Star Flower Edging Pattern

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Star Flower 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 Yellows, Shaded Oranges, Brown and White or Colors Desired

Flower. With Brown ch 2, 6 s c in 2nd st from hook, join.
2nd Row. Ch 1 and work 2 s c in each s c, join.
3rd Row. Ch 1, * 1 s c in each of the next 2 s c, skip 1 s c, repeat from * 3 times, join.
4th Row. * Ch 3, skip 1 s c, s c in next s c, repeat from * all around, join, break thread.
Inner Petal. With right side of work toward you, attach Shaded Yellows in any loop, 5 s c in same space, ch 1, turn.
2nd Row. 2 s c in each s c, ch 2, turn.
3rd Row. S d c in same space (s d c: thread over hook, in­sert in st, pull loop through, 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 5 s c in next loop and complete petal. Work 2 more petals in same manner, join.
Next Row. Sl st in back of work to center of petal, * ch 5, sl st in center of next petal, repeat from * 3 times, break thread.
Pointed Petal. Attach Shaded Oranges in any loop and work 4 s c in loop, ch 1 to turn all rows.
2nd and 3rd Rows. Working in s c, increase 1 s c at the beginning and end of each row. Work 2 rows even.
6th Row. Decrease 1 s c at the beginning and end of row. Work 1 row even. Repeat the last 2 rows twice, break thread. Work 3 more petals in same manner. Work as many flowers as desired. Fill center with a little cotton.
Inner Edge. Attach White in top of any pointed petal, working down side of petal for edge, * ch 7, skip 4 rows, s c in next row, ch 7, s c in 6th row from top of next pointed petal, ch 7, s c in top of same petal, s c in top of any pointed petal of 2nd flower, ch 3, sl st in center st of corresponding loop of 1st flower, ch 3, skip 4 rows of petal of 2nd flower, s c in next row, ch 3, sl st in center st of corresponding loop of 1st flower, ch 3, s c in 6th row from top of next petal of 2nd flower, ch 3, sl st in center st of corresponding loop of 1st flower, ch 3, sl st in top of same petal of 2nd flower, sl st in top of petal of 1st flower, ch 7, skip 2 rows on opposite side of petal of 2nd flower, s c in next row, ch 7, skip 4 rows, s c in next row, ch 9, s c in 3rd row from base of next petal, ch 7, skip 4 rows, s c in next row, ch 7, sl st in top of petal, repeat from * to cor­ner flower, do not work across top of corner flower, leave 1 petal free on outside edge and join to side of next flower in same manner as previous joining, continue all around in same manner joining all corners same as 1st corner.
2nd Row. Sl st to center of loop, * ch 7, s c in next loop, repeat from * to 2nd loop from corner, ch 5, 1 d c in each of the next 2 corner loops, ch 5, s c in next loop, ch 7, s c in next loop, continue all around in same manner working all corners same as 1st corner ending row with ch 2, d tr c (3 times over hook) in last sl st.
3rd Row. 3 s c in same loop, * ch 4, 3 s c in next loop, repeat from * to loop before 2 d c at corner, ch 4, 3 s c in next loop after 2 d c, ch 4, 3 s c in next loop, continue all around in same manner working all corners same as 1st corner, join, break thread.
Outer Edge. Attach White in any joining, * ch 7, skip 2 rows of pointed petal, s c in next row, ch 7, skip 4 rows, s c in next row, ch 9, s c in 3rd row from base of next pointed petal, ch 7, skip 4 rows, s c in next row, ch 7, s c in joining, repeat from * to free petal at corner, ch 7, s c in same space, continue all around in same manner joining all corners same as 1st corner ending row with ch 3, tr c in joining.
2nd Row. Ch 7, s c in next loop, repeat from beginning all around ending row with ch 4, d c in tr c.
3rd Row. S c in same space, * ch 3, 3 d c, ch 3, 3 d c in next loop (shell), ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 3, shell in next loop, shell in next loop, ch 3, s c in next loop, repeat from * to 2nd loop to right of corner, ch 3, shell in next loop, ch 3, shell in next loop, ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 3, shell in next loop, shell in next loop, ch 3, s c in next loop, repeat from 1 st * all around in same manner working all corners same as 1 st corner ending row to correspond, join, break thread.