Tablecloth Pattern No. 2805

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Tablecloth Pattern, No. 2805

Materials Required—AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "STAR" or "GEM" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Size 30
26—400 Yd. Balls White, Cream, Ecru or Dark Linen.
Steel Crochet Hook No. 12 or 13.

Large Motif measures about 2¾ inches.
621 Motifs 23 x 27 are required for cloth 62 x 80.

LARGE MOTIF. Ch 8, join to form a ring.
1st Row. Ch 5, d c in ring, * ch 2, d c in ring, repeat from * 5 times, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch 5 (8 spaces).
2nd Row. Sl st into space, ch 3, 2 d c in same space, * ch 3, 3 d c in next space, repeat from * all around, ch 3, join.
3rd Row. Sl st in next d c, * ch 10, s c in center d c of next group, repeat from * 6 more times, ch 3, d tr c, (3 times over needle) in base of 1st ch.
4th Row. Ch 3, 2 d c in same space, ch 4, 3 d c in same space, * ch 3, (3 d c, ch 4, 3 d c) in next loop, repeat from * all around, ch 3, join.
5th Row. Sl st to center of shell, ch 5, * 1 tr c in same space, ch 1, repeat from * 6 times, * ch 1, s c in next 3 ch loop, ch 1, 8 tr c with ch 1 between each tr c in center of next shell, repeat from * all around, ch 1, s c in next 3 ch loop, ch 1, join in 4th st of ch 5.
6th Row. * Ch 8, skip 4 tr c, s c in center space of scallop, ch 6, s c in s c just made, ch 6, s c in last s c made, ch 6, s c in last s c, s c in same space as 1st s c, ch 8, s c in s c between scallops, repeat from * all around, join, break thread.
Work another motif joining it to 1st motif in last row as follows, ch 8, skip 4 tr c, s c in center space of scallop, ch 6, s  c in s c just made, ch 3, join to corresponding picot of 1st motif, ch 3, s c in last s c made, ch 6, s c in last s c, s c in same space as 1st s c and finish row same as 1st motif.
Work a 3rd motif joining it in same manner and leaving 1 scallop free for small joining.
Join 4th motif to 1st and 3rd motif in same manner.

SMALL JOINING MOTIF. Work first and second rows of large motif.
Next Row. Sl st in next d c, * ch 4, join to center picot of free scallop of large motif, ch 4, s c in center sl of next group of d c of small motif, ch 12, sl st in 5th st from hook for picot, ch 7, sl st between joinings of large motif, ch 7, sl st in picot, ch 5, sl st in 1st ch for picot, ch 7, s c in center st of next group of d c of small motif, repeat from * 3 times, break thread.

To make napkins to match. Cut a square of linen the size desired. Over a very narrow hem work a row of s c all around and finish with the following edge.

Ch 1, skip 3 s c, 5 d c with ch 1 between each d c in next s c, ch 1, skip 3 s c, s c in next s c, repeat from beginning all around.

Make motifs following the directions of 1st 5 rows of tablecloth motif. Insert in linen cutting out the linen under the motif.


Tablecloth Pattern, No. 2805 motif