Materials: Shaded pinks in Clark's Big Ball; Mercerized Crochet, size 30.
Abbreviations: r (ring) rw (reverse work) cl r (close ring) ds (double stitch) ch (chain) p (picot) sep (separated).
With ball and shuttle threads: R of 3 ds, 5 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl r. * Rw, ch of 1 ds, 5 p sep by 1 ds, 1 ds. Rw, r of 3 ds, join to last p of previous r, 3 ds, join to next p of same r, 3 ds, 3 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, cl r. Repeat from * across for length desired. Tie and cut.
Heading: Tie ball and shuttle threads together and join to center p of first r, * ch of 1 ds, 5 p sep by 1 ds, 1 ds, join to center p of next r. Repeat from * across. Tie and cut. Sew edging to handkerchief.