Wednesday, July 23, 2008
While designing a Steam punk outfit for a special event, I came up with this pattern for some Victorian inspired spats to accommodate my vision. I feel that if a pattern is this easy, it should be free!
Simply add your own personal touches to make it yours!
12 inches around top, 15 inches around bottom edge, and 7 inches tall
Red Heart Super Saver Yarn, 150yards
Size I crochet hook
Needle for sewing in ends
Half Double Crochet (hdc)- Yarn over hook, insert hook in stitch, yarn over hook, pull a loop through the stitch, yarn over hook, pull yarn through all three loops on the hook.
Ch 36, turn.
Ch 2, hdc across, turn.
*Ch 2, hdc 1, Ch 1, skip 1, hdc across to last three sts, Ch 1, skip 1, hdc last two sts, turn.
Ch 2, hdc across. *
Repeat from * 4 more times.
*Ch 2, hdc 1, ch 1, skip 1, 2 hdc in next st, hdc across to the last four sts, 2 hdc in next st, ch 1, skip 1, hdc last two sts, turn.
Ch 2, hdc 1, 2 hdc in next st, hdc across to last three sts, 2 hdc next st, hdc in last two sts.*
Repeat last town rows from * 2 more times. BO and weave in ends.
Lace ribbon through ch1 spaces like a shoe.
Note: To make taller, repeat between the first two *'s until it reaches desired length.
Copyright 2008. Dawn L.E. Riden. All rights reserved. For personal use only. Not for commercial sale.