Monogram Towel Decorative Crochet Pattern TW364

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Monogram Towel Decorative Crochet Pattern TW364

MATERIALS:
J. & P. Coats Tatting-Crochet, Size 70: 2 balls each of No. 181 Shaded Lt. Yellows; 1 ball of No. 48 Hunter's Green, and
J. & P. Coats or Clark's O.N.T. Pearl Cotton, Size 5: 1 ball of No. 12 Black.
Milward's Steel Crochet Hooks No. 7 and 14.

   Make a sketch of monogram desired, having initials 2¼ inches high.

MAIN BAR ... 1st row: Starting at narrow edge with Hunter's Green and No. 14 hook, * ch 5, tr in 5th ch from hook. Repeat from * until piece measures length desired. Working over tr bars, make 7 sc in each sp across. Break off. Attach Yellow to opposite side and make 7 sc in each sp across. Join and break off.
   Pin main bar of initial to sketch. Sew to towel. With Black Pearl Cotton, embroider Cross Bars and narrow strips in running stitch. Embroider a French knot in the center of each ring on Main Bar.

EDGING ... 1st row: Starting at narrow edge with Yellow, * ch 12, d tr in 12th ch from hook. Repeat from * until piece measures width of towel, having an uneven number of loops. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: 15 sc in each loop across. Break off. 3rd row: Attach Hunter's Green to center sc of first loop, ch 9, (tr in same sc, ch 5) twice; * tr in same sc, ch 3, sc in center sc of next loop, ch 3, (tr in center sc of next loop, ch 5) 3 times. Repeat from * across. Break off. 4th row: Attach Black to first sp, sc in same sp, (ch 3, sc in next sp) 3 times; * (sc in next sp, ch 3) 4 times; sc in next sp. Repeat from * across. Break off.

HEADING ... Using No. 7 hook, attach Black to opposite side of start­ing chain, * ch 3, sc at base of next d tr. Repeat from * across. Break off. Make another edging in same way. Sew to both ends of towel.