Free Crochet Pattern Autumn Tones Table Runner From RedHeart.com

 

LC3164

From RedHeart.com

Autumn Tones Table Runner

LC3164

Designed By: Joyce Geisler

Skill Level: Intermediate


AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball each of 310 Copper Mist A, 661 Frosty Green B and 420 Cream C; 2 balls 131 Fudge Brown D
Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 1.7 mm [US 5]
Yarn needle, heavy spray starch (optional)
Table Runner measures 14¼ x 36¾” (36 x 93.5 cm)

GAUGE: Motifs measure 2¼ x 2¼” (5.5 X 5.5 cm),CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge given.

SPECIAL STITCHES
FPtr (Front post treble crochet): Yarn over (twice), insert hook from front to back to front again around the post of next st, yarn over, draw yarn through st, [yarn over, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook] 3 times.
Note: Runner is made up of 75 motifs worked in 5 strips of 15 motifs each and joined together while completing last round of each motif.
RUNNER
First Strip
Motif #1
With A, ch 6; join with a slip st in first ch to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, [ch 3, 3 dc in ring] 3 times, ch 3; join with a slip stitch to top of beginning ch-3. Fasten off A.
Round 2: With right side facing, join B in any ch-3 space, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same space, ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner space, ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 1; repeat from * twice; join with slip st to top of beginning ch-3. Fasten off B.
Round 3: With right side facing, join C in any corner ch-3 space, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same space, *ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 1, 3 dc in next FPtr, ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 1**, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next corner space; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **; join with slip st to top of beginning ch-3. Fasten off C.
Round 4: With right side facing, join D in any corner ch-3 space, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same space, *[ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 1, 3 dc in next FPtr] twice, ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 1**, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next corner space; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **; join with slip st to top of beginning ch-3. Fasten off D.

Motif #2 (joined on one side)
Repeat rounds 1-3 of Motif #1.
Round 4: With right side facing, join D in any corner ch-3 space, ch 3, 2 dc in same space, ch 1, holding wrong sides of motifs together to join them, slip st in corner ch-3 space of previous motif, ch 1, 3 dc same corner space of current motif, [ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group holding back last 2 loops, draw up a loop in FPtr on previous motif, draw through all loops on hook, ch 1, 3 dc in next FPtr] twice, ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group holding back last 2 loops, draw up a loop in FPtr on previous motif, draw through all loops on hook, ch 1, 3 dc in next corner space, ch 1, slip stitch in next ch-3 corner space on previous motif, ch 1, 3 dc in same corner space on current motif, *[ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 1, 3 dc in next FPtr] twice, ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 1**, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next corner ch-3 space; repeat from * once; repeat from * to ** once; join with slip st to top of beginning ch-3. Fasten off D.

Motifs #3-15
Work same as Motif #2, joining to previous motif on opposite side, forming a strip of 15 motifs.

 

Second Strip
Motif #16
Work same as Motif #2, joining to bottom edge of Motif #1.

Motif #17 (joined on 2 sides)
Repeat rounds 1-3 of Motif #1.
Round 4: With right side facing, join D in any corner ch-3 space, ch 3, 2 dc in same space, ch 1, holding wrong sides of motifs together to join them, slip st in corresponding corner ch-3 space of previous motif, ch 1, 3 dc same corner space of current motif, *[ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group holding back last 2 loops, draw up a loop in FPtr on previous motif, draw through all loops on hook, ch 1, 3 dc in next FPtr] twice, ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group holding back last 2 loops, draw up a loop in FPtr on previous motif, draw through all loops on hook, ch 1, 3 dc in next corner space, ch 1, slip stitch in next ch-3 corner space on previous motif, ch 1, 3 dc in same corner space on current motif; repeat from * once, **[ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 1, 3 dc in next FPtr] twice, ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 1**, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next corner ch-3 space; repeat from ** to ** once; join with slip st to top of beginning ch-3. Fasten off D.

Motifs #18-30
Work same as Motif #17.

 

Third through Fifth Strip
Repeat Second Strip, joining to previous strip while completing last round of each motif.

 

BORDER
Round 1: With right side facing, join D with slip s tin any corner ch-3 space, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same space, *[ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 1, 3 dc in next FPtr], 3 times, ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 1**, 3 dc in slip stitch where motifs are joined; repeat from * across to next corner ch-3 space, ending last repeat at **, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next corner ch-3 space; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **; join with slip st to top of beginning ch-3.
Round 2: Slip st to next corner ch-3 space, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same space, *ch 1, FPtr around the post of center dc of next 3-dc group, ch 1, 3 dc in next FPtr; repeat from * across to next corner ch-3 space**, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner space; repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **; join with slip st to top of beginning ch-3.
Round 3: Repeat Round 2.
Fasten off. Weave in ends. Block and starch as desired.

 

ABBREVIATIONS
ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble crochet; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; ( ) = work directions in parentheses into specified st or sp; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

 

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