A square a day's the idea for this one ... and it's fun to do, for nimble fingers make this work go like magic. A spread with serene, lady-like distinction in its large scale baroque filet design.
CLARK'S BIG BALL MERCERIZED CROCHET, size 10
32 balls of White or Ecru.
38 balls of White or Ecru.
Milward's Steel Crochet Hook No. 5.
(When blocked) 2 sps make 1 inch; 2 rows make 1 inch. Each block measures about 18 inches square after blocking. For a single size spread, about 74 x 110 inches, including edging, make 4 x 6 blocks. For a double size spread about 92 x 110 inches, including edging, make 5 x 6 blocks.
BLOCK ... Starting at center, ch 11, join with sl st to form a ring. 1st rnd: Ch 4 (to count as tr), 4 tr in ring, * ch 7, 5 tr in ring. Repeat from * 2 more times; ch 7. Join with sl st to top of ch-4. 2nd rnd: Ch 4, tr in next 4 tr, * 4 tr in sp, ch 7, 4 tr in same sp, tr in next 5 tr. Repeat from * around. Join. 3rd rnd: Ch 7, * skip 3 tr, tr in next 5 tr, in corner sp make 4 tr, ch 7 and 4 tr; make tr in next 5 tr, ch 3. Repeat from * around. Join to 4th ch of ch-7. 4th rnd: Ch 7, * tr in next 9 tr, in corner sp make 4 tr, ch 7 and 4 tr; make tr in next 9 tr, ch 3. Repeat from * around. Join. 5th rnd: Ch 7, tr in next tr, * ch 3, skip 3 tr, tr in next 9 tr, in corner sp make 4 tr, ch 7 and 4 tr; tr in next 9 tr, ch 3, skip 3 tr, tr in next tr (sp made over bl), ch 3, tr in next tr. Repeat from * around. Join. Beginning with 6th rnd, follow chart until 13 rnds in all are completed. The first sp of 6th rnd is indicated by "X." 14th rnd: Ch 4, 3 tr in sp, tr in next tr (bl made over sp), ch 3, and continue to follow chart to complete rnd. Starting with 15th rnd, follow chart to complete block. Make necessary number of blocks and sew together on wrong side with neat over-and-over stitches.
EDGING ... Attach thread, ch 4, and work 3 rnds of tr, making corners as on blocks and being careful edging does not ruffle. Block to measurements given.
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