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Square-A-Day  Table Cloth  squadaypic1.2.jpg (126528 bytes) click to enlarge

Malerials: Clark's O.N.T. (75 balls) or J. & P. Coats (54 balls) Mercerized Crochet, size 10, White or Ecru.

Milward's steel crochet hook No. 5.
When completed, tablecloth measures 70 x 110 inches (3 x 5 blocks). Individual blocks are made, then sewed together.

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Block: Starting at center, ch 16, join with sl st to form ring.

  

1st md: Ch 4 (to count as tr), 4 tr in ring, * ch 7, 5 tr in ring. Repeat from * until 4 groups of tr are made, then ch 7, join with sl st to 4th st of ch-4 first made. 

2nd md: Ch 4 (to count as tr), tr in each of next 4 tr, * 4 tr in corner sp, ch 7, 4 tr in same corner sp, tr in each of next 5 tr. Repeat from * around. Join with sl st as before. 

3rd rnd: Ch 7 (to count as tr and ch-3), * skip 3 tr, tr in next tr, ch 3, tr in last tr of tr-group, ch 3, tr in corner st of ch-7, ch 7, tr in same corner st, ch 3, tr in 1st tr of tr-group on other side, ch 3, skip 3 tr, tr in next tr, ch 3. Repeat from * around. Join with sl st in 4th st of ch-7 first made.

4th rnd: Ch 7, * skip ch-3, tr in next tr, ch 3, skip ch-3, tr in next tr, 3 tr in sp, tr in next tr, 4 tr in corner sp, ch 7, 4 tr in same corner sp, tr in next tr, 3 tr in next sp, tr in next tr, ch 3, skip ch-3, tr in next tr, ch 3. Repeat from * around. Join with sl st to 4th st of ch-7 first made. 

5thh rnd: Ch 7, · skip ch-3, tr in next tr, 3 tr in sp, tr in each tr of tr-group, 4 tr in corner sp, ch 7, 4 tr in same corner sp, tr in next tr, tr in each tr of tr-group, 3 tr in sp, tr in next tr, ch 3. Repeat from * around. Join with sl st as before. 

6th to 20th rnds incl: Work in this manner following chart, making ch 3 for sps and ch 7 for each corner sp, and joining each rnd with a sl st. The dotted line on chart shows where each rnd begins. At end of 20th rnd, join and break off. Make 15 blocks in all and sew together on wrong side with over-and-over stitches (3 x 5 blocks). 

Edging: 1st rnd: Attach thread to one tr, ch 4 and work tr in each tr and 3 tr in each sp all around. At corners, make 4 tr, ch 7, 4 tr. Join with sl st. 

2nd and 3rd rnds: Ch 4, tr in each tr around, making 4 tr, ch 7, 4 tr in each corner.

 Join and break off.