Treat your heirloom garments with delicate crocheted hanger covers. Shown in Lily Sugar 'n Cream.
Lily Sugar ’n Cream
(70.9 g/2.5 oz)
Main color (MC) (White): 1 ball
Contrast A (Cream): 1 ball
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Garment hanger. Glue gun and glue stick to cover hanger hook with yarn if desired.
14 sts and 10 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat.
BACK and FRONT
(make 2 pieces alike).
With MC, ch 57.
1st row: (WS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 56 sc.
2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss first sc. 1 dc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 4 (counts as tr). (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – dc2tog made. Dc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 dc in each dc to last 5 sts. (Dc2tog over next 2 sts) twice. 1 tr in last st. Turn.
4th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first st. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook – sc2tog made. Sc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 sc in each st to last 5 sts. (Sc2tog over next 2 sts) twice. 1 sc in last st. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows 5 times more. 8 sts. Fasten off. Place marker at end of last row.
Joining Back and Front: Place WS of Back and Front tog with hanger in between both pieces, matching shapes and pin them tog.
With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st to left marked corner of Front.
Proceed as follows:
1st rnd: Working through both thicknesses: ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. Work 30 sc evenly down left “shoulder” and 3 sc down left side. 3 sc in corner. 1 sc in each of next 54 sc across bottom. 3 sc in corner. 3 sc up right side. Stuff lightly, wrapping stuffing around metal hanger, then work 30 sc evenly up right “shoulder”. Work 16 sc evenly around top edge. Join with sl st in first sc.
2nd rnd: Working around top 16 sc only: ch 1. (Sc2tog) 8 times.
Join with sl st in first st.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Edging: Join A with sl st in bottom right corner. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in same sp as last sl st. *Miss next 2 sc. (1 sc. Ch 3. 2 dc) in next sc. Rep from * across to opposite corner. Fasten off.
With A, ch 4.
1st rnd: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. Ch 3. (Sl st. Ch 3. 1 dc. Ch 3) 4 times in same sp. Sl st in same sp. Fasten off.
Sew Flower to front of hanger as shown in picture.
If desired, use hot glue to attach MC to hanger hook wrapping 2 strands tog at same time around hook.