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Lace Table Cloth

MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Size 20: 27 skeins White; or MERCROCHET MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Art. 161, Size 20: 36 balls White.

No. 13 Steel Crochet Hook.

Each motif measures about 3 ½ inches.

A cloth 60 x 83 inches requires 408 motifs arranged 17 x 24.

Work tightly for best results.

1st MOTIF: Starting at center, ch S. Join with sl st to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 12 sc in ring. Join to l st sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in next sc, (ch 9, sk 1 sc, dc in next 2 sc) 3 times, ch 9, join to top of ch-3.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in next dc, * (5 dc, ch 3, 5 dc) in next lp, dc in next 2 dc. Repeat from * around. Join to ch-3.

Rnd 4: SL st in next dc, ch 1, sc in next dc, ch 5, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc, * ch 5, (sc, ch 6, sc) in corner sp, ch 5,sk 1 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 5, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc)3 times. Repeat from * around ending at ch 2, dc in lst sc.

Rnd 5: (Ch 5, sc in next twice, * ch 11, dtr in next (corner) lp, ch 1 1, sc in next lp, c h 5, sc in next lp) * * 4 times. Repeat from * around ending at **, ch 2, dc in dc at end of last rnd.

Rnd 6: (Ch 5, sc in next lp) twice, " 14 dc in next ch-11 lp, dc in dtr, 14 dc in next lp, sc in next ch-5 lp, ** (ch 5, sc in next lp) 3 times. Repeat from * around ending at **, ch 2, dc in dc at end of last rnd.

Rnd 7: * (Ch 5, sc in next lp) twice, ch 4, sk 4 dc, SL St in next dc, ch 3, dc in same dc, dc in next dc, hdc in next dc, sc in next dc, (ch 5, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc) twice, ch 5, sk 1 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 5, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc) twice, hdc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, sl st at base of last dc, ch 4, sk remaining 4 dc, sc in next lp. Repeat from * around. Join.

Rnd 8: SL St in l st 2 ch of next lp, sc in center ch, * ch 5, sc in next lp, ch 6, sk ch-3 at start of next shell, SL St in l st dc, ch 3, dc in same St, dc in next dc, hdc in next hdc, sc in next lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) 4 times, hdc in hdc of next shell, dc in 2 dc, ch 3, SL St at base of last dc, ch 6, sk ch-4 lp, sc in next ch-5 lp. Repeat from * around. Join to l st sc.

Rnd 9: Sl St to center St of next lp, ch 8, dc in same St, * ch 6, sk ch-3 at start of next shell, SL St in lst dc, ch 3, dc in same St, dc in next 2 sts, sc in next ch-5 lp, (ch 6, sc in next lp) 3 times, dc in 3 sts of next shell, ch 3, sl st at basc of last dc, ch 6, sk ch-6 sp, (dc, ch 5, dc) in center St of next ch-5 lp. Repeat from around, ending with ch 6, SL St in 3d St of l st ch-8.

Rnd 10: * In next ch-5 sp make 3 sc, ch 4, SL St in last sc for a p, and 3 sc. Ch 10, sl st in l st dc of next shell, ch 3, dc in same St, dc in next 2 dc, sc in next ch-6 lp, ch 6, * * (3 tr, ch 7, 3 tr) in next lp, ch 6, sc in next lp, dc in 3 dc of shell, ch 3, SL St at base of last dc, ch 10, sk ch-6 lp and repeat from * around. Join to l st sc, cut with a sewing end, thread to a needle and fasten off on back.

2nd MOTIF: Repeat l st Motif to ** in Rnd 10. 3 tr in next lp, ch 3, SL St in one lp of center St of a ch-7 corner lp on l st Motif, ch 3, 3 tr in same lp on 2d Motif, ch 3, SL St in next lp on l st Motif, ch 3, sc in next lp on 2d Motif, dc in 3 dc of shell, SL St in 3d dc of shell on l st Motif, ch 3, SL St at base of last dc, ch 5, SL St in next ch-10 lp on l st Motif, ch 5, 3 sc in center ch-5 sp on 2d Motif, ch 2, SL St in p on 1st Motif, ch 2, SL St back in last sc, 3 sc in bal. of ch-5 sp, ch 5, SL St in next ch-10 lp on l st Motif, ch 5, SL St in l st dc on shell on 2d Motif, ch 3, dc in same St, SL St in l st dc on shell on l st Motif, dc in next 2 dc on 2d Motif, sc in next lp, ch 3, SL St in next ch-6 lp on l st Motif, ch 3, 3 tr in corner lp on 2d Motif, ch 3, SL St in one lp of center St of corner lp on l st Motif, ch 3, 3 tr back in same corner lp on 2d Motif. Complete rnd beg. at in Rnd 10 of l st Motif.

Make 17 rows of 24 motifs, joining adjacent Sides as 2d Motif was joined to l st Motif (where 4 corners meet, join 3d and 4th corners to joining of l st 2 corners).

EDGING:

Rnd 1: Attach to lp at one corner, sc in same place, ** (ch 9, sc in same lp) 4 times, * ch 9, sc in next lp, ch 9, sc in corner of next shell, ch 9, sc in next lp, ch 9, sc in next p, ch 9, sc in next lp, ch 9, sc in corner of next shell, ch 9, sc in next ch-6 lp, ch 9, sk 3 tr, sc in next sp, ch 9, sk joining of motifs, sc in next sp; repeat from * to next corner lp; repeat from ** around, ending with ch 4, tr in l st sc.

Rnd 2: (Ch 9, sc in next lp) repeated around, ending with ch 4, dtr in dtr. Repeat RND 2 twice.

Rnd 5: * Ch 3, 3 tr in next lp, ch 5, sl st in 4th ch from hook for a p, ch 2, 3 tr in same lp, ch 3, sc in next lp, repeat from * around.

Join and fasten off.

Stretch and pin tablecloth right-Side-down in true shape. Steam and press dry thru a doubled cloth.

Found in Lily book 1957

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