E.J. Lavalle 1917 book, fig. 30

E.J. Lavalle 1917 book, fig. 30

This pattern from the 1917 book by E. J. LaValle looked like an autumn leaf or so I thought. Then it began to look like a moth, no, a leaf from a tulip tree, no a fan. OK. I don't know what to call it. But give it a try.



a design from the E.J. Lavalle 1917 book, fig. 30



This pattern is made in 4 sections - center, 2 sides and 1 above/below.



Let us begin with the center section but reverse the order to make it more efficient.

Large Split ring: 1 - 8 - 6 - 5 - 1 - 1 - 5 - 6 - 8 / 1 clr, climb out with mock picot.

Enter the upper right ring of the quartet.

SR 4 - 4 - 4 / 4 clr.

Upper left ring

R 4 - 4 - 4 + (join to first p of large ring) 4 clr.

Right lower ring

R 4 - 4 - 4 - 4 clr.

Split ring for lower left ring, work from the back side for ease of climbing out.

SR 4 - 4 - 4 / 4 clr. Climb out into lower medium size ring.



R 8 - 5 - 3 - 5 - 8 clr. finish off.



Outer edging of oval.

*R 4 + 4 + 4 - 4 clr rw

CH 5 - 5 rw

Repeat from * for 17 rings which join at the sides and the middle picot and and picots of the center.

The last of the 17 chains is CH 5 - 5 - 5 - 5, secure end to start.



The sides

This is tatted with 9 rings and chains joining first ring to oval as illustrated and last chain to first p of last chain of oval

*R4 - 4 + (join to 3rd chain) 4 - 4 clr rw

CH 5 - 5 rw

Repeat for a total of 10 rings and chains, last chain joined to p of last chain of oval.



Fill by large ring and small same as section 1

Small ring of 8 + join to p, 6 join to , 6 join to p, 8 clr

Opposite made in same manner.



Upper part oval that looks like a handle or stem.

R 4 - 4 - 4 - 4 clr rw

CH 5 - 5 rw

Last chain joined to middle p of first oval.



Please let me know if you find any errors. It was hard to rewrite. Enjoy!






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