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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Vintage Crochet, Star Pearl Book 27

There is no date listed in this Vintage Book, Star Pearl Cotton Book 27, from American Thread Company, but I'd place it around 1943/44.   I'd base this on it being assigned the number 27; I had book 44 and it is dated 1947.    My book is in rather poor shape, which I always hope is from creative use and not neglect.   The binding in no longer intact, it is dogeared along the edges and the back page is missing.   But, I can still share (all but the back page) with you !      Because of the condition, I've not copied to a PDF file to put the entire book in my shop.   I have put some of the individual patterns in my shop, and others in the Free Patterns section here in the blog.   In these cases, you'll see the reference and links under the pattern description. 

Enjoy the vintage pattern show !
Star Pearl Cotton Book
Although I do not see an advertisement indicating this is a direct promotion for their Star Pearl Cotton Threads (other than the book name), all of the patterns call for the threads. 
Girls Knitted Sweater Pattern
 Knitted Sweater 2701 - This cute little square neck sweater is sized for 2 - 3 year olds.  It is knitted with one pair Steel Knitting Needles No 1.   You'll also need 4 small buttons for the shoulder closure. 

Baby Set 2702 - "Tie this beribboned Dwarf Cap on your chubby off-spring.   Match it with the simple-to-make jacket and booties".   This is crocheted with a Steel Crochet Hook No 8.   Your also need little buttons and some narrow ribbon.
Knitted Dress 2703 - "She'll look charming in this dress with its pattern waistline - especially smart in cream with blue".    The dress is sized for a girl between 2 - 3 years.  This is knitted with 1 pair Bone Knitting Needles No 1.  You will also need 5 small buttons.  

Crocheted Dress 2704 - "The button down front style copies mommy's - the large lacey stitch goes very quickly".  This girls dress is sized for 2 - 3 years.    To crochet this dress, you will need a Steel Crochet Hook No. 9 and 6 small buttons.

Elephant 2705 - Crocheted with a Steel Hook No 7 or 8.  The entire elephant is worked in single crochet.
Ball 2706 - Stitch up this fun toy with  1 Crochet Hook Size 6 or 7.
Doll - 2707 - Crochet her with a a Steel Hook No 7 or 8.   You'll also need buttons.

     Doily 2708 - This pretty piece measures about 14 inches in diameter.   You'll need a Steel Crochet Hook No 8.

  Doily 2709 -  This oval doily is created with a Steel Crochet Hook No 9 or 10.    It measures about 10" by 13".  

  Luncheon Set 2710 - The little doily luncheon mats are created using a Steel Crochet Hook No. 7.   Each doily measures about 12.5" by 15.5". 

 Luncheon Cloth 2711 - This elegant tablecloth measures 36" x 36" and it crocheted with a Steel Hook No. 9.  Each motif measures about 3.5".

Pot Holders 2712 through 2715 - All four of these potholders are crocheted with a Steel Hook No. 8. 

Hot Plate Mats 2716 - Create these mats, either in circular or oval form, using a Steele Crochet Hook No 4 or 5. 

"Conservation of leather is no hardship when these lovely bags can be made so simply and inexpensively.
Crocheted Bag 2717 - Crocheted with a Steel Hook No 6.    You will also need a plastic bracelet and a 12 inch zipper.
Crocheted Bag 2718 - Created this little drawstring style bag using a Steel Crochet Hook No 7 or 8.

 Knitted Glove 2719 - These are sized medium and created with 4 double pointed Steel Knitting Needles No. 14.
Crocheted Glove 2720 - These gloves are medium to large (depending upon the hook).   They are crocheted with a Steel Hook No 7 or 8.

Star Stitch Crocheted Vest 2721 - What a unique piece !   It is crocheted with a Steel Hook No. 7.   The vest is sized 12 - 14.

Gadget 2722 - Gadget is an interesting name for this little heart sized pin.  It is crocheted with a Steel Hook No 7 or 8.

Acorn Gadget 2723 - This pin, with crocheted acorns is put together with the aide of a belt buckle and a safety pin.   The acorns are created  with a steel hook No 7 or 8.
And, that's it.   At least, to my knowledge.   I read (online of course) that this booklet is 22 pages.  I have 20 of them.   I assume the last inside cover would be the advertisement for the cotton thread, or possible an advertisement for their other books.  The back page is typically the same as the front with American Thread, but once in awhile they surprise me.     When I come across another issue, I'll update the listing. 

Did you catch the historical reference in here?   It's under the purses -- "Conservation of Leather".   This would, of course, be due to the wartime effort ... all those belts, holsters, shoes for our service men.

Sometime in the future, I'll process the patterns in this book for  the shop.   If there is something here you've been searching for, let me know and I'll see what I can do.

Thanks for dropping by,

Friday, April 22, 2011

Color Crochet Pot Holders Place Mat Pattern Accessories Coats & Clarks Book 113

To promote a specialized line of threads, Knit-Cro-Sheen', Coats & Clark's issued Book No 113.   The book, entitled Color Crochet, predominately features crocheted home accessories, however, does have a couple personal accessories as well.    And, just like the title says, all the patterns in this book are Crochet.    Here, I'll show you .....

Color Crochet, Book No 113
 The front page, as usual, previews a couple of the patterns contained in the book.

Large Grape Potholder Crochet Pattern
A-214 - Grape Cluster Pot Holder in shaded purples and greens.

Grape Crochet Mats Pattern from Coats Clarks

A-215 Gape Cluster Pot Holder and Place Mat follows with the grape motif, but this time, on a bright canary yellow background.

Vintage Crochet Petals Bowl Pattern
A-216 Water Lily Candy Dish -- so perfect for gift giving.

Lattice Crocheted Place Mats Pattern
A-217 Shaded Lattice Place Mat measures 12" x 18" and would be an outstanding
feature on your table. 
A-218 Pretty Pair of Pot Holders; one sporting a pansy, the other a rose.  

 A-219 Rosebud Place Mat.  Notice the nice singe rose beside the fork?   It finished mat is 12" x 18". 
Loafer Crochet Pattern, Bow Tie, Contrast Trim

A-220 Give a Gift of Slippers - something here for every woman; two loafer and one flats style.  

Lace Crocheted Apron Pattern, Vintage 1960s
A-221 Scallop Stripes is delicate and lacy.
A-222 Cockleshells, also with color rows of stripes and ribbon bands. 

A-223 'Little Miss Muffet' is carrying her hat and handbag set.  This is sized for 6 years.

Crochet Pattern for Small Flower Pot
 A-224 Flower Pot Cover.   Insert a plastic tray into the bottom and show off those plants !
This pattern is offered as a free download in my shop.

Cherry Mats Crochet Pattern from Coats Clark's
 A-225 Cherry Ripe Pot Holder, Hot Plate and Pot Holder set, all with an attractive cherry motif.

Camellia Crochet Candlestick Holder, Free Pattern
A-226 Camellia Candle Holder.  The pattern also calls for a plastic box from one Coats and Clark's  Quality Zippers, which I'm assumes supports the candle.
Crochet Mats Pattern with Bottle Caps in Grape Motif
A-227 Bottle Cap Covers -  I'm really intrigued by these !   This is called bottle cap crochet and, yep, this made up using little crocheted covers placed over the bottle caps and stitched together.   WOW ... the possibilities here could be endless.

This Heart Pot Holder is doubled with felt on the the inside.
Cock-a-doodle Crochet Potholder Pattern
A-299 Cock-a-Doodle Pot Holder.   This one is also a double that is lined with felt. 

Vintage Mesh Crochet Drawstring Bag Pattern
A-231 This is a mesh  crocheted shopping bag that folds down to tuck in a corner of your purse. This pattern is offered as a Free Download.

 A-232 Tote Bag - is 9 x 12 inches and stitched in an attractive shell stitch.

A-233 Place Mat and Pot Holder Set is adorned with little 'Pot of Flowers'.   

And, the back cover is a recap of a couple of the projects not pictured on the front. 

If you are not able to come up with some ideas to adorn your home in this booklet, you weren't looking very well !

Most patterns in the book are listed individually in my shop; just follow the links below the pictures.   Two of the patterns are available as free downloads.   

Thanks for dropping by,

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Children Knit Crochet Patterns American Thread Star Book 231

This pattern booklet, American Thread, Star Book 231, is on the small side, just 8 patterns, but, what wonderful patterns they are.  The patterns are designed for children between 6 months and 6 years.      Here, let me show you ....
Portraits in Fashion
American Thread, Star Book 231
Knit Crochet Children Baby Patterns, American Thread Star Book 231
Portraits in Fashion starts off with a big statement is this WONDERFUL Girls Party Dress.   It's short sleeves, with a little round neckline and drop waist ... both a textural and visual wonder.   This will piece is crocheted and sized 2, 4, & 6.
Vintage Girls Tam Poncho Pattern
 Poncho & Tam:  This cute set is knitted with crocheted edging and ties..   It is a one-size pattern designed to fit a child in the 3 - 6 years.  She'll love the texture of the popcorn stitching and, of course, the pompom ties. 

 These adorable pieces are knitted suits.   The sets include a jacket and pants for a boy (although, I don't know why a girl couldn't also wear), and for girls, a jacket, skirt and beret.   Both the Boys and Girls set as sized 2, 4 & 6.   

Vintage Baby Carriage Set Crochet Pattern
This layette is called a Carriage Set.  It consists of a cover, a sacque, cap and booties.   The cover measures 31" x 38".   This set is crocheted and sized 6 months to 1 year.  The lacy edge is particularly wonderful.

Vintage Boys Raglan Striped Sweater Knitting Pattern
 Toddler Boys Raglan Sweater - What a handsome piece for your little man.   The sweater is knitted in colorful stripes and sized 2, 4 & 6.

Knitting Pattern Girls Easy Jumper
 Okay, talk about cute !   This little girls Crochet Jumper is sized 2-3 and 4-6.   It is an easy product, mini length and u-neckline.

Fringe Coat.   Do you love it !    This little delight is Size 6 and is knit with crocheted loop stitch detail for the fringe.    Oh ... a pattern for the mittens and tam is included, as well.  

Childs Easy Knitted Vests Pattern
 Knitted vests for him and her.   A separate pattern for each ... one has buttons and the other a tied.   These are Knit/Crochet and sized 2, 4, and 6. 

Cable Baby Set Knitting Pattern with Bonnet Jacket Booties Mittens
 Here's one more Baby Layette.   This one is knitted with some crochet and sized 6 months to one year.

 We end this booklet with the same picture as the front cover (as is typical for American Thread).  But, what a great back picture it is !

Every pattern here is worth creation.  But, I have to say that the party dress and the fringe coat are just over the top.   I'm not a little girl, but I'd still like to have one of each.

I've reworked most of these patterns and they are available in my shop -- just click the link under their respective pictures should you be interested.     .

Thanks for dropping by,