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Vintage 1944 Honeycomb Placemat & Runner Crochet Set
A clever woman very quickly & easily will crochet this exquisite table setting…which will become a personal favorite to keep or gift to that special person!
J & P Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen, 2 balls of White & 1 ball of any color are sufficient for 2 place mats [each about 12 ½” x 17”], & a runner [about 12 ½” x 27”].
#6 or #7 Steel Crochet Hook
Place Mats measure 12 ½“ x 17”
Runner measures 12 ½” x 27”
PLACE MAT: With White, ch 144 to meas 16 ¼“.
1ST ROW: Sc in 12th ch from hk, * ch 7, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch. Rep from * across. Ch 10, turn.
2ND ROW: * Sc in center st of next ch-7 lp, ch 7. Rep from * across, end with ch 7, sk 3 sts of turning chain, sc in next ch. Ch 10, turn.
Rep 2nd row until 30 rows in all are made. Ch 7, turn.
NEXT ROW: * Sc in center st of next ch 7 lp, ch 3. Rep from * across, end with ch 3, sk 3 sts of turning ch, sc in next ch. Break off.
1ST RND: Attach color in center ch st of any color, ch 1, work 3 sc in same place where thread was attached, sc in each ch & in each sc around, make 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st in 1st sc made.
2ND RND: Sc in each sc around, make 3 sc in center sc of each corner. Join & break off.
3RD RND: Attach White in any corner sc, ch 1, in same place where thread was attached make sc, ch 7 & sc; * ch 7, sk 3 sc, sc in next sc. Rep from * to next corner, in corner sc make sc, ch 7 & sc. Cont thus around. Join.
4TH RND: Sl st in 3 ch corner lp, ** in corner lp make sc, ch 7 & sc; * ch 7, sc in center st of next ch-7 lp. Rep from * to next corner lp. Rep from ** around. Join & break off.
5TH RND: Attach color & work sl st in each ch st & in each sc of 4th rnd. Break off.
With color make ch 40” long.
1ST ROW: 2nd ch from hk, sc in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.
2ND ROW: Sc in each sc across. Break off.
Make bow of this piece.
Pin mat out to meas.
Sew bow in place as illustrated.
With White, ch 100 to meas 11 ½“.
Work same as Place mat until 68 rows are completed.
Ch 7, turn & work last row of Place Mat.
Now work Border same as Border of Place Mat.
Make 2 Bows (make chs 30” long) & sew at each end of Runner.
Starch, pin out to meas & press.
* 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