Squiggles

By Donna Kay Lacey

                       

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Tested by: Rebby, Carleta3021, Vegasangelbrat, Doobee60 and Nitaknits.

Skill Level:

Easy

Yarn Requirements:

40 yds Light Worsted / Caron Simply Soft

Crochet Hook:

US Size 8/H (5.0)

Notions:

Yarn Needle

Finished Measurements:

6” X 6”

Abbreviations and Special Stitches:

Front Post Treble Crochet (fptr) – Yo twice, insert hook from front to back around post of stitch indicated, pull up a loop, [yo, pull through 2 loops on hook] 3 times.

Invisible JoinTutorial

Pattern Notes:

All stitches are worked through both loops unless otherwise noted.

Pattern is written in Standard American Terms.

Instructions

Rnd 1: Form an adjustable ring, ch 3 (as dc), 7 dc in ring, sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-3, pull tail to tighten ring. (8 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 4 (as tr), 2 dc in same st, *fptr around next st, ** corner as (2 dc, tr, 2 dc) in next st,* rep from * to * 3 times ending at ** on final rep, 2 dc in same st as beg ch-4, sl st to 4th ch of beg ch-4. (4 fptr, 4 tr, 16 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 4 (as tr), 2 dc in same st, *[(dc, fptr) in next st, sk next st] 2 times, (dc, fptr) in next st, **corner as (2 dc, tr, 2 dc) in next st,* rep from * to * 3 times ending at ** on final rep, 2 dc in same st as beg ch-4, sl st to 4th ch of beg ch-4. (12 fptr, 4 tr, 28 dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 4 (as tr), 2 dc in same st, * [sk next st, (fptr, dc) in next st] 5 times, **corner as (2 dc, tr, 2 dc) in next st,* rep from * to * 3 times ending at ** on final rep, 2 dc in same st as beg ch-4, sl st to 4th ch of beg ch-4. (20 fptr, 4 tr, 36 dc)

Rnd 5: Ch 4 (as tr), 2 dc in same st, * dc in next 2 sts, [(dc, fptr) in next st, sk next st] 5 times, dc in next 2 sts,**corner as (2 dc, tr, 2 dc) in next st,* rep from * to * 3 times ending at ** on final rep, 2 dc in same st as beg ch-4, sl st to 4th ch of beg ch-4. (20 fptr, 4 tr, 52 dc)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, 3 sc in same st, *sc in next 18 sts, **corner as 3 sc in next st,* rep from * to * 3 times ending at ** on final rep, invisible join to beg sc to fasten off. (84 sc)

Finishing:

Weave in any remaining ends. Block according to yarn contents.

© Copyright July 2012 by Donna Kay Lacey, all rights reserved. This pattern may not be reproduced – mechanically, electronically, or by any other means, including photocopying — without the written permission of Donna Kay Lacey. Projects made from this pattern may be gifted, swapped or sold. If you use this pattern to sell items on the internet, kindly credit Donna Kay Lacey as the designer.

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