Thursday, February 16, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage Tatted Placemat Table Cloth

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Vintage Tatted Placemat Table Cloth 

Quick & easy to tat this charming placemat…perfect table setting accent or a beautiful tablecloth for special occasions!

SIZE:  Completed placemat measures approx 11 ¾” x 17 ½”;  composed of 24 medallions:  6 medallions long & 4 wide.

400 yds Crochet Cotton #20
Tatting Shuttle
#12 Steel Crochet Hook [for joining picots if shuttle does not have hook]

CH    =       Chain
CL R =       Close Ring
DS    =       Double Stitch
P       =       Picot
R       =       Ring
REP  =       Repeat
RND =       Round
RW   =       Reverse Work
SEP  =       Separate

CENTER:  R of 4 ds, 8 long p [¼”] sep by 4 ds, cl r.  Tie & cut threads.

1ST RND:  R of 4 ds, 3 p sep by 4 ds, 4 ds, cl r.  * R of 4 ds, join in last p of last r, 4 ds, join in long p, 4 ds, p, 4 ds, cl r.  R of 4 ds, join in last p of last r, 4 ds, 2 p sep by 4 ds,, 4 ds, cl r, rw.

Tie ball thread to shuttle thread, ch 4 ds, 4 p sep by 4 ds, 4 ds, rw.  R of 4 ds, p, 4 ds, join in center p of last r, 4 ds, p, 4 ds, cl r, rep from * around, join center p of last r to center p of first r.  Tie & cut threads.

2ND RND:  Join ball & shuttle threads in first p of ch, * 4 ds, 3 p sep by 4 ds, 4 ds, join in last p of same ch, ch 4 ds, p, 4 ds, join in first p of next ch, rep from * around, join last ch at base of first ch.  Tie & cut threads.

3RD RND:  * R of 4 ds, 2 p sep by 4 ds, 4 ds, join in center p of 3 p ch of prev rnd, 4 ds, 2 p sep by 4 ds, 4 ds, cl r, rw.  4 Ds, 5 p sep by 4 ds, 4 ds, rw.  R of 4 ds, p, 4 ds, join in corresponding p of last r, 4 ds, join in same p with last r, r ds, 2 p sep by 4 ds, 4 ds, cl r, rw [corner].  Ch 4 ds, 2 p sep by 4 ds, 4 ds, rw.  R of 4 ds, p, 4 ds, join in p of next ch, 4 ds, p, 4 ds, cl r, rw.  4 Ds, 2 p sep by 4 ds, 4 ds, rw.  R of 2 ds, join center p of next ch, 2 ds, cl r, rw.  4 Ds, 2 p sep by 4 ds, 4 ds, rw.  R of 4 ds, p, 4 ds, join in p of next ch, 4 ds, p, 4 ds, cl 4, rw.  4 Ds, 2 p sep by 4 ds, 4 ds, rw, rep from * around, join last ch at base of first r.  tie & cut threads.

Make 24 medallions, join each medallion as it is made by the 12 p on each side.

For lunch cloth [table cloth] make more medallions & join.

Block, spray with starch & press under damp cloth.



*                                   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