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Two Edgings from McCall Needlework, Summer 1946

Note: Edgings 1-4 are crochet

EDGING NO. 5. (top)

Materials

American Thread Company "Star" Mercerized Tatting Cotton, Article 25, White. One 75-yd. ball will make about 1 yd. edging.

1 shuttle and 1ball.

R, 4 d, p, 3 d, 3. p sep by 2 d, 3 d, p, 4 d, cl r, turn.

* Ch, 8 d, 3 p sep by 3 d, 8 d, turn.

R, 4 d, 3 p sep by 2 d, 2 d, join to last p of last r, 2 d, 3 p sep by 2 d, 4 d, cl r.

R, 4 d, join to last p of last r, 2 d, 6 p sep by 2 d, 4 d, cl r.

R, 4 d, join to last p of last r, 2 d, 6 p sep by 2 d, 4 d, cl r, turn.

Ch, 8 d, 3 p sep by 3 d, 8 d, turn.

R, 4 d, join to 4th p of last r, 3 d, 3 p sep by 2 d, 3 d, p, 4 d, cl r, turn.

Repeat from * for length desired.

EDGING NO. 6. (bottom)

Materials

American Thread Company "Star" Mercerized Tatting Cotton, Article 25, White. One 75-yd. ball will make about 1/2 yd. edging.

1 shuttle and 1 ball.

R, 2 d, p, 3 d, p, 3 d, 3 p sep by 2 d, 3 d, p, 3 d, p, 2 d, cl r, turn.

Ch, 5 d, 3 p sep by 3 d, 5 d.

R, 2 d, 7 p sep by 2 d, 2 d, cl r, turn.

Ch, 5 d, p, 3 d, join to 6th p of 1st r, 3 d, p, 5 d.

* R, 2 d, p, 2 d, join to 6th p of last r, 2 d, 5 p sep by 2 d, 2 d, cl r, turn.

Ch, 5 d, 3 p sep by 3 d, 5 d, turn.

Repeat from * 4 times. R, 2 d, p, 2 d, join to 6th p of last r, 2 d, 3 p sep by 2 d, 2 d, join to 2nd p of 2nd r made, 2 d, p, 2 d, cl r.

** Ch, 5 d, 3 p sep by 3 d, 5 d, turn.

R, 2 d, p, 3 d, join to center p of opposite ch, 3 d, 3 p sep by 2 d, 3 d, p, 3 d, p, 2 d, cl r, turn.

Ch; 5 d, 3 p sep by 3 d, 5 d.

R, 2 d, 7 p sep by 2 d, 2 d, cl r, turn.

Ch, 5 d, p, 3 d, join to 6th p of opposite r, 3 d, p, 5 d, turn.

R, 2 d, p, 2 d, join to 6th p of last r, 2 d, 5 p sep by 2 d, 2 d, cl r, turn.

Ch, 5 d, p, 3 d, join to center p of opposite ch, 3 d, p, 5 d, turn.

* R, 2 d, p, 2 d, join to 6th p of last r, 2 d, 5 p sep by 2 d, 2 d, cl r, turn.

Ch, 5 d, 3 p sep by 3 d, 5 d, turn.

Repeat from * 3 times.

R, 2 d, p, 2 d, join to 6th p of last r, 2 d, 3 p sep by 2 d, 2 d, join to 2nd p of 1st r of circle, 2 d, p, 2 d, cl r, turn.

Repeat from ** for length desired.


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