Azalea Edging Pattern

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Azalea 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

Shaded Pinks and Yellow or Colors Desired

With Yellow ch 6, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 8 s c in ring, join, break Yellow. Attach Shaded Pinks, ch 4, 3 tr c in same space keeping last loop of each tr c on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time, ** ch 7, cluster st in next s c (cluster st: thread over hook twice, insert in st, 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 ** 6 times, ch 7, join.
2nd Row. Sl st to center of loop, ch 3, s c in same space, * ch 9, s c in next loop, ch 3, s c in same loop, repeat from * all around, ch 9, join, break thread.
2nd Flower. Work 1st row same as 1st flower.
2nd Row. Sl st to center of loop, ch 3, s c in same space, ch 4, sl st in any ch 9 loop of 1st flower, ch 4, s c in next loop of 2nd flower, ch 3, s c in same space (picot loop), ch 4, sl st in next ch 9 loop of 1st flower, ch 4, s c in next loop of 2nd flower, ch 3, s c in same space, finish row same as 1st flower. Work as many flowers as necessary for length desired, joining in same manner and leaving 2 loops free at top and lower edge between joinings. On corner flower leave 4 loops free at outside edge.
Inside Edge. Attach Shaded Pinks in 2nd free loop of 1st flower to right of joining and working on inside, ** ch 8, 2 s c in next loop, * ch 8, d tr c in joining, ch 8, 2 s c in 1st free loop of next flower, ch 8, 2 s c in next loop of same flower, repeat from * to corner, ch 4, 3 d tr c in next joining keeping last loop of each d tr c on hook, 3 d tr c in next joining of same corner flower keeping last loop of each d tr c on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time, ch 4, 2 s c in next loop, repeat from ** all around, join.
Next Row. Sl st to next s c, ch 3, sl st in top of s c for picot, 8 s c over next loop, skip 1st s c, s c in next s c, picot, * 8 s c over next loop, s c in next d tr c, picot, 8 s c over next loop, skip 1 s c, s c in next s c, picot, 8 s c over next loop, skip 1 s c, s c in next s c, picot, repeat from * all around working 4 s c over each of the 4 ch loops at corner and working a picot in center st at corner. Work all cor­ners same as 1st corner.

Outside Edge.Attach thread in 2nd free loop of 1st flower to right of joining and work 9 s c over loop, * s c in next picot loop, ch 3, sl st in last s c for picot, 5 s c over next loop, ch 9, turn, sl st in center of previous scallop, ch 1, turn and work 4 s c, picot, 2 s c, picot, 2 s c, picot, 4 s c over loop just made, sl st in top of 2nd scallop and finish that loop with 4 more s c, s c in picot loop, ch 3, sl st in last s c for picot, 5 s c over each of the next 2 loops, s c in next picot loop, ch 3, sl st in last s c for picot, 9 s c over next loop, repeat from * all around, working 3 scallops over corner flower.