Traditional Edgings to Crochet

Traditional Edgings to Crochet

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Create heirloom-quality edgings in filigree, filet crochet, and floral patterns. Over 130 designs for enhancing collars, cuffs, lingerie, napkins, and other items include step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations. Reprinted from rare thread company leaflets of the 1940s and 50s, these patterns will delight crocheters at every level of expertise.See more details below

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Create heirloom-quality edgings in filigree, filet crochet, and floral patterns. Over 130 designs for enhancing collars, cuffs, lingerie, napkins, and other items include step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations. Reprinted from rare thread company leaflets of the 1940s and 50s, these patterns will delight crocheters at every level of expertise.

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04/09/2012
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Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace
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Traditional Edgings to Crochet


By Rita Weiss

Dover Publications, Inc.

Copyright © 1987 Dover Publications, Inc.
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-0-486-16281-2



CHAPTER 1

Delicate Edgings ...

Materials Suggested — AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "STAR" or "GEM" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON Sizes 30 to 70 or "STAR" TATTING COTTON


No. 1807

Ch 11, d c in 7th st from hook, ch 3, skip 3 chs, d c in end ch, ch 6, turn.

2nd Row. D c in 1st mesh, ch 3, d c in next mesh, ch 5, turn.

3rd Row. D c in 1st mesh, ch 3, 10 d c in next mesh, d c in next mesh, ch 3, turn.

4th Row. S c in next d c, * ch 3, skip 1 d c, s c in next d c, repeat from * twice, ch 4, d c in next mesh, ch 3, d c in end mesh, ch 5, turn.

5th Row. D c in 1st mesh, ch 3, d c in next mesh, ch b, turn.

6th Row. D c in 1st mesh, ch 3, d c in next mesh, ch 5, turn.

7th Row. D c in 1st mesh, ch 3, 10 d c in next mesh, d c in next mesh, ch 3, turn and repeat from 4th row for length desired.


No. 1808

Ch 5, d c in 1st ch, ch 3, 2 d c in top of d c just made, ch 3, sl st in same space, * ch 3, 2 d c in same space, ch 3, sl st in same space, repeat from *, d c in 1st ch, ch 3, s c in same space, ** ch 11, d c in 5th st from hook, ch 3, d c in top of d c just made, sl st in side petal of 1st clover, d c in same space, ch 3, sl st in same space and complete clover same as 1st clover, repeat from ** for length desired.


No. 1809

Chain somewhat longer than required. A cluster in 6th chain (thread over 3 times, insert in 6th chain, draw through 2 loops 3 times, thread over 3 times, draw up a loop, draw through 2 loops 3 times, then through all loops on hook), * chain 7—3 d tr cluster in same st with cluster just made, leaving last 4 loops on hook; thread over twice, skip 2 chs, insert in next chain, draw through 2 loops twice, then through all loops on hook, skip 2 chs, 3 d tr cluster in next chain st and repeat from * to end of row. Turn.

2nd Row. 7 s c over 7 chain loop, ch 7, turn, skip 3 s c, sl st in next s c, ch 1, turn and work 9 s c over loop just made, 3 s c over first chain loop, repeat to end of row.


No. 1810

Work a ch for length desired, 1 d c in 4th st from hook, 1 d c in each remaining ch, turn.

CHAPTER 2

For a Fine Finish


2nd Row. * 1 s c in each of the next 5 d c, skip 2 d c, 7 d c in next d c, skip 2 d c, repeat from * across row, turn.

3rd Row. 1 s c in each of the 3 center s c, ch 1, 1 d c in each d c with ch 1 between, ch 1, repeat from beginning across row, turn.

4th Row. 1 s c in center s c, ch 1, 1 d c with ch 2 between in each d c, ch 1, repeat from beginning across row, break thread.


No. 1811

Ch for desired length, d c in 4th st of ch, 1 d c in each of the next 2 sts, * ch 5, skip 3 sts, 1 d c in each of the next 3 sts, repeat from * across row.

2nd Row. Ch 3, 1 d c in each of the next 2 d c, * d c in center st of ch 5, ch 3, d c in same space, 1 d c in each of the next 3 d c, repeat from * across row.

3rd Row. Starting in 3 ch loop, ch 3, 2 d c in same space, * ch 5, 3 d c in center st of next 3 ch loop, repeat from * across row.

4th Row. Over each ch 5 ch loop work 2 s c, 4 ch picot, 2 s c, picot, 2 s c, picot, 2 s c.


No. 1812

1st Row. Work a ch as long as desired * ch 5, skip 3 ch, s c in next st, repeat from * across row.

2nd Row. Ch 5, s c in loop, * ch 5, s c in next loop, repeat from * across row.

3rd Row. Repeat 2nd row.

4th Row. * Ch 5, s c in next loop, repeat from *, ** ch 3, 3 d c in next loop, ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 5, s c in next loop, repeat from ** across row.

5th Row. Ch 3, s c in loop, * ch 3, 3 d c in 3 ch loop, ch 5, skip 3 d c of previous row, 3 d c in next loop, ch 3, s c in next loop and repeat from * across row.

6th Row. 1 d c with ch 1 between in each of the next 3 d c, * skip the 2 three ch loops, 1 d c with ch 1 between in each of the next 3 d c, 5 d c with ch 1 between in 5 ch loop, 1 d c with ch 1 between in each of the next 3 d c, repeat from * across row.

7th Row. Work a row of s c and picots.


Instructions for Nos. 1813 to 1817 illustrated above on page 26

CHAPTER 3

Handkerchief Edgings

[S-671]


COATS & CLARK'S O.N.T. TATTING-CROCHET, Art. C.21, Size 70: 1 ball each of No. 1 White and No. 8 Blue.

Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 14.

A hairpin lace staple, ¼ inch wide... A rolled edge handkerchief, 11 ¼ inches square.

With White make a strip of hairpin lace slightly longer than outer edge of handkerchief, allowing for corners. Break off. Sew together at center of hairpin lace, being careful not to twist.

HEADING ... Keeping the twist in all loops, attach Blue to any loop, sc in same place, * ch 1, sc in next loop. Repeat from * until piece reaches across side.

To form corner: (Ch 1, sc through next 2 loops) 5 times; ch 1, sc in next loop and complete other sides and corners the same way. Join and break off.

SCALLOPED EDGE ... 1st rnd: Still keeping the twist in all loops, attach Blue to first 2 loops at opposite side of hairpin lace, sc in same place, * draw loop on hook out to measure Yg inch, thread over and draw thread through, insert hook between single and double loops and draw thread through, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (knot st made), sc through next 2 loops. Repeat from * around. Join and break off. 2nd rnd: Attach White to first sc, sc in same place, * make a knot st, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off. 3rd rnd: Attach Blue to first sc and repeat 2nd rnd. Join and break off. Sew Edging to handkerchief.


[S-672]

COATS & CLARK'S O.N.T. TATTING-CROCHET, Art. C.21, Size 70: 1 ball of No. 1 White.

Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 14.

A rolled edge handkerchief, 11 ½ inches square.

1st rnd: Attach thread to any corner of handkerchief, 4 sc in same place, sc closely around (18 sc to 1 inch), making 4 sc in each corner. Join. 2nd rnd: In same place as sl st make sc, ch 3 and sc; (ch 7, in next sc make sc, ch 3 and sc) 3 times; * ch 7, skip 5 sc, in next sc make sc, ch 3 and sc. Repeat from * across to within 5 sc of next corner group, ending with ch 7, skip 5 sc, (in next sc make sc, ch 3 and sc, ch 7) 4 times. Complete other sides and corners the same way, ending with ch 3, tr in first sc. 3rd to 7th rnds incl: In loop just formed make sc, ch 3 and sc; * ch 7, in next ch-7 loop make sc, ch 3 and sc. Repeat from * around. Join as before. At end of 7th rnd, ch 7, sl st in first sc. Break off.


[S-673]

COATS & CLARK'S O.N.T. TATTING-CROCHET, Art. C.21, Size 70: 1 ball of No. 18-A Shaded Lavenders.

Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 14.

A rolled edge handkerchief, 11 ½ inches square.

Make a chain to reach around hand-kerchief, allowing 1 inch for each corner. Join, being careful not to twist. 1st rnd: Ch 3, * draw loop on hook out to measure 3/8 inch, thread over and draw thread through, insert hook between single and double loops and draw loop through, thread over and draw through both loops on hook (knot st made), skip 2 eh, dc in next ch. Repeat from * until piece reaches across side.

To form corner: (Make a knot st, skip 1 ch, dc in next ch) 5 times; make a knot st, skip 2 ch, dc in next ch and complete other sides and corners the same way, having an even number of sps on rnd. Join to top of ch-3. 2nd rnd: Ch 3, * make a knot st, dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending with a knot st. Join. 3rd rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 5, sc in next dc, ch 7, sc in 4th ch from hook (picot made), (ch 4, sc in 4th ch from hook) twice (2 more picots made), dc at base of first picot, ch 3, sc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off. Sew Edging to handkerchief.


]S-674]

COATS & CLARK'S O.N.T. TATTING-CROCHET, Art. C.21, Size 70: 1 ball each of No. 1 White and No. 126 Spanish Red.

Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 14.

A rolled edge handkerchief, 11 inches square.

HEART MOTIF ... Starting at top with Spanish Red, ch 12. Join with sl st to form ring. 1st row: Ch 3, in ring make dc, ch 2 and 2 dc (shell made), ch 3, 30 tr, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2 and 2 dc (another shell made). Ch 5, turn. 2nd row: In first ch-2 sp make 2 dc, ch 2 and 2 dc (shell made over shell); ch 4, (tr in next tr, ch 1) 29 times; tr in next tr, ch 4, shell in sp of next shell. Ch 5, turn. 3rd row: Shell over first shell, ch 4, (sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3) 28 times; sc in next sp, ch 4, shell over shell. Ch 5, turn. 4th row: Shell over shell, ch 4, (sc in next ch-3 loop, ch 3) 27 times; sc in next loop, ch 4, shell over shell. Ch 5, turn. Continue to work in pattern, having 1 ch-3 loop less on each row until 1 loop remains. Ch 5, turn. Next row: Shell over shell, ch 4, sc in ch-3 loop, ch 4, 2 dc in sp of next shell, ch 1, sl st in sp of last shell made, ch 1, 2 dc in same sp as last 2 dc. Break off.

EDGING ... Attach White to ring, ch 3 and, working around Heart, sc in end dc of first shell, * ch 3, in next ch-5 loop make (sc, ch 3) twice; skip 1 free dc of shell, sc in next dc, ch 3. sc in end dc of next shell. Repeat from * to point of Heart, ending with sc in sl st, ch 3, sc in end dc of next shell and complete other sides to correspond, sl st in ring. Break off.

ROSETTE ... Startine at center with Red, ch 6. Join with sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: Ch 6, (dc in ring, ch 3) 5 times. Join to 3rd ch of ch6. 2nd rnd: In each sp around make sc, half dc, 3 dc, half dc and sc. Join. 3rd rnd: * Ch 4, sc in back of first sc on next petal. Repeat from * around. Join. 4th rnd: In each sp around make sc, half dc, 5 dc, half dc and sc. Join. 5th rnd: Repeat 3rd rnd. 6th rnd: In each sp around make half dc, dc, 7 tr, dc and half dc. Join and break off.

TRIM ... Attach White to first st on any petal on 2nd petal rnd, sc in same place, * ch 3, sc in next st. Repeat from * across petal, ending with sc in last st, sc in first st on next petal. Complete all petals the same way. Join and break off. Work around last rnd of petals the same way.

EDGING... 1st rnd: Attach White to any corner of handkerchief, in same place make sc, ch 5 and sc; * ch 5, skip ¼ inch on handkerchief, sc on edge. Repeat from * around, making sc, ch 5 and sc in each corner and ending with ch 2, dc in first sc. 2nd and 3rd rnds: * Ch 5, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 2, dc in dc. Break off at end of 3rd rnd. 4th rnd: Attach Red to any loop, sc in same place, * ch 5, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join and break off. Sew Heart and Rosette in place.

CHAPTER 4

Beading Is in Fashion

Dresses

Lingerie

Dressing Table Skirts

Bedroom Curtains

Boudoir Pillows

Picture Frames

Bassinettes


Materials Suggested — AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "STAR" or "GEM" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON

Sizes 20 to 70


No. 1828

Ch 15, d c in 4th st from hook, eh 9, skip 9 sts, 1 d c in each of the last 2 sts, eh 3, turn.,

2nd Row. D c in d c, ch 4, s c over the two 9 ch loops, ch 4, 1 d c in d c and 1 d c in end ch, ch 3 turn.

*3rd and 4th Rows. D c in d c, ch 9, 1 d c in d c and 1 d c in end ch, ch 3, turn.

Repeat 2nd row and repeat from * for length desired.


No. 1829

Make a ch a trifle longer than desired, tr c in 5th st from hook, * ch 4, skip 4 sts, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 sts, repeat from * to end of ch or length desired. (Cut off remainder of ch) ch 1, turn.

2nd Row. 1 s c in each tr c and 4 s c over each loop, ch 4, turn.

3rd Row. Skip 1 s c d c over next s c ch 1 and repeat from beginning. Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows on other side of beading.

CHAPTER 5

Narcissus Vanity Set


MATERIALS:

J. & P. Coats Tatting-Crochet, Size 70, 7 balls of White (No. 1) and 2 balls of Dark Yellow (No. 43) and Hunter's Green (No. 48) ... ½ yard of yellow organdie ... Steel Crochet Hook No. 14.

Centerpiece measures 11 ½ × 17 inches; each side piece measures 10 inches square.

FIRST NARCISSUS ... Starting at center with White, ch 6. Join with sl st to form ring.

FIRST PETAL ... 1st row: Ch 3, 3 dc in ring. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: Dc in first dc, 2 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in top of turning chain. Ch 3, turn. 3rd row: Skip first dc,. holding back on hook the last loop of each dc, make dc in next 3 dc, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (2 dc decreased), dc in next dc, work off next 3 sts as 1 dc. Ch 3, turn. 4th row: Skip first dc, work off all other sts as 1 st. Break off.

SECOND PETAL ... Attach White to ring, ch 3 and complete as for First Petal.

Make 4 more petals in this manner.

CENTER ... Starting at base with Dark Yellow, ch 4. 1st rnd: 7 dc in 4th ch from hook, sl st in top of starting chain. 2nd rnd: Ch 3, dc in same place as sl st dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc (1 dc increased), dc in next 3 dc. Join. 3rd rnd: Ch 3, dc in each dc, increasing 1 dc at opposite points of rnd. 4th rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 5, sc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 5, sl st in first sc. Break off. Sew Center in place.

Make 40 flowers for centerpiece and 28 flowers for each side piece.

For Centerpiece, tack 7 flowers together at 2 opposite points, leaving 2 petals free on each side of joining for each short side. Join 11 flowers in same manner for each long side. To form corner, join a flower to end flowers of 2 adjacent sides, leaving 4 petals free on outer edge on corner flower.

For each side piece join 6 flowers for each side and one at each corner as before.

HEADING ... Attach Green to point of first free petal on inner edge of long side, sc in same place, * ch 6, sc in tip of next petal, ch 6, skip 2 rows of next petal, make a long tr in end st of next row—to make a long tr, thread over book 5 times —skip cluster on next petal, make a long tr in end st of next row, ch 6, sc in tip of next petal. Repeat from * across to corner, ending with sc.

To Form Corner: Ch 4, (make a long tr in joining of next 2 petals) twice; ch 4, sc in tip of next petal, and work as for other side. Complete rnd, making corners as before. Join and break off.

Cut 3 pieces of organdie, each slightly larger all around than inner edge of corresponding crocheted edgings. Make a narrow hem around each piece. Sew Edgings in place.

CHAPTER 6

Edgings for Babies

DAINTY AS DANCING SNOWFLAKES

Materials Suggested – AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "STAR" TATTING COTTON or "STAR" or "GEM" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON Sizes 50 to 70


No. 1840

Ch for desired length, 1 d c in 5th st from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 ch, d c in next ch, repeat from * across row, turn. 2nd Row. Ch 3, d c in next d c, * ch 5, d c in top of d c just made, d c in same space with 1st d c of shell, skip 1 d c, d c in next d c, repeat from * across row.


No. 1841

Ch for desired length, turn 1 s c in 2nd st from hook, * ch 4, skip 4 chs, 1 s c in each of the next 2 chs, repeat from * ch 3, turn.

2nd Row. 1 d c in s c, * ch 4, 1 d c in each of the next 2 s c, repeat from * ch 1, turn.

3rd Row. S c in d c, * ch 4, 1 s c in each d c, repeat from *.

4th Row. Sl st into loop, ch 6, 4 tr c with ch 2 between in same loop, * skip 1 loop, 5 tr c with ch 2 between in next loop, repeat from *.

5th Row. Ch 5, s c in next tr c, repeat from beginning across row.


No. 1842

Work a ch for desired length, d c in 4th st from hook, 1 d c in each remaining ch, turn.

2nd Row. * ch 5, skip 2 d c, sl st in next d c, repeat from * twice, ch 7, skip 3 d c, sl st in next d c, repeat from beginning across row ending with the 3 small loops, turn.

3rd Row. Sl st to center of loop, * ch 5, s c in next loop, repeat from *,ch 2, ** 5 d c with ch 1 between in next loop, ch 2, s c in next loop, * ch 5, s c in next loop, repeat from *,ch 2, repeat from ** across row, turn.

4th Row. S c in loop, ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 2, ** 3 d c in 1st d c, * ch 3, skip 1 d c, 3 d c in next d c, repeat from *, ch 2, s c in next loop, ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 2, repeat from ** across row. Break thread.


No. 1843

Ch for desired length, d c in 8th st from hook, * ch 2, skip 2 sts, d c in next st, repeat from * for length desired, ch 1, turn.

2nd Row. 3 s c in mesh, * ch 7, skip 1 mesh, s c in next mesh, ch 7, skip 1 mesh, s c in next mesh, ch 7, skip 1 mesh, 3 s c in next mesh, repeat from * across row ending with 3 s c, ch 1, turn.

3rd Row. * 1 s c in each s c, ch 7, skip 1 loop, 8 tr c with ch 1 between in next loop, ch 7, repeat from * across row.


No. 1844

Ch for desired length, d c in 8th st from hook, * ch 2, skip 2 sts, d c in next st, repeat from * for entire length.

2nd Row. Ch 1, work 3 s c in 1st mesh, ch 4, sl st in 4th st from hook for picot ** 3 s c in next mesh, ch 2, skip 1 d c d c in next d c * 4 ch picot ,d c in same space repeat from * picot ch 2, skip 1 mesh, 3 s c in next mesh, picot, repeat from ** across row.


No. 1845

Ch for desired length, d c in 4th st from hook, 1 d c in next ch, * ch 2, skip 2 chs, 1 d c in each of the next 3 chs, repeat from * across row, turn.

2nd Row. Sl st to next d c, ch 7, sl st in 4th st from hook for picot, * ch 4, sl st in 1st ch for picot, repeat from *, d c in center d c of next group and repeat across row.


No. 1846

Ch for desired length, d c in 4th st from needle, * ch 5, d c in same space, ch 2, skip 5 chs, d c in next ch, repeat from * across row, ch 5, d c in same space, turn.


(Continues...)

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