American Flag Apron
Crochet a patriotic apron with an American flag pocket for cooking essentials. Use as a BBQ apron from Lily Sugar n' Cream on the 4th of July or celebrate your national pride anytime.
- Yarn: Lily® Sugar’n Cream® (70.9 g / 2.5 oz)
Color A - #00001 White 10 oz [284 g]; 483 yds [438 m] or 4 balls
Color B - #00009 Bright Navy 1½ oz [42 g]; 72 yds [65 m] or 1 ball
Color C - #00095 Red 1 oz [27 g]; 46 yds [42 m] or 1 ball
- Crochet Hook: Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
Size: Approx 22½ x 24 ins [57 x 61 cm]
Gauge: 13 hdc and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].
Note: To change color, work to last 2 loops on hook at end of row. With new color, draw through 2 loops on hook, then proceed.
With A, ch 74.
1st row: 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook (counts as 1 hdc). 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 72 hdc.
2nd row: Ch 2 (does not count as st). 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 16 ins [40.5 cm].
Next row: Ch 2. (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook - Hdc2tog made. 1 hdc in each st to last 3 sts. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in last st. Place markers at each end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until 28 sts rem.
Cont even until work from beg measures 23 ins [58.5 cm]. Fasten off.
1st rnd: With RS facing, join A with sl st to bottom right corner of Apron. Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp as sl st. Work 71 sc along bottom edge, 3 sc in corner, 53 sc up side edge, 2 sc in marked st, 23 sc up armhole edge, 3 sc in corner, 27 sc across top edge, 3 sc in corner, 23 sc down armhole edge, 2 sc in marked st, 53 sc down side edge. Join B with sl st in first sc.
2nd rnd: With B, ch 1. 3 sc in same sp as last sl st. Work 1 sc in each sc around, having 3 sc in corners and 2 sc in marked sts. Join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
With B, ch 71.
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn.
2nd and 3rd rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Fasten off at end of 3rd row.
Ties (make 2)
With B, ch 101.
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Fasten off.
With C, ch 48.
1st row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 46 hdc.
2nd row: Ch 2 (does not count as st). 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Join A. Turn.
3rd row: With A, ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Turn.
4th row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Join C. Turn.
5th to 8th rows: Rep 3rd and 4th rows twice more.
9th row: With C, ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 30 hdc. With B, 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Turn.
10th row: With B, ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 16 hdc. With C, 1 hdc in each st to end of row, changing to A at end of last st. Turn.
11th row: With A, ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 30 hdc. With B, 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Turn.
12th row: With B, ch 2. 1 hdc in each of first 16 hdc. With A, 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row changing to C at end of last st. Turn.
Rep 9th to 12th rows twice more, then 9th and 10th rows once, omitting color change at end of last row. Fasten off.
FINISHING: Embroider stars on Flag Pocket as illustrated. Sew Pocket to Apron. Sew Strap and Ties to Apron as illustrated.
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Jan 29, 2010
I really love this pattren I could not be leave my eyes when I seen it It is wonderful for the th of July The month of my birthday even But I don't know where to go to get the pattren for the potholder mitten's I really love them also to go with the set Oh you have done a wonderful job on it all My email address is poodlepaws hotmail com I live in Oregon And if I may ask Where do you live If there is a pattren for the mittens would you please let me know where I can look it up at Or maybe email it to me I would sure appreciate that very much I just love how you did this You are very good I hope to hear back from you as I started the Apron already I just love this set Did you make…Read More the pillows and the blanket on here as well Well hope to hear from you soon My name is Barbara Thanks so very much for this pattren as that was very nice of you Talk with you later Bye for now
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