Tuesday, October 01, 2013

OCTOBER LOVE 12" SQUARE

DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©
“October Love ”
Aurora Suominen Copyright ©9-2013 All rights reserved.
H Hook & Worsted Weight  Yarn
For Abbreviations/videos/links, see “DragonFlyMomof2 Designs” at http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/

NOTES: Bolded print: Repeat in pattern. “STS”=Stitches: Any st or chsps. BPSC & FPTC sts are worked “around” the post of next st. Video showing rnd 9 can be seen at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quPispPrOJI

Rnd 1: Ch4, work 15dc in 4th ch from hook.  Join in top of beg ch4. (16dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3,  4dc in same st.  [+Ch1, sk one dc, sc in next dc, ch1, sk one dc+, 5dc in next dc]3x.  Repeat +to+ once & join in top of beg ch3. (20dc, 4sc)

Rnd 3: Ch3,  [+2dc in next 3 dc, dc in next dc, sc in 3 sts,+  dc in next dc]3x. Repeat +to+once,  join. (32dc, 12sc)

Rnd 4: Ch3,  dc in next dc.  [+2dc in next 4 dc,  dc in next 2 dc.  Ch1,  sk sc,  sc in sc,  ch1,  sk sc+,  dc in next 2 dc]3x. Repeat +to+ once, join. (48dc, 4sc)

Rnd 5: Ch3, dc in next 3 dc.  [+2dc in next 4 dc,  dc in next 4 dc,  sc in 3 sts.+   Dc in next 4 dc]3x. Repeat +to+ once,  join. (64dc, 12sc)

Rnd 6: Ch3, dc in next 5 dc.  [+2dc in next 4 dc, dc in next 6 dc, ch1, sk sc, sc in sc, ch1, sk sc.+  Dc in next 6dc.]3x. Repeat +to+ once,  join. (80dc, 4sc)

Rnd 7: Ch1, bpsc in joining st.  Bpsc in 19dc.  [Ch1,  sk 3sts, bpsc in 20dc.]3x   Ch1,  sk 3sts & join in 1st sc.  Fasten off color 1.  (80sc)

Rnd 8: Counting your joining st, count 10dc and join your new color w/slst in the 11th sc, and work (Ch3, dc, ch1, 2dc) Beg corner made.  [Dc in 9sc, 2dc in sp, dc in 10sc, in next sc, work corner of (2dc, ch1, 2dc).]4x, minus last corner,  join. (100dc)   Slst over to corner ch1sp.

*Try to fptc loosely, this will, hopefully minimize the rippling depending on your yarn.

Rnd 9: Beg corner.  [ (Dc in next 3dc, fptc in the 3rd dc of rnd 8 to the right of your work.)8x *see video link if needed.  Dc in next dc, corner in next sp]4x,  minus last corner & join.  (148sts)  Slst over to ch1sp.  

Rnd 10: Beg corner.  [ (Ch1, sk a st, dc)18x.  Ch1, sk st, work corner in sp]4x minus last corner & join fastening off color 2.   (88dc)

Rnd 11: With color 1, join in corner ch1sp & beg corner.  [Dc in 2sts, (Staying behind your work,  tc in skipped st of rnd 9, dc in next dc)19x.  Dc in next st, corner in next sp]4x minus last corner & join. Fasten off & weave in your ends  (180dc)

You might need to block your square, it does tend to wave, but my testers pretty much agreed that blocking helps, but that putting this square with an afghan will also help it to straighten out.  


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1 comment:

Rose said...

On row 11 you say to tc in skipped st of rnd 9. I am confused. I don't see any skipped stitches. Are you talking about the 3rd dc before you fptc?