Table Runner

Table Runner
Table Runner

Tatting Patterns - Table Runner

Completed table runner measures approximately 11 x 22 inches. However, the shape and size may be varied according to preference by adding desired number of large and small medallions. To make the runner pictured you will need about 300 yards of number 30 crochet cotton, a tatting shuttle and number 13 steel crochet hook for joining picots.

Abbreviations: r (ring) p (picot) cl r (close ring) ch (chain) ds (double stitch) rw (reverse work) sep (separated) rnd (round) sk (skip)

Large Medallion: R of 2 ds, 12 long p sep by 3 ds, 1 ds, cl r. Fasten off.

Rnd 1: With ball and shuttle, * r of 6 ds, join in long p, 6 ds, cl r, rw. Ch 6 ds, do not rw. R of 4 ds, p, 4 ds, cl r, do not rw. Ch 6 ds, rw. Repeat from * around, join last ch at base of first r. Fasten off.

Rnd 2: * R of 7 ds, p, 1 ds, cl r. R of 1 ds, join in p of last r, 3 ds, join in p of r in previous rnd, 3 ds, p, 1 ds, cl r. R of 1 ds, join in p of last r, 7 ds, cl r, rw. Ch 11 ds, p, 11 ds, rw. Repeat from around. Fasten off.

Make 32 of these large medallions joining each as it is made to two consecutive p on previous medallion. The medallions are set together 4 across and 8 lengthwise. As successive large medallions are joined leave 1 free p between joinings to be used for the small medallion.

Small Medallion: R of 1 ds, 16 long p sep by 2 ds, 1 ds, cl r. Fasten off.

Rnd 1: With ball and shuttle threads, join in long p. Ch 6 ds, p, 6 ds, sk 1 long p, join in next long p, ch 6 ds, join in p of free ch on one medallion, ch 6 ds, sk 1 long p, join in next long p, ch 6 ds, p, 6 ds, sk 1 long p, join in next long p, ch 6 ds, join in p of free ch on next medallion, ch 6 ds. Repeat from * until p of 4 free chs on large medallions are joined to small medallion, join last ch at base of first ch. Fasten off.

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