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HAIRPIN LACE SCARF
*Don't know how to do hairpin lace? Go here!
Materials: Adjustable hairpin lace loom, Crochet Hook F or 5, worsted weight yarn (16 ounces).
Gauge: 5 sc- 1 inch at center of strip.
Make 2 strips each of hairpin lace with 200 lps on each side of the strips.
FINISH STRIPS: When 200 lps are made and before taking loops from loom, ch 10. Now slide all loops from loom and work as follows. Insert hook through first 5 lps and work 1 sc, * ch 6, 1 sc in next group of 5 lps, repeat from * to end of strip, ch 10, 1 sc in center of hairpin lace strip, ch 10, and work up to other side of strip the same as the first side, ch 10, and sl st in center of strip. Fasten off. Repeat for remaining strips.
TO JOIN STRIPS:
ROW 1: Join yarn in first group of first strip, ch 6, 1 sc in first ch-6 space, * ch 6, 1 sc in next ch-6 space, repeat from * across, ending ch 6, 1 sc in sc of last group, ch 6, turn.
ROW 2: 1 sc in first ch-6 space, *ch 6, 1 sc in next ch-6 space, repeat from * across row ending with ch 6, turn.
ROW 3: 1 sc in first group of 2nd strip, ch 3, 1 sc in first ch-6 space of first strip, ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-6 space of 2nd strip, * ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-6 space of first strip, ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-6 space of 2nd strip, repeat from * across row, ending ch 3, sl st in last group. Fasten off.
TO FINISH OUTSIDE EDGE: Join yarn to first group of 5 lps, ** ch 6, sc in same group, * ch 6, sc in next ch-6 space, repeat from * across row ending ch 6, sc in last group, Ch 6, sc in same group. Working across end, * ch 6, sc in next space. Repeat from * across, ending with sc in first group of other side. Repeat from ** once. Join with a sl st. Fasten off.
FRINGE: Using a 10-inch cardboard, wrap yarn around enough times so you have 6 strands for each ch-6 space across both short ends. Cut yarn at one end. With 6 strands folded in half, pull folded end through first ch-6 space. Now slip loose ends through folded section, and pull knot up close up to work. Work 1 group of fringe in each ch-6 space across each end. Trim fringe evenly.
*5 strips makes this incredibly wide, more like a stole. 2 or 3 is better for a scarf.
* From a magazine called "Discover the Excitement of Hairpin Lace", Book 17600. Appears to be late 60's, no date given.