Irish Rose Edging Pattern

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Irish Rose Edging Pattern

For AMERICAN THREAD CO.
Materials Required
Needle
Luncheon Mats or
Sheets and Cases
STAR Tatting Cotton Article 25 13
Tablecloths STAR Crochet Cotton Article 20 or 30, Size 30 or 11
GEM Crochet Cotton Article, 35, Size 30 11
Towels DELUXE Crochet and Knitting Cotton Article 346 or 7
PURITAN Cotton Article 40 or 7
STAR Pearl Cotton Article 90 7

Shaded Pinks and White or Colors Desired

With Shaded Pinks 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, 1 s d c, 3 d c, 1 s d c, 1 s c (s d c: thread over hook, insert in space, pull through, thread over and pull through all loops at one time).
3rd Row. * Ch 5, s c in back of work between the s c of next 2 petals, repeat from * all around.
4th Row. Over each loop, work 1 s c, 1 s d c, 5 d c, 1 s d c, 1 s c.
5th Row. * Ch 7, s c in back of work between next 2 petals, repeat from * all around.
6th Row. Over each loop, work 1 s c, 1 d c, 7 tr c, 1 d c, 1 s c, join, break thread.
Attach White in center of any petal, * ch 7, thread over hook, insert in last tr c of same petal, pull through, thread over and work off 2 loops, thread over hook, insert in 1st tr c of next petal, pull through, thread over and work off 2 loops, thread over and pull through all loops at one time, ch 7, s c in center st of same petal, repeat from * all around, join.
2nd Row. Sl st into loop, ch 3, 2 d c in same space keeping last loop of each d c on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time, ch 9, cluster st in same space (clus­ter st: thread over hook, insert in space, pull through and work off 2 loops, * thread over hook, insert in same space, pull through and work off 2 loops, repeat from * once, thread over and pull through all loops at one time), * ch 7, s c in next loop, ch 3, s c in same space, ch 7, s c in next loop, ch 3, s c in same space, ch 7, 2 cluster sts with ch 9 between in next loop (corner), repeat from * all around ending row with * ch 7, s c in next loop, ch 3, s c in same space, repeat from * once, ch 7, join. Work a 2nd flower joining it to 1st flower in last row as follows: sl st into loop, ch 3, 2 d c in same space keeping last loop of each d c on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time, ch 4, join to corner loop of 1st flower, ch 4, cluster st in same loop of 2nd flower, * ch 3, s c in next loop of 1st flower, ch 3, s c in next loop of 2nd flower, ch 3, s c in same space, repeat from * once, ch 3, s c in next loop of 1st flower, ch 3, cluster st in next loop of 2nd flower, ch 4, join to next corner loop of 1st flower, ch 4, cluster st in same loop of 2nd flower and complete row same as 1st flower. Join all flowers in same manner.
Heading. Attach White at corner loop of 1st flower, ch 10, 2 s c in next ch 7 loop, * ch 7, 2 s c in next ch 7 loop, ch 7, 2 s c in next ch 9 loop, ch 5, d c in joining, ch 5, 2 s c in next ch 7 loop, repeat from * across row, break thread. Attach thread in 3rd st of ch and ** work 4 s c in next loop, s c in next s c, ch 4, sl st in top of last s c for picot, s c in next s c, * 6 s c in next loop, s c in next s c, picot, s c in next s c, repeat from * once, 4 s c in next loop, s c in next d c, ch 4, sl st in top of last s c for picot, repeat from ** across row, break thread.
Lower Edge. Attach White in corner loop of 1st flower, * ch 8, s c in next ch 7 loop, ch 8, s c in next ch 7 loop, ch 8, s c in next ch 7 loop, ch 8, s c in joining, repeat from * across row, ch 8, turn.
Next Row. S c in next loop, * ch 8, s c in next loop, re­peat from * twice, ** ch 4, s c in next loop, * ch 8, s c in next loop, repeat from * twice, repeat from ** across row, ch 1, turn.
Next Row. 5 s c, 4 ch picot, 5 s c over each ch 8 loop and 5 s c over each ch 4 loop, break thread.