Maple Leaf Luncheon Set Pattern

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Maple Leaf Luncheon Set Pattern

Materials Required:
AMERICAN THREAD
The Famous "PURITAN" MERCERIZED
CROCHET COTTON
5 – 250 yd. balls White, Cream or Ecru
Steel Crochet Hook No. 7

Each mat measures 14½ inches in width x 11½ inches in length including stem.

NOTE: 4 d c form a solid mesh and 3 d c are required for each additional solid mesh.

For 1 open mesh, ch 2, skip 2 d c, d c in next d c.

1st HALF OF LEAF: Starting at lower edge A, ch 18, d c in 4th st from hook, 1 d c in each of the next 14 sts of ch, ch 8, turn. 2nd ROW: D c in 4th st from hook, 1 d c in each of the next 4 sts of ch, 1 d c in each of the next 15 sts, tr c in 3rd st of ch, then work 9 more tr c's always working each tr c in lower loop of previous tr c (3 solid meshes increased), ch 11, turn. 3rd ROW: D c in 4th st from hook, 1 d c in each of the next 7 sts of ch, 1 d c in each st across row to within last st, tr c in last st, work 3 more tr c's always working each tr c in lower loop of previous tr c (1 solid mesh increased), ch 5, turn. 4th ROW: D c in 4th st from hook, d c in next st of ch, 1 d c in each remaining st, turn. 5th ROW: Ch 3 (counts as 1 d c), 1 d c in each of the next 9 d c, ch 2, skip 2 d c, 1 d c in each remaining d c, ch 5, turn. Work back and forth fol­lowing chart until 15 rows are completed, ch 11, drop thread.

OPPOSITE LOWER HALF OF LEAF: With a separate ball of thread and starting at lower half B, ch 18 and work 14 rows according to opposite lower half of chart, cut thread. Pick up 1st section and finish 15th row of 2nd half to correspond. Work back and forth according to chart until leaf is completed, cut thread. Sew leaf together from the 6th through the 10th row at center.

STEM: Attach thread in 5th st of ch 11 of 15th row and working toward lower edge of leaf, work 1 s c in each of the next 4 sts, ch 1, turn. 2nd ROW: 1 s c in each of the 4 s c, ch 1, turn. Repeat 2nd row until stem measures 2½ inches, d c in 3rd row of leaf, work 3 more rows of s c, then d c in 3rd row of opposite side of leaf, continue working in s c until stem measures 6¼ inches, cut thread and sew to lower edge of leaf as illustrated. Work 3 more mats in same manner.


Maple Leaf Luncheon Set Pattern chart