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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"
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.
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
Bl back loop(s)
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
Dc double crochet
Dc2tog double crochet 2 stitches together
Dtr/Dtrc double treble/triple crochet
fl front loop(s)
Fp front post
Fpdc front post double crochet
Fpsc front post single crochet
Fptr front post treble/triple crochet
Hdc half double crochet
Mc main color
O over (yarn over)
P picot or purl
Pat(s) or patt pattern(s)
Pc st or Pc popcorn stitch
Pm place marker
PSSO pass slip stitch over
Rs right side
Sc single crochet
Sc2tog single crochet 2 stitches together
Sdc short double crochet (half double crochet)
Sl st slip stitch
Tch or t-ch turning chain
Tbl through back loop
Tr or Trc treble/triple crochet
Trtrc or T Trc triple treble/triple crochet
Ws wrong side
YB yarn back
YF yarn forward
Yo yarn over
Yoh yarn over hook