|Shells Around, Picture owned by Aurora Suominen©2009|
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©2009
Size: 6” Square using, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn Used: Worsted Weight ______________________________________________________________
NOTES: Bold print: Repeated in pattern. STS=Stitches: Work into next st/chsp JOIN: Join W/slst in beg st, (ch3, ch2, sc) unless otherwise stated.
Beg=Beginning Ch=Chain Slst=Slip Stitch Sp=Spaces
Sk=Skip W/=With St(s)=Stitch(es) Sc=Single Crochet
Dc=Double Crochet Hdc=Half Double Crochet
Rnd 1: W/A, Ch4, 15dc in 4th ch from hook, join in top of beg ch4 (16dc)
Rnd 2: (Ch3, dc, ch1, 2dc) in same st, beg corner made. [Dc in the next 3dc, in next st (2dc, ch1, 2dc), corner made]4x, minus last corner, switch to B w/slst to join. (28dc)
Rnd 3: W/B join in corner ch1sp, beg corner. [Sc in next dc, sk 2dc, 5dc in next dc (Shell made), sk 2dc, sc in next dc, corner in ch1sp.]4x, minus last corner, join. (36dc, 8sc)
Rnd 4: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner. [Sc in next dc, sk 1dc, shell in next sc, ch1, sc in 3rd dc of next shell, ch1 shell in next sc, sk 1 dc, sc in next dc, corner in ch1sp]4x, minus last corner, switch to A w/slst to join (56dc, 12sc)
Rnd 5: W/A, join in corner ch1sp, ch1, 3sc in same sp. [Sc in next 3sts, (ch2, sc in 3rd dc of shell, ch2, sc in next sc)2x. Sc in next 2dc, 3sc in next sp]4x, minus last corner, join. (48sc, 16ch2)
Rnd 6: Slst into next sc, ch2, 2hdc in same sc. [1hdc in each sc and ch2sp across.
(15hdc). 3hdc in next sc]4x, minus last corner, join. (72hdc) Finish off.
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