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Luncheon Set

Vintage lace knit doilies with square edging

Note: This pattern uses old UK size needle sizes

Materials

Coats Mercer-Crochet No. 10 (20 gm): 7 balls.
1 pair Knitting Needles No. 14.
1 Milwards 'Phantom' Double Pointed Knitting Needle No. 14.

The above quantity is sufficient for 1 Centrepiece, 4 Place Mats and 4 Glass Mats.

Tension 12 sts = 1" measured over st st.

Measurements

Centrepiece-12";
Place Mat-8";
Glass Mat-4".

Pattern

CENTREPIECE

Petal

Square knit edging

Cast on 45 sts.

1st Row: K.

2nd Row: P.

3rd Row: K.

4th Row: * P2tog, yo; repeat from * to last st, p1.

5th Row: K.

6th Row: P.

7th Row: K.

8th Row: Insert a spare double pointed needle through every stitch of cast-on row, and holding this in front of left hand needle of current row, p a stitch from each needle
together, repeating this right across row, so that a hem is formed.

9th Row: * S1 1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

10th and alternate rows: P.

11th Row: * S1 1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

13th Row: * S1 1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

15th Row: * S1 1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

17th ROW: * S1 1, k1, PSSO, k3, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

19th Row: * S1 1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

21st Row: * S1 1, k2tog, psso; repeat from * to end. Leave 3 sts on a spare needle.

Work 9 more petals in this way.

Main Section

With smooth side of first petal towards you, pick up 15 sts along from picot edge to 3 sts left at centre, k these 3 sts, pick up 15 sts from centre to further picot edge; repeat this operation across each of the other 9 petals so that all are united in one row of 330 sts.

1st Row: * P15, p2tog, yo, p16; repeat from * to end.

2nd Row: * K15, k2 tog, yo, k16; repeat from * to end.

3rd Row: As first row.

4th Row: * K2tog, k13, k2tog, yo, k14, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

5th Row: * P14, p2tog, yo, p15; repeat from * to end.

6th Row: * K14, k2tog, yo, k15; repeat from * to end.

7th Row: As 5th row.

8th Row: * K2tog, k12, k2tog, yo, k13, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

9th Row: * P13, p2tog, yo, p14; repeat from * to end.

10th Row: * K13, k2tog, yo, k14; repeat from * to end.

11th Row: As 9th row.

12th Row: * K2tog, k11, k2tog, yo, k12, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

13th Row: * P12, p2tog, yo, p13; repeat from * to end.

14th Row: * K12, k2tog, yo, k13; repeat from * to end.

15th Row: As 13th row.

16th Row: * K2tog, k10, k2tog, yo, k11, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

17th Row: * P11, p2tog, yo, p12; repeat from * to end.

18th Row: * K11, k2tog, yo, k12; repeat from * to end.

19th Row: As 17th row.

20th Row: * K2tog, k9, k2tog, yo, k10, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

21st Row: * P10, p2tog, yo, p11; repeat from * to end.

22nd Row: * K10, k2tog, yo, k11; repeat from * to end.

23rd Row: As 21st row.

24th Row: * K2tog, k8, k2tog, yo, k9, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

25th Row: * P9, p2tog, yo, p10; repeat from * to end.

26th Row: * K9, k2tog, yo, k10; repeat from * to end.

27th Row: As 25th row.

28th Row: * K2tog, k7, k2tog, yo, k8, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

29th Row: * P8, p2tog, yo, p9; repeat from * to end.

30th Row: * K8, k2tog, yo, k9; repeat from * to end.

31st Row: As 29th row.

32nd Row: * K2tog, k6, k2tog, yo, k7, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

33rd Row: * P7, p2tog, yo, p8; repeat from * to end.

34th Row: * K7, k2tog, yo, k8; repeat from * to end.

35th Row: As 33rd row.

36th Row: * K2tog, k5, k2tog, yo, k6, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

37th Row: * P6, p2tog, yo, p7; repeat from * to end.

38th Row: * K6, k2tog, yo, k7; repeat from * to end.

39th Row: As 37th row.

40th Row: * K2tog, k4, k2tog, yo, k5, k2tog; repeat from * to end

41st ROW: * P5, p2tog, yo, P6; repeat from * to end.

42nd Row: * K5, k2tog, yo, k6; repeat from * to end.

43rd Row: As 41st row.

44th Row: * K2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k4, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

45th Row: * P4, p2tog, yo, p5; repeat from * to end.

46th Row: * K4, k2tog, yo, k5; repeat from * to end.

47th Row: As 45th row.

48th Row: * K2tog, k2, k2tog, yo, k3, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

49th Row: * P3, p2tog, yo, p4; repeat from * to end.

50th Row: * K3, k2tog, yo, k4; repeat from * to end.

51st Row: As 49th row.

52nd Row: * K2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

53rd Row: * P2, p2tog, yo, p3; repeat from * to end.

54th Row: * K2, k2tog, yo, k3; repeat from * to end.

55th Row: As 53rd row. 56th Row: * (K2tog) twice, yo, k1, k2tog; repeat from * to end.

57th Row: * P1, p3tog, p1; repeat from * to end.

58th Row: * K3tog; repeat from * to end.

Cut cotton and thread through remaining sts on needle. Draw up tightly and secure. Without cutting cotton. sew up seam.

PLACE MAT

Petal

Cast on 33 sts.

Work from 1st to 8th row of petal given for centrepiece, then from 13th to 21st row of the same section, noting that all even numbered rows are purled. Leave remaining sts on spare needle. Work 9 more petals.

Main Section

With smooth side of first petal towards you, pick up 10 sts along from picot edge to 3 sts at centre, k these 3 sts, pick up 10 sts from centre to further picot edge; repeat this across 9 other petals (230 sts).

Now work as for centrepiece from 21st to 58th row.

Finish mat as for centrepiece.

GLASS MAT

Cast on 21 sts.

Work from 1st to 8th row of petal given for centrepiece, then from 17th to 21st row of same section, noting that all even numbered rows are purled. Leave remaining sts on spare needle. Work 7 more petals.

Main Section

With smooth side of first petal towards you pick up 5 sts from picot edge to 3 sts left at centre, k these 3 sts, pick up 5 sts from centre to further picot edge; repeat this across 7 other petals (104 sts).

Now work as for centrepiece from 41st to 58th row.

Finish mat as for centrepiece. Damp and press.


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