150 Favorite Crochet Designs (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace)

150 Favorite Crochet Designs (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace)

Mary Carolyn Waldrep

Language: English

Pages: 132

ISBN: 0486285723

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


This rich treasury of popular crochet designs, selected from vintage thread company leaflets, includes 150 patterns favored by crocheters during the first half of the 20th century. Included are eye-catching designs for creating a host of attractive domestic accessories: tablecloths, bedspreads, doilies, edgings, and other pieces. All designs are accompanied by a complete list of necessary materials, while detailed row-by-row instructions guide beginning and advanced needleworkers through each step of the crocheting process.
Choose from heirloom-quality patterns including lovely lace edgings that will bring a touch of glamour to table linens, bedcovers, and the necklines of sweaters and blouses. You'll find a simple yet elegant Main Line tablecloth, revealing a charming filet-crochet motif of floral and foliated designs; a splendid bedspread composed of dainty diamond- and octagon-shaped motifs; and a wealth other attractive patterns.
With this inexpensive collection at your fingertips you can be sure of finding the project that's just right for you. Best of all, expert instructions make it easy to create beautiful crocheted pieces you'll cherish for years to come.

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(8 loops). 3rd rnd: Sl st in each of 1st 2 ch of 1st ch-5 loop, * ch 5, s c in same loop, ch 5, s c in next loop. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 2, d c where 1st loop began. 4th rnd: * In next loop make 3 d c, ch 3, 3 d c; s c in next loop. Repeat from * around. 5th rnd: Sl st in each of next 3 d c, ** s c in next ch-3 sp; * ch 20, s c in same sp. Repeat from * 2 more times (3 loops), ch 3, s c in s c between next 2 d c-groups, ch 3. Repeat from ** around, ending with ch-3, sl st in 1st s c

made—counting ch-3 as 1 d c); * ch 6, s c in ch-5 loop, s c in each of next 5 s c, s c in next loop, ch 6, skip 1 d c, 3-d c cluster in next d c. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 6, sl st in tip of 1st cluster made. 10th rnd: S c in same place as sl st, ** ch 5, skip 3 s c, tr in next s c, * ch 2, tr in same s c. Repeat from * 2 more times, ch 5, s c in tip of next cluster. Repeat from ** around, ending with ch 5. Join. 11th rnd: Ch 6, d c in same place as sl st, * ch 3, 4 s c in ch-5 loop, s

then putting 1 st in each ch st, make 2 sc, 2 hdc, 3 dc and 3 tr, sc in next 6th sc. (Make another point, sc in next 5th sc) 6 times. Row 11—Ch 15, turn, sc in tip of last point, (ch 7, sc in next point) 6 times, ch 3, a long tr (thread over 5 times) down in sc at end of last row. Row 12—Ch 1, turn, sc in long tr, (hdc and 2 dc) in next 3-ch, * dc in sc, ch 4, sl st in dc for a p, (2 dc, hdc, sc, hdc and 2 dc) in next 7-ch. Repeat from * 5 times. Dc in sc, a p, (2 dc, hdc and sc) in end loop.

chain slightly longer than length desired. 1st row: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 3 ch, * ch 3, dc in next 8 ch. Repeat from * across ending with 5 dc. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: * In next ch-3 loop make 7 tr with ch 2 between: Repeat from * across ending with dc in top of turning ch. Turn. 3rd row: * Ch 3, sc in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * across ending with sc in top of turning ch. Fasten off. No. 34-4 Illustrated on page 119 Ch 3, turn. 4th row: 15 dc in ch-10 loop, dc in next sc, (ch 2, skip

of bar, ch 2, dc in next dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) 3 times; dc in next 3 dc, ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, dc in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn. 8th row: Dc in 3 dc, 2 dc in sp, dc in 4 dc, 2 dc in sp, dc in dc, 2 dc in sp, in next dc make dc, ch 2 and dc, ch 2, dc in next dc, ch 5, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in top of turning ch. Ch 5, turn. 9th row: Dc in next dc, ch 2, sc in center of bar, ch 2, dc in next dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) 3 times. Ch 5, turn. The 2nd to 9th rows constitute pattern. Repeat

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