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Tatted Edge and Insertion for Curtains

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Tatted Edge and Insertion for the Curtain from The Modern Priscilla for June, 1917

from The Modern Priscilla for June, 1917

By Mrs. J. L. Babcock

Tatted Edge and Insertion for the Curtain from The Modern Priscilla for June, 1917

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Abbreviations Used in Tatting

  • Ring (r);
  • chain (ch);
  • double stitch (d s);
  • picot (p)

Curtain

Use No. 10 crochet cotton

Insertion

* 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.

Edge

* 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 *


Copyright Sarah Bradberry, June 30th 2013. All rights reserved.

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