Grape Lattice Place Mat Pattern

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No. 16-"GRAPE LATTICE" PLACE MAT

LILY DOUBLE QUICK, Art, 50, in Black; 2 skeins; or

LILY FROST-TONE, Art. 49, in Black; 1 cone; or

LILY SKY-TONE, Art. 123, in Black; 3 balls.

No. 3 Steel Crochet Hook.

Use 1 strand DOUBLE QUICK throughout, or 2 strands FROST-TONE or SKY-TONE.

FOUNDATION (Size-12 ¼ x 20 ½ inches): Starting at one end, ch 98.

ROW 1: Sc in 2d ch from hook, ch 15, sk 7 ch, dtr in next ch, (ch 17, sk 7 ch, dtr in next ch) 11 times.

ROW 2: Ch 15, turn, sk 1st dtr, dtr in next dtr, (ch 7, dtr in next dtr) 10 times, ch 7, sk 7 ch, dtr in next ch. Repeat Row 2 thru Row 19 (18 inches when stretched).

EDGE: Ch 1, turn, 3 sc in 1st dtr, 7 sc in each sp around with 3 sc in center st at corners; join.

RND 2: Sl st in each sc around; join, fasten off.

HANDLE: With wrong-side-up, attach to 1st sc in 5th sp on one end, ch 10, sk 5 sc, tr in next sc, ch 7, sk 6 sc, dtr in next sc, ch 7, dtr in next sc, ch 7, sk 6 sc, tr in next sc, ch 10, sk 5 sc, sl st in next sc.

RND 2: Ch 1, turn, 13 sc in 1st sp, 8 sc in next 3 sps, 13 sc in end sp, sl st in Edge.

RND 3: Ch 1, turn, sl st in each sc; fasten off. Repeat Handle on other end.

Stretch and pin Foundation right-side-down in true shape. Steam and press dry thru a cloth.

LEAF: RIGHT HALF: Ch 6, sk 1 ch, sc, in next 5 ch. Work in back lp only. Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st 4 sc, 2 sc in end sc. Ch 4, turn, sk 2 ch, sc in next 2 ch, sc in next 3 sc. Ch 1, turn, sc in 5 sc. Ch 3, turn, sc in 5 sc, hdc down in next sc on, previous row, sc in next sc. Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st 6 sts. Ch 2, turn, sc in 3 sc. Ch 1, turn, sc in 3 sc. Ch 4, turn, sk 2 ch, sc in next 2 ch, sc in next 3 sc, hdc down in next sc on previous row, sc in next 2 sc, hdc and sc down in sc at end of previous row, 2 sc down in end of starting chain.

Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in 1st sc, sc in next 10 sts. Ch 1, turn, sk 2 sc, sc in next 7 sc. Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Ch 5, turn, sk 2 ch, sc in next 3 ch, sc in next 5 sc. Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st 8 sc. Ch 3, turn, sk 2 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next 6 sc. Ch 1, turn, sc in 7 sc. Ch 3, turn, sk 2 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next 4 sc. Ch 1, turn, sk 1 sc, sc in next 4 sc. * Ch 6, turn, sk 3 ch, sc in next 3 ch, ** sc in next 4 sc, hdc down in next sc on previous row; sc in next 2 sc, (hdc down in next sc on previous row, sc in next sc) 3 times, sc in end sc, sc in end of next 2 ribs, sl st in end row. ** Fasten off.

LEFT HALF: Repeat to *, ch 3, turn, sk 2 ch, sc in next ch and repeat from ** to **; ch 10, sk 1 ch, sl st in next 9 ch, sl st in Leaf, fasten off. Sew 2 halves tog. Make 4 Leaves.

GRAPE: Ch 2, in 2d ch from hook, make 1 hdc, 2 dc, 3 tr, 2 dc, 1 hdc and sl st. Fasten off. Make 32. Sew 13 tog. loosely, wrong-side-up, for left end bunch of grapes, 11 for center bunch and 8 for right end bunch.

LONG STEM: Ch 8 ⅝ inches, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch for 2 ½ inches; ch 7 ¼ inches, sk 1 ch, sc in each ch to 2 inches from start of 1st chain, hdc in each remaining ch. Fasten off.

TOP TENDRIL: Ch 7 inches, sk 1 ch, sc in each remaining st. Fasten off, sew between stems at junction of 2 stems.

LOWER TENDRIL: Repeat Top Tendril. Sew to bottom of left grape bunch.

RIGHT END STEM-TENDRIL: Ch 4 ½ inches, sk 2 ch, hdc in next 10 ch, sc in next 10 ch, ch 4 ½ inches, sk 1 ch, sc in each remaining, st to end of 1st chain. Fasten off.

Arrange motifs as in illustrations, baste in place, then sew in place on back.

Starch, stretch right-side-up in true shape, press flat thru a cloth, then leave until dry.


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