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Jim Lathem's Triple Flower Bouquet Bookmark

Abbreviations:

R# Ring number
Cl Close
P Picot
- Picot
Ch Chain
RW Reverse Work
* * Repeat pattern between asterisk (*)




Explanation of instructions:

R3 (1 - ) 4 times + to 5th P of Previous Ring (1 - ) 4 times Cl

Ring 3: (1 - = 1 double stitch, Picot) 4 times = repeat 4 times, + to 5th P = join to 5th Picot of Previous Ring .. CL = Close

Bottom Side
R1 (1 - ) 9 times 1 Cl
*R2 1 + to last P 1 + to next last P (1 - ) 7 times 1 Cl
Ch1 4 times (1 - ) 9 times 4 times
R3 (1 - ) 4 times + to 5th P of Previous Ring (1 - ) 4 times Cl
R4 1 + to last P 1 + to next last P (1 - ) 7 times 1 Cl Rw*
Repeat * to * for desired length for first side.

First End
Ch1 4 times (1 - ) 9 times 4 times
R5 (1 - ) 4 times + to 5th P of Previous Ring (1 - ) 4 times Cl
R2 1 + to last P 1 + to next last P (1 - ) 7 times 1 Cl

Top Side
*Ch1 4 times (1 - ) 9 times 4 times
R3 (1 - ) 4 times + to 5th P of Previous Ring (1 - ) 4 times Cl
R6 1 + to last P 1 + to next last P + to 5th P of Ring Opposite Side (1 - ) 4 times Cl
R2 1 + to last P 1 + to next last P (1 - ) 7 times 1 Cl*
Repeat * to * match length for first side

Second End
R3 (1 - ) 4 times + to 5th P of Previous Ring (1 - ) 4 times Cl
R5 1 + to last P 1 + to next last P + to 5th P of Previous Ring (1 - ) 4 times Cl
Ch1 4 times (1 - ) 9 times 4 times + to previous Ch

Note: This pattern is based on Jim Lathemís Grandfatherís tatted edging pattern. J. J. Eubanks created the Triple Flower Bouquet Edge Pattern in 1920ís. You may use the pattern providing you mention J.J. Eubanks and Jim Lathem. May God be with you.

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