Wednesday, April 02, 2014

APRIL BLOSSOM 12" SQ

Crochet in Common Designs©

“CIC April Blossom ”
Designed by: Aurora Suominen Amy Carlson, Kathy Joelsen Copyright © 2014 All rights reserved.  12” Square with an H Hook & Worsted Weight Yarn in colors A & B
NOTES: Bolded print: Repeated in pattern. “STS”=Stitches: Any st or chsps. BEGinning Bobble:  (Ch3, holding back one loop for each dc, work 5dc's in specified st/sp, pull thru all 6 lps)   Bobble Stitch: (Holding back one loop for each dc, work 6dc in specified st/sp, pull thru all 7 lps) bobble made.
With color A, ch4, slst to form a ring.  

Rnd 1: Ch5 (counts as 1dc + 2 ch) [1dc, ch2]7x, slst in 3rd ch of beg ch5. (8dc, 8ch2sps)  

Rnd 2: Slst to ch2sp,  beg bobble st, ch7, (bobble st, ch7 in each ch2sp.)7x.  Slst in top of beg bobble.  (8bobbles, 8 ch7sps)    

Rnd 3: Slst into ch7, ch1, [ 3sc in ch7sp, going behind ch7sp, tc in skipped dc from R1, 3sc in same sp, slst in top of next bobble]8x.  Slst in first sc.  (8tc, 48sc, 8slst)  

Rnd 4: ch1 sc in same st.  sc in next 2sc, 3dc in next tc, sc in 3sc.  [Sk slst, sc in 3sc, 3dc in tc, sc in 3sc]7x.  Sk last slst, and slst into 1st sc, fasten off color A. (24dc, 48sc)  

Rnd 5: W/color B, join in any center dc of any 3dc and work (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc) beg corner made.  [*Ch7, slst in center dc of next 3dc group, ch7*,  (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) corner made in center dc of next 3dc group.]3x. Repeat *to* once, slst into the top of ch3 to join.  (24dc, 8ch7sp, 4slst)

*NOTE: Dc sts are worked into each individual ch of the ch7, NOT in the ch7 sp.  
Rnd 6: Slst to ch2sp, beg corner.  [*Dc in next 3dc, dc in each ch of the ch7, dc in slst, dc in each ch of the ch7, dc in next 3dc*, work corner in ch2sp.]3x.Repeat *to* once, slst into the top of ch3 to join.  (108dc)

Rnd 7: Slst to ch2sp, beg corner.  [*Sk3dc, dc in between dc sts, (not in top).  (dc in between every other dc)11x.  sk2dc*, work corner in ch2sp]3x. Repeat *to* once, slst into the top of ch3 to join. (72dc or 18dc on each side)

Rnd 8: Slst to ch2sp, beg corner.  [*Sk3dc, (dc in between each dc of last row)13x.  Sk3dc,* corner in ch2sp]3x.  Repeat *to* once, slst into the top of ch3 to join. Fasten off color B. (76dc or 19dc on each side)

Rnd 9: Join color A in any corner ch2sp & beg corner.  [*Dc in 3dc, dc in small gap (where you skipped the 3dc in previous rnd).  (Dc in next dc, fptc in dc of rnd 7)12x.  Dc in next dc, dc in small gap, dc in 3dc*, corner in ch2sp]3x.  Repeat *to* once, slst into the top of ch3 to join. (108dc, 48tc)

Rnd 10: Slst to ch2sp, beg corner.  [*Sk2dc, dc in 6dc, (going behind next 3sts work a fpdc around all 3 together, dc in next dc)6x.  Dc in 5dc, sk2dc*, corner in ch2sp.]3x.  Repeat *to* once, slst into the top of ch3 to join. (116dc)

Rnd 11: Ch4, sk dc, dc in next dc, [corner in ch2sp, dc in next dc (ch1, sk dc, dc in next dc)14x, corner in ch2sp]3x. Dc in next dc, (ch1, sk dc, dc in next dc)12x.  Slst in 3rd ch of ch4. Fasten off color A. (85dc, 64ch)  

*NOTE: Tc is worked in front of ch1sp.
Rnd 12: Join color B in any corner ch2sp & beg corner.  [*Ch 1, sk dc, dc in next dc, ch1, sk dc, dc in next dc (tc in skipped dc from previous row, dc in top of next dc)14x. Ch 1, sk dc, dc in next dc, ch1, sk dc,*  corner in ch2sp]3x.  Repeat *to* once and join to top of ch3, finish off. (92dc, 56tc 24ch)  

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