Masquerade Mask
J & P Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen one ball white and and small amounts of contrast colours for facial features
Steel crochet hook size 7, 1 and 00
Foam wig stand with face for mask form
2 yds double sided satin ribbon
Measurements: 6 + 1/4" x 7 + 3/4"

Rnd 1: ( right side ): With white, ch 4, sl st to form ring; 16 dc in ring.
Rnd 2: Work 2 dc in each dc around. ( 32 dc ).
Rnd 3: Rep Rnd 2. ( 64 dc ).
Work in rows from now on.
Upper Face Row 4: Dc in each of next 26 dc, turn.
Rows 5-6: Dc in each of next 26 dc, turn.
Row 7: 2 dc in first dc, dc in each dc across to within last dc, work 2 dc in last dc, turn.
( 28 dc ).
Row 8: 2 dc in each dc across, turn. ( 56 dc ).
Rows 9-10: Dc in each dc across, turn. ( 56 dc ). Fasten off.
Lower Face: Row 4: With right side facing, join thread in next free dc in Rnd 3, dc in each of first 16 free dc in Rnd 3, work 2 dc in each of next 6 dc ( nose shaping ), dc in each of next 16 dc, turn. ( 44 dc ).
Row 5: Dc in each of first 16 dc, ( dec 1 dc in next 2 sts ) 6 times, dc in each of next 16 dc, turn. ( 38 dc ).
Row 6: Dc in each of first 14 dc, ( dec 1 dc in next 2 sts ) 5 times, dc in each of next 14 dc, turn. ( 33 dc ).
Row 7: 2 dc in each dc across, turn. ( 66 dc ).
Rows 8-10: Dc in each dc across, turn.
Work in Rnds from now on.
Rnd 11: Dc in each dc across Lower Face, ( 66 dc ), dc in each dc across Upper Face, ( 64 dc ), sl st to join, turn.
Rnd 12: ( right side ): Dc in each dc around, do NOT turn. ( 130 dc ).
Rnds 13-17: Dc in each dc around, fasten off. ( 130 dc ).
Outline Eyes: With right side facing and using smallest hook and double strand of thread, sl st evenly around each eye opening. Fasten off.
Place Mask on wig stand and soak in fabric stiffener. Remove when dry and decorate with Facial features which has been starched before attaching, as in photo.
Mouth: ( upper lip ): With smallest hook and desired colour, ch 17.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, tr in next ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next 2 ch, hdc in next ch, tr in next ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, hdc in next ch, sc in each of last 2 ch, ch 1.
Lower Lip: Working across opposite side of foundation ch of Upper Lip, sc in each of first 2 sts, hdc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts, tr in next st, dtr in each of next 4 sts, tr in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts, hdc in next st, sc in each of last 2 sts, sl st in first sc of Upper Lip. Fasten off.
Eyebrow: ( make 2): With same colour as Mouth or desired colour and smallest hook, ch 13.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, tr in each of next 4 ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sc in each of last 2 ch, fasten off.
Tear Drop: With desired colour and smallest hook, ch 9.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 2 ch, hdc in next ch, sc in last 2 ch, fasten off.
Forehead Star: With same colour as Mouth or desired colour and smallest hook, ch 6 and join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: ( 2 dc in ring, ch 3 ) 6 times.
Rnd 2: Sl st to first ch 3 sp, ( 2 dc, ch 6, 2 dc ) in each ch 3 sp. ( 6 Shells ).
Rnd 3: * Sl st in each of next 2 dc, ( 3 sc, ch 3, 3 sc ) in next ch 6 lp, sl st in each of next 2 dc * rep from * around, fasten off.
ALL decorations are worked in medium size hook and are not stiffened from now on.
Rosette: ( make 3 ): With desired colour leaving a sewing length, ch 6, join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, ( sc in ring, ch 6 ) 12 times, do not sl st to join.
Rnd 2: Working in back lps, ( sc in starting ring working between next 2 sc, ch 6 ) 12 times, do not sl st to join.
Rnd 3: Working in back lps, ( sc in starting ring, working to the left of next sc of Rnd 2, ch 2 ) 12 times, sl st in first sc to join, fasten off leaving a sewing length.
Streamers: Cut ribbon in 36" length and fold several lengths in half and tie midpoints of tog. Sew to side of Mask as in photo. Using yarn tails of Rosette, tie in a cluster over top of Streamers and sew in place.