RH 4 ply Color A = White, Color B = Red, Color C = Blue,
Crochet Hook: Size G for 7" square, or size needed for gauge. Size G for edging.
Blocking: Block lightly and briefly with a warm damp pressing cloth on the reverse side of the square with a med-hot iron.
Joining: Join each new color by yo and drawing through last two loops of stitch before.
With Color A and Size G hook, make a loop. Ch 1, work 20 sc in loop. Join with a sl st in first st. Draw loop closed.
Ch 1, working around sc of Round 1, *insert hook into center, yo. Draw up a loop, even with working round. Finish sc. Continue from * 23 times more, making sure work lays flat and smooth. 24 long scs. Join with sl st in first sc. FO Color A.
Join Color B in any stitch. Ch 1. In same st * work (sc, hdc, 2 dc). In next st work ( 2 dc, hdc, sc). Sk 1 st. Continue from * around. 8 petals. Join with a sl st in first sc. FO Color B.
Round 4 :
Join Color C with a sl st in skipped st of Round 3, working behind petals. Ch 1, sc in same st. Ch 4, sc in next skipped st. Ch 7 for corner, * sc in next skipped st. Ch 4, sc in next skipped st, ch 7 for corner. Continue form * around. Join with a sl st in first sc. 8 loops.
Sl st in ch 4 sp, ch 3. Work 2 more dc in same sp. In corner ch 7 sp work (5 dc, ch 2, 5 dc). * In next ch 4 space work 3 dc. Work corner in next ch 7 sp. Continue from * around. Join with a sl st in top of ch 3.
Ch 1, sc in same st. Sc in next 7 sts. *In corner work 3 sc, sc in next 13 sts. Continue from * around, ending sc in next 5 sts. Sk ch 1, join with a sl st in first sc. FO Color C.
Join Color A in corner st. Work (ch 3, dc, ch 2, 2 dc). Skip 1 st, * work (v-st in next st, sk 1 st). 7 times. 7 v-sts. Work corner ( 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc). Continue from * around. Join with a sl st in top of ch 3. FO Color A.
Join Color B in corner with a sl st. Work (ch 2, hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc). * Work 2 hdc in sp between next two dc, work 2 hdc in each v-st across, work 2 hdc in sp between last 2 dc, work corner (2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc). Continue from * around. Join with a sl st in top of ch 2. Sl st to center.
*In corner sp work 3 sc, work sc across next 22 sts. Continue from * around. Join with a sl st in first sc. FO Color B.
Finish off and weave in all ends.
This page has been visited times
This page last revised September 07, 2002
This page created September 21, 2001
Elegant Crochet Home Web Address is: http://members.aol.com/gandal195/elegantcrochet.html