Butterfly Luncheon Set Pattern #S-43

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MATERIALS:

J. & P. Coats Tatting-Crochet, Size 70, 4 balls of No. 7 Blue, 3 balls of No. 166 Lemon and Pink and 1 ball of No. 181 Shaded Lt. Yellows ... Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 13 ... ½ yard of yellow organdy, 36 inches wide.

Place Doily measures 15 ¼ inches in diameter; Bread and Butter Plate Doily measures 10 inches in diameter; Glass Doily measures 6 ½ inches in diameter.

PLACE DOILY - BUTTERFLY (Make 10)-Wing (Make 2) ••• Starting at lower edge with Lemon and Pink, ch 20. 1st row: Tr in 8th ch from hook, tr in next ch, ch 2, skip 2 ch, dc in next 2 ch, ch 2, skip 2 ch, sc in next 4 ch; insert hook in next ch, draw loop through, drop Lemon and Pink, pick up Blue and draw a loop through, thus changing color. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: Sc in next 5 sts, (3 sc in next sp, sc in next 2 sts) twice; 15 sc in loop. Now, working along opposite side of starting chain, (sc in next 2 ch, 3 sc in sp) twice; sc in next 5 ch. Ch 1, turn. 3rd row: Working in back loop only, sc in next 20 sc. Drop Blue. 4th row: Pick up Lemon and Pink, draw loop through first sc, sc in same place, sc in next 4 sc, ch 3, skip 3 sc, dc in next 2 sc, ch 3, skip 3 sc, tr in next 2 sc, ch 3, skip 2 sc, 2 d tr in next sc, ch 2, skip next sc, tr tr in next sc. Pass ball of Lemon and Pink through loop on hook to secure st. Drop Lemon and Pink, pick up Blue. Turn. 5th row: 15 sc over bar of tr tr, 4 sc in ch-2 sp, (sc in next 2 sts, 4 sc in next sp) 3 times; sc in next 5 sc. Ch 1, turn. 6th row: Working in back loop only, sc in next 26 sc, insert hook in next sc, draw a loop through, drop Blue, pick up Lemon and Pink, draw a loop through. Ch 9, turn. 7th row: Skip first sc, 2 d tr in next sc, ch 4, skip 2 sc, d tr in next 2 sc, ch 4, skip 4 sc, tr in next 2 sc, ch 4, skip 4 sc, dc in next 2 sc, ch 4, ski p 4 sc, sc in next 5 sc; secure thread by passing ball through loop on hook, 8th row: Pick up Blue, 20 sc in ch-9 loop, (sc in next 2 sts, 5 sc in next sp) 4 times; sc in next 5 sc. Ch 1, turn. 9th row: Working in back loop only, sc in next 38 sc, drop Blue. 10th row: Pick up Lemon and Pink, draw loop through first sc, sc in same place, sc in next 4 sc, ch 5, skip 5 sc, dc in next 2 sc, ch 5, skip 5 sc, tr in next 2 sc, (ch 5, ski p 5 sc, d tr in next 2 sc) twice; ch 5, skip 2 sc, 2 d tr in next sc, ch 10, skip next sc, 51 st in next sc. Break off. 11th row: Pick up Blue, 21 sc in ch-10 loop, (sc in next 2 sts, 7 sc in next sp) 5 times; sc in next 5 sc. Break off.

BODY ••• With Lemon and Pink, ch 14. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, half dc in next 2 ch, dc in next 4 ch, half dc in next 2 ch, sc in next 2 ch, sl st in last ch. Break off.

HEAD ••• With Blue, ch 8. Join with sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: 20 sc in ring, sl st in side of first sc on Body, sc in each st across Body, 3 sc in sl st at other end of Body; working across opposite side, sc in each ch across, sl st in first sc on Head. Break off.

ANTENNAE ••• With Lemon and Pink, ch 25. Break off. Attach Blue to first ch, ch 3, dc in same ch, ch 3, sl st in same ch, sl st in each ch across to center, sl st in center of Head, sl st in each remaining chain across, ch 3, dc in last ch, ch 3, sl st in same ch. Break off.

Sew Wings and Body together. Sew Butterflies together, joining center of loops on last row of each wing. Place Butterflies on organdy and trace around inside edges. Cut out material in back of Butterflies, leaving Vs inch for hem. Sew hem and Butterflies neatly in place.

EDGING ••• Attach Shaded Lt. Yellows to right side of Antennae on any Butterfly, sc in same place, * ch 15, sc in end of left side of same Antenna, ch 10, skip 2 sps on wing, in center sc of next sp make tr, ch 10 and tr; ch 10, skip next sp, sc in center sc of next sp, ch 10, skip 5 sc on next sp, tr in next sc, tr in corresponding sc of next wing, ch 10, sc in center sc of next sp, ch 10, skip next sp, in center sc of next sp make tr, ch 10 and tr; ch 10, sc in end of next Antenna. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.

BREAD AND BUTTER PLATE DOILY ••• Make 6 Butterflies. Sew together as before and complete as for Place Doily.

GLASS DOILY ••• Make 4 Butterflies and complete as for Place Doily.

Starch lightly and press.


Other great patterns from Butterflies in Crochet, Book 272:

Crochet Patterns

Butterfly Blouse
Butterfly Handkerchiefs
Butterfly Hat & Gloves
Butterfly Luncheon Cloth
Butterfly Luncheon Set I
Butterfly Luncheon Set II
Butterfly Runner
Butterfly Shade Pulls
Butterfly Table Doily