Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage Starlight Motif Bedspread

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Vintage Starlight Motif Bedspread

MATERIALS:
SIZE: SINGLE
J & P Coats Bedspread Cotton, 14 balls
SIZE: DOUBLE
J & P Coats Bedspread Cotton, 18 balls
1 Milwards Steel Crochet Hook #6 or #7


GAUGE:
motif meas 4½”
single size: 72” x 108”, make 16 x 24 motifs 
double size: 90” x 108”, make 20 x 24 motifs


BLANKET:
1ST MOTIF:
Start at center, ch 6, join with sl st. 

1ST RND: Ch 5 [count as DC & ch-2], * DC in ring, ch 2. Rep from * 6 more times, join to 3rd st of ch-5 = 8 sps. 

2ND RND: Ch 2 [count as HDC], * 3 HDC in next sp, HDC in next DC. Rep from * around, end with 3 HDC in last sp, join. 

3RD RND: Ch 2, HDC in each st around, pick up only back 2 lps of each st, join. 

4TH RND: Ch 6 [count as DC & ch-3], * sk 1 st, DC in back 2 lps of next st, ch 3. Rep from * around, join to 3rd st of ch-6 = 16 sps. 

5TH RND: Ch 2, * 3 HDC in next sp, HDC in next DC. Rep from * around, join. 

6TH RND: * Ch 7, sk 3 sts, SC in back 2 lps of next st. Rep from * around = 16 lps. 

7TH RND: Sl st in each of 1st 3 sts of next lp, SC in next st, * ch 10, SC in center st of next lp, 3 SC in same lp, 3 SC in next lp, SC in center st of same lp. Rep from * around, end with 3 SC in 1st lp [where 1st 3 sl sts were made], sl st in next SC. 

8TH RND: * In next ch-10 lp make 6 SC, ch 5 & 6 SC, ch 4. Rep from * around, sl st in 1st SC made. 


9TH RND: Ch 2, * HDC in next 2 SC, always pick up only back lp of each SC, DC in next 3 SC, DC in next 2 ch, 2 DC in next ch, DC in next 2 ch, DC in next 3 SC, HDC in next 3 SC, ch 1, HDC in next SC. Rep from * around, join to 2nd st of ch-2 1st made. 

10TH RND: Sl st in next st, * SC in next st, always pick up only back lp of each st, [ch 3, sk 1 st, SC in next st] 3 times, ch 3, SC in next st, [ch 3, sk 1 st, SC in next st] 3 times, ch 3, SC in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk 2 sts. Rep from * around, end with sl st in 1st SC made. Fasten off. 

This compls 1 motif.

2ND MOTIF:
Work 1st 9 rnds as for 1st motif. 

10TH RND: Sl st in next st, * SC in next st, always pick up only back lp of each st, [ch 3, sk 1 st, SC in next st] 3 times, ch 1, SC in lp at tip of any point on 1st motif, ch 1, SC in next st on motif in work, [ch 3, sk 1 st, SC in next st] 3 times, ch 3, SC in next sp, ch 3, sk 2 sts. Rep from * once more, compl rnd as for 1st motif.


Make needed number of motifs, join them as 2nd was joined to 1st.

FILL-IN LACE:
Attach thread to 2nd lp from join, ch 4, make 2 TRC in same place, hold back on hk last lp of each TRC, YO & draw thru all lps on hk [cluster]. * Ch 4, 2 TRC in tip of cluster just compl, hold back on hk last lp of each TRC, & compl cluster as before, make 3 TRC in center side lp of next point & compl as for prev cluster. Rep from * around, join last cluster to tip of 1st cluster made. Fasten off. 

Fill in all sps bet join in this way.


ENJOY!

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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