21 Sep 2006

Instructions for Crochet Edging From DMC Crochet 6th Series Mod 19



This is a pattern from the DMC Crochet edgings book. An interesting pattern, that needed a lot of thinking. I liked it mostly because the picture looked like an old fashioned necklace. Figuring out the terms used was a real challenge.

Note the Book DMC Library Crochet work 6th Series is copyright freed.  Here are the instructions as given in the book.

Edging Mod 19:
1st row: 29 chain, *returning skip 6 stitches, 2 double trebles, 1 treble 1 and 1/2 long, 1 treble, 1 half-treble, 1 plain, 1 single, do three times: 13 chain, connect them towards the right with the chain stitch preceding the 1st double treble, skip the 1st chain stitch, 4 single, 5 chain,into the chain stitch following the 4 single do: 2 double trebles, 1 treble 1 and 1/2 long, 1 treble, 1 half-treble, 1 plain and 1 single; 1 chain, 1 double treble into the 2nd chain stitch preceding the four little leaves, 38 chain; repeat from *.

2nd row: 1 plain into the 1st chain stitch,* 5 chain, 1 plain into the 4th chain stitch, 3 chain, 1 plain into the 1st of the 6 chain stitches at the end of the first little leaf, 5 chain, 1 plain into the 6th chain stitch of the first little leaf, 6 chain,1 plain into the 4th single stitch, do twice: 6 chain, 1 plain into the 5th chain stitch of the little leaf, 6 chain and 1 plain into the 4th single stitch; 5 chain, 1 plain into the 5th chain stitch of the last little leaf, 3 chain, 1 plain into the 10th chain stitch below: repeat from *.

3rd row: 1 plain into the first loop of 6 chain stitches, 8 chain, 1 plain into the second loop, 6 chain, 1 plain into the third loop, 10 chain, 1 plain into the fourth loop, 9 chain, 1 plain into the 5th loop, 8 chain, 1 plain into the sixth loop, 2 chain: repeat from*.

Heading of the lace - 
1st row - 1 plain into each chain stitch and 4 plain into the each double treble.
2nd row - 1 treble, 2 chain, skip 2 stitches, 1 treble, 2 chain, skip 2 stitches and so on.

Update: 13th Mar 2013 - The French version of the book is available at The Arizona University Library. You can download it from here. If you want the English text of any of the patterns here, let me know and I will post a scanned copy.