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Free Crochet Tulip Quartet
Edging
Tulip Quartet Edging

Materials: DMC Cebelia Size 10 - 1 ball
 Crochet Hook Size 8
 Spray Starch & Tapestry Needle

Finished Size Approximately 9” at widest point.

Note: When working pattern, 4 dc = 1 bl, 7 dc = 2 bl. For each attached bl add 3 dc.
When following chart, on right side rows, work right to left and on wrong side rows,
work from left to right.

Edging:
Starting at one side edge, ch 72.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each of next 2 ch, ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in each of
next 4 ch, (ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in next ch) 17 times, dc in each of next 3 ch, ch 2, sk 2
ch, dc in each of last 4 ch. Ch 5, turn. Mark for top edge.
Row 2: Sk first 3 dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next sp, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk next 2 dc, dc
in next dc, (ch 2, sk sp, dc in next dc) 17 times, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in
sp, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in top of ch-3. To increase 1 bl at end of row work
as follows: * yo hook and insert hook at base of dc just made, yo hook and draw lp
through, yo and draw through 1 lp only, (yo and draw through 2 lps on hook) twice (1
dc increased). Rep from * twice more (4 dc made for increased bl). Ch 5, for inc at
beg of next row, turn.
Row 3: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next ch, dc in top of first dc of last row (1 bl
increased at beg of row), work 1 sp, 1 bl, 7 sp, 1 bl, 3 sp, 1 bl, 7 sp, 1 bl, 1 sp and 1
bl. Ch 5, turn.
Row 4: Sk first 3 dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next sp, dc in next dc, 2 dc in sp, dc in next
dc, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, work 4 more sp, 2 bl (1 sp, 2 bl) 3 times, 5 sp, 1 bl, 1
sp, then inc 1 bl (same as for row 2). Ch 5, turn. Starting with row 5, follow chart for
design and shaping, to end row 9, ending at top edge.
Row 10: Follow chart across to within last bl. Do not work last bl (1 bl decreased at
end of row). Ch 1, turn.
Row 11: Sl st in each of first 4 sts of first bl (1 bl decreased at beg of row), ch 3 for
first dc, 2 dc in sp, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in sp, dc in next dc.
Following chart, work across to end of row.
Row 12: Follow chart. Starting with row 13, follow chart, repeating design for desired
length. Break off.

Finishing:
Lower Border:
Join thread at beg of row 1, at lower edge, * ch 3, sc in corner of next row. Rep from *
to longest row. In edge of longest row work (sc, ch 4, sc), then ** ch 3, sc in corner of
next row. Rep from ** to within shortest row. Sk shortest row, sc in corner of next row.
Rep from * along entire shaped edge. Break off.
Top Border:
Row 1: Join thread at top edge, in first bl, ch 5, dc at end of first bl, work (ch 2, dc at
end of next row) across top edge (working spaces across). Ch 3, turn.
Rows 2-3: Sc in next dc, * ch 3, sc in next dc. Rep from * across. Ch 3, turn.
Row 4: Sk first ch-3, * work 3 sc in next ch-3, ch 3, sk next ch-3. Rep from * across.
Break off. Spray starch and press if desired.