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Lace Edged Hankie
Designed by Julie A. Bolduc
This is the first attempt I have made to put an edging on a hankie. I have a few hankies that were given to me with crocheted edgings on them and I love the way they look so I decided to create a look of my own. In the future I plan to scan and post the pictures of the hankies I have and try to write the patterns that was used for them but they are not my patterns and I have no idea where the patterns came from.
Size 20 crochet cotton. White. Cebelia was used in the example.
Size 11 steel crochet hook
White hankie 10"x10" with holes along the edges and also a row of holes about 1" in from the edge.
Yarn Thickness: 20thread
Finished Size: 12.5"x12.5"
Skill Level: Intermediate
RND 1: Join thread in any corner hole on hankie. Work 3sc, ch2, 3sc in same hole. Work one sc in each hole across each side and (3sc,ch2, 3sc in each corner hole.) Join w/slst to first sc.
RND 2: Ch3. Dc in next sc. Ch1. Sk next sc. *2dc, ch2, 2dc in ch2 sp. Ch1. Sk next sc. (Dc in each of the next 2 sc. Ch1. Sk next sc. ) Rep bet () across to next corner. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.
RND 3: Slsto to the first ch1 sp. Ch4, dc in same sp. (Dc, ch1 five times, dc, in next ch2 corner sp.) *Dc, ch1, dc in each ch1 sp across. Rep bet (). Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch4.
RND 4: Slst into the first ch1 sp. Ch4, sc in same sp. *Dc in next ch1 sp. Ch4. Dc in next ch 1 sp. Ch4. Dc, ch4, dc in next ch1 sp. Ch4. Dc in next ch1 sp. Ch4. Dc in next ch1 sp. (Sc, ch4, sc in next ch1 sp. Ch1.) Rep bet () across to next corner. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first sc. Fasten off and weave ends into work.Iron lightly. You may want to starch it a little bit so it will keep it's shape.
Design written on Wednesday, May 12, 1999. Copyright ©1999 By Julie A. Bolduc p114006