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The NoseGays BedSpread

Convert this pattern to knit LILY SKY-TONE MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Art. 123-N: 30 balls White or Cream and 5 balls Pink for Single Size; 60 balls White or Cream and 9 balls Pink for Double Size; or LILY FROST - TONE MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Art. 49: 20 cones White or Cream and 3 cones Pink for Single Size: 25 cones White or Cream and 3 cones Pink for Double Size; or

LILY GLO-TONE MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Art. 42: 47 balls White or Cream and 8 balls Pink for Single Size; 60 balls White or Cream and 11 balls Pink for Double Size.

Single Size - 80 x 103 inches
Double Size - 90 x 103 inches

No. 10 Steel Crochet Hook.

GAUGE: Each Block measures 9 inches square.  Work tightly for best results.

lst BLOCK (BLK): Starting in center with Cream, ch 11, join with Sl St to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 23 dc in ring, join with Sl St in lst ch-3.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same St, sc in next dc, 2 sc in next dc, (sc in next 2 dc, 2 sc in next dc) repeated around, join (32 sc).

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same St, sc in next 2 sc, (ch 16, sk 2 ch, sc in next 14 sc, sc in next 4 sc) repeated around, end with 1 sc, join with Sl St in lst 2 sc.

Rnd 4: Hdc in lst 2 sts on next petal, dc in next 3 sts, tr in next 9 sts, * 6 tr in lst of 2 ch at tip, 5 tr in next ch, tr in next 9 sc, dc in next 3 sc, hdc in remaining 2 sc, Sl St in 2 center sc between petals; hdc in lst 2 sts on next petal, dc in next 3 sts, tr in next 2 sts, ch 1, Sl St across in 7th St up side of previous petal, ch 1, Sl St back in last tr, tr in next 5 sts, ch 4, Sl St across in next 5th tr up side of previous petal, ch 4, Sl St back in last tr, tr in next 2 sts; repeat from * around.  End with Sl St in lst 7 sts on lst petal, make lst joining back to 8th petal, then Sl St in next 5 tr and make 2d joining back to 8th petal.  Sl St in next 4 tr.

Rnd 5: Ch 12, sk 1 tr, tr in next tr, (ch 7, sk 1 tr, tr in next tr) 3 times, * sk 3 tr on next petal, tr in next tr, (ch 7, sk 1 tr, tr in next tr) 4 times; repeat from * around, join to 5th St of ch-12.

Rnd 6: * 4 sc in half of next ch-7 sp, (ch 5, sc in same sp, ch 5, sc in next sp) 3 times, ch 5, 4 sc in left half of same sp, sk 2 tr in angle and repeat from * around; join with Sl St in lst 2 sc.

Rnd 7: * SC in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) 3 times, ch 5, sc in same center lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) twice,ch 5, 3 sc in left half of next lp, sc in next 2 sc, sk 4 sc in angle (2 on each side) and repeat from * around; join with Sl St in lst 2 sc.

Rnd 8: * Sc in next 3 sc, 3 sc in next lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) 5 times, ch 5, 3 sc in left half of next lp, sc in next 3 sc, sk 4 sc in angle (2 on each side) and repeat from * around; join with Sl St in lst 2 sc.

Rnd 9: * SC in next 4 sc, 3 sc in next lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) 4 times, ch 5, 3 sc in next lp, sc in next 4 sc, sk 4 sc in angle and repeat from * around; join with Sl St in lst sc.

Rnd 10: * SC in next 6 sc, 3 sc in next lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) twice, ch 5, sc in same center lp, ch 5, sc in next lp, ch 5, 3 sc in next lp, sc in next 6 sc, sk 2 sc in angle (1 on each side) and repeat from * around; join with Sl St in lst SC.

Rnd 11: * SC in next 8 sc, 3 sc in next lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) 3 times, ch 5, 3 sc in next lp, sc in next 8 sc, sk 2 sc in angle and repeat from * around; join with Sl St in lst sc.

Rnd 12: * SC in next 10 sc, 3 sc in next lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) twice, ch 5, 3 sc in next lp, sc in next 10 sc, sk 2 sc in angle and re-peat from * around; join to lst sc.

Rnd 13: Ch 1, sc in same sc, sc in next 12 sc, * 4 sc in next lp, ch 5, sc in next lp, ch 5, 4 sc in next lp, sc in next 26 sc (do not skip any sc in angle) ; repeat from * around; join to lst sc.

Rnd 14: Ch 1, sc in same sc, sc in next 16 sc, * 4 sc in next lp, ch 5, 4 sc in next lp, sc in next 34 sc (do not skip any sc in angle) ; repeat from * around, join to lst sc.

Rnd 15: (sc in next 20 sc, 5 sc in next lp, sc in next 20 sc, sk 2 sc in angle) repeated around, join to lst sc.

Rnd 16: SC in next 21 sc, * (sc, ch 4, sc) in next (center) sc.
FAN: SC in next 21 sc, sk 2 sc in angle, sc in next 6 sc, ch 11, turn, sk 11 sc, Sl St in next sc; ch 1, turn, 13 sc in lp, sc in next 8 sc, ch 3, turn, dtr in lst sc on added bar, (ch 3, sk 1 sc, dtr in next sc) 6 times, ch 3, sk 7 sc, Sl St in next sc; ch 1, turn, 3 sc in each ch-3 sp, sc in each dtr across.  SC in next 6 sc on point, ch 5, turn, sk 3 sc on Fan, tr in next sc (above dtr), ch 5, sk 3 sc, tr in next sc, (ch 6, sk 3 sc, tr in next sc) 4 times, ch 5, sk 3 sc, tr in next sc, ch 5, Sl St in next 6th sc on point; ch 1, turn, (in next sp make 3 sc, ch 4, Sl St in last sc for a p, and 3 sc; sc in next tr) twice, (4 sc, p, 3 sc) in next sp, sc in tr, 7 sc in next sp, sc in tr, 4 sc in next sp, ch 11, turn, sk 8 sc, Sl St in next sc; ch 1, turn, *** in lp make (5 sc, p) twice and 5 sc; 3 sc in bal. of ch-6 sp, sc in tr, (4 sc, p, 3 sc) in next sp, sc in tr, (3 sc, p, 3 sc) in next sp, sc in tr, (3 sc, p, 3 sc) in next sp, sc in next sc on point, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next (center) sc, sc in next 21 sc, sk 2 sc in angle, sc in next 9 sc, ** ch 7, turn, sk 5 sc, tr in next sc, sk 6 sc, tr in next sc, ch 7, sk 4 sc, sl st in next sc; ch 1, turn, (6 sc, p, 4 sc) in lst sp, sc between 2 tr, (4 sc, p, 6 sc) in next sp, ** sc in next 12 sc on point, repeat from * around; end with sl st in lst 9 sc and repeat from ** to **; sl st in same sc at base of lp and fasten off.

POM PON: With Shd.  Pinks, ch 10, join with sl st to form ring.  Rnd 1: (Ch 8, sc in ring) 10 times.  Rnd 2: * Ch 2, dc in next lp, (ch 2, dc in same lp) 5 times.  Repeat from * around, eh 2, join to lst dc.  Rnd 3: sc in next sp, (ch 5, sc in same sp, ch 5, sc in next sp) repeated around, join and cut with sewing end.

2nd BLK: Repeat to *** in Rnd 16-Fan; (5 sc, p, 5 sc) in lp, ch 2, sl st in lst p on a corner lp on  1st Blk, ch 2, sl st back in last sc on 2nd Blk (joining-p made), 5 sc in bal. of lp.  Continue as for lst Blk, joining the next 3 ps on each Blk in same way. 2 sc on point, ch 2, sl st in point on lst Blk, ch 2, sc in same sc on 2nd Blk, sc in next 4 sc, ch 3, sl st across in 5th sc on lst Blk, ch 3, sl st back in last sc on 2d Blk, sc in next 5 sc, ch 7, sl s'L across in next 5th sc on lst Blk, ch 7, sl st back in last sc on 2d Blk, sc in next 12 sc, sk 2 sc in angle, sc in next 9 sc.  Repeat from ** to ** joining the 2 ps to corresponding 2 ps on lst Blk.  sc in next 4 sc, ch 7, sl st in next 4th sc on lst Blk, ch 7, sl st back in last sc on 2d Blk, sc in next 5 sc, ch 3, sl st across in next 5th sc on lst Blk, ch 3, sl st back in last sc on 2d Blk, sc in next 5 sc, ch 2, sl st in point on Ist Blk, ch 2, sc back in same sc on 2nd Blk.  Now make corner Fan, joining the lst 4 ps to corresponding 4 ps on lst Blk.  Complete rnd and fasten off.  Make Pom Pon.

FOR SINGLE SIZE SPREAD, make 8 rows of 11 Blocks, joining adjacent sides as 2d Blk was joined to lst Blk.

FOR DOUBLE SIZE SPREAD, make 10 rows of 11 Blocks.

EDGE: Attach Cream to lst p at one corner, ch 8, sc in next p on same corner lp, * ch 5, dc midway to next p, (ch 5, sc in next p) 4 times, ch 5, sk 4 sc, dc in next sc, ch 5, sk 4 sc, tr in next sc, (ch 5, sc in next P) twice, ch 5, tr in 2d sc on next point, ch 5, sk 4 sc, dc in next sc, (ch 5, sc in next p) 4 times, ch 5, dc midway to next p, ch 5, sc in next p, ch 5, tr in p-join-ing of Blks, ch 5, sc in next p; repeat from * around, making a ch-8 lp at each corner; join.  

Rnd 2: sc in next (corner) lp, (ch 5, sc) 3 times in same lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp, ch 5, sc in same lp) repeated around with 3 lps in each corner lp.  End with ch 2, join with dc in lst sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 5, sc in next lp, ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next (corner) lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) repeated around with extra lp at coners.  End with ch 2, join with dc in dc.  Rnd 4: (Ch 3, sc in next lp) repeated around, join and fasten off.

Stretch and pin Spread right-side-down in true shape.  Steam and press dry thru a doubled cloth.  Sew a Pom Pon (or fasten a dress snap) on center of each Block.

FRINGE: Wind Cream over a 3 inch card board.  Cut at one end.  Using 4 strands, double in half and knot in each ch-3 lp on 2 long sides and bottom edge.  Trim to an even length.

Found in Lily book 1957

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