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Buffet Scarf

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Daisy Mercerized Crochet Cotton, size 20, in white and yellow was used to make this piece. 

Use a number 7 or 8 steel crochet hook. 

This motif could be repeated for a tablecloth, chair or vanity set if desired. 

Each motif measures about 2 ½inches square.

Abbreviations: Ch (chain);  st (stitch);  sp (space);  sl st (slip stitch);  lp (loop);  rnd (round);
SC (single crochet); dc (double crochet); to make a cluster-retain last lp of each st specified on hook, thread over and pull through all lps at once-, tr (treble)-thread over twice, work off 2 lps at a time; dtr (double treble)-thread over three times and work off 2 lps at a time;
tr tr (triple treble)-thread over 4 times, work off 2 lps at a time.

  Motif -In white, ch 7, sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 6 (for a dc and a ch 3), dc in ring, * ch 3, dc in ring, repeat from * around,  making 8 sps in all, join last ch 3 to third st of ch 6 first made.

Rnd 2: Make large petal thus: ch 8, 3 tr tr cluster over sp, ch 8, sl st in tr below;  small petal: ch 4, 2 tr cluster over next sp, ch 4, sl st in next tr below,  repeat from * around, ending with small petal. join and fasten off.

Rnd 3: In yellow, join to tip of small petal with an sc, * ch 6, dc in tip of large petal,  (ch 7, dc in same place) twice, ch 6, SC in tip of small petal, repeat from * around.   join with  sl st.

Rnd 4: Ch 9, * dc in fourth ch of lp below, ch 9, dc in same st, ch 4, dc in fourth ch of next lp below,   ch 9, dc in same st, ch 6, dc in sc, ch 6, repeat from * around and join.

Motifs are joined (by a sl st) to each other bv corner lps of last rnd.

The photo shows four motifs wide and you can make it joined by two scallops only, also make any desired length.  It could be made an extra loop of 8 ch sts while working wider if you wish.

Fill-In Spaces -
In yellow, make fill in sps between motifs as follows: join to center Sp, ch 4, 2 dtr cluster in Sp,  * 3 dtr in center sp of next motif, repeat from * twice.  Join and fasten securely.

After piece is desired width and length, work two rnds around scarf.

Rnd 1: In white, join thread where motifs are joined, ch 7, * dc in next Sp, ch 6, dc in fifth st of  corner lp, ch 6, dc in same place, ch 6, dc in third st of ch, ch 4, dc in fourth st of next ch,  ch 6, dc in fifth st of next corner lp, ch 6, dc in same st, ch 6, dc in sp, ch 4, dc where        motifs are joined, ch 4, repeat from * around.

Rnd 2: Work 4 SC over each ch 4 and 6 SC over each ch 6 around.

Border Medallion-Ch 7, sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 7 (for a dc and a ch 4), dc in ring, *  ch 4, dc in ring, repeat from * around making  8 sps in all, join last ch 4 to third st of first ch 7.

Rnd 2: Sl st to center of ch, 2 s c over ch, * ch 8, 2 SC over center of next ch, repeat from *1 around, join with Sl st.

Rnd 3: 9 SC and a Sl st over each ch lp-this makes a scallop medallion.

The three inside scallops of each border medallion are joined to the main piece along each side and across ends as follows: On each of the two outside scallops that are joined, make 4 sc, sl st in corresponding sp on large piece, make 4 sc in same sp.  The middle scallop is joined by a bar.  Work 4 sc in center or middle scallop, ch 6, sl st over dc where the joining of motifs appears -6 sc over ch 6 just made, make remaining 4 sc over scallop.

Each of the corner medallions is joined by two scallops only, also make an extra loop of 8 ch sts while working last rnd. 

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