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Hobby Lobby “I Love This Yarn!” 4 ply Medium Worsted
Color A: Ivory
Michaels – Impeccable – “Loops & Threads”
Color B: Fern
Hook Size: G - 6 - 4.25 MM
Skill level: Intermediate
Size: 6” x 6”
Stitch marker - 2
Beginning Shell – Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 2 ch
Shell – Slip st in indicated ch-3 sp, Ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-3 sp from previous row
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Please read before beginning the pattern.
The Diagonal Box Stitch is not my original creation. I found this wonderful link for knitted squares but I wanted a crochet version. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/pathways-blanket
NOTE: IF YOU ARE UNFAMILIAR WITH THE DIAGONAL BOX STITCH - HERE IS A VIDEO LINK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atWgB88WDjw
IF YOU WANT TO SEE MORE PICTURES YOU CAN LOOK AT THIS LINK – THERE ARE SEVERAL PAGES WITH STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS: http://www.crochetcabana.com/stitches/diag-box-st.htm
IF YOU CROCHET THIS ITEM - PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK AND ADD YOUR OWN PICTURES AS A PROJECT ON RAVELRY. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/free-smoothfoxs-diagonal-box-stitch-square-6x6 JUST CLICK ON THE CROCHET HOOK WITH THE WORDS “HOOK IT” NEAR THE TOP RIGHT SIDE AND THIS WILL ADD YOUR ITEM AS A PROJECT. THEN YOU CAN ADD THE PICTURES WHEN YOU HAVE COMPLETED YOUR PROJECT.
Row 1: (Right Side): Using color A, ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook, insert 1st stitch marker between the ch-3 sp and dc just made, dc in next 2 ch. Beginning shell made (1 shell)
Row 2: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook, insert 2ND stitch marker between the ch-3 sp and dc just made, dc in next 2 ch beginning shell made, turn row 1 beg shell and flip beg shell upward, (slip st in first marked st, ch 3, 3 dc) all in first marked ch-3 sp of previous row, shell made. Remove 1st st marker. (2 shells)
Row 3: Beginning shell, turn previous row, *shell; repeat from * across changing to color B in last dc. Remove 2nd st marker. (3 shells)
Row 4: Beginning shell, turn previous row, * shell; repeat from * across. (4 shells)
Rows 5 thru 9: Repeat Row 4 increasing 1 shell each row in the following color sequence:
2 more rows color B, 3 rows color A. At the end of row 9 you will have 9 shells.
Decrease rows begin
Row 10: Ch 1, turn, slip st in first 3 dc, *slip st into ch-3 sp, shell, repeat from * across shells, slip st in last shell. (8 shells)
Rows 11 thru 16: Repeat Row 10 decreasing 1 shell each row, in the following color sequence: one more row color A, 3 rows color B, 3 rows color A. Finish off.
Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFoxLover@yahoo.com 2010
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