No. 9-BEVERAGE SET
LILY DOUBLE QUICK, Art. 50, in Black: 3 skeins for 1 Large and 6 Small Mats; or
LILY FROST-TONE, Art. 49, in Black: 2 cones; or
LILY SKY-TONE, Art. 123, in Black: 4 balls.
No. 3 Steel Crochet Hook.
Use 1 strand DOUBLE QUICK throughout, or 2 strands FROST-TONE or SKY-TONE.
LARGE MAT (Size-9 ½ inches): Starting in center, ch 6, join with sl st to form ring.
RND 1: Ch 3, 17 dc in ring, join to ch-3. Work next 3 rnds in back lps.
RND 2: Ch 3, dc in same st with sl st, 2 dc in each dc around; join.
RND 3: Ch 3, dc in same st, (dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc) repeated around; join.
RND 4: Ch 3, dc in same st, (dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc) repeated around; join.
RND 5: Ch 9, sk 1 dc, dtr in both lps of next dc, (ch 2, sk 1 dc, dtr in next dc) repeated around; join to 7th st of ch-9.
RND 6: Ch 1, sc in same st, (3 sc in next 2 sps, sc in next st) repeated around; join to back lp of 1st sc.
RND 7: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in back lp of each sc around; join.
CROCHETED ROPE BORDER: * Ch 2, 3 sc in 2d ch from hook, cup these 3 sc with right-side-inside, sc in back lp of 1st sc, sc in back lp of each sc around and around for 2 ½ inches, always with 3 sc in a rnd. Sk 1 sc, sl st in next sc, sl st in same sc on Center, sl st in next 7 sc. Repeat from * around; join and fasten off.
RND 2: Attach to center of one lp, * make a 2 inch Rope (as for last rnd), sc in next lp; repeat from * around; join and fasten off.
SMALL MAT (Size-6 ½ inches): Repeat Rnds 1 & 2.
RND 3: Ch 1, sc in same st, (sc in next 2 dc, 2 sc in next dc) repeated around (48 sc); join.
RND 4: Ch 7, sk 1 sc, tr in both lps of next sc, (ch 2, sk 1 sc, tr in next sc) repeated around; join to 5th st of ch-7.
RNDS 5 & 6: Repeat Rnds 6 & 7.
BORDER: Repeat Border with Ropes 1 ½ inches long in 1st rnd, 1 ¾ inches in 2d rnd.
Starch Mats, stretch and pin right-side-up in true circles, press flat thru a cloth and leave until dry.
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