Wide Violet Edging Pattern

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Wide Violet 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 Lavenders, Yellow and Nile Green or Colors Desired

Flower. With Yellow ch 6, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 10 s c in ring, join, break Yellow.
Attach Shaded Lavenders, * 1 s c in each of the next 2 s c, ch 1, turn.
2nd Row. 2 s c in each of the next 2 s c (4 s c), ch 1, turn.
3rd Row. 2 s c in 1st s c, 1 s c in each of the next 2 s c, 2 s c in next s c, ch 1, turn.
4th Row. Decrease 1 s c at beginning and end of row, (to decrease: insert hook in next st, pull loop through, insert in next st, pull loop through, thread over and pull through all loops at one time), ch 2, turn.
5th Row. 1 d c in each of the next 3 s c keeping last loop of each d c on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time, ch 3, sl st in base of row, then sl st down side of petal, repeat from * 4 times, join in 1st s c, break thread.
Work another flower in same manner joining it to 1st flower at tip of any petal. Join all remaining flowers in tip of one petal having 2 petals free at lower edge and 1 petal free at top between joinings. Work as many flowers as necessary for length desired to corner having an even number of flowers counting the corner flower. Last flower made will be corner flower.
Next Flower. Work center and 1 petal, join to tip of next petal of corner flower leaving 3 petals free to outside. Join remaining flowers same as 1st flowers made, working all corners same as 1st corner.
2nd Row of Flowers. Work center and 1 petal, join to tip of single free petal of 1st row of flowers, sl st down side of petal, work a 2nd petal, join to tip of single free petal of 2nd flower, sl st down side of petal and complete other 3 petals of flower. * Work another flower in same manner joining it same as previous flower to the single petals of next 2 flowers of 1st row of flowers. Continue in same manner to corner. Work another flower and join 1st petal to next free petal of corner flower. Join 1st petal of next flower to remaining free petal of same corner flower and join 2nd petal to lower petal of next flower on side. Repeat from * all around working all corners same as 1st corner.
Edge. Attach Green at joining of 1st row of flowers and working on outside edge, ch 9, tr c in next joining of 1st and 2nd row of flowers, ch 9, s c in tip of next petal, * ch 9, s c in tip of next petal of same flower, repeat from * once, ch 9, tr c in next joining, ch 9, s c in next joining, ch 9, tr c in next joining, repeat from ** to corner, then working around the 3 corner flowers, * ch 9, s c in tip of next petal, repeat from * twice, ch 3, s c in tip of 1st free petal of corner flower, * ch 9, s c in tip of next petal of same flower, repeat from * twice, ch 3, s c in tip of 1st free petal of next flower, * ch 9, s c in tip of next petal of same flower, repeat from * once, ch 9, tr c in next joining, ch 9, s c in next joining, ch 9, tr c in next joining, repeat from 1st ** all around working all corners same as 1st corner.
Next Row. 10 s c over next loop, ch 5, turn, skip 5 s c, sl st in next s c, ch 1, turn and work 4 s c over loop just made, ch 4, sl st in top of last s c for picot, 4 s c over same loop, sl st in last s c of previous loop, then work 4 more s c over same loop to complete scallop, repeat from begin­ning all around in each ch 9 loop and work 4 s c over each 3 ch loop at corner.
Working on inside, attach Green in 1st free petal of 1st flower, ch 6, s c in tip of next free petal of same flower, ** ch 6, tr c in joining, * ch 6, s c in tip of 1st free petal of next flower, ch 6, s c in tip of next free petal of same flower, repeat from * once, repeat from ** to corner, ch 3, thread over hook 5 times, insert between the 2 petals of corner flower, thread over and work off all loops 2 at a time, ch 3, s c in tip of 1st free petal of next flower, * ch 6, s c in tip of next free petal of same flower, ch 6, s c in tip of 1st free petal of next flower, ch 6, s c in tip of next free petal of same flower, ch 6, tr c in joining, ch 6, s c in 1st free petal of next flower, repeat from * all around work­ing all corners same as 1st corner.
2nd Row. Work 7 s c over each ch 6 loop and 3 s c over each of the 2-ch 3 loops at each corner.
3rd Row. 1 s c in each s c working a 3 ch picot over each petal of flower and over each joining, break thread.