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Lacy Squares Tablecloth
Lacy Squares Tablecloth

Materials: Crochet Cotton 18 ozs
Crochet Hook Size 8 or 1.25

Finished Size Approximately 52" x 52"

First Section:
First Motif:
Ch 15 and join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 to count as first dc, 39 dc in ring, join with a sl st to 3rd of first ch-3.

Rnd 2: 1 sc in same place as sl st, * ch 7, skip 4 dc, 1 sc in next dc, rep from * all around, ending with ch 4, 1 dc in first sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, leaving last loop of each st on hook work 2 tr in last ch-4 loop of 2nd round, yo and draw through all loops on hook *
leaving last loop of each st on hook work 3 tr in next loop, yo and draw through all loops on hook – called tr cluster or tr cl– , ch 5, (1
tr cl, ch 5, 1 tr cl) in same loop, rep from * to end , omitting last tr cl at end of last rep, join with sl st to top of first tr cl.

Rnd 4: 1 sc in sp between first tr cl worked and next tr cl, * 4 sc in next loop, ch 13, 4 sc in next loop, 1 sc in sp between next 2 tr cl, 4
sc in next loop, ch 5, 4 sc in next loop, 1 sc in sp between next 2 tr cl, rep from * omitting 1 sc at end of last rep, join with a sl st to first
sc. Fasten off.

2nd Motif:
Work first 3 rounds as for first motif.

Rnd 4: 1 sc in sp between first tr cl worked and next tr cl, 4 sc in next loop, * ch 6, 1 sc in corresponding loop on first motif, ch 6, 4 sc
in next loop on 2nd motif * continue as for first motif to within next ch-5 loop, ch 2, 1 sc in corresponding loop on first motif, ch 2, 4 sc
in next loop on 2nd motif, continue as for first motif to next ch-13 loop, rep from * to * once more. Complete as for first motif. Fasten
off.

Work 2 more motifs, joining each motif as before to form a square. Where 4 corners meet, join 3rd and 4th corners to where previous
motifs are joined.

Edging:
Rnd 1: Rejoin yarn to sc between any 2 motifs, work 1 sc in same sc, * 2 sc in next joining loop, ch 11, 5 sc in next loop, ch 11, 11 dc
in next loop, ch 11, 5 sc in next loop, ch 11, 2 sc in next joining loop, 1 sc in next joining sc, rep from * to end, omitting 1 sc at end of
last rep, join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, 1 dc in next sc, * 2 dc in next sc, 1 sc in next loop, ch 9, in center sc on next lop work (1 tr cl, ch 3, 1 tr cl), ch 9, 1 sc in
next loop, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc, 3 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc, 2 dc in each of next dc, 1 sc in next
loop, ch 9, in center sc on next loop work (1 tr cl, ch 3, 1 tr cl), ch 9, 1 sc in next loop, 2 dc in next sc, 1 dc in each of next 3 sc, rep
from * to end, omitting 2 dc at end of last rep, join with a sl st to 3rd of first ch-3.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc, * 2 dc in next sc, 5 sc in next loop, 11 tr in next loop, 5 sc in next loop, 2 dc in next sc, 1 dc in
each of next 7 dc, 3 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of next 7 dc, 2 dc in next sc, 5 sc in next loop, 11 tr in next loop, 5 sc in next loop, 2 dc
in next sc, 1 dc in each of next 7 dc, rep from * to end, omitting 4 dc at end of last rep, join with a sl st to 3rd of first ch-3.                 

Rnd 4: Ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc, * 2 dc in next dc, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next sc, 2 dc in next tr, 1 dc in each of next 4 tr, 3 dc in next
tr, 1 dc in each of next 4 tr, 2 dc in next tr, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next sc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of next 9 dc, 3 dc in next dc, 1 dc in
each dc to within last dc, 2 dc in next dc, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next sc, 2 dc in next tr, 1 dc in each of next 4 tr, 3 dc in next tr, 1 dc in each
of next 4 tr, 2 dc in next tr, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next sc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each fo next 9 dc, rep from * to end omitting 5 dc at end
of last rep, join with sl st to 3rd of first ch-3.

Rnd 5: Ch 11, 1 tr in same place as sl st, * ch 5, 1 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 7 dc, ch 5, skip 1 dc, 1 sc in each of next 8 sts,
ch 3, skip 3 dc, in next dc work (1 dc, ch 7, 1 dc), ch 3, skip 3 dc, 1 sc in next dc, ch 4, skip 3 dc in next dc work (1 tr, ch 7, 1 tr), ch 3,
skip 1 dc, in next dc work (1 tr, ch 7, 1 tr), ch 4, skip 3 dc, 1 sc in next dc, ch 3, skip 3 dc in next dc work (1 dc, ch 7, 1 dc) ch 3, 1 sc
in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 7 dc, ch 5, skip 1 dc, 1 sc in each of next 8 sts, ch 5, skip 6 dc, in next dc work (1 tr, ch 7, 1 tr), rep
from * to end omitting last (1 tr, ch 7, 1 tr) at end of last rep, join with sl st to 4th of first ch-11. Fasten off.

Second Section:
Work as for first section to within 2nd ch-7 loop on first corner of 5th round of edging, ch 3, 1 sc in corresponding loop on first
section, ch 3 (joining ch-7 loop made), 1 tr in same place as last tr on 2nd section, continue as for first section to within next ch-7 lop,
work 1 joining ch-7 loop as before, 1 dc in same place as last dc on 2nd section, * continue as for first section to within next ch-5
loop, ch 2, 1 sc in corresponding loop on first section, ch 2, (joining ch-5 loop made), skip 1 dc on 2nd section, 1 sc in next dc,
continue as for first section to within next ch-7 loop, make joining ch-7 loop as before * , 1 tr in same place as last tr on 2nd section,
rep from * to * once more, 1 dc in same place as last dc on 2nd section, continue as for first section to within next ch-7 loop, make
joining ch-7 loop as before, 1 tr in same place as last tr on 2nd section, ch 3, complete as for first section.

Make 7 rows of 7 sections joining adjacent sides of each section in same way as 2nd section was joined to first section.

To Finish:
Dampen and pin out to correct size. Leave to dry before removing pins.