Tatted Edge and Insertion for the Curtain from The Modern Priscilla for June, 1917
By Mrs. J. L. Babcock
Abbreviations Used in Tatting
double stitch (d s);
Use No. 10 crochet cotton
* Large r (l r) (3 d s, p) 3 times, 3 d s, close;
small r (sm r) 5 d s, p, 5 d s, close;
r 3 d s, join side p of 1st r, (3 d s, p) twice, 3 d s, close;
repeat sm r, joining p to p of 1st sm r;
repeat from * for desired length, which is one-half of insertion.
Make opposite side in same way, joining 2 sm r's to 2 sm r's of 1st half, making a group of 4 sm r's together.
* 1st r - (3 d s, p) 3 times, 3 d s, close.
2d r - 5 d s, p, 5 d s, close ;
3d r - 3 d s, join side p of 1st r, (3 d s, p) twice, 3 d s, close;
4th r - 3 d s, join p of 2d r, (3 d s, p) 5 times, 3 d s, close;
5th r - 3 d s, join side p of 3d r, (3 d s, p) twice, 3 d s, close;
6th r - 5 d s, join last p of 4th r, 5 d s, close;
repeat from *
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