June 9, 2009

SmoothFox's Easy as ABC - Free Pattern


Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFox ©2009 Version 3.0

Red Heart Super Saver 4 ply medium worsted
Color A: Dark Orchid
Color B: Light Blue

Hook Size: J/10 6.0 MM
Square Size: 7” x 7”

Special Stitches:
Spike Stitch: Working in back of ch-sp, long tr in indicated stitch below.
V-Stitch: (dc, ch 2, dc) in indicated corner.

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Instructions:

Using color A, ch 4 and; join to make a ring or use the Magic Adjustable Ring (see www.crochetpatterncentral.com under tutorials).

Round 1: In ring ch 3 (counts as dc), 9 dc’s in ring; join with sl st to top of beg ch-3 with a slip st. (10 dc)

Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, *2 dc in each st around; join to top of beg ch 3 with a slip st. (20 dc)

Round 3: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 hdc in next 2 sts, 2 dc’s in next st, ch 2, sk 1 st, *(2 dc in next st, 2 hdc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, ch 2, sk 1 st) 3 total times; join with slip st in top of beg ch-3. (16 dc, 16 hdc)

Round 4: Ch 3, dc in next 2 sts, ch 2, sk 2 sts, dc in next 3 sts, *(ch 2, V-st, ch 2) in the ch-2 corner, **(dc in next 3 sts, ch 2, sk 2 sts, dc in next 3 sts,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once; join with slip st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (32 dc)

Round 5: Join color B with a slip st in any V-st corner, ch 3, (2dc, ch 2, 3 dc), *dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 3 sts, working behind ch-2 sp - spike st in next 2 sts below, dc in next 3 sts, dc in next ch-2 sp, **(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in the V-st corner,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once; join with slip st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (8 tr, 56 dc)

Round 6: Join color A with a slip st in any corner, ch 3, (2dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner, *sk 1 st, dc in next 6 sts, 2 spike sts in un-used ch-2 sp below, sk 2 sts behind the spike stitches just created, dc in next 6 sts, sk last st, ** (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in corner,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once; join with slip st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (8 tr, 72 dc)

Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFoxLover@yahoo.com ©2009

This pattern has been tested. Please notify me of any pattern corrections. I will answer any and all questions you may have with the instructions. Do not plagiarize this pattern. All patterns are my original designs. Please do not re-sell my patterns or give them away for free or post my patterns on the Internet. You may sell items you make from my patterns at craft fairs, fund raisers or custom orders for friends and family but please do not sell finished items on the internet without my written permission. Do not claim designs as your own.

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3 comments:

Aurora said...

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JuneLuve said...

Wow, this pattern is very nice. I really like it and I am definetly going to make a blanket or two from this pattern. Thank you so much for sharing!

Limar said...

Love this, thanks so much! :)

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