Tuesday, February 14, 2012

FOREVER LOVE 12" SQUARE

“Forever Love”
Designed by: Aurora Suominen ©2-2012 All rights reserved.
12” Square with an “H” hook and Worsted Weight yarn

  • SPECIAL STS:  FPDC: Work a DC around post of dc specified YOU ARE GOING AROUND THE POST, SO YOU WILL HAVE THE TOP TWO LOOPS UNWORKED IN THAT SAME DC.  DTR:  (YO hook 3 times,  insert hook into st indicated. YO & pull up a loop, should have 5 loops on your hook.  (YO & draw through 2 loops.) 4Xs.  
  • NOTES:  “Sts means any dc, sc, bpdc, or ch sps. MIDDLE SP:  This is the  sp between the 2nd and 3rd dc of corner 4dc group.  VIDEOS: Videos to help w/this square can be found on my blog, For rnds, 3,4,7, 8, 9
Rnd 1: Ch4, 15DC in 4th ch from hook.  Join in 3rd ch of beg ch4.  (16dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3,(counts as a st always) 3DC in same st.  [DC in 3sts, 4DC in next st]3Xs.  DC in 3sts & Join w/ slst in top of beg ch3 always, unless otherwise specified.   (28dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, FPDC in next st*see special sts.  [+4DC in middle sp*see notes. FPDC in next st+.  DC in 5sts, FPDC in next st]3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once.  DC in 4sts & join.  (44dc)  Slst in next 3sts & into middle sp.

Rnd 4: Ch3, 3DC in same sp. [+FPDC in 3sts, DC in 5sts, FPDC in 3sts+. 4DC in middle sp]3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join. (60dc)  Slst in next st and into middle sp.  

Rnd 5: Ch3, 3DC in same st. [+FPD in 5sts, DC in 5sts, FPDC in 5sts+ 4dc in middle sp]3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join. (76dc)  Slst in next st and into middle sp.

Rnd 6: Ch3, 3DC in same st. [+FPDC in 7sts, SC in 5sts, FPDC in 7sts+. 4DC in middle sp]3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join. (72dc, 20sc)

*NOTE* In rnd 7 You will be marking the 1st and 8th sts behind the fpdc, You can mark each of the 1st and 8th sts, or you can mark the first set and you should understand where to work in them later. Which will be in rnd 9

Rnd 7: Do not chain. [2FPDC around next 2dc, FPDC in 8sts, (look behind the fpdc you just worked.  See the top loops from the same dc?  Mark that st and the 8th st as well)  SC in 5sts, FPDC in 8sts]4Xs  Join in top of beg fpdc.  (80dc, 20sc

Rnd 8: [Slst in next 2sts, skip-4sts.  9TC in next st, skip-3, slst in next, SC in 5sts, slst in next st, skip-3sts, 9TC in next st, skip-4sts]4Xs.  Slst in next two slsts.  (72tc, 20sc, 16slsts)

Rnd 9: Ch3, DC, Ch2, 2DC in same slst.  [+(Behind Heart Hump) DTR in 1st marked st & in next 7sts. (last one in that 8th marked st) Skip slst, DC in 5sc, (Behind heart hump) DTR in next 8sts. (same as marked ones).  Skip slst+ IN next slst do “2DC, ch2, 2DC, Corner made, Now & throughout pattern.  (This will be the slst that is directly in the middle of the heart humps)]3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join.  (64tc, 36dc)

Rnd 10: Slst into ch2 sp & beg corner.  [+DC in 6sts, Catching the 5th tc of heart hump DC in next st. DC in 11sts, Catching the 5th tc of heart hump DC in next st. DC in 6sts+.  In ch2sp, work corner]3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once and join.  (116dc)

Rnd 11: Slst into ch2 sp & beg corner.  [DC in 29sts, Corner IN ch2 sp]3Xs.  DC in last 29 & join.  (132dc)

Rnd 12: Slst into ch2sp & beg corner. [DC in 33sts, Corner IN ch2sp]3Xs.  DC in last 33sts & join.  Measure your square, if it not 12” then determine if you need a sc or hdc border.   (148)

Rnd 13: Slst into ch2 and do ch1, 3sc.  [SC in 37sts,  Corner IN ch2sp]3Xs SC in last 37.  Join.

For Abbreviations/videos/links to help with pattern sts, see “One Crochet Day at a time” at http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
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CELEBRATING THE HEART 12" SQUARE

“Celebrating the Heart”
Designed by: Aurora Suominen ©2-2012 All rights reserved.
12” Square with an “H” hook and Worsted Weight yarn

  • SPECIAL STS:  FPDC: Work a DC around post of dc specified YOU ARE GOING AROUND THE POST, SO YOU WILL HAVE THE TOP TWO LOOPS UNWORKED IN THAT SAME DC.  DTR:  (YO hook 3 times,  insert hook into st indicated. YO & pull up a loop, should have 5 loops on your hook.  (YO & draw through 2 loops.) 4Xs.
  • ~NOTES~  “Sts means any dc, sc, fpdc, or ch sps.  There is a video on my blog showing how to mark the sts behind the fpdc, See, “Forever Love” Rnd 7
Rnd 1: Ch4, Do 7DC in 4th ch from hook.  Join in beg ch4.  (8dc)

Rnd 2: Ch5 (counts as dc & ch2) DC in same st. [FPDC *see special sts*  in next st,  In next st do “DC, Ch2, DC”] 3Xs.  FPDC in last st.  Join w/ slst in top of beg ch3 always, unless otherwise specified.  Slst into ch2sp.  (12dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3 (counts as a st always), “DC, ch2, 2DC” in same ch2 sp. Beg Corner made, now & throughout pattern.  [FPDC in 3sts,  IN ch2sp do “2DC, ch2, 2DC,  Corner made, Now & throughout pattern.] 3Xs, FPDC in last 3 & join.   Slst in next st & ch2sp.  (28dc)

Rnd 4: Beg Corner.  [FPDC in 7sts, corner in ch2sp] 3Xs.  FPDC in last 7sts, & join.   Slst in next st & ch2sp. (44dc)

Rnd 5: Beg Corner.  [FPDC in 11sts, corner in ch2sp] 3Xs.  FPDC in last 11 & join.  Slst in next st & ch2sp.  (60dc)

Rnd 6: Beg Corner.  [FPDC in 15sts, corner in ch2sp] 3Xs.  FPDC in last 15sts, & join.  Slst in next st & ch2sp.  (76dc)

Rnd 7: Ch1, 3SC in same sp.  [+SC in 2sts,  FPDC in15sts, SC in 2sts.+ 3SC in ch2sp] 3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join in 1st sc.  Slst into next sc.  (28sc, 60dc)

Rnd 8: Ch1, 3SC in same sc.  [+SC in 3sts,  FPDC in 15sts, SC in 3sts.+  3SC in next sc.] 3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join in 1st sc.  Slst into next sc.  (36sc,60dc)

Rnd 9: Ch1, 3SC in same sc.  [+SC in 4sts, FPDC in next st, (look behind the fpdc you just worked.  See the top loops from the same dc?  Mark that st and the 15th st as well) FPDC in next 14sts. SC in 4sts.+  3SC in next sc.]3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join in 1st sc.  Slst into next sc.  (44sc,60dc)

Rnd 10: Ch1, 3SC in same sc.  [+SC in 5sts, slst in next st, skip-3sts, do 7 TC in next st, skip-2sts, slst in next, skip-2sts & do 7 TC in next, skip-3sts & slst in next st. SC in 5sts,+  3SC in next sc.] 3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join in 1st sc.  Slst into next sc. (52sc,56tc,12slsts)

Rnd 11: Beg Corner.  [+DC in 6sts, skip next slst.  (Behind Heart Hump) do a DTR *see special sts* in 1st marked st of rnd 9 & in next 14sts. (last one in that 15th marked st) skip slst,  DC in 6sts+.  Work Corner  in next st] 3Xs Repeat +to+ once & join.  Slst in next st & ch2sp. (64dc,60dtr)

Rnd 12: Beg Corner.  [+ (Ch1, skip-1dc, DC in next st) 5Xs.  Ch1, skip-1, Catch the 4th tc of heart hump & DC in next st. (Ch1, skip-1, DC in next st)3Xs.  Ch1, skip-1,  Catch the 4th tc of heart hump & DC in next st. (Ch1, skip-1, DC in next st) 5Xs.  Ch1, skip-1+,  Corner in next ch2sp.] 3Xs Repeat +to+ once & join.  Slst in next st & ch2sp.  (76dc, 64 ch1sps)

Rnd 13: Beg Corner.  [DC in 35sts, Corner in next ch2sp] 3Xs. DC in last 35.  Join. (156dc)

Measure your square, depending on your yarn, hook size, and tension, you may need to add a round.  I used Perfect Pink from Red Heart, it’s a slightly softer yarn than most of the Red Heart, so I had to add the following round.

Rnd 14:  Slst into next st and ch2sp.  Ch1 & work 3sc.  [SC in 39sts, in ch2sp do 3SC.] 3Xs. SC in last 39sts.  Join to 1st sc and fasten off.  (168sc)

For Abbreviations/videos/links to help with pattern sts, see “One Crochet Day at a time” at http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
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DISHCLOTH LOVE

“Dishcloth Love”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©2-2012
B-10 DISHCLOTH LOVE 2012.jpg   
Size: 7 ½”  Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Peaches N Cream Cotton: 1.6oz
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Notes:  Bold print: Repeated in pattern. Sts: Work in next st/chsp. Join: Join W/slst in beg st, unless otherwise stated.
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Abbreviations & Stitches Used 
Beg=Beginning    Ch=Chain    Slst=Slip Stitch    Sc=Single Crochet   
Sp=Spaces        Sk=Skip    W/=With        Dc=Double Crochet       
St(s)=Stitch(es)    Lps=Loops    Fpdc=Front Post dc                    
Rnd 1: Ch4, 15dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (16dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, dc, ch1, 2dc, (beg corner made)  [Dc in next 3sts, 2dc, ch1, 2dc in next st, (corner made]4x, minus last corner, join.  (28dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, [Fpdc in next st, corner in next sp, fpdc in next st, dc in next 5sts]Repeat around, ending w/dc in last 4sts, join.  (44dc)   

Rnd 4: Ch3, [Fpdc in next 3sts, corner in next sp, fpdc in next 3sts, dc in next 5sts]Repeat around, ending w/dc in last 4sts, join.  (60dc)

Rnd 5: Ch3, [Fpdc in next 5sts, corner in next sp, fpdc in next 5sts, dc in next 5sts]Repeat around, ending with dc in last 4sts, join.  (76dc)

Rnd 6: Ch1, sc in same st.  [Fpdc in next 7sts, corner in next sp, fpdc in next 7sts, sc in next 5sts]Repeat around, ending w/sc in last 4sts, join.  (72dc, 20sc)

Rnd 7: Ch1, sc in same st.  [Fpdc in next 8sts, fpsc in next st, sk chsp, fpsc in next st, fpdc in next 8sts, sc in next 5sts]Repeat around, ending w/sc in last 4sts, join.  (64dc, 28sc)

Rnd 8: Ch1, sc in same st.  [Slst in next 2sts, sk2sts, 8dc in next st, sk3sts, slst in 2sts, sk3sts, 8dc in next dc, sk2sts, slst in 2sts, sc in next 5sts]Repeat around, ending w/sc in last 4sts, join & fasten off. (64dc, 20sc)

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DISHCLOTH WITH HEART

“Dishcloth w/Heart”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©2-2012
A-9 DISHCLOTH W HEART 2012.jpg
Size: 8” heart tip to tip.  Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Peaches N Cream Cotton: 1.5oz
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Notes:  Bold print: Repeated in pattern. Sts: Work in next st/chsp. Join: Join W/slst in beg st, unless otherwise stated.
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Abbreviations & Stitches Used  
Beg=Beginning    Ch=Chain    Slst=Slip Stitch    Sc=Single Crochet   
Sp=Spaces        Sk=Skip    W/=With        Dc=Double Crochet       
St(s)=Stitch(es)    Lps=Loops    Fpdc=Front Post dc                     
Rnd 1: Ch4, 7dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (8dc)

Rnd 2: Ch4, dc in same st.  [Fpdc in next dc, (dc, ch1, dc) in next st]3x, fpdc in last st, join in 3rd ch of beg ch4.  (12dc)

Rnd 3: Slst into next sp, ch3, dc, ch1, 2dc in same st, (beg corner made). [Fpdc in next 3sts, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in next sp, (corner made)]4x, minus last corner, join.  (28dc)

Rnd 4: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner. [Fpdc in next 7sts, corner in next sp]4x, minus last corner, join.  (44dc)

Rnd 5: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Fpdc in next 11sts, corner in next sp]4x, minus last corner, join.  (60dc)

Rnd 6: Slst in next 2sts, beg corner.  [Fpdc in next 15sts, corner in next sp]4x, minus last corner, join.  (76dc)

Rnd 7: Ch1, sc in same st, sc in next st.  [3sc in next sp, sc in next 2sts,  fpdc in next 15sts, sc in next 2sts]4x, minus last 2sc, join.  (28sc, 60dc)

Rnd 8: Ch1, sc in same st, sc in next 2sts.  [3sc in next st, sc in next 3sts, fpdc in next 15sts, sc in next 3sts]4x, minus last 3sc, join.  (36sc, 60dc)

Rnd 9: Ch1, sc in same st, sc in next 3sts.  [3sc in next st, sc in next 4sts, slst in next st, sk3sts,  8dc in next st, sk2sts, slst in next st, sk2sts, 8dc in next st, sk3sts, slst in next st, sc in next 4sts]4x, minus last 4sc, join & fasten off.  (44sc, 64dc)

Personal use/print only, no pattern reproductions, selling or copying allowed.   
See my designs & videos on my blog: http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
Download Pattern on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen
Size depends on your hook, yarn, & tension.  Contact me at Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com

Sunday, February 12, 2012

CLUSTER LOVE 12" SQUARE

 “Cluster Love”
Pattern Designed by: Aurora Suominen Copyright © 2-2012 All rights reserved.
12” Square with “H” hook and WW yarn.

  • SPECIAL STS: 2dc Cluster: (Yo, insert hook in same st and pull up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops, 2xs, Yo and draw through remaining 3 loops.  3DC Cluster st:  Keeping the last loop from each stitch on hook * YO, insert hook in same stitch, YO, draw yarn through the stitch, YO, draw through 2 loops on hook *, repeat from * to * 2  times. YO, draw yarn through 4 loops on hook.  

  • NOTES:  “Sts” means any dc, sc, Top of clusters or ch sps.
Rnd 1: Ch4 and work 11DC in 4th ch from hook.  Join in top of beg ch4. (12 DC)

Rnd 2: CH2, 2DC CL in same st as joining.  [Ch1, 3DC CL in next st.]11Xs. Ch1 & join in top of first cl.  (12 cl, 12 ch1 sp)

Rnd 3: Slst in ch1 sp, Ch2, DC in same sp. (beg 2dccl made) (Ch2, sk next cl and work a 2DC CL in next ch1sp)11Xs.  Ch2, sk next cl & join in top of 1st cl.  (12 cl, 12 ch2 sp)

Rnd 4: Do not chain. (Work 3DC in ch2sp, SLST in top of next cl)11Xs. 3DC in last ch2sp & slst in top of last cl.   (36 dc, 12slst)

Rnd 5: Ch5 (counts as dc & ch2) [+Skip 1dc, BPDC around next dc, ch2, skip 1dc,+ DC in slst, CH2]11Xs. Repeat +to+ once & join in 3rd st of beg ch5. (24dc, 24Ch2sp)

Rnd 6: Slst in ch2sp, Ch2 & do a 2DC CL (this will be a Beg 3dc cl).  (Ch2, skip-1dc, work a 3DC CL in  ch2sp)23Xs .  Ch2, skip-1st & join in top of beg cl.  (24 cl, 24 ch2)

Rnd 7: Ch3 (counts as a st always), “DC, ch2, 2DC” in same cl as joining. Beg Corner made, now & throughout pattern.  [+Ch1, DC in 3sts, SC in 5sts, DC in 3sts.  Ch1+  In next CL do “2DC, ch2, 2DC,  Corner made, Now & throughout pattern.]3X. Repeat +to+ once & join w/ slst in top of beg ch3 for rest of pattern, unless otherwise specified.(40dc, 20sc)

Rnd 8: Slst in ch2 sp & beg corner.  [+ DC in 6sts, Ch1, 3DC CL in next st. (Ch1, skip-1, 3DC CL in next st)2Xs.  Ch1, DC in 6sts.  Corner In next ch2sp ]3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join (64dc, 12cl, 16ch1 sp)

Rnd 9: Slst in ch2 sp & beg corner. [DC in 23 sts, corner in ch2 sp.]3Xs. DC last 23sts  & join. (108dc)

Rnd 10: Slst in ch2 sp & beg corner. [+ (Ch1, skip-1st, 2DC CL in next st)13Xs.  Ch1, skip-1,+  Corner in ch2sp.]3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join. (16dc, 52cl, 56ch1sps)

Rnd 11: Slst in ch2 sp & beg corner.  [+DC in 2sts, 2DC CL in sp.  (Ch1, skip-cl, 2DC CL in sp)13Xs. DC in 2sts+, Corner in ch2sp] 3Xs  Repeat +to+ once & join. (56cl, 32dc, 52ch1sps)

Rnd 12: Slst in ch2 sp & beg corner. [DC in 35sts, Corner in ch2sp]3Xs.  DC last 35sts & join.  (156dc)

For Abbreviations/videos/links to help with pattern sts, see “One Crochet Day at a time” at http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
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