Originally designed by Blanche Kendall-Job in 1927, Beverly Lace and Insertion is a very simple and attractive Art Deco design, with symbolic representations of ﬂowers and leaves. It’s suitable for many purposes, and the lace edging and insertion may be used separately or in combination. In rather heavy thread the insertion makes a handsome stripe for a bedspread, with alternating stripes of plain ﬁlet crochet spaces, or strips of hemstitched fabric of the same width; and a dresser-scarf, pillow and other pieces of a bedroom-set may be made to match. Edgings and insertions make spectacular details in garments.
This is not your usual scanned vintage crochet pattern! To make this pattern great for today’s crocheter, I wrote complete instructions and made an easy to follow chart. Hannah’s pattern was a bit cryptic, so I changed the written instructions to use modern US crochet terms. I added a chart for more advanced crocheters.
The only stitches you need to know to complete this lace are: chain stitch, double crochet, and slip stitch.
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