Thursday, May 26, 2011

Thankful Stitches - 12" Square

Thankful Stitches
Designed by: Melinda Miller
www.mocrochet.blogspot.com


SKILL LEVEL:               Beginner
 
FINISHED SIZE:           12” square

MATERIALS:                 Worsted weight acrylic yarn
                                        Crochet hook size H / 5.0 mm
                                        Tapestry needle

STITCH GUIDE:            Sc = single crochet
                                          Dc = double crochet
                                          Hdc = half double crochet

SPECIAL STITCHES:        Picot = ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook.

COMMENCE PATTERN:
With Color A ch 6, join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.

Rnd. 1: Ch 3 (count as dc), 15 dc in ring, join with sl st to beg dc. (16 dc)

Rnd. 2: Ch 3 (count as dc), 1 dc in same st, 2 dc in each dc around, sl st to beg dc. (32 dc)

Rnd. 3: Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 2, sk 1 dc, sc in next dc, ch 8, sk 5 dc, *sc in next st, ch 2, sk 1 dc, sc in next dc, ch 8, sk 5 dc**, rep * to ** 3 times join with sl st to first sc.

Rnd. 4: Sl st into next ch-2 lp, ch 1, *sc in ch-2 lp, in next ch-8 lp work [(3 dc, picot) 3 times, 3 dc]**, rep from * to ** 4 times, join with sl st to first sc. Finish off Color A, join Color B in last stitch.

Rnd. 5: Ch 5 (count as 1 dc, ch 2), 1 dc in same st, *ch 2, 1 sc in picot, ch 1, in next picot work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc), ch 1, sc in next picot, ch 2,** in next sc work (1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc), rep from * 3 times ending at **, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-5.

Rnd. 6: Sl st into ch-2 sp, ch 3 (count as dc), 1 dc in same sp, *[ch1, 2 dc] in each sp to corner, ch 1, in corner sp work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc), rep from * around square, join with sl st to beg dc. (16 dc on each side)

Rnd. 7: Sl st into ch-1 sp, ch 3 (count as dc), 1 dc in same sp, *ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp, rep from * to corner, ch 1, in corner work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc), rep pat around square, join with sl st to beg dc. (18 dc on each side)

Rnd. 8: Sl st into next ch-1 sp, ch 3 (count as dc), 1 dc in same sp, *[ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp] to corner, ch 1, in corner work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc), rep from * around square, join with sl st to beg dc. Finish off Color B;  join Color C in last stitch. (20 dc on each side)

Rnd. 9: Ch 3 (count as dc), 1 dc in each dc and in each ch-1 sp to corner, in corner sp work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc), rep pat around square, join with sl st to beg dc. (34 dc on each side)

Rnd. 10: Ch 3 (count as dc), 1 dc in each dc to corner, in corner sp work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc), rep pat around square, join with sl at to beg dc. (40 dc on each side)

Rnd. 11: Rep Rnd. 10. (46 dc on each side) Finish off, weave in ends, block.

Copyright – This Thankful Stitches Pattern is copyright 2011 by Melinda Miller. Per copyright law, do not redistribute (with or without charge) in any form. (Redistributing to others includes by photocopies, scanning, emailing, putting on a CD, posting in Internet forum messages, putting on another web site and any other manner of distribution.)

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