Friday, February 17, 2017

Free Patterns - Vintage 1944 Field of Roses Crochet Runner

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Vintage 1944 Field of Roses 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 or Clarks ONT Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet, Size 20, Small Ball: J & P Coats 4 balls of White, or Clarks ONT 6 balls of White
Big Ball: J & P Coats 3 balls of White
#8 or #9 Steel Crochet Hook

MEASUREMENTS: 
Runner measures approx 14” x 38 ½”
Each motif measures approx 3 ½” in diameter.

FIRST MOTIF: 
Start at center, ch 6.  Join with sl st to form ring.

1ST RND:  Ch 1, work 12 sc in ring.  Join with sl st in 1st sc.

2ND RND:  Ch 5 (to count as 1 dc & ch 2), * dc in next sc, ch 2.  Rep from * around, join last ch-2 with sl st in 3rd st of starting ch-5 (12 sps).

3RD RND:  Ch 3, 2 dc in same place as sl st, * ch 3, sc in next dc, ch 3, 3 dc in next dc.  Rep from * around.  Join.

4TH RND:  Ch 3, dc in same place as sl st, * dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4, 2 dc in next dc.  Rep from * around.  Join.

5TH RND:  Ch 1, sc in same place as sl st, * ch 7, sk 3 dc, sc in next dc, ch 7, sc in next dc.  Rep from * around, end with ch 3, tr in 1st sc.

6TH RND:  Ch 3, 2 dc in top of tr just made, * ch 10, 3 dc in center st of next ch-7.  Rep from * around.  Join.

7TH RND:  Sl st in next 2 dc, * in next lp make (4 sc, ch 4) 3 times & 4 sc.  Rep from * around.  Join & break off.

SECOND MOTIF: 
Work same as for First Motif until 6th rnd is completed.

7TH RND:  Sl st in next 2 dc, * in next lp make 4 sc, ch 4 & 4 sc; ch 2, sl st in corresponding ch-4 lp on First Motif, ch 2, in same lp on Second Motif make 4 sc, ch 4 & 4 sc.  Rep from * once more.  Complete rnd with no more joins.

Make 4 x 11 motifs, join them as First Motif was joined to Second Motif & leave one large lp free bet joins.

FILL-IN-MOTIF: 
Attach thread in center ch-4 lp of any large lp bet joins.

1ST RND:  Ch 3, 2 dc where thread was attached, * ch 5, 3 dc in center ch-4 lp of next large lp.  Rep from * 2 more times; ch 5, sl st in 3rd st of starting ch-3.

2ND RND:  In next ch-5 lp make 4 sc, ch 5 & 4 sc, * 4 sc in next lp, ch 2, sl st in last ch-5 lp, ch 2, 4 sc in same lp as last sc.  Rep from * around.  Join & break off.

Press thru damp cloth.

Starch lightly & 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