Simplicity Table Runner Pattern #7639

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Simplicity Table Runner Pattern

Runner measures 18 x 45 inches.

MATERIALS:

J. & P. COATS KNIT-CRO-SHEEN, 2 balls of Light and 3 balls of Dark.

Steel Crochet Hook No. 6.

Gauge: Each motif measures about 2 inches square.

First Motif … Starting at cen­ter with Dark, ch 8. Join with sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: Ch 3, 23 dc in ring. Sl st in top st of ch-3. 2nd rnd: Ch 3, holding back the last loop of each dc on hook make dc in each of next 2 dc, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (3-dc cluster made), * ch 5, holding back the last loop of each dc on hook make dc in each of next 3 dc and complete cluster as before. Repeat from * around, joining last ch-5 with sl st to tip of 1st cluster made. 3rd rnd: Ch 3, in tip of 1st cluster make (cluster, ch 5) twice and cluster, * ch 5, sc in tip of next cluster, ch 5, in tip of next cluster make three 3-dc clusters with ch-5 be­tween. Repeat from * around. Join last ch-5 to tip of 1st cluster made. Fasten off.

Second Motif … Work as for 1st motif until 2nd rnd is com­plete. 3rd rnd: Ch 3, in tip of 1st cluster make cluster, ch 5 and cluster, ch 2, so in corresponding loop on 1st motif, ch 2, cluster in same cluster on 2nd motif, ch 2, sc in next loop on 1st motif, ch 2, sc in top of next cluster on 2nd motif, ch 2, sc in next loop on 1st motif, ch 2, cluster in next clus­ter on 2nd motif, ch 2, sc in corre­sponding loop on 1st motif, ch 2, in same cluster on 2nd motif make cluster, ch 5 and cluster. Com­plete motif with no more joinings. Fasten off.

     Make 7 more Dark motifs, join­ing them as 2nd was Joined to 1st. This completes 1 row of motifs. Make 2 more rows of Dark motifs, joining them as worked to corre­sponding loops of previous mo­tifs. Now work 5 rows of motifs, alternating Light and Dark motifs in checkerboard fashion. Work 6 rows of Light motifs, 5 rows in checkerboard; end with 3 rows of Dark motifs.