Heartsease Edging Pattern

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Heartsease 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

Red, White and Nile Green or Flower Colors Desired

Flower. With White ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 6, d c in ring, * ch 3, d c in ring, repeat from * 3 times, ch 3, join in 3rd st of ch.
2nd Row. Over each loop work 1 s c, 5 d c, 1 s c, join.
3rd Row. Ch 6, sl st in back of work between next 2 petals, ch 6, sl st in back of work between next 2 petals, ch 1, turn.
4th Row. Over each of the 2-ch 6 loops, work 1 s c, 2 d c, 5 tr c, 2 d c, 1 s c, break thread.
Attach Red in 1st st of small petal in front of 1st large petal and work 1 s c in each st of each petal of 2nd row, then work 1 s c in each st of the 2 large petals, break Red. Work another flower in same manner. Work a 3rd flower same as previous flower working the Red to center st of 1st large petal, holding 1st flower with large petals to top, sl st in center st of 2nd small petal to left hand side from large petals, then work 1 s c in each remaining st of same large petal, 1 s c in each of the next 6 sts of next large petal, holding 2nd flower in same position as 1st flower, sl st in center st of 2nd small petal on right hand side from large petal, 1 s c in each remaining st of large petal, break Red. Work as many flower groups as desired. With White, ch for desired length, d c in 8th st from hook, * ch 2, skip 2 sts of ch, d c in next st, repeat from * across ch, ch 1, turn.
2nd Row. * 2 s c in next mesh, 3 s c in next mesh, repeat from * across row, break White.
Attach Green in 1st s c made, s c in next s c, * ch 1 and holding 1 group of flowers wrong side toward you, sl st in center of 1st large petal, ch 1, turn, sl st in same s c, 1 s c in each of the next 7 s c on mesh, ch 1, sl st in center of next large petal of same flower, ch 1, turn, sl st in same s c, 1 s c in each of the next 7 s c on mesh, ch 6, sl st in small free petal of same flower, ch 1, turn, s c in 2nd ch from hook, 1 s c in each of the next 4 sts of ch, s c in next s c on mesh, ch 11, sl st in center between the 2 large petals of center flower, ch 1, turn, s c in 2nd ch from hook, 1 s c in each of the next 9 sts of ch, s c in next s c on mesh, ch 6, sl st on right hand side in center of small free petal of next flower, ch 1, turn, s c in 2nd ch from hook, 1 s c in each of the next 4 sts of ch, s c in next s c on mesh, 1 s c in each of the next 7 s c, ch 1, sl st in center of 1st large petal of same flower, ch 1, turn, sl st in same s c, 1 s c in each of the next 7 s c on mesh, ch 1, sl st in center of next large petal of same flower, ch 1, turn, sl st in same s c, 1 s c in each of the next 7 s c on mesh, repeat from * until all groups are joined.
If corner is desired fold one mesh over previous mesh to mitre corner, folding between 2 flower groups.