Rose Bouquet Crochet Placemat
|Rose Bouquet Placemat
This pattern came from the vintage book “Newest in Floral
Doilies”, Book No. 268 which is now in the Public Domain.It was published by Coats and Clark.
Materials: Clark's 2 balls Nile Green Size 20 crochet cotton, 1 ball Clark's Beauty Pink size 20
crochet cotton. You’ll also need a size 9 crochet steel
Finished Size - 12 inches by 19 1/2 inches.
Starting at A on chart, with Nile Green, ch 167.
Row 1: Dc in 8th ch from hook (sp made), *ch 2, skip 2 ch , dc in next ch. Repeat from * across.
5, turn (54 sps).
Row 2: Skip first dc, dc in next dc (sp made over sp). *2 dc
in next sp, dc in next dc (bl made over sp). Repeat from * across to within
last sp, ch 2, skip 2 ch, dc in next ch. Ch 5, turn.
Row 3: Make 1 sp, dc in next 3 dc (bl made over bl); (ch 2,
skip 2 dc, dc in next dc) twice (2 sp made over 2 bls); make (1 bl, 2 sp) 5
times; 1 bl, 14 sps, (1 bl, 2 sps) 6 times; 1 bl, 1 sp. Ch 5, turn.
Row 4–20: Starting with 4th row, follow chart
until a total of 20 rows have been completed.
Row 21: Make 1 sp, 1 bl, 16 sps, ch 2, drop Green attach
Pink and working over green in order to conceal it, make 2 bls, 2 dc in next
sp, holding back on hook the last loop of next dc, make dc in next dc, drop
Pink, draw Green loop through – always change colors in this manner – do not
work over Pink, make 9 sps, 6 bls, 15 sps, 1 bl and 1 sp. Ch 5 turn.
Row 22: Make 1 sp, 1 bl, 2 sps, 1 bl, 13 sps, 5 bls, 7 sps,
ch 2, drop Green, pick up Pink, make 5 bls, drop Pink, pick up Green, make 13
sps, 1 bl, 2 sps, 1 bl and 1 sp. Ch 5, turn.
Staring with 23rd row, follow chart to top,
changing colors as before, always attaching a separate strand of Pink for each
new Flower and breaking off Pink at end of each Flower.
Attach Green to any corner sp, 7 sc in same sp, 3 sc in each
sp around, making 7 sc in each corner
sp. Join and break off. Starch lightly and press.