Shaded Blue Pillow Case Posies Edging & Insertion Pattern

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Shaded Blue Pillow Case Posies Edging & Insertion Pattern

MATERIALS:
J. & P. Coats Tatting-Crochet, Size 70, 1 ball each of Shaded Blues (No. 13), Shaded Greens (No. 21), Bright Nile Green (No. 26-B) and Yellow (No. 9).

FLOWER (Center) … With Yellow, r of 1 ds, 8 p's sep by 1 ds, 1 ds, cl. Tie and cut.

PETALS … With Shaded Blues, r of 5 ds, 3 p's sep by 5 ds, 5 ds, cl. Join to first p of center. (R of 5 ds, join to last p of preceding r, 5 ds, 2 p's sep by 5 ds, 5 ds, cl. Join to next p of center) 7 times, joining last r to first r. Tie and cut. Make as many Flowers as desired.

STEMS AND LEAVES … Attach Shaded Greens to p between petals. * Ch of 7 ds. Rw, r of 7 ds, join to next p between petals of same flower (preceding last joining), 7 ds, cl. Rw, r of 7 ds, p, 7 ds, cl. Rw, r of 7 ds, join to p between petals of next flower, 7 ds, cl. Reversing curve of chain, ch of 15 ds, join to next p between petals of same Flower (following the last joining). Fasten and carry threads on wrong side of work to opposite side of Flower, skip 3 petals and fasten to p between petals of same Flower. Repeat from * across. Tie and cut.

HEADING … Attach Bright Nile Green to p of next-to-last petal pre­ceding the last joining of first Flower. * Ch of 5 ds, 4 p's sep by 5 ds, 5 ds, join to p of petal (following the last joining of next flower). Repeat from * across. Tie and cut.

INSERTION … Make exactly the same as for Edging. Attach Bright Nile Green to p of petal of first Flower (directly opposite of joining of pre­vious heading). * Ch of 5 ds, 4 p's sep by 5 ds, 5 ds, join to p of petal of next flower (directly opposite of joining of previous heading). Repeat from * across. Tie and cut.