Golden Wedding Bedspread Pattern #672

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Golden Wedding Bedspread Pattern #672

A design that will live — a procession of never-ending circles blend into a charming whole — a filet spread that will crown your bed with distinction.

MATERIALS: J. & P. Coats Bedspread Cotton, 18 balls of White or Ecru for single size spread; 21 balls for double size spread.
Milward's steel crochet hook No. 8.

GAUGE: 4 sps make 1 inch; 4 rows make 1 inch. Completed motif measures 7½ inches square. For a single size spread, about 75 x 106 inches including fringe, make 9 x 13 motifs. For a double size spread, about 91 x 106 inches including fringe, make 11 x 13 motifs.

MOTIF … Starting at center section, ch 15. 1st row: D c in 3rd ch from hook and in next 2 ch (these 4 d c make 1 bl); ch 2, skip 2 ch, d c in next ch (sp); make another sp, end with 4 d c (bl). Ch 5, turn. 2nd row: D c in last d c of bl; make d c in next 2 ch, d c in d c, d c in next 2 ch and in d c. Ch 2, d c in top st of turning ch-3. Ch 5, turn. 3rd row: Sp over sp and bl over bl. Ch 3, turn. 4th row: D c in next 2 ch and in d c, 2 sps over next 2 bls, bl over next sp (center section completed). Hereafter work in rnds. 1st rnd: Ch 5, d c at base of last d c made, ch 2, d c at base of d c (turning ch) of previous row, ch 2, d c at base of next end d c, ch 2, d c at base of next ch-3, ch 5 (corner), d c in same place, sp over next bl. Continue to make sps thus around and ch-5 at corners, ending with ch 5, join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch-5 first made. 2nd rnd: Ch 5, d c in next d c. Now make sp over each sp around, making an extra ch-5 at each corner. Join. 3rd rnd: Ch 5 (to count as d c of last bl and ch-2 of 1st sp), d c in next d c; 3 more sps, 7 d c (2 bls); ch 5, another d c in corner ch, 6 more d c, 4 sps, 7 d c. Continue thus around. Join. 4th rnd: Ch 3, 4 bls over 4 sps, 2 bls over 2 bls, ch 2, d c in 3rd ch of corner ch-5, ch 5, d c in same place, ch 2, d c in next d c, 8 bls, sp, ch 5 for corner sp, sp. Continue thus around, ending with 2 bls, join. Follow chart for remainder of pattern, always making an extra ch-5 at corners and working into center st of this ch on following rnd.

   Make necessary number of motifs and sew together on wrong side with neat over-and-over stitches.

FRINGE … Make fringe in every other sp around. Cut 8 strands of thread, each 12 inches long. Double these strands, forming a loop. Pull loop through sp and draw loose ends through. Pull tight. When fringe has been worked all around edges, trim evenly to 4 inches.

Golden Wedding Bedspread Pattern #672 chart