“Autumn Clusters ”
Aurora Suominen Copyright ©2011 All rights reserved.
12” SQ with an H Hook & Worsted Weight yarn in any amount of colors.
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NOTES: Bolded print: Repeat in pattern. “STS”=Stitches: Any sp, sc, dc, cl or chsps. BEG CLUSTER: Ch2, keeping last loop of each dc on hook, work 2dc in st/sp: YO, draw thru 3 loops on hook. CLUSTER ST: Keeping last loop of each dc on hook, work 3dc in st/sp: YO, draw thru 4 loops on hook.
Rnd 1: Ch4, 11dc in 4th ch from hook, join w/slst in 3rd ch of beg ch4. (12dc)
Rnd 2: Beg cluster (see special sts) [Ch1, cluster st in next dc]11x. Ch1, join w/slst in top of first cl. (12 cl & 12 ch1 sp)
Rnd 3: Slst in ch1sp and beg cl. [Ch2, sk next cl, work a cluster st in next ch1sp]11x. Ch2, skip next cl, join in top of first cl, (counts as first slst in rnd 4) (12 cl,12 ch2sp)
Rnd 4: Do not chain here, [(3dc) in ch2sp, slst in top of next cl]11x. 3dc in last ch2sp, join in 1st slst changing to color 2. (36 dc, 12 ss)
Rnd 5: Ch5 (counts as dc & ch2) [+Sk 1dc, bpdc in next dc, ch2, sk 1dc,+ dc in next slst, ch2]11x. Repeat +to+ once, join in top of ch3. (24dc, 24 Ch2sp)
Rnd 6: Slst into ch2sp, beg cl. [Ch2, sk next dc, cluster in next ch2sp]23x. Ch2, sk next st, join in top of beg cl. (24cl, 24 ch2)
Rnd 7: (Ch4, 3tc, ch2, 4tc) in joining st. [+Ch1, dc in 3sts, sc in 5sts, dc in 3sts. Ch1+ in next cl work (4tc, ch3, 4tc)]3x. Repeat +to+ once, join in 3rd ch of beg ch4. Slst in next 3 tc and into ch3 sp. (24dc, 32tc, 20sc)
Rnd 8: Ch1, 3sc in same sp. [Sc in next 21sts, 3sc in ch2sp.]3x. Sc in last 21sts, join in first sc, change to next color of choice. (96sc)
Rnd 9: Slst into next sc and (Ch2, dc, ch2, 2dc) Beg corner made. [+Hdc in 7sts, dc in 9sts, hdc in 7sts.+ (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in next ch2sp Corner made]3x. Repeat +to+ once, join in top of ch3. Slst over to ch2sp. (56hdc, 52dc)
Rnd 10: Beg corner. [+Dc in 2sts. (Ch1, sk a st, cl in next st)11x. Ch1, sk a st, dc in 2sts+. Corner in next ch2sp.]3x. Repeat +to+ once, join in top of ch3. Slst over to ch2sp. (44cl, 48ch1 sp, 32dc)
Rnd 11: Beg corner. [+Dc in 4sts, (Ch1, cl in sp, sk next cl)12x. Ch1, dc in 4sts+. Corner in next ch2sp]3x. Repeat +to+ once, join in top of ch3. (48dc, 52ch1, 48cl)
Rnd 12: Slst over to ch2, Ch1, 3sc in sp. [Sc in next 37sts, 3sc in corner sp.]3x. Sc in last 37sts, join to first sc, fasten Off.