Wild Rose Scroll Motif Pattern

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Wild Rose Scroll Motif Pattern

MATERIALS:
J. & P. Coats Tatting-Crochet, Size 70, 2 balls each of No. 48 Hunter's Green and No. 46 Rose.
Steel Crochet Hook No. 14.
A pair of green pillow cases.

LARGE MOTIF (Make 2)First Leaf … Starting at center with Hunter's Green, ch 15. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, 3 sc in last ch; working along opposite side of starting chain, make sc in each ch across, 2 sc in last ch. (Mark last sc for base of leaf.) Hereafter pick up only the back loop of each sc. Do not turn but make sc in each sc to within 3 sc from center sc at tip of leaf. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: Sc in each sc to marked sc, 3 sc in marked sc, sc in each sc on other side to within 3 sc from center sc at tip of leaf. Ch 1, turn. 3rd and 4th rows: Sc in each sc to within center sc of 3-sc group, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each sc on other side to within last 3 sts. Ch 1, turn. 5th row: Same as 3rd row, but making sc, ch 7 and sc in center sc of 3-sc group at base of leaf. 6th row: Sc in each sc to within ch-7 loop, in loop make (3 sc, ch 5) 3 times and 3 sc; sc in back loop of each remaining sc across to within last 3 sc. Break off.

SECOND LEAF … Work as for First Leaf until 5th row is completed. 6th row: Sc in each sc to within ch-7 loop, 3 sc in ch-7 loop, ch 2, sl st in corresponding loop on First Leaf, ch 2, 3 sc in same loop on Second Leaf. Com­plete as for First Leaf (no more join­ings). Make 4 more leaves, joining adjacent loops as Second Leaf was joined to First Leaf. Join the Last Leaf to First Leaf in same manner.

FILL-IN-MOTIF … With Green, ch 10. Join with sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: 3 sc in ring, ch 2, sl st in free loop at bottom of any leaf, ch 2, * 3 sc in ring, ch 2, sl st in free loop of next leaf, ch 2. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.

ROSETTE … With Rose, ch 12. Join with sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: 20 sc in ring, sl st in first sc. 2nd rnd: * Ch 7, skip 3 sc, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join (5 loops). 3rd rnd: In each loop around make sc, half dc, 5 dc, half dc and sc, sl st in first sc made. 4th rnd: * Ch 8, sc in back of first sc on next petal. Repeat from * around. Join. 5th rnd: In next loop make sc, half dc and 9 dc, sl st in 3rd point from center of any leaf, make half dc and sc in same loop on Rosette, make sc and half dc in next loop, sl st in next free point on same leaf, make 9 dc in same loop on Rosette, sl st in first free point on next leaf, make half dc and sc in same loop on Rosette, sc and half dc in next loop, sl st in next free point on same leaf, make 9 dc, half dc and sc in same loop on Rosette. In each remaining loop around make sc, half dc, 9 dc, half dc, and sc. Join and break off. Make 5 more Rosettes, joining between leaves as before.

SMALL MOTIF (Make 5) … Make 4 leaves as for Large Motif, joining 2 sets of 2 leaves as before.

ROSETTE … Work as before until 4 rnds are completed. 5th rnd: In next loop make sc, half dc and 2 dc; sl st in center loop at base of leaf, make 3 dc in same loop on Rosette, sl st in center loop at base of next leaf, in same loop on Rosette make 2 dc, half dc and sc. Complete next petal. (In next loop make sc, half dc and 5 dc, sl st in center loop on next leaf, make 4 dc, half dc and sc in same loop on Rosette) twice. Complete rnd as before (no more join­ings).
   Pin a small motif in place at center of pillow case, centering it over the hem. Pin a large motif to each side of small motif. Pin 2 small motifs on each side of large motifs. Sew motifs neatly in place. Starch motifs lightly and press.