Watermelon time! Cute knitting & needlework projects (1982)

Hooray! It’s watermelon time!

Take your pick of the season’s prettiest looks to knit, crochet, embroider, applique in melon-fresh colors

1. Braided Place Mat, made like an old-fashioned cotton rug, has applique seeds. Stitch-and-Stuff “Labels” for preserves.

2. Embroidered Camisole, quick and easy to knit, trimmed in cool watermelon colors with melon on front, drawstring waist, garter-stitch border.

3. Summertime Afghan to knit, with garter-stitch border. Knit-in design, embroidered seeds. 48″ by 62″.

4. Melon Rug works up quickly in single crochet. Embroidered seed detailing. About 32″ by 15″.

5. In-the-Pink Tablecloth, delicious combination of plain cotton and gingham.

6. Watermelon Pillow for dreaming away summer days – stitched, appliqued from cotton fabrics.

7. Tricolor Ribbon Hatband trimmed with “stuffed” melon slices.

8. Big-as-a-Melon Beach Tote, appliqued with white stripes, lined in pink.

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