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The Ladies' Home Journal

June 1895

"Designs in Crochet"

Author: Margaret Sims

Section III: Dainty Tatted Square

For pattern shown in Illustration No. 3 (to the right) two threads are required. With one thread make a circle of 8p, with 3ds between; draw up, slip the thread through the nearest p, then with both threads make 9ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 9ds; skip 1p, joining into third p of the circle, then make 9ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 9ds; catch into fifth p; repeat twice more, then slip the thread through second p on the circle; make 8ds, 1p,

8ds; catch in fourth p on circle; repeat y until all p's on the circle are filled, tie off the thread. For working outside of the square slip the thread through the right-hand p of the first half loop made on the circle, then with both threads make 7ds; with one thread make 7ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 5ds; draw up close, make 5ds; join in the last p of the first loop, 2ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 5ds; draw up close, make 5ds; catch in last p of second loop 2ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 7ds; draw up; then with both threads make 7ds; with one thread make 7ds, and fasten in last p of first clover leaf, 2ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 5ds; draw up close, proceed as in first clover leaf, then with both threads make 7ds; join in next p on the square, 7ds, then with one thread make 5ds; join in last p of second clover leaf, 2ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 5ds; draw up; with both threads make 7ds, fasten into next p on the square 7ds; with one thread make 5ds; join in last p of preceding loop, 2ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 2ds, 1p, 5ds; draw up; with both threads make 7ds; catch into next p on the square and repeat from the beginning for the remaining three sides of the square. When forming a solid square for a mat fill in the corner spaces with lace spider wheels.

Click on this article's sections to view:

 Article Introduction

 Crochet Chemise Yoke

 A Useful Insertion

 For the Dainty Border

 A Pretty Trimming

 Knitted Egg Cozy

 Dainty Tatted Square

 A Novel Wheel

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Bibliographical Information:

Sims, Margaret. "Designs in Crochet and Tatting", The Ladies' Home Journal, Vol. XII, No. 5, June 1895, p. 21.

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