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Cathy's Crochet

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Materials:

4 oz. each color worsted weight cotton yarn: MC= rose and CC=cream

Crochet hook size F

Special stitch:  CL=cluster stitch. Work [yo, insert hook, yo, draw loop through, yo, draw through 2 loops only] over the number of stitches stated, yo, draw through all loops on hook.

Instructions:

With MC, Ch 47

Rnd 1:  1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in next ch, *skip 3 ch, 7 dc in next ch, skip 3 ch, 1 sc in each of next 3 ch; rep from * to 4 ch from end, skip 3 ch, 4 dc in last ch; continuing around in the remaining loops of beginning chain sts, 4 dc in first ch, *skip 3 ch, 7 dc in next ch, skip 3 ch, 1 sc in each of next 3 ch; rep from * to 2 ch from end, 1 sc in last 2 remaining ch; join to initial sc; attach CC (do not fasten off MC, carry it behind).

Rnd 2:  3 ch (counts as 1 dc), skip first st, 1 CL over next 3 sts, *3 ch, 1 sc in each of next 3 sts,  3 ch, 1 CL over next 7 sts** 3 ch; rep from * to ** 3 more times, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * to ** 4 times, 3 ch, sc in next 3 dc, 3 ch, 1 CL over next 4 sts; join.

Rnd 3:  3 ch (counts as 1 dc), 3 dc in 1st st, * skip 3 ch , 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, skip 3 ch, 7 dc in loop that closed next CL**; rep from * to ** 3 more times, skip 3 ch, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * to ** 4 times,  skip 3 ch, 1 sc in each of next 3sts, skip 3 ch, 3dc in loop that closed last CL, join, pick up MC (do not fasten off CC, carry it behind).

Rnd 4:  1 ch, 1 sc in first st, 1 sc in next st, *3 ch, 1 CL over next 7 stitches, 3 ch, 1sc in each of next 3 sts**, rep from * to** 3 more times, 3 ch, 1 CL of next 4 sts, 1 ch, 1 CL over next 4 sts, 3 ch, 1 sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * to ** 3 times, 3 ch, 1 CL over next 7 stitches, 3 ch, 1 sc in next 2 sts, join.

Row 5:  1 ch, 1 sc, in each of 1st 2 sc, *skip 3 ch, 7 dc in loop that closed next CL, skip 3 ch, 1sc in each of next 3 sc**; rep from * to ** 3 more times, (4 dc in in loop that closed next CL) twice, skip 3 ch, 1 sc in next 3 sts, rep from * to ** 3 times,  skip 3 ch, 7 dc in loop that closed next CL, skip 3 ch, 1sc in each of next 2 sc, join;  attach CC (do not fasten off MC, carry it behind).

Rows 6-17: rep rows 2-5, 3 times.

Row 18-20: rep rows 2-4.  Fasten off CC at end of row 19.

Joining:

Ch 8, sc in final st of Rnd 20, join sides and sc evenly to end, fasten off.

 

1999 Cathy Ruddy

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