Size 00 Crochet Hook
2 Oz. of 4 ply yarn in - White - Black - Periwinkle
ź" Elastic 5" long sewn into circle
With Black yarn working over an elastic circle ch 2 25 scs join ch 3. (26 sc)
R1-R3: Dc in @ st around join ch 3. (26 dc)
R4: Dc in next 12 sts join to form first leg ch 3. (13 dc)
R5-R14: dc in @ st around join ch 3. End of row 14 finish off.
Join yarn to first unused dc in R6 ch 3 dc in next 12 sts join ch3.
Repeat R5-R14 for second leg finish off.
Starting at neck with White yarn ch 16 join to form a circle ch 2.
R1-R2: Sc in @ st around join ch 2. (16 sc)
R3: Dc in next 10 sts ˝ dc in next st ch 2 turn. (12 st)
R4-R9: Working back across dcs dc in @ dc ˝dc in @ ˝ dc ch 2 turn. End of R 9 turn sl st into center dc of previous row.
R10: Front Ruffle left side - * ch 3 sc in next dc * - repeat to neck (sc row) sl st to right side of center front * ch 3 sc * - repeat to bottom of dickey finish off. (18 ch 3 loops)
With Black yarn work 8 French knots evenly spaced up center of ruffles. With 4" of Black yarn tie a bow at the top of ruffle trim.
With Periwinkle yarn leaving a 4" thread - ch 19 sc in 1st from hook.
R1: ˝ dc in next st dc in next 14 sts ˝ dc in next st 2 scs in beginning ch turn.
R2: Working in unused bottom loops of beginning ch ˝ dc in next ch dc in next 14 chs ˝ dc in ch sl st into last ch finish off leaving a 4" thread.
With Black yarn ch 30 loosely turn - dc in 4th ch from hook.
R1-R6: Dc in @ st across turn ch 3. (28 dc)
R7: Dc in next 4 sts ch 8 skipping next 3 sts dc in next 12 dcs ch 8 skipping next 3 st dc in last 5 sts turn ch 2.
R8: * Dc next 2 sts together dc in next st * - repeat to last st ˝ dc in last st turn ch 2. (25 dc)
R9: * Dc in next st dc next 2 sts together * _ repeat across turn ch 1. (16 dc)
R10: Sc in @ st across finish off.
R1: Join yarn to center underarm st ch 3 dc in @ st around join ch 3. (15 dc)
R2: Dc in next 4 sts * dc next 2 sts together dc in next 3 sts * - repeat around join - ch 3. (12 dc)
R3: Dc in @ st around join ch 2.
R4: Repeat R2 join ch 3. (10 dc)
R5: Dc in @ st around join finish off.
Repeat for 2nd sleeve.
Copyright 2000 Shirley Jean Wright