Buffet Cloth Pattern

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Buffet Cloth Pattern

Make a Buffet Cloth as shown or a full table size.

Materials Required—AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "STAR" or "GEM" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON. Size 20—White, Cream or Ecru.
8—300 Yd. Balls will make a scarf 20 x 50 inches.
Steel Crochet Hook No. 11 or 12.

Each Motif Measures about 1¾ inches.
372 Motifs (12 x 31) are required for scarf illustrated.

MOTIF. Ch 10, join, ch 1 and work 16 s c into ring. join.
2nd Row. Ch 5, (1 c in next s c, * ch 2, d c in next s c, repeat from * all around, join in 3rd st of ch 5 (16 meshes).
3rd Row. Ch 1 and work 3 s c in each mesh, join.
4th Row. Ch 7, d c between groups of s c (over d c of 2nd row) * ch 4, d c between next 2 groups of s c, repeat from * all around, ch 4, join in 3rd st of ch 7 (16 meshes).
5th Row. Ch 5, skip 1 mesh, 3 tr c in next mesh, ch 5, 3 tr c in same mesh, ch 5, skip 1 mesh, sl st in next d c, ch 7, sl st in next d c, repeat from beginning 3 times, join, break thread.

To join motifs, work a shell and 7 ch loop, ch 5, 3 tr c in next loop, ch 3, sl st in center st of ch 5 of 1st motif, ch 3, complete shell of 2nd motif, ch 5, skip 1 mesh, sl st in next d c, ch 3, sl st in center st of ch 7 of 1st motif, ch 3, s c in next d c, ch 5 and work a shell joining it to 1st motif same as last shell. Complete motif and join all motifs in same manner.

EDGE. Starting at corner, ch 5, d c in same space, ch 2, d c in same space, ch 2, d c in same space, ch 4, sl st in top of d c for picot, * ch 2, d c in same space, repeat from * twice, ** ch 5, s c in next loop, ch 5, 2 d c in next loop, ch 4, sl st in top of d c for picot, d c in same space, ch 5, s c in next loop, ch 5, d c between joining of motifs, ch 2, d c in same space, ch 2, d c in same space, ch 4, sl st in top of d c for picot, ch 2, d c in same space, ch 2, d c in same space, repeat from ** all around, work­ing each corner same as 1st corner.

To Make Napkins to use with scarf, cut squares of linen the size required. Over a narrow hem work a row of s c and finish with edge same as scarf.

Work one motif finished with a row of s c for each nap­kin. Insert into corner of napkin and cut out linen under motif if desired.


Buffet Cloth Pattern motif