Saturday, December 25, 2010

GRABBING CHAINS 6" SQUARE


Grabbing Chains
H hook and WW yarn
Copyright © 2010 Aurora Suominen

Ch4 and join to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch3, work 15DC in ring and join.  (16)

Rnd2: Ch5 (counts as first dc + ch2) DC in same st.  *Ch1, skip 1, V-stitch  in next st* Repeat 6 more times.  Ch1, skip 1 st and join. (8 V sts & 8Ch1 sp)

Rnd 3: SS into ch2 sp and work a Ch3, 2DC.  *FPDC around next dc, DC in ch1 sp, FPDC around next dc, 3DC in next ch2 sp.* Repeat 6 more times.  FPDC around next dc, DC in ch1 sp, FPDC around next dc and join. (48dc)

Rnd 4: SS into next dc, Ch5 (counts as first dc + ch2). DC in same st.  *Ch2, skip 2sts, FPDC around next dc, Ch2, skip 2sts, V-stitch in next* Repeat 6 more times.  Ch2, skip 2 sts, FPDC around next dc, ch2, skip 2 sts and join. (8 V-sts, 8 fpdc & 24 Ch2 spaces)

Rnd 5: SS into ch2 sp and work a Ch3, DC, ch2, 2DC. (*DC in next st, +2DC in ch2 sp. 1DC in next st, 2DC in next ch2 sp.+ HDC in next 3 sts.  Repeat +to+ once.  DC in next dc.*  IN next ch2 sp work 2DC, Ch2, 2DC.) 3 times.   Then *to* once and join (75dc)

*Measure your square after rnd 5, if it is smaller than 6” work Rnd 6.  Square measurements depend on your hook size, choice of yarn, and your tension.

Rnd 6: SS into ch2 sp, Ch1, Work 3SC in same st as ss.  SC in each st across working 3SC in each corner.  Join. FO

Original Pattern by Aurora Suominen Copyright © 2010
This pattern is for personal use only. Do not reprint, copy, post to any website/blog/group, or anywhere else.  You can link to this pattern if you wish.  If you sell any items made from MY pattern, please credit me as the original designer and link back to my blog.

*Pattern is still being tested.  IF you find any mistakes, please let me know.

3 comments:

Clara said...

Very, very pretty! Thanks for sharing. I hope you had a lovely Christmas and all the best in the New Year!

Thread N Stitches said...

Very pretty, I love your square designs.
Katheryn

Charlotte said...

Merry Christmas! Thanks for the patterns!