Friday, February 17, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1944 Honeycomb Placemat & Runner Crochet Set

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Vintage 1944 Honeycomb Placemat & Runner Crochet Set

A clever woman very quickly & easily will crochet this exquisite table setting…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 & 1 ball of any color are sufficient for 2 place mats [each about 12 ½” x 17”], & a runner [about 12 ½” x 27”].
#6 or #7 Steel Crochet Hook

MEASUREMENTS: 
Place Mats measure 12 ½“ x 17”
Runner measures 12 ½” x 27”

PLACE MAT:  With White, ch 144 to meas 16 ¼“.

1ST ROW:  Sc in 12th ch from hk, * ch 7, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch.  Rep from * across.  Ch 10, turn.

2ND ROW:  * Sc in center st of next ch-7 lp, ch 7.  Rep from * across, end with ch 7, sk 3 sts of turning chain, sc in next ch.  Ch 10, turn. 

Rep 2nd row until 30 rows in all are made.  Ch 7, turn.

NEXT ROW:  * Sc in center st of next ch 7 lp, ch 3.  Rep from * across, end with ch 3, sk 3 sts of turning ch, sc in next ch.  Break off.

BORDER: 
1ST RND:  Attach color in center ch st of any color, ch 1, work 3 sc in same place where thread was attached, sc in each ch & in each sc around, make 3 sc in each corner.  Join with sl st in 1st sc made.

2ND RND:  Sc in each sc around, make 3 sc in center sc of each corner.  Join & break off.

3RD RND:  Attach White in any corner sc, ch 1, in same place where thread was attached make sc, ch 7 & sc; * ch 7, sk 3 sc, sc in next sc.  Rep from * to next corner, in corner sc make sc, ch 7 & sc.  Cont thus around.  Join.

4TH RND:  Sl st in 3 ch corner lp, ** in corner lp make sc, ch 7 & sc; * ch 7, sc in center st of next ch-7 lp.  Rep from * to next corner lp.  Rep from ** around.  Join & break off.

5TH RND:  Attach color & work sl st in each ch st & in each sc of 4th rnd.  Break off.

BOW: 
With color make ch 40” long.

1ST ROW:  2nd ch from hk, sc in each ch across.  Ch 1, turn.

2ND ROW:  Sc in each sc across.  Break off. 

Make bow of this piece.

Pin mat out to meas.

Sew bow in place as illustrated.

RUNNER: 
With White, ch 100 to meas 11 ½“. 

Work same as Place mat until 68 rows are completed. 

Ch 7, turn & work last row of Place Mat.

Now work Border same as Border of Place Mat.

Make 2 Bows (make chs 30” long) & sew at each end of Runner.

Starch, pin out to meas & 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