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Rose Window Tablecloth

   

DAISY MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Art. 65, Size 30: 27 skeins White; or

LILY MERCROCHET MERCERIZED CRO-CHET COTTON, Art. 161, Size 30: 31 balis White.

Each Motif measures about 6 inches.

A cloth 60 x 78 inches requires 130 motif s arranged 10 x 18.

No. 13 Steel Crochet Hook.  Work tightly for best results.


MOTIF: Ch 117.  

Row 1: Starting at A  on Chart, sk 8 ch, dc in next 4 ch, (ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in next 4 ch) 6 times, ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in next 22 ch (7 blks), (ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in next 4 ch) 7 times, ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in next (end) ch.  Mark right side of this Row 1 as right side of motif.


Row 2: Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in lst Sp, dc in next dc (1 blk), ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in nex t dc, ch 2, dc in next 4 dc (2 sps and 1 blk), (ch 2, dc in next 4 dc) 5 times, 2 dc in next Sp, dc in next 4 dc, ch 3, sk 2 dc, sc n next dc, ch 3, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc (Lacet St), ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, complete Row with 1 Lacet St, 3 blks, (1 Sp, I blk) 5 times, 2 sps and 1 blk.


Row 3: Ch 5, turn, sk 3 dc, dc in next dc, 2 sps, (1 blk, 1 sp) 4 times, 3 blks, 1 Lacet St, ch 5, dc in next dc (long sp), 1 Sp, 1 long Sp, 1 Lacet St, 3 blks, (1 Sp, 1 blk) 4 times and 3 sps.  Continue, following Chart, being careful to start Row 8 at B in all motifs.  

After finishing final Row 37, cut with 30" sewing end.

Make motifs for desired size cloth.  Arrange with Rose design in same position in all motifs.  Working on wrong side, keeping motifs flat, side-by-side, and using sewing ends, sew motifs tog. into strips, then sew strips tog. exactly matching rows and corners.

EDGE: Attach thread to one cornier sp, in same sp make (2 sc, ch 4, sl St in last sc for a p) 3 times and 1 more sc; (4 sc in next blk, 2 SC in next Sp, 4 sc in next blk, in next sp make 1 sc, p, 1 sc) 8 times, 4 sc in next blk, 2 sc in next Sp, 4 sc in next blk, 3 sc in next Sp, a p, sk joining of motifs, 3 sc in next sp; repeat from * around, making each corner like first one.  Join and fasten off.

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

Found in Lily book 1957

 

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