Approx. 5 inches square
34 yds Size 10 crochet cotton, white
#7 steel hook Boye or
#5 steel hook Bates
Pattern is worked in 4edc blocks.
Entire pattern is worked in Edc.
Follow chart beginning at the bottom right corner of Row 1.
Chart is then followed back and forth until completed.
This pattern is symmetrical.
Edc - Extended Double Crochet - yo and insert hook in specified st. yo and draw through st (3 loops on hook). yo and draw through 1 loop. Complete as you would a normal dc. (Yo and draw through 2 loops, yo and draw through remaining 2 loops).
Mesh Block - Edc, ch2, skip 2st’s, edc in next st. Each mesh block is made up of 4 st’s.
Blocks that are next to each other share the center st. Example - 2Mesh - edc, ch2, edc (shared), ch2, edc.
Solid Block - 4 edc. Each solid block is made up of 4st’s.
Blocks that are next to each other share the center st. Example - 2 Block - 7edc
Row 1 - edc in 4th chain from hook and in each chain across.
Row 2 - ch3, turn, edc in next 3 st's, *ch 2, skip next 2 st's, edc in next st* repeat 2 more times, edc in next 3 st's, *ch 2, skip next 2 st's, edc in next st* repeat 5 more times, edc in next 3 st's, *ch 2, skip next 2 st's, edc in next st* repeat 2 more times, edc in next 3 st's.
Continue following chart through completion. Finish off, weave in ends and block.
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Edited by RoseRed, 12 September 2011 - 12:29 PM.