Annie's Crochet World Autumn 2019 : 2019-09-01

White Christmas : 70 : 70

White Christmas

WHITE CHRISTMAS Create a lovely table setting for the holidays or any special occasion with this beautiful lace tablecloth. Star Tablecloth Agnes Russell Design by INTERMEDIA­TE FINISHED MEASUREMEN­TS 52 inches wide x 62 inches MATERIALS • Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet size 10 crochet cotton (large ball: 1,000 yds per ball): 4 balls #201 white Size B/1/2.25mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge Tapestry needle Small safety pins • • • GAUGE Motif point to point = 63/4 inches; Motif width = 53/4 inches; 9 dc = 1 inch; 7 dc rnds = 2 inches PATTERN NOTES Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Each Motif requires 58 yards; make a total of 61 Motifs. Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated. Chain-6 at beginning of round counts as first double crochet and chain-3 unless otherwise stated. When joining a Motif to a corner with 2 adjacent Motifs already joined together, here’s how to make a smooth joining: Insert hook in first corner chain-3 space, yarn over, draw up a loop insert hook in 2nd chain-3 corner space, yarn over, draw up a loop and draw that loop through the 2 loops on hook. Once your Tablecloth begins to grow, it will become increasing­ly difficult to be sure of placement of the next Motif. Here is a simple solu­ dc in each of next 3 dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. tion: After joining a Motif, attach a safety pin to round 8 on each edge of Motifs to which the next Motif will be joined. Move pins along as work progresses. (24 dc, 12 ch-3 sps) Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 dc, *[ch 3, dc in next ch-3 sp] twice, ch 3**, dc in each of next 3 dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. SPECIAL STITCHES Shell: Beginning V-stitch (beg V-st): (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in ch-3 sp. (30 dc, 18 ch-3 sps) Ch 6, dc in same st or sp as beg ch-6. (Dc, ch 3, dc) in in­ V-stitch (V-st): Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 dc, *[ch 3, dc in next ch-3 sp] 3 times, ch 3**, dc in each of next 3 dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. dicated st or sp. TABLECLOTH FIRST MOTIF (36 dc, 24 ch-3 sps) (2 loops on hook), Make 61. Rnd 1: ch 3 Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 dc, *3 dc in next ch-3 sp, [ch 3, dc in next ch-3 sp] twice, ch 3, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp**, dc in each of next 3 dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. join Ch 8, (see Pattern (see Pattern Notes), Notes), 2 dc in ring, ch 3, [3 dc in ring, ch 3] 5 times in ring, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 dc, *ch 3, dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3**, (18 dc, 6 ch-3 sps) (66 dc, 18 ch-3 sps) Rnd 2: Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in each of next 5 dc, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, dc 20170 PRESENTS AUTUMN 9 CROCHET WORLD A VERY CROCHET CHRISTMAS

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