Diamond Medallion Valance
The subtle design of this valance adds a romantic element to your room. The optional tassels provide an added dimension. The valance is worked from the top down in a diagonal filet crochet-type pattern. A modified shell stitch is used to create the appearance of the filled squares. The rod pocket is built into the design to fit a 5/8” diameter curtain rod. A detailed graph is included for reference. Skill Level: Intermediate.
Finished Size: (without tassels)
17” long (from top of rod pocket)
Pattern Repeat = 9” wide
Working in pattern:
19 rows = 4”
10 ch-4 sps/shells = 4-1/2”
Approximately 1400 yards are needed to complete the valance, with an extra 200 yards needed for each additional pattern repeat.
Additional materials for tassels: (optional)
6mm jump rings
DMC embroidery floss: 1 each of 3 coordinating colors (per 2 tassels)