Aster Edging Pattern

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Aster Edging Pattern

For AMERICAN THREAD CO.
Materials Required
Needle
Handkerchiefs STAR Tatting Cotton Article 25 13
Lingerie or
Sheets and Cases
STAR Crochet Cotton Article 20 or 30, Size 30 or 11
GEM Crochet Cotton Article, 35, Size 30 11
Towels or
Tablecloths
or Doilies
SILLATEEN SANSIL Article 101 or 102 or 10
STAR Pearl Cotton Article 90 or 7
DELUXE Crochet and Knitting Cotton Article 346 or 7
PURITAN Cotton Article 40    7

White, Green and Shaded Yellows or Colors Desired

With Green ch 6, join to form a ring and work 12 s c in ring, join, break thread.
2nd Row. Attach Shaded Yellows, * ch 3, skip 1 s c, sl st in next s c, ch 3, 2 d c in same space holding last loop of each st on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time, ch 3, sl st in same space, repeat from * 5 times.
3rd Row. Sl st into loop, ch 4, * thread over hook twice, insert in same space pull through and work off 2 loops twice, repeat from * twice, thread over and work off all loops at one time, ** ch 9, cluster st in next loop (cluster st: thread over hook twice, insert in loop, pull through and work off 2 loops twice, * thread over hook twice, in­sert in same space, pull through and work off 2 loops twice, repeat from * twice, thread over and work off all loops at one time), repeat from ** 4 times, ch 9, join in top of 1st cluster st, break thread.
Attach White in any ch 9 loop, 4 s c, ch 5, 4 s c, ch 5, 4 s c in same space, * 4 s c, ch 5, 4 s c, ch 5, 4 s c in next loop (picot loop), repeat from * 4 times, sl st in 1st s c, break thread.
Work another flower and join to 1st flower in last row as follows: attach White in ch 9 loop, 4 s c in same space, ch 2, sl st in 1st picot of picot loop of 1st flower, ch 2, 4 s c in same space of 2nd flower, ch 2, sl st in next picot of same picot loop of 1st flower, ch 2, 4 s c in same loop of 2nd flower, complete flower same as 1st flower, break thread. Continue joining flowers in same manner leaving 2 picot loops free at top and lower edge for desired length, the last flower worked is corner flower. Join next flower to corner flower in last row as follows: attach White in ch 9 loop, 4 s c in same loop, ch 2, leave 3 picot loops free of corner flower for lower edge, sl st in 1st picot of next picot loop, 4 s c in same loop of joining flower, ch 2, sl st in next picot of same picot loop of corner flower, 4 s c in same loop of joining flower, complete flower. Continue working in same manner joining all corners same as 1st corner.
Working around inner edge, attach White in 1st picot of 1st picot loop of any flower, s c in same space, * ch 3, sl st in next picot, ch 7, sl st in next picot of next picot loop, ch 3, s c in next picot, ch 11, s c in 1st picot of next flower, repeat from * to flower before corner, ch 3, sl st in next picot of same flower, ch 7, sl st in next picot, ch 3, s c in next picot, ch 7, s c in 1st picot of corner flower, ch 3, s c in next picot of same flower, ch 7, s c in 1st picot of next flower, continue all around in same manner working all corners same as 1st corner, join in 1st s c.
Next Row. Ch 1, 3 s c in next ch 3 loop, 7 s c in next ch 7 loop, 3 s c in next ch 3 loop, 11 s c in next ch 11 loop, repeat from beginning in same manner to last ch 3 loop before corner, 7 s c in next loop, 3 s c in corner loop, 7 s c in next loop, continue working in same manner working all corners same as 1st corner, join, break thread.