Phlox Edging Pattern

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Phlox 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

Blue, White and Yellow or Colors Desired

Flower. With Yellow ch 2, 10 s c in 2nd st from hook, join.
2nd Row. Ch 3, skip 1 s c, s c in next s c, repeat from be­ginning 4 times, break thread.
3rd Row. Petal: Attach Blue in any loop and work 5 s c in same space, ch 1, turn.
4th Row. 2 s c in each s c, ch 2, turn.
5th Row. S d c in same space ( s d c: thread over hook, in­sert in st, thread over and work off all loops at one time), 2 d c in next s c, 2 tr c in each of the next 6 s c, 2 d c in next s c, 2 s d c in next s c. Without breaking thread work 4 more petals in same manner, join in 1st s c, break thread. Work another flower in same manner joining it to 1st flower in last row as follows: s d c in same space, 2 d c in next s c, 2 tr c in each of the next 3 s c, sl st in correspond­ing st of any petal of 1st flower, 2 tr c in each of the next 3 s c of 2nd flower, 2 d c in next s c, 2 s d c in next s c, complete flower same as 1st flower. Continue joining flowers in same manner leaving 2 petals free for lower edge to corner (last flower worked is corner flower). Leave 3 petals free at lower edge of corner flower, join next flower to next petal of corner flower. Continue joining flowers in same manner working all corners same as 1st corner. Join last flower to 1st flower.
Outside Edge. Attach White in 5th st from joining of 2nd free petal of 2nd flower after corner flower, * ch 9, skip next 4 sts, s c in next st, repeat from * once, ** ch 9, s c in 5th st of next petal, s c in next st, ch 9, skip next 4 sts, s c in next st, ch 5, skip 4 sts, d c in next st, d c in 4th st of next petal from joining, d c in 4th st from joining of next petal of next flower, d c in 5th st of next petal, ch 5, skip next 4 sts, s c in next st, ch 9, skip next 4 sts, s c in next st, repeat from ** to the 4 d c to right of corner flower, ch 5, skip next 4 sts, s c in next st, ch 9, skip next 4 sts, s c in next st, ch 9, s c in 5th st of next petal, * ch 9, skip next 4 sts, s c in next st, repeat from * once, ch 9, s c in 5th st of next petal, ch 9, skip next 4 sts, s c in next st, ch 5, skip next 4 sts, d c in next st, ch 9, skip next 4 sts, s c in next st, repeat from 1st all around, join in 3rd st of ch.
2nd Row. Sl st into loop, ch 4, * thread over hook twice, insert in same loop and work off 2 loops twice, repeat from * once, thread over and pull through all loops at one time, ** ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 5, s c in same loop, * ch 5, s c in next loop, ch 5, s c in same loop, repeat from * once, ch 3, 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, thread over and work off all loops at one time), ch 1, cluster st in next loop, repeat from ** to last cluster st before corner, ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 5, s c in same loop, * ch 5, s c in next loop, ch 5, s c in same loop, repeat from * 4 times, ch 3, cluster st in next loop, ch 1, cluster st in next loop, con­tinue all around in same manner working all corners same as 1st corner ending row with s c in 4th st of ch.
3rd Row. Ch 4, * thread over hook twice, insert in same space, pull through and work off 2 loops twice, repeat from * once, thread over and work off all loops at one time, ch 3, sl st in top of st just made for picot, ** ch 5, skip 1 loop, s c in next loop, ch 5, skip 1 loop, cluster st, ch 3 picot in next loop, * ch 3, cluster st, ch 3 picot in same space, repeat from * once, ch 5, skip 1 loop, s c in next loop, ch 5, skip 1 loop, cluster st, ch 3 picot in ch 1 between next 2 cluster sts, repeat from ** to ch 5 after last single cluster st worked before corner, skip 1 loop, s c in next loop, ** ch 3, skip 1 loop, cluster st, ch 3 picot in next loop, * ch 3, cluster st, ch 3 picot in same space, repeat from * once, repeat from ** 3 times, ch 3, skip 1 loop, s c in next loop, ch 5, cluster st, ch 3 picot in ch 1 between next 2 cluster sts, continue all around in same manner, join, break thread.
Inside Edge. Attach White in 4th st from joining of free petal of 2nd flower after corner flower, ch 11, s c in 4th st of next petal, * ch 7, skip next 4 sts, s c in next st, repeat from * once, ch 7, tr c in 4th st of next petal from joining, tr c in 4th st of next petal from joining, ch 7, s c in 4th st of next petal, repeat from 1st * to tr c before corner flower, * tr c in 4th st of next petal of corner flower, repeat from * once, tr c in 4th st of next petal, ch 7, s c in 4th st of next petal, repeat from 1st * all around in same manner working all corners same as 1st corner, join in 4th st of ch.
Next Row. Sl st to center of loop, ch 9, s c in next loop, ** ch 7, s c in next loop, * ch 9, s c in next loop, repeat from * twice, repeat from ** to loop before tr c group at corner, ch 4, tr c in center st of 1st corner loop, skip the 4 tr c in corner, tr c in center st of next corner loop, ch 4, s c in next loop, ch 7, s c in next loop, ch 9, s c in next loop, continue all around in same manner working all corners same as 1st corner ending row with ch 5, d tr c (3 times over needle) in last sl st.
Next Row. Ch 6, s c in next loop, repeat from beginning all around, break thread.