Cotton Yarn and a “G” hook
Copyright © 2011 Aurora Suominen
~BEG CORNER: Sl St into Ch-2 space, and work ch-3, dc, ch-2, 2dc. Corner made.
~CORNER: Work 2 DC, Ch-2, 2 DC in next Ch2 space.
~DBL FPDC=Double FPDC: Work 2 FPDC around post of next dc in previous round.
~Single FPDC: Work 1 FPDC around both posts of next double fpdc.
|~Notes: Anytime you see, "Stitches" this means any dc, sc, fpdc, ch1 space.|
Also when working the fpdc’s the very next st that you will work a regular DC in, will look as if it if behind the fpdc you just worked. When joining at the end of rounds work as follows: For a SC round, Join in 1st SC. For a DC round, Join in 3rd Ch of beg 3.
Front and Back
Round 1: Ch4, work 15 DC in ring, Join (16)
Round 2: Ch3, in same st, work DC, Ch2, 2DC. [DC in 3sts. IN next st work a Corner.] 3Xs. DC in last 3sts. Join. *see special stitches now and throughout. (28DC)
Round 3: Beg Corner. [+DC in 3sts, DBL FPDC around post of next dc of rnd 2, DC in 3sts.+ Work Corner] 3Xs Repeat ++ once and Join. (48dc)
Round 4: Beg Corner. [+DC in 4sts, work a DBL FPDC, single FPDC, DBL FPDC. DC in 4sts+. Work Corner] 3Xs. Repeat ++ once and join. (dc)
Round 5: Beg Corner. [+DC in 5sts, work a DBL FPDC, Single FPDC, FPDC, single FPDC, DBL FPDC. DC in 5sts+. Work Corner.] 3Xs. Repeat ++ once and join. (dc)
Round 6: Beg Corner. [+DC in 6sts, Slip stitch in next dc, skip next stitch, work 6DC in next dc, skip next dc, slip stitch in next dc, skip next dc, work 6DC in next dc, skip next dc, slip stitch in next dc. DC in 6sts.+. Work Corner]3Xs. Repeat ++ once and join. (dc, 12ss) FO for Front. DO NOT FASTEN OFF WHEN WORKING THE BACK (2ND).
Border: SS into next st and ch2sp Ch1. Put the wrong sides together of the front and back. With right side of back piece facing you, working through both pieces, follow the directions below.
3SC in same ch2 sp. [+SC in 8sts, SS in SS, SC in the BACK LOOPS of next 6dc, SS in middle ss, SC in the BACK LOOPS of next 6dc, SS in next ss. SC in next 8sts,+ 3SC in next ch2 sp] 3Xs Repeat between the ++ once and join to first sc.
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