Monday, February 20, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1920s Lace Crochet Table Cloth

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Vintage 1920s Lace Crochet Table Cloth

A clever needlewoman will quickly crochet this blithe and elegant table cloth…
perfect to adorn your table on any occasion!

SIZE: 
Approximately 61" x 81".

Materials:
J & P Coats or Clarks ONT Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet, Size 30: Small Ball: J & P Coats - 60 balls of White, Ecru or Cream,
or 72 halls of any color or Clarks ONT - 95 balls of White, Ecru or Cream or 110 balls of any color,
or Big Ball: J & P Coats - 29 balls of White, Ecru or Cream, or 37 balls of any color
#10 Steel Crochet Hook

GAUGE: 
Motif meas 4 1/4" square.          

First Motif: 
Starting at center, ch 15.  Join with sl st to form ring.

1ST RND:  Ch 3, 31 dc in ring.  Join with sl st to top of ch-3.

2ND RND:  Ch 2, half dc in same place as sl st, half dc in each dc around.  Join with sl st in top of first half dc.

3RD RND:  Ch 3, 2 dc in each half dc around.  Join.

4TH RND:  Ch 3, dc in each dc around.  Join.

5TH RND:  Ch 4, trc in same place as sl st, 3 trc in same st, * ch 2, sk 3 dc, 5 trc in next dc.  Rep from * around (16 groups of 5 trc).  Join.

6TH RND:  Ch 4, holding back on hk last lp of each trc, make trc in each of next 4 trc, yo & draw thru all lps on hk (cluster made), * ch 6, make 5-trc cluster over 5 trc.  Rep from around.  Join to tip of first cluster.

7TH RND:  Ch 4, in tip of same cluster make 4 trc, ch 2, & 5 trc, * ch 5, trc in tip of next cluster, ch 5, in tip of next cluster make 5 trc, ch 2 & 5 trc.  Rep from * around.  Join.

8TH RND:  Ch 4, 4-trc cluster over next 4 trc, ch 25, 5-trc cluster over next 5 trc, * ch 13, sc in next trc, ch 13, sc in next ch-2 sp (bet 5-trc groups), ch 13, sc in next trc, ch 13, 5-trc cluster over next 5 trc, ch 25 & make 5-trc cluster over next 5 trc.  Rep from * around.  Join & break off.

SECOND MOTIF: 
Work as for First Motif until 7 rnds are completed.

8TH RND:  Ch 4, 4-trc cluster over next 4 trc, ch 12, sl st in ch-25 lp on First Motif, ch 12, 5-trc cluster over next 5 trc on Second Motif, ch 6, sl st in next lp on First Motif, ch 6, sc in next trc on Second Motif, ch 6, sl st in next lp on First Motif, ch 6, sc bet 5-trc groups on Second Motif, ch 6, sl st in next lp on First Motif, ch 6, sc in next trc on Second Motif, ch 6, sl st in next lp on First Motif, ch 6, 5-trc cluster over 5 trc on Second Motif, ch 12, sl st in ch-25 lp of First Motif, 5-trc cluster over next 5 trc on Second Motif.  Complete as for First Motif, No more joinings.

Make 14 rows of 19 motifs, joining adjacent sides as Second Motif was joined to First Motif (where 4 corners meet, join Third & Fourth Motifs to joining of First & Second Motifs).

EDGING: 
Attach thread to any corner lp In same lp make sc, hdc, 7 dc, ch 4, sl st in 4th ch from hk (picot), 7 dc, picot, 7 dc, picot, 7 dc, hdc & sc. 

In each lp around make sc, hdc, 7 dc, picot; 7 dc, hdc & sc, working each corner as previous corner was worked.  Join and break off.

ENJOY!

HANDY ABBREVIATIONS:

*                                   repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
* *                                repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed or                                      repeat from a given set of instructions
”                                   inch(es)
Alt                               alternate
Approx                        approximately
Beg                             begin/beginning
Bet                              between
Bl                                back loop(s)
Bo                               bobble
Bp                               back post
Bpdc                           back post double crochet
Bpsc                           back post single crochet
Bptr                            back post treble/triple crochet
Ca                               color A
Cb                               color B
Cc                               contrasting color
Ch                               chain stitch
Ch                               refers to chain or space previously
made: e.g                   ch-1 space
ch-sp                           chain space
Cl                                cluster
Cm                              centimeter(s)
Compl                         complete
Cont                            continue
Dc                               double crochet
Dc2tog                        double crochet 2 stitches together
Dec                             decrease/decreases/decreasing
Dtr/Dtrc                       double treble/triple crochet
fl                                  front loop(s)
Foll                              follow/follows/following
Fp                                front post
Fpdc                            front post double crochet
Fpsc                            front post single crochet
Fptr                             front post treble/triple crochet
G                                 gram
Hdc                             half double crochet
Hk                               hook
Inc                               increase/increases/increasing
Incl                              inclusive
K                                 knit
lp(s)                            loop(s)
M                                 meter(s)
M                                 mesh
Mc                               main color
Meas                          measure
Mm                              millimeter(s)
O                                 over (yarn over)
Oz                               ounce(s)
P                                 picot or purl
Pat(s) or patt             pattern(s)
Pc st or Pc                 popcorn stitch
Pm                             place marker
Prev                           previous
PSSO                         pass slip stitch over
Rem                            remain/remaining
Rep                             repeat(s)
Rnd(s)                        round(s)
Rs                               right side
Sc                               single crochet
Sc2tog                       single crochet 2 stitches together
Sdc                             short double crochet (half double crochet)
Sk                               skip
Sl st                           slip stitch
Sp(s)                          space(s)
St(s)                           stitch(es)
Tch or t-ch                  turning chain
Tbl                              through back loop
Tog                             together
Tr or Trc                     treble/triple crochet
Trtrc or T Trc              triple treble/triple crochet
Ws                              wrong side
YB                               yarn back
Yd(s)                           yard(s)
YF                               yarn forward
Yo                               yarn over
Yoh                             yarn over hook