Table Runner Pattern #7717

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Runner Number 7717 Pattern

MATERIALS:
J. & P. COATS or CLARK'S O.N.T. BEST SIX CORD MERCERIZED CRO­CHET, Size 20.
Small Ball:
J. & P. Coats—4 balls of White or Ecru,
or                         
Clark's O.N.T.—6 balls of White or Ecru.
Big Ball:
J. & P. Coats—3 balls of White, Ecru or Cream.
Steel Crochet Hook No. 8 or 9.

Runner measures about 14 x 38½ inches.
Each motif measures about 3½ inches in diameter.

FIRST MOTIF … Starting at center, ch 6. Join with sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: Ch 1, work 12 sc in ring. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 2nd rnd: Ch 5 (to count as 1 dc and ch 2), * dc in next sc, ch 2. Repeat from * around, joining last ch-2 with sl st in 3rd st of starting ch-5 (12 sps). 3rd rnd: Ch 3, 2 dc in same place as sl st, * ch 3, sc in next dc, ch 3, 3 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join. 4th rnd: Ch 3, dc in same place as sl st, * dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join. 5th rnd: Ch 1, sc in same place as sl st, * ch 7, skip 3 dc, sc in next dc, ch 7, sc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 3, tr in 1st sc. 6th rnd: Ch 3, 2 dc in top of tr just made, * ch 10, 3 dc in center st of next ch-7. Repeat from * around. Join. 7th rnd: Sl st in next 2 dc, * in next loop make (4 sc, ch 4) 3 times and 4 sc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.

SECOND MOTIF … Work same as for First Motif until 6th rnd is com­pleted. 7th rnd: Sl st in next 2 dc, * in next loop make 4 sc, ch 4 and 4 sc; ch 2, sl st in corresponding ch-4 loop on First Motif, ch 2, in same loop on Second Motif make 4 sc, ch 4 and 4 sc. Repeat from * once more. Complete rnd with no more joinings.
   Make 4 x 11 motifs, joining them as First Motif was joined to Second Mo­tif and leaving one large loop free be­tween joinings.

FILL-IN-MOTIF … Attach thread in center ch-4 loop of any large loop between joinings. 1st rnd: Ch 3, 2 dc where thread was attached, * ch 5, 3 dc in center ch-4 loop of next large loop. Repeat from * 2 more times; ch 5, sl st in 3rd st of starting ch-3. 2nd rnd: In next ch-5 loop make 4 sc, ch 5 and 4 sc, * 4 sc in next loop, ch 2, sl st in last ch-5 loop, ch 2, 4 sc in same loop as last 4 sc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off. Press through damp cloth. Starch lightly and press.