• Wednesday , 29 March 2017

Lovely Lozenges

Project Details

Project Description

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You will need…

Remnants of yarn and an appropriately sized hook.

I used dk yarn and a 4mm hook

As usual this pattern is written using US crochet terminology and standard abbreviations.

Instructions

1. ch 7, dc in 5th ch from hook, 2 dc, ch 4 and join with a sl st into bottom of previous dc.  Sl st over the bottom of the other 2 dcs, sl st into ch space.  Fasten off.

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2. Join 2nd colour into one of the ch spaces, [*(2 dc, 2 ch, 2 dc, 1 ch), rep from * twice more] all in the same ch space.  Then in the next ch space [*(2 dc, 2 ch, 2 dc, 1 ch), rep from * twice more]. Sl st into top of 1st dc.  Fasten off.

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3. Join colour 3 into first ch 2 space on one side.  *(ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), dc, 2ch, 2 dc, 1 ch) in same ch sp, (dc, hdc, 1ch) in next ch sp, (hdc, sc, 2 ch, sc, hdc, 1ch) in next ch sp, (hdc, dc, 1ch) in next ch sp, (2dc, 2 ch, 2 dc, 1 ch) in next ch sp, (2 tr, 1 ch) in next ch sp; rep from * once  substituting a dc for the 1st 3 ch.  Join with a sl st to top of ch 3.  Fasten off.

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Now I used the join as you go method to join my motifs, however unless you are experienced in this method I suggest you sew your motifs together.  The motifs should be orientated as the picture below…

2015-06-01 19.11.17It’s quite tricky and easy to get one the wrong way round.  It’s easiest to work in rows.

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