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Saturday, November 3, 2012

December 2009 Shells Stitch & Pattern of the month Crochet

December 2009 Shells Stitch & Pattern of the month Crochet
Based on a multiple of 5 chain plus 1.

Materials: G hook 1 ball Peaches & Crème Cotton Yarn

For sample: chain 21

Row 1: 1 sc in 5th from hook, * ch 5, skip 3 ch, 1 sc in next chain, repeat from * across row, ch 3, turn.

Row 2: 2 dc in first sp, then work 6 dc for a shell in each space, end 3 dc in last sp, ch 5, turn.

Row 3: 1 dc in base of ch-5, * ch 3; 1 dc, ch 1 & 1 dc in between 3rd and 4th dc's of shell, repeat from * across, end 1 dc, ch 2 & 1 dc in top of turning-ch, ch 3, turn.

Row 4: 2 dc in first sp, * in next 1 ch sp, work shell*, repeat from * across, end 3 dc in last sp, ch 5, turn.

Repeat Rows 3 and 4 for pattern.
For pattern:
  chain 26, work until you have 5 rows of shells, then work row 3 again. Do not turn, ch 1.

Round 1: 1sc evenly around, placing 3 sc in each corner, do not turn, ch 1.

Round 2: 1 sc in each single sc around, placing 3 sc in each corner. Fasten off, weave in the ends.

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Friday, November 2, 2012

September 2010 Stitch of the Month Knit

September 2010 Stitch of the Month Knit
Cast on a multiple of 4 + 2 stitches For sample, on size 8 needles cast on 18 stitches. 1st and 3rd rows: Purl 2nd row: K1, *(K1, P1, K1) into the next st, P3 tog, repeat from * to last st, k1 4th row: K1, *P3 tog, (K1, P1, K1) into the next st, repeat from * to last stitch, k1 Repeat rows 1 - 4 for pattern until square or desired length. You can crochet an edging around it for a coaster or make several of the square, and sew together for a hot mat then crochet a nice edging around it. You could even try a baby blanket by casting on more stitches, say 122 stitches (30 x 4 = 120 + 2) and knitting until square, bind off, and crochet an edging around it.