Clover Bookmark


The samples were needle tatted using a size 30 thread.


Pattern


Abbreviations:
R  = ring
C  = chain
cl = close ring
rw = reverse work
-  = picot
-- = long picot
p  = picot
+  = join (join to last p prev R unless otherwise stated)

When pattern says to work a "Clover" work as follows:
Clover
  R: 5-3-5-3 cl rw
  C: 1 rw
  R: 3+5-1--1-5-3 cl rw
  C: 1 rw
  R: 3+5-3-5 cl rw


MAIN BOOKMARK BODY:

Clover
C: 3-8-4 rw

*R: 6+4-6 cl rw
C: 4-8-3 rw
Clover (replace first p with join to last p prev R)
C: 3+(opposite p prev long chain)8-4 rw
repeat from * 3 more times
 
R: 6+4-6 cl rw
C: 4-8-3 rw
Clover (replace first p with join to last p prev R)

**C: 3+(opposite p prev long chain)8-3 rw
Clover (replace first two p's with joins to last 2 p's prev R)
Repeat from ** once more

***C: 3+(opposite p prev long chain)8-4 rw
R: 6+4-6 cl rw
C: 4-8-3 rw
Clover (replace first p with join to last p prev R)
Repeat from *** 4 more times

C: 3+(opposite p prev long chain)8-3 rw
Clover (replace first two p's with joins to last 2 p's prev R and
        last two p's with joins to first 2 p's of first R made)
C: 3+(opposite p prev long chain)8+(opposite p first long chain)3 rw
Tie to beginning R


Small Medallion for dangle:

Clover
C: 3-8-3 rw
*Clover (replace first two p's with joins to last 2 p's prev R)
C: 3+(opposite p prev long C)8-3 rw
Repeat from * once more
Clover (replace first two p's with joins to last 2 p's prev R and
        last two p's with joins to first 2 p's of first R made)
C: 3+(opposite p prev long chain)8+(opposite p first long chain)3 rw
Tie to beginning R

Diagram

This is my first attempt at a diagram... not too great, but maybe it will help some.

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