Crochet

MATERIALS.—4 balls Coats Mercer-Crochet No. 20; No. 3 crochet hook.

Measurements.—15 by 20 ins.

Tension.Each motif, 2| ins.

Abbreviations.—Ch. = chain; d.c. = dpuble crochet; tr. == treble; d.tr, = double treble; s.s. = slip stitch; rep. = repeat; cl. = cluster; Ip. = loop; ctn. = cotton.

FIRST MOTIF.—Make 16 ch. and s.s. to join into ring. 1st round.4 ch., 2 d.tr. into ring, leaving last Ip. of each d.tr. on hook, ctn. over hook and draw through all Ips. on hook, * 5 ch., 3 d.tr, into ring, leaving last Ip. of each d.tr. on hook, ctn. over hook and draw through all Ips. on hookreferred to as "d.tr.cl."; rep. from * 10 times, 2 ch., 1 tr. into top of first cl. 2nd round.1 d.c. into 2 ch. and 1 tr. Ip., 4 ch., 1 d.c. in next Ip., * 15 ch., 1 d.c. in next Ip., (4 ch., 1 d.c. in next Ip.) twice; rep. from *

twice, 15 ch., 1 d.c. in next Ip., 4 ch., s.s. into first d.c. 3rd round.* (d.tr.cl., 5 ch.) 7 times into 15 ch. Ip., d.tr.cl. into same Ip., miss next d.c., s.s. into next d.c.; rep from * all round. Fasten off.

SECOND MOTIF.—Work first 2 rounds as first motif. 3rd round. {d.tr.cl., 5 ch.) 4 times into first 15 ch. Ip., d.tr.cl. in same Ip., (2 ch., s.s. into corresponding Ip. on first motif, 2 ch., d.tr.cl. in same Ip. as last cl. on second motif) twice, 5 ch., d.tr. cl. into same Ip. as last cl. on second motif, miss next d.c., s.s. in next d.c., (d.tr.cl., 5 ch., d.tr.cl.) into next 15 ch. Ip., (2 ch., s.s. into corresponding Ip. on first motif, 2 ch., d.tr.cl. into same Ip. as last cl. on second motif) twice; complete as for first motif.

Make 6 rows of 8 motifs, joining sides to adjacent motifs as second was joined to first. Dampen and pin out to shape then press well….

**This is a vintage pattern from Woman Magazine 1959, so adjustments re yarn etc may need to be made…**