Queen Anne's Lace

Queen Anne's Lace
Queen Anne's Lace

Crochet Patterns - Queen Anne's Lace

Basic directions for creating the motifs. See below for number of motifs to make for each given item.

Materials: Clark's 3 cord crochet cotton; size 20, white or ecru. Size 9 steel crochet hook.

Tablecloth: 60 x 80 inches, make 13 x 17 motifs. (27 balls)

Bedspread: 72 x 90 inches, make 16 x 19 motifs (36 balls)

Table Runner: 14 1/2 x 38 inches, 3 x 8 motifs (3 balls)

Luncheon set: 9 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches, 2 x 3 motifs (1 ball per mat)

Doily: 14 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches, 3 x 3 motifs (2 balls)

Pattern:

First Strip: (1st motif) Ch 6, join with sl st to form ring.

1st rnd: Ch 6, * tr in ring, ch 2. Repeat from * 6 times more. Join to 4th ch of ch-6 (8 spaces).

2nd rnd: Ch 4, 4 tr in first sp, * ch 2, 5 tr in next sp. repeat from * around. Join last ch-2 to 4th ch of ch-4.

3rd rnd: Ch 4, tr in same place as sl st, tr in next 4 tr, * tr in first ch of ch-2, ch 3, tr in next ch of same ch-2, tr in next 5 tr. Repeat from * around. Join last ch-3 to 4th ch of ch-4; sl st in first tr of group.

4th rnd: Ch 4, holding back on hook the last loop of each tr, make tr in next 4 tr, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (cluster made); * ch 4, 5 tr in next ch-3 sp, ch 4, skip first tr of next group, make a 5-tr cluster over next 5 tr. Repeat from * around. Join last ch-4 to top of first cluster.

5th rnd: Ch 8, * skip first 3 ch of ch-4, tr in next ch, tr in net 5 tr, tr in first ch of next ch-4, ch 4, tr in tip of cluster, ch 4. Repeat from * around. Join to 4th ch of ch-8.

6th rnd: * Ch 12, skip first tr of next group, make a 5-tr cluster over next 5 tr, ch 12, sc in the single tr between groups. Repeat from * around. Join last ch-12 to base of first ch-12 (16 loops). Break off.

Second Motif: Work 1st 5 rounds as for first motif.

6th rnd: Ch 12, skip first tr of next group; make a 5-tr cluster over next 5 tr; ch 6, sl st in first ch-12 loop on First Motif (always keep right side of work on top), ch 6, sc in next single tr on Second Motif, ch 6, sl st in next ch-12 loop on First Motif, ch 6, make a cluster back on Second Motif. Complete rnd as for First Motif (no more joinings).

Make necessary number of motifs, joining in same manner (six ch-12 loops free on each side of joinings on each motif).

Second Strip: (First Motif) Work as for Second Motif of First Strip and join as before to First Motif of First Strip, leaving two ch-12 loops free on First Motif (counting from joining of first two motifs).

Second Motif: Work to 5th rnd incl.

6th rnd: Work as for 6th rnd of previous motif, but join to the third and fourth ch-12 loops (counting from joining) of Second Motif on First Strip; then work two ch-12 loops back on motif in work, join to third and fourth ch-12 loops of First Motif of Second Strip. Complete rnd with no more joinings (two ch-12 loops are left free on each motif, to be joined later to Fill-in Motif). Work remainder of motifs of this strip in this manner, joining each motif to 2 adjacent motifs. Work necessary number of strips.

Fill-In Motif:

1st rnd: Ch 8, tr in 8th ch from hook, ch 4, tr in same place, ch 4, tr in same place, ch 4, join to 4th ch of ch-8 (4 sps) .

2nd rnd: Ch 4, 6 tr in first sp, * ch 5, 7 tr in next sp. Repeat from * around, ch 5, join to 4th st of ch-4, sl st in first tr.

3rd rnd: Ch 4, make a 4-tr cluster over next 4 tr, ch 5, join to first ch-12 loop of a large motif (as large motifs were joined), * ch 5, sc in next ch-4 loop back on Fill-in Motif, ch 5, join to second ch-12 loop of same large motif, ch 5, work a 5-tr cluster back on Fill-in Motif, ch 5, join to first ch-12 loop of next large motif. Repeat from * around. Break off.

Edging: Attach thread to joining point between any 2 large motifs, * 7 sc in first loop of next motif, in each remaining loop of same motif make sc, half dc, 5 dc, 4 tr, 5 dc, half dc, sc; 7 sc in last loop. Repeat from * all around tablecloth. Starch lightly and press.

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