Friday, February 17, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1944 Field of Daisies Crochet Runner

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Vintage 1944 Field of Daisies Crochet Runner

A clever woman very quickly & easily will crochet this exquisite table runner…which will become a personal favorite to keep or gift to that special person!

MATERIALS:
J & P Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen, 2 balls of White or Ecru, or 3 balls of any color.
#7 Steel Crochet Hook
Each motif measures approx 3” in diameter.

MEASUREMENTS: 
Runner meas 18” x 39”
Motif meas 3” in diameter.

FIRST MOTIF: 
Start at center, ch 2.

1ST RND:  8 Sc in 2nd ch from hk.  Join with sl st in 1st sc.

2ND RND:  Ch 5, * dc in next sc, ch 2.  Rep from * around, join last ch-2 with sl st in 3rd st of starting ch (8 sps).

3RD RND:  Sl st in 1st sp, ch 5, hold back last lp of each dtr on hk make 4 dtr in same sp, yo hk & draw thru all lps on hk (cluster made), * ch 10, hold back last lp of each dtr on hk made dtr in next sp, yo & draw thru all lps on hk (cluster made).  Rep from * around, join last ch-10 with sl st in top of 1st cluster.  Break off.

SECOND MOTIF: 
Work 1st & 2nd rnds same as First Motif.

3RD RND:  Sl st in 1st sp, ch 5 & complete cluster in same sp, ch 5, sc in ch-10 lp in prev motif, ch 5, cluster in next sp on this motif, ch 5, sc in next ch-10 lp on prev motif, ch 5, cluster in next sp in this motif.  Complete rnd with no more joinings.  Break off.

Make 6 x 13 motifs, joining them as Second Motif was joined to First.

FILL-IN LACE: 
Ch 2.

1ST RND:  8 Sc in 2nd ch from hk.  Join with sl st in 1st sc.

2ND RND:  Ch 5, sc in any free lp bet motifs, * ch 5, sl st in next sc on Fill-in-lace, ch 5, sc in next free lp bet motifs.  Rep from * around.  Break off. 

Fill in all sps bet motifs in this way.

EDGING: 
Attach thread in any ch-10 lp on outer edge of runner. 

In each ch-10 lp make 3 sc, ch 3, sc in 3rd ch from hk (p made), 3 sc, (ch 3, sc in 3rd ch from hk) 3 times (triple p made); 3 sc, p & 3 sc.  In each ch-5 lp make 3 sc, p & 3 sc.  Join & break off.

Pin out to meas given, brush lightly with starch & press.


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