sts 2 tr in the next st tr in the last 3 sts finish off.
R1: Join Aqua yarn to center underarm seam with a ch 3 dc in @ st around join ch 3. (15) sts
R2-R4: Dc in @ st around join ch 3. End of R4 ch 2.
R5: * Dc next  sts together * - repeat around join - ch 2. (8) sts
R6: Sc in @ st around join finish off.
Cut a 10" length of Camel yarn. Thread through shirt front opening. Place a knot on both ends of thread.
With Gray yarn ch 3 join to form a circle ch 3.
R1: 9 dc in center of circle ch 2. (10) sts
R2: 2 scs in @ st around join ch 2. (20) sts
R3: Working in back loops only sc in @ st around join ch 3.
R4: Dc in @ st around join ch 3.
R5: 2 dcs in @ st around join ch 3. (40) sts
R6: Dc in @ st around join finish off.
Using Black yarn - cut 1 - 5" thread [Stem] - cut 8 - 3" threads.
With Stem length - tie a knot 1/4" from upper end.
Knot @ 3" thread around stem - pushing up snuggley to the 1st knot - place a 2nd knot immediatly below the last 3" thread.
Trim all threads except the long end of stem - to a 1/2".
Unravel all yarn plys - bushing gently with soft brush for feathering.
With Brick yarn ch 42 turn - dc in 4th st from hook.
R1-R8: Dc in @ st across turn ch 3. (40) sts
R9: * Dc next  sts together dc in next st * - repeat across turn ch 3. (26) sts
R10: Repeat R9 turn ch 2. (14) sts
R11: Edging 2 scs in @ dc down first side 3 scs in corner st sc in @ st across lower edge 3 scs in corner st 2 scs in @ dc up second side finish off.
Ch 25 join chain to upper right edge of cape - sc in @ st across ch 25 finish off.
Copyright 2000 Shirley Jean Wright