Tablecloth Pattern No. 2806

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Tablecloth Pattern, No. 2806

Materials Required—AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "STAR" or "GEM" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Size 20
28—300 Yd. Balls White, Ecru. Cream, or Dk. Linen.
Steel Crochet Hook No. 11 or 12.

Each motif measures about 4½ inches. 204 motifs (12 x 17) are required for cloth about 54 x 72 inches.

MOTIF. Ch 8, join to form a ring, ch 6, tr c in ring, * ch 2, tr c in ring, repeat from * 13 times, ch 2, join in 4th st of ch.
2nd Row. Work 3 s c over ch 2 of each mesh, sl st in 1st s c.
3rd Row. Ch 18, s c in 2nd st from hook and work 19 s c over balance of ch, sl st in next 2 s c of center, ** ch 1, turn, working over s c and in back loops only, work 1 s c in each of the next 19 s c, ch 3, turn, skip 2 chs, work 1 s c in next ch, 1 s c in each of the next 5 s c, * ch 1, turn, 1 s c in each of the next 4 s c, ch 3, turn, skip 2 chs, 1 s c in next ch, 1 s c in each of the next 4 s c, 1 s c in next 2 s c on base of scroll, repeat from * 6 times, sl st in next 4 s c of center, ch 17, turn, s c in 3rd p from bottom of scroll just completed, ch 1, turn and work 20 s c over ch, sl st in next 2 s c of center, repeat from ** until 7 scrolls are completed. Work another scroll joining with 1st scroll in the 6th p, break thread.
4th Row. Attach thread to 2nd p of 5 free picots of one scroll, * ch 12, skip 1 p, s c in next p, ch 12, s c in 2nd p of next scroll, ch 12, skip 1 p, s c in next p, repeat from * around, join.
5th Row. Sl st to center of loop, s c in loop, ** ch 7, sl st in 4th st from hook for p, ch 9, sl st in 4th st from hook for p, * ch 6, sl st in 4th st from hook for p, re­peat from *, ch 2, skip last 3 picots, 3 tr c in 2nd ch after 1st p, holding the last loop of each tr c on needle, thread over and pull through all 1 loops on needle at one time, (a cluster st) ch 6, sl st in 4th st from hook for p, ch 3, s c in next loop, repeat from ** all around, break thread.
Work a second motif joining in the last row as follows, sl st to center of loop, s c in loop, * ch 7, sl st in 4th st from hook for p, ch 9, sl st in 4th st from hook for p, ch 4, sl st in corresponding picot of 1st motif, ch 2, s c in 3rd ch, ch 6, sl st in 4th st from hook for p, ch 2, 3 tr c cluster st in 2nd ch after 1st p, ch 6, sl st in 4th st from hook for p, ch 3, s c in next loop, repeat from * and then finish motif same as 1st motif. Join 3rd motif to 2nd motif and 4th motif to 3rd and 1st motifs in same manner.

JOINING MOTIF. Work 1st 2 rows same as large motif.
3rd Row. * Ch 10, skip 5 s c, s c in next s c, repeat from * all around.
4th Row. Sl st in next 3 chs, s c in loop, ch 4, 2 tr c cluster st in loop, * ch 7, 3 tr c cluster st in same loop, 3 tr c cluster st in next loop, ch 7, 3 tr c cluster st in same loop, ch 7, 3 tr c cluster st in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 7, 3 tr c cluster st in same loop, 3 tr c cluster st in next loop, ch 7, 3 tr c cluster st in same loop, ch 7, join in top of cluster st.
5th Row. Ch 2, sl st in center free picot of motif, ch 2, sl st in top of cluster st, 7 s c in loop, 1 s c between cluster sts, 7 s c in next loop, 1 s c in cluster st, ch 2, sl st in next center picot of same motif, ch 2, sl st in s c, s c in next loop, ch 7, sl st in 4th st from hook for p, ch 9, sl st in 4th st from hook for p, ch 3, sl st between joinings, ch 2, sl st in 2nd ch, ch 6, sl st in 4th st from hook for p, ch 2, 3 tr c cluster st in 2nd ch after 1st p, ch 6, sl st in 4th st from hook for p, ch 3, s c in same loop, s c in cluster st, repeat from beginning until all joinings are completed, break thread.

Suggestions for napkins to match. Cut squares of linen any size desired allowing inch for hemstitching. Draw 6 or more threads inch from edge. Baste hem meeting the drawn threads. Working on the wrong side and be­ginning at left of hem, pick up 4 or 5 threads (from right to left) pull needle through, tighten and make a second st in the hem, pick up the next 4 or 5 threads, pull thread through and fasten with a second st. Repeat all around.

Crocheted Motif. Repeat 1st and 2nd rows of motif then repeat 3rd row working 4 scrolls only. Over remainder of ring work a row of s c working a picot after every 3rd st. Appliqué to one corner of napkin.


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