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Sum­mer Lace Book­mark

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

11/2 inches wide x 71/2 inches long

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Aunt Ly­dia’s Clas­sic Cro­chet Size 10 cro­chet cot­ton (white: 400 yds per ball; solids: 350 yds per ball): 1 ball each #1 white and

#119 vi­o­let • Size 8/1.50mm steel cro­chet hook

or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

Rows 1–3 = 11/4 inches wide x 1 inch long

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Chain-4 at be­gin­ning of row does not count as a stitch un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCH

Pi­cot: Ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook.

BOOK­MARK

Row 1 (RS): With white, ch 11, dc in 5th ch from hook (beg sk chs do not count as a st), [ch 2, sk 2 chs, dc in next ch] twice, turn. (3 dc, 2 ch-2 sps, 1 ch-4 sp) Row 2: Ch 4 (see Pat­tern Notes), dc in first dc, ch 2, sc in first ch-2 sp, ch 2, dc in next dc, ch 2, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, dc in last dc, turn. (3 dc, 2 sc, 4 ch-2 sps, 1 ch-4 sp)

Row 3: Ch 4, dc in first dc, ch 2, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in last dc, turn. (3 dc, 2 ch-2 sps, 1 ch-4 sp) Rows 4–21: [Rep rows 2 and 3] 9 times. Fas­ten off.

BOR­DER

First cor­ner: With WS of bot­tom right cor­ner fac­ing, join (see Pat­tern Notes) vi­o­let in first ch-4 sp, (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in same sp, turn, ch 4, sl st in first sc, ch 4, sl st in next sc, (sc, pi­cot— see Spe­cial Stitch, sc) in ch-2 sp, [ch 4, sl st in next sc] twice.

Long edge: [Ch 3, pi­cot, ch 3, sc in next ch-4 sp] 9 times, ch 3, pi­cot, ch 3.

Last cor­ner: (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in last ch-4 sp, turn, ch 4, sl st in first sc, ch 4, sl st in next sc, (sc, pi­cot, sc) in ch-2 sp, [ch 4, sl st in next sc] twice. Fas­ten off. With WS of top cor­ner fac­ing, rep Bor­der across other edge.

FIN­ISH­ING

Block to open lace de­sign.

With its pretty con­trast­ing edge, this quick-to-make book­mark will make a nice gift for your fa­vorite book lover!

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