Fisherman's Lace Placemats, Runner & Napkin Edging Pattern #7709

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Fisherman's Lace Placemats, Runner & Napkin Edging Pattern #7709

MATERIALS:
J. & P. COATS or CLARK'S O.N.T. BEST SIX CORD MERCERIZED CRO­CHET, Size 30.
Small Ball:
J. & P. Coats—3 balls of White or Ecru, or 4 balls of or any color,
Clark's O.N.T.—4 balls of White or Ecru, or 5 balls of any color.
Big Ball:
J. & P. Coats—2 balls of White, Ecru or Cream.
Steel Crochet Hook No. 10 or 11.
¾ yard of linen.

This material is sufficient to make 2 place mats each about 11½ x 16½ inches, a runner about 11½ x 22 inches and 2 napkins about 11 inches square.

PLACE MAT—Lace … Make a chain 1 yard long (14 ch sts to 1 inch). 1st rnd: In 6th ch from hook make tr, ch 1 and tr, (ch 1, skip next ch, tr in next ch) 38 times; ch 1, skip next ch, in next ch make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; (ch 1, skip next ch, tr in next ch) 74 times; ch 1, skip next ch, in next ch make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; (ch 1, skip next ch, tr in next ch) 38 times; ch 1, skip next ch, in next ch make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; (ch 1, skip next ch, tr in next ch) 74 times; ch 1, join with sl st in 4th st of turning chain at begin­ning of rnd. Cut off remaining chain. 2nd rnd: Ch 5, ** in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; * ch 1, tr in next tr. Repeat from * across to next corner tr, ch 1. Repeat from ** around. Join. 3rd to 7th rnds incl: Ch 5, * make tr in next tr, ch 1. Repeat from * across to next corner tr; in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr. Continue thus around. Join. 8th rnd: Ch 7, skip next tr, tr in next tr, (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) twice; ch 3, in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; ch 3, tr in next tr, (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 21 times; (ch 1, tr in next tr) 3 times; (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 21 times; ch 3, in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; ch 3, tr in next tr, (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 12 times; (ch 1, tr in next tr) 3 times; (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 12 times; ch 3, in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; ch 3, tr in next tr, (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 21 times; (ch 1, tr in next tr) 3 times; (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 21 times; ch 3, in cor­ner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; ch 3, tr in next tr, (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 12 times; (ch 1, tr in next tr) 3 times; (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 8 times. Ch 3 and join with sl st in 4th st of starting chain.
   9th and 10th rnds: Ch 7 and work in pattern as established on 8th rnd, making ch-3 sps over ch-3 sps and ch-1 sps over ch-1 sps and turning corners as before. Join. 11th rnd: Ch 7, (tr in next tr, tr in next 3 ch, tr in next tr, ch 3) twice; tr in next tr, tr in 3 ch, tr in next tr, ch 3, in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; ch 3, (tr in next tr, tr in 3 ch, tr in next tr, ch 3) 12 times; (tr in next tr, tr in next ch) 3 times; tr in next tr, (ch 3, tr in next tr, tr in 3 ch, tr in next tr) 12 times; ch 3, in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr, ch 3, (tr in next tr, tr in 3 ch, tr in next tr, ch 3) 15 times; tr in next tr, tr in 3 ch, tr in next tr, ch 3, turn corner as before and complete remaining two sides to correspond. Join. 12th rnd: Ch 1, sc in same place as sl st, (ch 5, sc in 5th ch from hook—p made—sc in 3 ch, sc in next tr, p, sc in 4 tr) 3 times; sc in 3 ch, (p, sc in tr, sc in ch-1) twice; p, sc in tr, * sc in 3 ch, sc in next tr, p, sc in next 4 tr, p. Repeat from * around, turning corner as before. Join and break off. Press lace through damp cloth. Cut a paper pattern of the center area. Cut linen slightly larger than pattern (al­lowing for a narrow hem). Hem edges; then sew lace to linen.

RUNNER—Lace … Make a chain 1½ yards long (14 ch sts to 1 inch). 1st rnd: In 6th ch from hook make tr, ch 1 and tr, (ch 1, skip next ch, tr in next ch) 38 times; ch 1, skip next ch, in next ch make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; (ch 1, skip next ch, tr in next ch) 118 times; ch 1, skip next ch, in next ch make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; (ch 1, skip next ch, tr in next ch) 38 times; ch 1, skip next ch, in next ch make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; (ch 1, skip next ch, tr in next ch) 118 times; ch 1, join with sl st in 4th st of turning chain at beginning of rnd. Cut off remaining chain. 2nd to 7th rnds incl: Work same as 2nd to 7th rnds of Place Mat. 8th rnd: Ch 7, skip next tr, tr in next tr, (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) twice; ch 3, in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; ch 3, tr in next tr, (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 12 times; (ch 1, tr in next tr) 3 times; (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 12 times; ch 3, in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; ch 3, tr in next tr, (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 32 times; (ch 1, tr in next tr) 3 times; (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 32 times; ch 3, in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; ch 3, tr in next tr, (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 12 times; (ch 1, tr in next tr) 3 times; (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 12 times; ch 3, in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; ch 3, tr in next tr, (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 32 times; (ch 1, tr in next tr) 3 times; (ch 3, skip next tr, tr in next tr) 28 times. Ch 3 and join with sl st in 4th st of starting chain.
   9th and 10th rnds: Work same as 9th and 10th rnds of Place Mat. 11th rnd: Ch 7, (tr in next tr, tr in next 3 ch, tr in next tr, ch 3) twice; tr in next tr, tr in 3 ch, tr in next tr, ch 3, in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; (ch 3, tr in next tr, tr in 3 ch, tr in next tr) 8 times; ch 5, skip next 2 tr, (tr in next tr, tr in 3 ch, tr in next tr, ch 3) 8 times; in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; (ch 3, tr in next tr, tr in 3 ch, tr in next tr) 18 times; ch 5, skip 2 tr, (tr in next tr, tr in 3 ch, tr in next tr, ch 3) 18 times; turn corner and com­plete remaining two sides to corre­spond. Join. 12th rnd: Work same as 12th rnd of Place Mat. Sew linen in center same as Place Mat.

NAPKIN—Lace … Make a chain 10 inches long (14 ch sts to 1 inch). 1st row: Tr in 11th ch from hook, (ch 3, skip 3 ch, tr in next ch) 12 times; ch 3, skip next ch, in next ch make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; ch 3, skip next ch, tr in next ch, (ch 3, skip 3 ch, tr in next ch) 13 times. Cut off remaining chain. Ch 7, turn. 2nd row: (Tr in next tr, tr in 3 ch, tr in next tr, ch 3) 7 times; in corner tr make (tr, ch 1) twice and tr; (ch 3, tr in next tr, tr in 3 ch, tr in next tr) 7 times; ch 3, skip 3 sts of turning chain, tr in next ch. Break off.
   Cut linen 11½ inches square. Cut out corner for lace. Roll entire edge and whip down. Sew lace to edge of cut-out corner. Attach crochet thread in top of last tr made, make a chain about 5 inches long. Attach another ball of thread in same tr, ch 1 and work sc in each st of chain just made. Whip the chain edge of this strip to edge of nap­kin. * Make 5 inches more of chain; work sc in each st of chain; then whip to edge of napkin. Repeat from * until other end of corner is reached. Break off the chain thread and continue with sc over lace edge as follows: * Ch 5, sc in 5th ch from hook (p made), sc in 3 ch, sc in tr, p, sc in 4 tr. Repeat from * to corner; sc in 3 ch, sc in tr, p, (sc in ch 1, sc in tr, p) twice; ** sc in 3 ch, sc in tr, p, sc in 4 tr, p. Repeat from ** across to end of lace. Break off.