Butterfly Luncheon Set Pattern #S-61

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MATERIALS:

J. & P. Coats or Clark's O.N.T. Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet, Size 30:
SMALL BALL: J. & P. COATS-3 balls of No. 26-B Bright Nile Green, 2 balls of No. 46-A Mid Rose and 1 ball of No.9 Yellow, or
CLARK'S O.N.T.-4 balls of No. 48 Hunter's Green, 3 balls of No. 46-A Mid Rose and 1 ball of No.9 Yellow, or
BIG BALL: J. & P. COATS-1 ball each of No. 48 Hunter's Green, No. 46-A Mid Rose and No.9 Yellow, and
J. & P. Coats Tatting-Crochet, Size 70, 2 balls of No. 12 Black.

Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 10.

Place Doily measures 15 inches in diameter; Bread and Butter Plate Doily measures 10 ½ inches in diameter; Glass Doily measures 7 inches in diameter.

PLACE DOILY ••• Starting at center with Hunter's Green, ch 10. Join with sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: Ch 4, 19 tr in ring. Join with sl st to top of ch-4. 2nd rnd: Ch 6, * tr in next tr, ch 2. Repeat from * around. Join with sl st to 4th ch of ch-6. 3rd rnd: Ch 7, * tr in next tr, ch 3. Repeat from * around. Join. 4th and 5th rnds: Work as for last end, starting 4th end with ch 9 and having ch-5 between tr's, and starting 5th end with ch 10 and having ch 6 between tr's, Join. 6th rnd: Ch 8, tr in same place as sl st, * ch 4, in next tr make tr, ch 4 and tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 4. Join. 7th rnd: Ch 9, * tr in next tr, ch 5. Repeat from * around. Join. 8th and 9th rnds: Ch 10, * tr in next tr, ch 6. Repeat from * around. Join. 10th and 11th rnds: Work as for last end, having 1 ch more on starting chain and between tr's on each end. 12th rnd: Repeat 6th end. 13th rnd: Ch 8, * tr in next tr, ch 4. Repeat from * around. Join. 14th and 15th rnds: Repeat 7th end. 16th rnd: Repeat 8th end. 17th and 18th rnds: Repeat 10th and 11th ends. Join and break off at end of 18th end.

BUTTERFLY (Make 13) - Large Wing ••• Starting at center with Mid Rose, ch 6. Join with sl st to form ring. 1st row: Ch 4, 6 tr in ring. Ch 4, turn. 2nd row: Tr in first tr, 2 tr in each tr across, 2 tr in top of turning chain. Ch 4, turn. 3rd row: Skip first tr, 2 tr in each tr across, tr in top of turning chain. Ch 5, turn. 4th row: Holding back on hook the last loop of each d tr, skip first tr, d tr in next 3 tr, thread .over and draw through all loops on hook (cluster made), d tr in next 3 tr, cluster over next 3 tr, ch 5, sl st in next 2 tr, ch 4, tr in each tr across, tr in top of turning chain. Ch 5, turn. 5th row: Skip first tr, make a d tr cluster over next 5 tr, d tr in next 3 tr, cluster over next 5 tr, d tr in top of turning chain. Break off. With wrong side of last row facing, attach thread to ring and make another wing the same way.

EDGING ••• 1st rnd: Attach Yellow to ring and sc closely around both wings. Join and break off. 2nd rnd: Attach Black Tatting-Crochet to first sc, sl st in back loop of each sc around. Join and break off.

SMALL WING (Make 2) ••• Starting at center with Mid Rose, ch 14. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, half dc in next ch, dc in next ch, tr in next 7 ch, dc in next ch, half dc in next ch, sc in next ch. Now work around as follows: 1st rnd: Working across opposite side of starting chain, make sc in each ch across, sc in each st across. Join and break off. 2nd rnd: Attach Yellow to first sc, sc in back loop of each sc around. Join and break off. 3rd rnd: Attach Black to first sc, sl st in back loop of each sc around. Join and break off.

BODY ••• Starting at Head with Black Tatting-Crochet, ch 10. Join with sl st to form ring, ch 21. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 3 ch, half dc in next ch, dc in next 13 ch, half dc in next ch, sc in next ch, sc closely around ring. Join and break off.

ANTENNAE ••• With Yellow, make a chain 2 inches long. 1st row: Sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Break off. 2nd row: Attach Black to first sl st, sl st in each st to center, sl st in center of Head, sl st in each remaining st on chain. Break off.

Sew Wings and Body together. Sew Butterflies around Doily.

BREAD AND BUTTER PLATE DOILY ••• Work as for Place Doily until 12 rnds are completed. Join and break off. Make 8 Butterflies and sew in place around Doily.

GLASS DOILY ••• Work as for Place Doily until 6 rnds are completed. Join and break off. Make 5 Butterflies and sew in place around 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