Monday, February 20, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1920s Petal Motif Crochet Bedspread

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Vintage 1920s Petal Motif Crochet Bedspread 

A clever needlewoman will quickly crochet this elegant bedspread…
A perfect decorator touch!

Single Spread approx 72" x 105";
Double Spread approx 88" x 105"

Materials: :   
J & P Coats or Clarks ONT Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet, Size 20,
Single Spread : Big Ball - J & P Coats - 87 Balls; 
Double Spread : Small Ball - J & P Coats - 206 balls or Clarks ONT - 402 balls
#8 or #9 Steel Crochet Hook

Motif measures 3 1/4" in diameter after blocking. 
Single Spread make 22 x 32 motifs. 
Double Spread make 27 x 32 motifs.

Starting at center, ch 10. Join.

Rnd 1:  Ch 1, 18 sc in ring.  Sl st in first sc made.

Rnd 2:  * Ch 5, sk 2 sc, sc in next sc.  Rep from * 5 times; ch 5.

Rnd 3:  In each lp around make sc, half dc, 5 dc, half dc & sc (6 petals).

Rnd 4:  Ch 7, insert hk in next lp from back to front of work, bring it out in next lp from front to back of work; yo, draw lp thru, yo & draw thru all lps on hk.  Make 4 more ch-7 lps, then ch 7.

Rnd 5:  In each lp around make sc, half dc, dc, 7 tr, dc, half dc & sc (6 petals).

Rnd 6:  Same as 4th rnd, only joining last ch-7 with sl st in first lp (6 lps).

Rnd 7:  Ch 3, 7 dc in same lp, 8 dc in each lp around (48 dc in rnd), sl st in 3rd st of ch-3 first made.

Rnd 8:  Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, * ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, ch 4, sc in 4th ch from hk (picot made), dc in next 3 dc.  Rep from * around.  Join.

Rnd 9:  Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, * ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, picot, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc.  Rep from * around.  Join.

Rnd 10:  Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, * ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, ch 2, picot, ch 2, dc in next 3 dc.  Rep from * around.  Join.

Rnd 11:  Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, * ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, ch 11, dc in next 3 dc.  Rep from * around.  Join.

Rnd 12:  Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, * ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, 11 dc in next sp, dc in next 3 dc.  Rep from * around.  Join & break off.

Make necessary number of Motifs & sew corresponding (9 dc, ch 2 & 9 dc) sides of adjacent motifs tog with neat over-and-over sts on wrong side. 

There will be one group of 8 dc, ch 2 & 8 dc free bet joinings.

Fill-In Motif: 
Ch 7, join.

Rnd 1:  Ch 3, 15 dc in ring.  Join with sl st to top st of ch-3.

Rnd 2:  Ch 7, * sk 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 4.  Rep from * around, joining last ch-4 with sl st to 3rd st of ch-7 (8 sps).

Rnd 3:  Sl st in sp, ch 3, 7 dc in same sp, 8 dc in each following sp around.  Join & break off.

Sew 8 dc (in sp of Fill-In-Motif) to center 3 dc, ch 2 & 3 dc of free group of large motif.

Sew 3 adjacent groups in this manner, leaving 4 groups of 8 dc free on Fill-in-Motifs.

Fill all spaces bet joinings in same way.

Block to measurements given.



*                                   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