Saturday, June 14, 2014

JUNE "JOYFUL HOPE" 12" SQ

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“CIC JOYFUL HOPE”
JUNE SQUARE Designed by: Aurora Suominen, Amy Carlson, Kathy Joelsen Copyright © 6-2014 All rights reserved.
12” with an H Hook & Worsted Weight Yarn.
NOTES: Bolded print: Repeat in pattern. “STS”=Stitches: Any st or chsps.
TRCLUSTER: **Yo hk twice, insert hook in next sp, pull up a loop (lp), (yo, pull thru 2lps)2x**.   *Yo twice, insert hook in next sp between dc sts, pull up a lp, (yo, pull thru 2 lps)2x.*  Repeat *to* once more in same sp, then repeat **to**once more in next sp, (5lps on hook) yo and pull thru all 5lps.  (Uses only 3sps, 1 in first, 2 in the second, and 1 in the last.
CORNER CLUSTER: +(yo twice, insert hook in next st, pull up a lp, yo pull thu 2 lps twice)2x+  Yo twice, insert hook around post of tr st from rnd 5, yo, pull through 2 lps twice.  Repeat between the +to+ once more, yo and pull thru all 6lps.
Ch 4. Sl st into first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch3, 15dc into ring, join to top of ch3. (16dc)  

Round 2: Ch3, dc in joining st. [Dc in next 3dc, 2dc in next dc] 3x. Dc in next 3dc. Join to top of ch3. (20dc)

Round 3: Slst into sp between joining dc and next dc & ch6 (counts as dc & ch3).  In next sp between this dc and next, work a tr cluster over next 3sts.  *see notes.  [*Ch3, dc in next sp between last st worked in and next dc, 2hdc in top of next dc*, dc in next sp between last st worked and next dc, ch3, work a tr cluster over next 3sts.]3x.  Repeat *to* once and join in 3rd ch of beg ch6, fasten off color.  (4trclusters, 8dc,8hdc)  

Round 4: W/new color join in any ch3sp to the right of a cluster st & (ch3, 2dc) in same sp.  [Ch2, sk cluster, 3dc in next ch3sp,  3dc in between the two hdc sts, 3dc in next ch3sp]4x.  Join in top of beg ch3.  (36dc)   

Round 5: Ch3, dc in next 2dc,  [*In next ch2sp work (2dc, tc in top of cluster st of rnd 3, 2dc in same ch2sp).  (Dc in 3dc, fptr in dc from rnd 3)twice*, dc in next 3dc]3x.  Repeat *to* once & join in beg ch3.  (52dc, 12tc)

Round 6: Ch3, dc in next 2dc. [*Ch3, work a corner cluster over next 5sts. Ch3, (dc in 3dc, fpdc in next st)twice*, dc in next 3dc.]3x.  Repeat *to* once, join in beg ch3.  Fasten off color.  (4 corner clusters, 44dc,)

Round 7:  W/new color join in any ch3sp to the right of corner cluster st & (ch3, 2dc) in same sp.  Ch2, sk cluster, 3dc in next ch sp. [*Ch2, dc in next dc, (ch1, sk st, dc in next st)5x. Ch2*,  3dc in next ch3sp, ch2, sk cluster, 3dc in next ch3sp]3x.  Repeat *to* once, join in beg ch3.  (48dc)

Round 8: Ch3, dc in next 2dc,  [*(3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next ch2sp. Dc in 3dc, 2dc in ch2sp, (ch1, sk dc, dc in next ch1sp )5x. Ch1, 2dc in ch2sp*, dc in 3dc]3x. Repeat * to * once & join in beg ch3. Fasten off color (84dc)  

Rnd 9: W/new color join in any corner ch2sp & (ch1, sc, ch2, 2sc).  [Sc in next 20sps, (sc between the dc, and chsps, in corner ch2 sp, work (sc, ch2, 2sc)]3x.  Sc in last 20sp between dc and in ch1sps, join.  (92sc)   

Rnd 10: Slst over to corner sp, (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc). BEG CORNER MADE.  [*Ch1, sk 2sc, 3dc in next sc,)7x, ch1, sk 2sc,* in corner sp work (3dc, ch2, 3dc)CORNER MADE]3x.  Repeat *to* once, join. Fasten off color.  (108dc)

Rnd 11: W/new color join in any ch2sp & beg corner.   [*Dc in next 3sts, dc in ch1sp,  (fpdc around next 3dc together, trc in the 2 skipped sc on rnd9,)6x.  Fpdc around next 3dc together, dc in ch1 sp, dc in next 3sts,* work corner in ch2sp]3x.  Repeat *to* once, join.  (132sts)  

Rnd 12: Slst over to corner sp & beg corner.  [*Dc in 7sts, (fpdc in next fp st, dc in 2sts)7x, dc in 5sts,* work corner in ch2sp]3x.  Repeat *to* once, join. (156dc)  

Rnd 13: Slst over to ch2 sp and ch3, dc, ch2, 2 dc.  [Dc in next 39 sts, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in next ch2sp.]3x.  Dc in last 39sts,  join and fasten off. (180dc)  


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Monday, June 02, 2014

SEA FLOWER 12" SQUARE

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“CIC SEA FLOWER”  
MAY SQUARE Designed by: Aurora Suominen, Amy Carlson, Kathy Joelsen Copyright © 2014 All rights reserved.    
12 with an H Hook & Worsted Weight Yarn.
NOTES: Bolded print: Repeat in pattern. “STS”=Stitches: Any st or chsps.  PICOT: Ch3, slst into first ch of ch3.  POPCORN: Work 4trc in st/sp, remove hook fr 4th trc, and insert into the first trc, while catching the last trc as well, pull through to close the popcorn. Triple Petal Stitch (TPS)- (Ch3, dc, ch3, sl)3x all in one st.  
¼ Petal: (Sc, ch3, dc) in one st, (dc, ch3, sc) in next st.  Uses 2sts.  4DC CLUSTER: (yo insert hk in next st, yo draw yarn thru st, yo, draw thru 2 loops on hook)3x.  YO, draw yarn thru all 5 loops.  (uses 4sts unless specified)
Ch 5 sl st to join.

Round 1: Ch4,(counts as a st),  trc in ring.  (4trc popcorn st) in ring,  [2trc in ring, (4trc popcorn)]4x.  Slst in top of ch4 to close round.  (10trc, 5popcorns)  

Round 2: Sc in between ch4 & trc of previous rnd.  (3dc, picot, 3dc) in same sp as sc. [Sk popcorn st, sc between popcorn st & next trc, (3dc, picot, 3dc) between 1st trc & 2nd trc]4x. Slst in top of first sc at beginning of row 2. (5sc, 30dc, 5 picot).  

Round 3: [Ch5, (work behind r2 petals), slst in sc between petals]5x.  Fasten off color A. (5chs, 5slsts)  

Round 4: Attach color B to center ch of any ch5 with a sc. [Sk2chs, work 8dc into slst between petals, sk2chs, sc in center ch of ch5]5x.  Slst in top of first sc.  (40dc, 5sc)  

Round 5: Ch1, (grabbing the tip of the picot fr r2,) sc in joining st.  [*Dc in 3dc, 2dc in next 2dc, dc in 3dc,* (grabbing the tip of next picot, sc in next sc]4x.  Repeat *to* once, join to first sc.  (50dc, 5sc)  

Round 6: Ch1, sc in joining st.  [*Dc in 4dc, 2dc in next 2dc, dc in 4dc*, sc in next sc.]4x. Repeat *to* once, join to first sc.  (60dc, 5sc)  

Round 7: Ch1, bpsc around joining sc.  [Bpsc around each st]  Join to first sc, fastening off color.  (65sc)

Round 8: W/new color, join in next sc after the joining st of rnd 7, ch1, sc in same st and in next 5sc.  [put your hook in between the group of 2dc groups from rnd 6, and complete the sc in the next sc of rnd 7, sc in 5sc, sk one st, sc in next 6sc]4x.  Sc in last 5sts, sk one,  & join in first sc.  (60sc)

Round 9: Ch1, sc in joining st.  Sc in 2sc.  [Slst in next sc & work a tps.  *see notes.  Sk next st, sc in next 3sc, (work 1/4petal over next 2sts, sc in next 3sc)2x.]4x.  Join to first sc. Fasten off color. (4tps, 8-1/4petals, 36sc)

Round 10: With color of your choice, join yarn in first sp between ch3 & dc of any middle TPS, ch3, 2dc in same sp, ch2, 3dc in next sp of same petal.  [*(Ch6, working in the top of next 4sts of 1/4petal, work a 4dc cluster st.)2x. see notes.  Ch6*,  3dc in ch3sp of middle tps, ch2, 3dc in next ch3sp of same petal.]3x, repeat *to* once, join in top of ch3.   (24dc,
12ch6, 10cl)  

Round 11: Slst over to ch2sp and (ch1, 3sc) in same sp.  [*Sc in next 3dc, dc in middle dc of Rnd 9 petal making sure to stay in front of work.  (Working behind the ch6 & in sc sts of rnd 9, 2trc in next sc, trc in next sc, 2trc in next sc, fpsc in next cluster)2x.  2trc in next sc, trc in next sc, 2trc in next sc, dc in middle dc of rnd 9 petal, sc in next 3dc*, (3sc) in next sp.]3x, repeat *to* once, join.   (112 total sts)

Round 12: Slst in next sc & (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc).  [Dc in next 10sts, fpdc in rnd 10 cluster, dc in 5sts, fpdc in rnd 10 cluster, dc in 10sts, (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next sc.]3x, repeat *to* once, join, fasten off color.  (33sts each side for 132 total sts)  

*4dc cluster in Rnd 13 uses only one st.  
Round 13: W/new color join in any corner ch2sp,  and work a (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc). [*Dc in next dc, (Ch1, sk3 sts, work a 4dc cluster in next st)3x. Ch1, sk fpst, 4dc cluster in next st, ch1, sk3 sts, 4dc cluster in next st, ch1, sk1, (4dc cluster in next st. ch1, sk3 sts)3x, dc in next dc*,  (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next corner ch2sp]3x.  Repeat *to* once, join to first ch3.  (32dc, 32cluster)  

Round 14: Slst over to ch2sp & work, (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc).  [*Dc in next 4dc. (Dc in ch1sp, dc in  top of cl)8x.  Dc in ch1sp,  dc in next 4dc*, (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next corner ch2sp]3x.  Repeat *to* one more time. Sl st in top of ch3 st. (112 dc) Amy

Round 15: W/new color join in any corner ch2sp,  and work a (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc). [*(Fpdc in next dc, bpdc in next dc)15x, fpdc in next dc*, (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in corner ch2sp]3x. Repeat *to* once, join.  


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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

APRIL BLOSSOM 12" SQ

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“CIC April Blossom ”
Designed by: Aurora Suominen Amy Carlson, Kathy Joelsen Copyright © 2014 All rights reserved.  12” Square with an H Hook & Worsted Weight Yarn in colors A & B
NOTES: Bolded print: Repeated in pattern. “STS”=Stitches: Any st or chsps. BEGinning Bobble:  (Ch3, holding back one loop for each dc, work 5dc's in specified st/sp, pull thru all 6 lps)   Bobble Stitch: (Holding back one loop for each dc, work 6dc in specified st/sp, pull thru all 7 lps) bobble made.
With color A, ch4, slst to form a ring.  

Rnd 1: Ch5 (counts as 1dc + 2 ch) [1dc, ch2]7x, slst in 3rd ch of beg ch5. (8dc, 8ch2sps)  

Rnd 2: Slst to ch2sp,  beg bobble st, ch7, (bobble st, ch7 in each ch2sp.)7x.  Slst in top of beg bobble.  (8bobbles, 8 ch7sps)    

Rnd 3: Slst into ch7, ch1, [ 3sc in ch7sp, going behind ch7sp, tc in skipped dc from R1, 3sc in same sp, slst in top of next bobble]8x.  Slst in first sc.  (8tc, 48sc, 8slst)  

Rnd 4: ch1 sc in same st.  sc in next 2sc, 3dc in next tc, sc in 3sc.  [Sk slst, sc in 3sc, 3dc in tc, sc in 3sc]7x.  Sk last slst, and slst into 1st sc, fasten off color A. (24dc, 48sc)  

Rnd 5: W/color B, join in any center dc of any 3dc and work (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc) beg corner made.  [*Ch7, slst in center dc of next 3dc group, ch7*,  (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) corner made in center dc of next 3dc group.]3x. Repeat *to* once, slst into the top of ch3 to join.  (24dc, 8ch7sp, 4slst)

*NOTE: Dc sts are worked into each individual ch of the ch7, NOT in the ch7 sp.  
Rnd 6: Slst to ch2sp, beg corner.  [*Dc in next 3dc, dc in each ch of the ch7, dc in slst, dc in each ch of the ch7, dc in next 3dc*, work corner in ch2sp.]3x.Repeat *to* once, slst into the top of ch3 to join.  (108dc)

Rnd 7: Slst to ch2sp, beg corner.  [*Sk3dc, dc in between dc sts, (not in top).  (dc in between every other dc)11x.  sk2dc*, work corner in ch2sp]3x. Repeat *to* once, slst into the top of ch3 to join. (72dc or 18dc on each side)

Rnd 8: Slst to ch2sp, beg corner.  [*Sk3dc, (dc in between each dc of last row)13x.  Sk3dc,* corner in ch2sp]3x.  Repeat *to* once, slst into the top of ch3 to join. Fasten off color B. (76dc or 19dc on each side)

Rnd 9: Join color A in any corner ch2sp & beg corner.  [*Dc in 3dc, dc in small gap (where you skipped the 3dc in previous rnd).  (Dc in next dc, fptc in dc of rnd 7)12x.  Dc in next dc, dc in small gap, dc in 3dc*, corner in ch2sp]3x.  Repeat *to* once, slst into the top of ch3 to join. (108dc, 48tc)

Rnd 10: Slst to ch2sp, beg corner.  [*Sk2dc, dc in 6dc, (going behind next 3sts work a fpdc around all 3 together, dc in next dc)6x.  Dc in 5dc, sk2dc*, corner in ch2sp.]3x.  Repeat *to* once, slst into the top of ch3 to join. (116dc)

Rnd 11: Ch4, sk dc, dc in next dc, [corner in ch2sp, dc in next dc (ch1, sk dc, dc in next dc)14x, corner in ch2sp]3x. Dc in next dc, (ch1, sk dc, dc in next dc)12x.  Slst in 3rd ch of ch4. Fasten off color A. (85dc, 64ch)  

*NOTE: Tc is worked in front of ch1sp.
Rnd 12: Join color B in any corner ch2sp & beg corner.  [*Ch 1, sk dc, dc in next dc, ch1, sk dc, dc in next dc (tc in skipped dc from previous row, dc in top of next dc)14x. Ch 1, sk dc, dc in next dc, ch1, sk dc,*  corner in ch2sp]3x.  Repeat *to* once and join to top of ch3, finish off. (92dc, 56tc 24ch)  

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

MARCHING INTO SPRING 12" SQ

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Marching into Spring 12" Square
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“CIC Marching into Spring”
Designed by: Aurora Suominen, Amy Carlson, Kathy Joelsen, & Sherry Grizzle Copyright © 2014 All rights reserved.
12” with an H Hook & Worsted Weight Yarn.  Example uses Color A and B
NOTES: Bolded print: Repeat in pattern. “STS”=Stitches: Any st or chsps. BEHIND SC: Insert hook from behind the next st under both loops, complete as a sc. POPCORN: Work 5 dc in same st, drop loop from hook, insert hook from front to back in the top of the first dc of group and pull dropped loop through st. BKSC=Backward single crochet: instead of working a sc from the front, work it exactly like a sc, but go under both loops from the back of the work to front.  
W/color A: Ch 4 & join to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 DC in ring. Ch 2. (3DC in ring, ch2), 3 times. Join with slst to top of ch3.  (12dc, 4ch2)  

Rnd 2: Ch 2, Front Post Double Crochet (Fpdc) in next dc, hdc in next dc. [*(2 sc, ch2, 2 sc) in ch 2*.  1 hdc in next dc, Fpdc in next dc, hdc in next dc.] 3x. Repeat *to* once,  join with slst to top of ch2. (4dc, 8hdc, 16sc)

Rnd 3: Ch1, fpdc in same hdc as joining, bpdc in dc, fpdc in hdc.  [*Ch1, sk2sc, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in corner sp, ch1, sk2sc*, fpdc in hdc, bpdc in dc, fpdc in hdc]3x.  Repeat *to* once and join in top of first fpdc, pulling color B thru.   (28dc)

Rnd 4: Ch1, [Going behind the next 3 post sts, bpsc around all 3 together, 4dc in next ch1sp, sc in next dc, going behind the next 2dc, bpsc around both dc, (this is the 2nd & 3rd dc of corner), sc in next dc, 4dc in next ch1sp]4x.  Join in top of first bpsc.  (32dc, 16sc)

Rnd 5: Ch6 and 1trc in joining;  [*ch4,  sc in between 2nd & 3rd dc, ch4, sksc,  hdc in next sc, ch4, sksc, sc in between 2nd & 3rd dc, ch4*.  (Trc, ch2, trc) in next sc.] 3x Repeat *to* once.  Slst in 4th ch of beg ch 6. (8tc, 4hdc, 8sc)

Rnd 6: Slst to ch2sp.  (ch2, dc, 2trc, ch2, 2trc, dc, hdc) in ch2 sp.  [*Ch3, hdc in sc st, ch3, hdc in hdc st, ch3, hdc in sc st, ch3*,  (hdc, dc, 2trc, ch2, 2trc, dc, hdc) in ch2 sp] 3x. Repeat *to* once,  join with sl st in top of ch2 st. Fasten off color B (8stsin corners, 12hdc on sides)  

Rnd 7:  Join Color A in any corner ch2sp & (ch1, 2sc, ch2, 2sc) in same sp.  [*Sktc, BKSP
(see notes)  in next 3 stitches,  (ch2, hdc in hdc)3x.  Ch2,  skhdc, bksc in next 3 st*,  (2sc, ch2, 2sc) in corner ch2sp]3x.  Repeat *to* once, join with sl st in top of 1st sc. (40sc, 12hdc)

Rnd 8: Slst over to ch2sp, (ch1, 3sc) in sp.  [*Sc in next 5sts. (2sc in ch2 sp, sc in hdc)3x. 2sc in ch2sp, sc in next 5sts*, 3sc in ch2sp]3x.  Repeat *to* once, join to first sc. (96sc)

Rnd 9: Slst into next sc & work (Ch3, dc, ch2, 2 dc).   [+Ch3, sk3sc, 1sc in next sc, ch1, sk1sc,  2dc in each of the next 2sc,  ch1, sk1sc, 1sc in next sc,  (ch1,  sk1sc, 2dc in next sc)2x.  Ch1, sk1sc, 1sc in next sc,  ch1, sk 1 sc,  2dc in each of the next 2sc,  ch1, sk1sc,+ 1 sc in next sc, ch3, sk3sc, (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in next sc.]3x.  Repeat +to+ once, join to first sc. Fasten off (FO) color A.   (64dc, 16sc, 64ch1sp)  

*Note: Tc sts are worked behind Rnd9 and into the skipped sc sts of Rnd8 only.
Rnd 10:  W color B, join in any corner ch2sp & (2dc, ch2, 2dc)  [+Dc in next 2dc, tc in next 3sc of rnd8, sksc of rnd9, tc in sc of rnd8, (skdc, fphdc in next 2dc together, skdc, tc in sc of rnd8, sksc of rnd9, tc in sc)3x. Tc in next 2sc of rnd8, dc in next 2dc]3x.  Repeat +to+ once, join to first ch3.  (48tc, 32dc, 12hdc)

Rnd 11: Sl st into next ch2 & work (ch 3, dc, ch 2, 2 dc).  [+Dc in next 8sts; (wk popcorn stitch in next st; dc in next 2sts)3x.  Dc in next 6 sts,+ (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch2]3x. Repeat from +to+ once, join   (12 popcorns, 4 ch2, 96 dc)  

Rnd 12: Slst into next ch2 & work (ch 3, dc, ch 2, 2 dc).  [Dc in next 12sts, wk popcorn stitch in next st, ch4, sk popcorn, wk popcorn stitch in next st. Dc in next 12sts. In corner ch2sp work (2dc, ch2, 2dc)]3x Repeat *to* once, join w/slst to top of ch3. FO color B. (4 Ch4, 4 ch2, 8 popcorns, 112dc)    IF square is 12”, end on rnd 12.

Rnd 13: W color B, join in any corner ch2sp & work (ch3, dc, ch2, 2dc).  [(Dc in next st. sk1st, Ch1)8x, Working behind ch4, tc in top of popcorn stitch from row 11, ch1, (dc in next st. sk1st, Ch1)]7x, in ch2sp work (2dc, ch2, 2dc)]3x. Repeat *to* once, join w/ slst to top of ch3. (60ch1, 4ch2, 4tc, 80dc) IF sq is 12”, FO, if over 11” move on to R14

Rnd 14: Slst over to ch2sp & ch1, 3sc in same sp.  [Sc in 37sts, 3sc in next corner ch2sp]3x. Sc in last 37sts, join to first sc.  (160sc)


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Monday, February 17, 2014

FEBRUARY LOVE 12"SQ Feburary 2014

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“CIC February Love”                
Designed by: Aurora Suominen, Amy Carlson, Ivory Herman, Kathy Joelsen, and Sherry Grizzle Copyright © 2-2014 All rights reserved.
12” with an H Hook & Worsted Weight Yarn in your choice of colors.  Example shows 3 colors: A=White, B=Light blue, & C=Dark Blue
NOTES:  As you can see, this square shows something different depending on how many colors you use and where you change your colors.  Pattern is written for picture above.  If you want the effect of the picture at the end of this pattern, then see “NOTES” at the bottom before starting pattern to make a note of where those color changes happen. BOLDED PRINT: Repeated in pattern.  “STS”=Stitches: Any st or chsps.  SPIKE SC: Insert hook in specified st/sp, Pull up lp even with current rnd. (don’t pull too tight or will bunch).  YO & draw thru 2 lps on hook.

Rnd 1: With Color A, Ch4, 15dc in 4th ch from hook, join w/slst in 3rd ch of beg ch4. (16dc)

Note: This round will show some cupping which works out in Rnd 3.
Rnd 2: Ch3 (counts as a st throughout pattern) & dc in same st. (Ch1, sk1, 2dc in next st)7x. Ch1, sk1, join w/slst in top of beg ch3. (16dc, 8ch1sps)

Rnd 3: Slst to next ch1sp.  Ch4, dc in same sp. *Ch2, skp next 2dc, (dc1, ch1, dc) in next ch1sp*; rep from * to * around; ch2; join with a slst in 3rd ch of beg ch4.  Fasten off color A. (16dc, 8ch1sps, 8ch2sps)

Rnd 4: Join Color B with a slst in any ch2sp; (ch3, dc, ch2, 2dc) in same sp. Working in front of the next 2dc and in front of the ch1 sp, spikesc in next ch1sp of Rnd 2 (between the dc). [(2dc, ch2, 2 dc) in next ch2sp, spikesc in next ch1sp of Rnd 2] 7x; join w/slst in top of beg ch3. (32dc, 8ch2sps, 8spikesc)

Rnd 5: Slst to next ch2sp, (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc) in same sp. [*Ch3, sc in next ch2sp; ch3;* (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next ch2sp] 3x. Rep from * to *; join w/slst in top of beg ch3. Fasten off Color B. (24dc, 4sc, 12ch3sps)

Rnd 6: Join Color C w/slst in any corner ch2sp, (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc) in same sp. [*Hdc in next 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch1, sk next ch3, work 6dc in next sc, ch1, sk next ch3, sc in next dc. Hdc in next 2dc.* Corner as (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next ch3sp] 3x. Rep from * to *; join w/slst in top of beg ch3. (48dc, 16hdc, 8sc, 8ch1sps)

Rnd 7: Slst over to corner ch2sp, (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc) in same sp.  [*Dc in next 3dc, hdc in next 2hdc, sc in next sc, sc in next ch1sp, ch1, sk2dc, 3dc in each of next 2dc, ch1, sk2dc, sc in next ch1sp, sc in next sc, hdc in next 2hdc, dc in next 3dc.*  In corner ch2sp work (3dc, ch2, 3dc)]3x.  Rep * to* once, join w/slst in top of beg ch3. Fasten off Color C. (72dc, 16hdc, 16sc, 8ch1sps)

Rnd 8: BLO (Back loop only); skipped sts include ch1sts. Join Color B with a slst in any corner ch2sp; (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc) in same sp, [* (ch3, sk2sts, hdc in next st) 2x. Ch3, sk2st, dc in next st, ch3, sk4sts, slst in next 2sts, ch3, sk4sts, dc in next st. (Ch3, sk2sts, hdc in next st)2x. Ch3, sk2sts,* corner as (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in next ch2sp]3x. Rep from * to *; join w/slst in top of beg ch3. (32dc, 16hdc, 32ch3sp, 8slst)

Rnd 9: Slst over to ch2sp & work (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc).  [*Ch2, sk2dc, dc in next dc; (ch2, sksp, dc in next st)3x.  Ch2, sksp, dc in next 2slsts, (ch2, sksp, dc in next st)4x. Ch2, sk2dc,* corner in next sp]3x.  Rep from * to *; join with a slst in 3rd ch of beg ch6.  (64dc, 44ch2sps)

Rnd 10: Slst over to ch2sp, (ch4, tc, ch2, 2tc) in same sp. [*Tc in next 3dc.  2tc in next ch2sp, (skdc, 2tc in next ch2sp)4x, tc in next 2dc, (2tc in next chsp, skdc)4x.  2tc in next sp, tc in next 3dc,* (2tc, ch2, 2tc in corner ch2sp]3x.  Rep *to* once, join. (72trc, 56dc, 4ch2sps)

Rnd 11:  Slst into ch2sp, beg corner.  [Dc in next 32sts, work corner in ch2sp]3x.  Dc in last 32sts, join w/slst in top of beg ch3.

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To use only 2 colors as picture above, Start with Color A on rnds 1-4, change to B with rnds 5-7, go back to Color A on rnds 8-11.  

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