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Vintage 1920s Star Spangled Crochet Tablecloth
A clever needlewoman will quickly crochet this elegant tablecloth in shades
of cream, gold & silver…A perfect decorative touch!
Approx 56” x 56”
American Thread Co Puritan Star Spangled Crochet Cotton, Art 40: 42 Balls Gold & Silver Spangle
Puritan Crochet Cotton, Art 40: 17 Balls White, Cream or Ecru
#7 Steel Crochet Hook
Each motif measures approx 1 ½” x 1 ½”.
1,369 motifs, 37” x 37
Ch 6, join to form a ring, ch 1, sc in ring, * ch 3, sc in same sp, rep from * 6 times, ch 3, join in 1st sc.
2nd Rnd: Sl st into next lp, * ch 5, sc in next lp, rep from * 6 times, ch 2, dc in sl st (this brings thread in position for next rnd).
3rd Rnd: Ch 3, sc over dc, * ch 9, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next lp, ch 5, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next lp, rep from * twice, ch 9, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next lp, ch 5, join in dc, cut thread.
Work 2nd motif joining it to 1st motif in last rnd as follows: ch 3, sc over dc, * ch 4, join to center st of any ch 9 lp of 1st motif, ch 4, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next lp of 2nd motif, ch 2, join to center st of next ch 5 lp of 1st motif, ch 2, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next lp of 2nd motif, ch 4, join to center st of next ch 9 lp of 1st motif, ch 4, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next lp of 2nd motif, finish motif same as 1st motif.
Join 3rd motif to 2nd motif & 4th motif to 1st & 3rd motifs in same manner.
Work 1,365 more motifs, & joining in same manner.
Attach thread in any corner lp, 3 sc in same sp, ch 3, 3 sc in same sp, * ch 5, sl st in 3rd st from hk for picot, ch 2, 2 sc, ch 3, 2 sc in next lp, ch 5, sl st in 3rd st from hk for picot, ch 2, 2 sc, lp before joining, ch 3, 2 sc in lp after joining, rep from * across side to joining before next corner, ch 5, sl st in 3rd st from hk for picot, ch 2, 2 sc in ch 3, 2 sc in next lp, ch 5, sl st in 3rd st from hk for picot, ch 2, 3 sc, ch 3, 3 sc in corner lp, rep from 1st * all around ending to correspond, join, cut thread.
* 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