Lovely Lotus Tablecloth

MATERIALS:
J. & P. COATS "KNIT-CRO-SHEEN," Art. A.64: 20 balls of No. 1 White, No. 61 Ecru or No. 42 Cream; or J. & P. COATS "KNIT-CRO-SHEEN," Art. A.65: 13 balls of No. 1 White or No. 61 Ecru.
Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 7.
Cloth measures approximately 70 inches in diameter.
Starting at center, ch 7. Join with sl st to form ring.
1st rnd: Ch 1, make 12 sc in ring. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around. Join as before.
3rd rnd: Ch 3, skip joining, holding back on hook the last loop of each dc, dc in next 2 sc, thread over and draw through all 3 loops on hook-starting cluster made; (ch 6, holding back on hook the last loop of each dc, dc in next 3 sc, thread over and draw through all 4 loops on hook-3-dc cluster made) 7 times; ch 3, dc in tip of first cluster to form last loop.
4th rnd: Sc in loop just formed, (ch 4, dc in tip of next cluster, ch 4, sc in next loop) 7 times; ch 4, dc in tip of next cluster, ch 4. Join to first sc.
5th rnd: Sl st in next loop, ch 4, tr in next loop, (ch 10, holding back on hook the last loop of each tr, tr in each of next 2 loops, thread over and draw through all 3 loops on hook-joint tr made) 7 times; ch 10. Join to first tr-8 loops.
6th rnd: Ch 7, hdc in 4th ch from hook, tr in joining of previous rnd, (ch 11, tr in next joint tr, ch 3, hdc in tr just made, tr in same joint tr) 7 times; ch 11. Join to same ch where first hdc was made.
7th rnd: Ch 7, hdc in 4th ch from hook, make a joint tr over joining and next tr; (ch 3, hdc in joint tr just made-picot made; tr in same place where 2nd tr of joint tr was made, ch 10, tr in next tr, picot, joint tr where last tr was made and next tr) 7 times; picot, tr in same place where 2nd tr of last joint tr was made, ch 10. Join as before.
8th rnd: Ch 7, hdc in 4th ch from hook, joint tr over joining and next joint tr, * picot, joint tr in same place where 2nd tr of last joint tr was made and next tr-end joint tr made; picot, tr in last tr used, ch 8, tr in next tr, picot, joint tr over last tr used and next joint tr-starting joint tr made. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 8. Join.
9th rnd: Ch 7, hdc in 4th ch from hook, joint tr over joining and next joint tr, * picot, joint tr in same place where 2nd tr of last joint tr was made and next joint tr-joint tr over joint tr made; picot, make an end joint tr, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 6, tr in next tr, picot, make a starting joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 6. Join.
10th rnd: Ch 7, hdc in 4th ch from hook, joint tr over joining and next joint tr, * (picot, joint tr over joint tr) twice; picot, make an end joint tr, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 4, tr in next tr, picot, make a starting joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 4. Join.
11th rnd: Ch 7, hdc in 4th ch from hook, joint tr over joining and next joint tr, * (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 3 times; picot, end joint tr, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 2, tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 2. Join.
12th rnd: Ch 7, hdc in 4th ch from hook, joint tr over joining and next joint tr, * (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 4 times; picot, end joint tr, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 1, tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 1. Join.
13th rnd: Ch 7, hdc in 4th ch from hook, joint tr over joining and next joint tr, * (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 5 times; picot, end joint tr, picot, joint tr over next 2 tr, picot, starting joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with end joint tr, picot, tr in last tr used. Join.
14th rnd: Ch 4, tr in first joint tr, * (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 7 times; ch 9, joint tr over joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 9. Join to first tr.
15th rnd: Ch 4, tr in first joint tr, * (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 6 times; ch 6, in center ch of next loop make tr, picot and tr; ch 6, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 6. Join as on 14th rnd.
16th rnd: Ch 4, tr in first joint tr, * (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 5 times; ch 8, tr in next tr, picot, joint tr over last tr used and next tr, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 8, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 8. Join.
17th rnd: Ch 4, tr in first joint tr, * (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 4 times; ch 9, tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, picot, tr in last joint tr used, picot, joint tr over last joint tr used and next tr, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 9, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 9. Join.
18th rnd: Ch 4, tr in first joint tr, * (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 3 times; ch 9, tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, picot, joint tr over last joint tr used and next tr, picot, tr in last tr used, picot, joint tr over last tr used and next joint tr, picot, end joint tr, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 9, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 9. Join.
19th rnd: Ch 4, tr in first joint tr, * (picot, joint tr over joint tr) twice; ch 9, tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) twice; picot, tr in last tr used, picot, joint tr over last tr used and next joint tr, picot, joint tr over joint tr, picot, end joint tr, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 9, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 9. Join.
20th rnd: Ch 4, tr in first joint tr, * picot, joint tr over joint tr, ch 7, tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, picot, (joint tr over joint tr, picot) twice; joint tr over last joint tr used and next tr, ch 5, joint tr over last tr used and next joint tr, picot (joint tr over joint tr, picot) twice; end joint tr, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 7, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 7. Join.
21st rnd: Sl st in next 2 ch of picot, ch 7, * skip next ch-7, in next tr make dtr, picot and tr; picot, make starting joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) twice; ch 4, skip next picot, in next joint tr make tr, ch 3 and tr-V st made; ch 5, V st in next joint tr, ch 4, skip next picot, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr, picot, joint tr over joint tr, picot, end joint tr, picot, in last tr used make tr, picot and dtr; ch 4, dc in ch-3 of next picot, ch 4. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 4. Join to 3rd ch of ch-7.
22nd rnd: Ch 3, in first dtr make dtr, picot and tr; picot, * joint tr over last dtr used and next tr, picot, joint tr in last tr used and next joint tr, picot, joint tr over joint tr, ch 5, V st in next joint tr, (ch 5, V st in center ch of next V st-V st over V st made) twice; ch 5, V st in next joint tr, ch 5, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr, picot, end joint tr, picot, joint tr over last tr used and next dtr, picot, tr in last dtr used, picot, holding back on hook the last loop of each st, dtr in last dtr used, dc in next dc, dtr in next dtr, thread over and draw through all 4 loops on hook-group st made; picot, tr in last dtr used, picot. Repeat from * around, ending with dtr in last dtr used. Join to first dtr.
23rd rnd: Ch 4, skip first picot, tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, picot, joint tr over joint tr, * ch 5, V st in next joint tr, (ch 5, V st over next V st) 4 times; ch 5, V st in next joint tr, ch 5, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr, picot, end joint tr, picot, joint tr over last tr used and next group st, picot, joint tr over last group st used and next tr, picot, starting joint tr, picot, joint tr over joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with a picot. Join to first tr.
24th rnd: Ch 4, tr in first joint tr, * ch 5, V st in next joint tr, (ch 5, V st over next V st) 6 times; ch 5, V st in next joint tr, ch 5, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) twice. Repeat from * around. End and join as on 23rd rnd.
25th rnd: Sl st to center of first V st, ch 7, tr in same place as last sl st, * (ch 5, V st over next V st) 7 times; ch 5, skip next picot, V st in next joint tr, ch 5, skip next picot, V st over V st. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 5. Join to 4th ch of ch-7 (72 V sts).
26th rnd: Sl st in next ch, in following ch make sl st, ch 7 and tr; * ch 5, sc in next sp, ch 5, V st over next V st. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 5. Join to 4th ch of ch-7.
27th rnd: Sl st in next 2 ch, ch 13, * tr in sp of next V st, ch 9. Repeat from * around. Join to 4th ch of ch-13 (72 sps).
28th rnd: Ch 7, joint tr over joining and 5th ch of next sp, ch 3, joint tr over last ch used and next tr, ch 3, joint tr over last tr used and 5th ch of next sp, ch 3, joint tr over last ch used and next tr, * ch 3, tr in last tr used, (ch 3, joint tr over last tr used and 5th ch of next sp, ch 3, joint tr over last ch used and next tr) 3 times. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 3, tr in last ch used. Join to 4th ch of ch-7.
29th rnd: Ch 4, tr in first joint tr, (ch 4, joint tr over joint tr) 3 times; * ch 4, end joint tr, ch 4, starting joint tr, (ch 4, joint tr over joint tr) 5 times. Repeat from * around, making last joint tr over last joint tr used and joining, ch 4. Join to first tr.
30th rnd: Ch 8, joint tr over joining and next joint tr, * ch 4, joint tr over joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 4, tr in last joint tr used. Join to 4th ch of ch-8.
31st, 32nd and 33rd rnds: Repeat 30th rnd.
34th rnd: Ch 8, joint tr over joining and next joint tr, (ch 4, joint tr over joint tr) 9 times; * ch 5, (joint tr over joint tr, ch 4) 10 times; joint tr over last joint tr used and 2nd ch of next sp, ch 4, joint tr over last ch used and next joint tr, (ch 4, joint tr over joint tr) 10 times. Repeat from * around to within last ch-4 sp, joint tr over last joint tr used and 2nd ch of last sp, ch 4, tr in last ch used. Join as before.
35th rnd: Ch 8, joint tr over joining and next joint tr, (ch 4, joint tr over joint tr) 9 times; * ch 5, tr in last joint tr used, ch 5, tr in next joint tr, ch 5, (joint tr over joint tr, ch 4) 20 times; joint tr over joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with tr in last joint tr used. Join.
36th rnd: Ch 8, joint tr over joining and next joint tr, (ch 4, joint tr over joint tr) 9 times; * (ch 5, V st in next tr) twice; ch 5, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr, (ch 4, joint tr over joint tr) 19 times. Repeat from * around. End and join as on 35th rnd.
37th through 40th rnds: Ch 8, joint tr over joining and next joint tr, * make ch 4 and joint tr over joint tr to within joint tr preceding next V st, ch 5, V st in next joint tr, make ch 5 and V st over V st to within next joint tr, ch 5, V st in next joint tr, ch 5, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around. End and join as on 35th rnd.
41st rnd: Ch 4, tr in next joint tr, * (ch 4, joint tr over joint tr) 4 times; ch 5, V st in next joint tr, (ch 5, V st over V st) 10 times; ch 5, V st in next joint tr, ch 5, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 5. Join to first tr.
42nd rnd: Ch 7, tr in joining, * ch 5, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr, ch. 4, joint tr over joint tr, ch 5, V st in next joint tr, (ch 5, V st over V st) 12 times; ch 5, V st in next joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 5. Join to 4th ch of ch-7.
43rd rnd: Sl st in next ch, in following ch make sl st, ch 7 and tr; * (ch 5, V st in next joint tr) twice; (ch 5, V st over V st) 14 times. Repeat from * around. End and join as on 42nd rnd.
44th rnd: Sl st in next ch, in following ch make sl st, ch 7 and tr; * ch 5, V st over V st. Repeat from * around. End and join as on 42nd rnd.
45th, 46th and 47th rnds: Repeat 44th rnd.
48th rnd: Repeat 26th rnd.
49th rnd: Sl st in next 2 ch, ch 15, * tr in next V st, ch 11. Repeat from * around. Join to 4th ch of ch-15 (128 sps).
50th rnd: Ch 4, skip next 3 ch, tr in next ch, * picot, joint tr over last ch used and 8th ch of same sp, picot, joint tr over last ch used and next tr, picot, joint tr over last tr used and 4th ch of next sp. Repeat from * around, ending with a picot. Join to first tr.
51st rnd: Ch 4, tr in next joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 11 times; * ch 9, joint tr over last joint tr used and next joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 15 times. Repeat from * around. End and join as on 50th rnd.
52nd rnd: Ch 4, tr in next joint tr, * make picot and joint tr over joint tr as before to within next ch-9 loop, ch 5, in center ch of the ch-9 loop make tr, picot and tr; ch 5, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around. End and join as before.
53rd rnd: Ch 4, tr in next joint tr, * make picot and joint tr as before to within next ch-5 sp, ch 5, tr in next tr, picot, joint tr over last tr used and next tr, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 5, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around. End and join as before.
54th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next joint tr, * make picot and joint tr as before to within next sp, ch 5, tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, picot, tr in last joint tr used, picot, joint tr over last joint tr used and next tr, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 5, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around. End and join as before.
55th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next joint tr, * make picot and joint tr as before to within next sp, ch 7, tr in next tr, (picot, starting joint tr, picot, end joint tr) twice; picot, tr in last tr used, ch 7, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around. End and join as before.
56th, 57th and 58th rnds: Ch 4, tr in next joint tr, * make picot and joint tr to within next sp, ch 7, tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, make picot and joint tr to the tr preceding next sp, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 7, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around. End and join as before.
59th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next joint tr, * make picot and joint tr to next sp, ch 7, tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 3 times; picot, tr in last joint tr used, picot, joint tr over last joint tr used and next joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) twice; picot, end joint-tr, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 7, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around. End and join as before.
60th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next joint tr, * make picot and joint tr to next sp, ch 7, tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 3 times; picot, end joint tr, picot, starting joint tr, make picot and joint tr over joint tr to the tr preceding next sp, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 7, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around. End and join as before.
61st rnd: Ch 4, tr in next joint tr, picot, joint tr over joint tr, * ch 7, tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, make picot and joint tr to the tr preceding next sp, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 7, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr, make picot and joint tr to next sp. Repeat from * around. End and join as before.
62nd rnd: Ch 4, tr in next joint tr, * ch 7, tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 5 times; picot, tr in last joint tr used, picot, joint tr over last joint tr used and next joint tr, make picot and joint tr to the tr preceding next sp, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 7, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr, make picot and joint tr to next sp. Repeat from * around. End and join as before.
63rd rnd: Ch 11, * tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 5 times; picot, end joint tr, picot, starting joint tr, make picot and joint tr to the tr preceding next sp, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 7, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr, make picot and joint tr to next sp, ch 7. Repeat from * around, ending with tr in last joint tr used. Join to 4th ch of ch-11.
64th rnd: Ch 11, * tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, make picot and joint tr to the tr preceding next sp, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 7, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) twice; ch 7. Repeat from * around. End and join as on 63rd rnd.
65th rnd: Ch 11, * tr in next tr, picot, starting joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 7 times; ch 3, joint tr over last joint tr used and next joint tr, make picot and joint tr to the tr preceding next sp, picot, tr in last tr used, ch 7, one joint tr over 2 joint tr, picot, joint tr over joint tr, ch 7. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 7, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr, picot, tr in last joint tr used. Join to 4th ch of ch-11.
66th rnd: Sl st to next tr, ch 8, hdc in 4th ch from hook, tr in same tr, * picot, starting joint tr over last tr used and next joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 6 times; (ch 3, V st in next joint tr) twice; ch 3, (joint tr over joint tr, picot) 6 times; end joint tr, picot, in last tr used make tr, picot and dtr; ch 3, tr in ch-3 of next picot, ch 3, in next tr make dtr, picot and tr. Repeat from * around, ending with tr in ch-3 of last picot, ch 3. Join to 5th ch of ch-8.
67th rnd: Ch 7, hdc in 4th ch from hook, tr in joining, picot, joint tr over last st used and next tr, * picot, starting joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 5 times; ch 3, V st in next joint tr, (ch 3, V st over V st) twice; ch 3, V st in next joint tr, ch 3, (joint tr over joint tr, picot) 5 times; end joint tr, picot, joint tr over last tr used and next dtr, in last dtr used make (picot and tr) twice; tr in next tr, in next dtr make (tr and picot) twice; joint tr over last dtr used and next tr. Repeat from * around, ending with tr in last tr. Join to 4th ch of ch-7.
68th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next tr, * picot, starting joint tr (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 5 times; ch 3, V st in next joint tr, (ch 3, V st over V st) 4 times; ch 3, V st in next joint tr, ch 3, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr, (picot, joint tr over joint tr) 4 times; picot, end joint tr, picot, joint tr over last tr used and next tr, picot, skip center tr, one joint tr over next 2 tr. Repeat from * around, ending with a picot. Join to first tr.
69th and 70th rnds: Ch 4, tr in next tr, * make picot and joint tr to joint tr preceding next V st, ch 3, V st in next joint tr, make ch 3 and V st over V st to next joint tr, ch 3, V st in next joint tr, ch 3, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with a picot. Join to first tr.
71st rnd: Ch 4, tr in next joint tr, * ch 3, V st in next joint tr, (ch 3, V st over V st) 10 times; ch 3, V st in next joint tr, ch 3, (joint tr over joint tr, picot) 4 times; joint tr over joint tr. Repeat from * around. End and join as before.
72nd rnd: Ch 7, tr in joining, * (ch 3, V st over V st) 12 times; ch 3, V st in next joint tr, ch 3, one joint tr over next 2 joint tr, picot, joint tr over joint tr, ch 3, V st in next joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 3. join to 4th ch of ch-7.
73rd rnd: Sl st to center ch of V st, ch 7, tr in same ch, (ch 3, V st over V st) 13 times; * ch 3, V st in ch-3 of next picot, (ch 3, V st over V st) 14 times. Repeat from * around. Join as before.
74th through 78th rnds: Making ch 3 instead of ch 5, work as for 44th rnd, ending with ch 3. Join to 4th ch of ch-7.
79th rnd: Sl st in next ch, in following ch make sl st, ch 7 and tr; * ch 5, sc in next V st, ch 5, V st over V st. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 5. Join as before.
80th rnd: Sl st in next 2 ch, ch 18, * dtr in next V st, ch 13. Repeat from * around. Join to 5th ch of ch-18.
81st rnd: Ch 7, tr in joining, * ch 3, V st in center ch of next sp, ch 3, V st in next dtr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 3. Join to 4th ch of ch-7.
82nd, 83rd and 84th rnds: Making ch 3 instead of ch 5, work as for 44th rnd.
85th rnd: Sl st in next 2 ch, ch 7, hdc in 4th ch from hook, * working in all ch-3 sps joint tr over last ch used and center ch of next sp, picot. Repeat from * around, ending with tr in last ch used. Join.
86th through 89th rnds: Ch 7, hdc in 4th ch from hook, starting joint tr, * picot, joint tr over joint tr. Repeat from * around, ending with a picot, tr in last joint tr used. Join. Break off and fasten. Block.

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