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Friday
Aug262011

the patterns

Crochet a Flowered square

4-18 different colours in double knit 100% cotton and a 3,5mm crochet hook.

Using colour A, chain 3.

Round 1 (inside of flower): Work 15 trebles into 3rd chain from the hook.

 Join with a slip stitch to the 3rd chain.

Fasten off.

Round 2 (petals of flower): Insert hook between 2 trebles and join colour B to round 1.

 Chain 3.

Work 3 trebles in same space as the join.

 *Skip the next 2 trebles from round 1 and work a group of 4 trebles into the next space*.

Repeat from * to * until you have 8 groups of 4 trebles each.

Join with a slip stitch to the 3rd chain made that started round 2.

Fasten off.

Round 3 (square): Insert hook in the space between 2 petals and join colour C to round 2.

Chain 3.

Work 2 half trebles and 1 treble into the same space as the join.

*(3 trebles, 2 double trebles, 3 trebles) into the next space between petals to form the corner.

(1 treble, 2 half trebles, 1 treble) into the next space between petals.*

Repeat from * to * 2 more times.

In the last space between 2 petals work (3 trebles, 2 double trebles, 3 trebles).

Join with a slip stitch to the 3rd chain made that started round 3.

Fasten off.

Round 4: Using colour D, join in the back loop of the second double treble on any one of the 4 corners.

Double crochet into the same space.

*1 Double crochet into the back loop of each of the next 11 stitches.

Double crochet in the next stitch.*

Repeat from * to * 3 times more, replacing the last double crochet with a slip stitch into the 1st dc of round 4.

Fasten off.

Weave in all loose ends.

Crochet 119 Flowered squares. Arrange them in a rectangle of 7 x 17 squares. Working in rows, crochet squares together with loose slip stitches in the backs of the stitches in round 4 of adjacent squares.

 

 

Hekel ‘n Blom-blokkie

Gebruik 4-18 verskillende kleure 100% katoenwol en ‘n 3,5mm hekelpen.

Gebruik kleur A en maak 3 kettingsteke.

Rondte 1 (binnekant van die blom): Hekel 15 langbene in die 3de ketting van die pen af.

Las die laaste steek met ‘n glipsteek aan die 3de ketting vas.

Heg af.

Rondte 2 (blare van die blom): Druk die hekelpen in tussen 2 langbene van rondte 1 en heg kleur B vas.

Hekel 3 kettingsteke.

Maak 3 langbene in dieselfde spasie as waar jy kleur B vasgeheg het.

 *Slaan 2 langbene van die 1e rondte oor en hekel 4 langbene in die spasie.*

Herhaal van * tot *, totdat jy 8 groepies van 4 langbene elk het om die blomblare te vorm.

Las die laaste steek met ‘n glipsteek aan die 3de ketting vas.

Heg af.

Rondte 3 (blokkie): Druk die hekelpen in die spasie tussen 2 blomblare in en heg kleur C vas.

Hekel 3 kettingsteke.

Hekel 2 halwe langbene en 1 langbeen in dieselfde spasie.

*Hekel (3 langbene, 2 dubbele langbene, 3 langbene) in die volgende spasie tussen 2 blomblare.

Hekel (1 langbeen, 2 halwe langbene, 1 langbeen) in die volgende spasie tussen 2 blomblare.*

Herhaal * tot * nog 2 keer.

Hekel (3 langbene, 2 dubbele langbene, 3 langbene) in die laaste spasie tussen 2 blomblare.

Las die laaste steek met ‘n glipsteek aan die 3de ketting vas.

Heg af.

Rondte 4: Werk hierdie laaste rondte slegs in die agterste lussie van elke steek in ry 3.

Gebruik kleur D en heg vas aan die agterste lussie van die 2de dubbelslagsteek op ‘n hoek.

Maak ‘n kortbeen in dieselfde spasie.

*Hekel ‘n kortbeen in die agterste lussie van elkeen van die volgende 11 steke.

Hekel 2 kortbene in die volgende steek se agterste lussie.*

Herhaal van * tot * nog 3 keer. Vervang die laaste 2 kortbene met ‘n glipsteek om rondte 4 af te sluit.

Heg af.

Werk al die los garepunte weg.

Hekel 119 Blom-blokkies. Pak hulle uit in ‘n reghoek van 17 rye met 7 blokkies elk.

Gebruik los glipsteke om die blokkies wat langs mekaar le^ vas te hekel. Werk in rye.

 

Crochet a Round cushion

4-18 different colours in double knit 100% cotton and a 3,5mm crochet hook.

FRONT PANEL OF ROUND CUSHION

Using colour A, chain 2.

Round 1: Work 8 double crochets into 2nd chain from the hook.

 Join with a slip stitch to the 2nd chain.

Fasten off.

Round 2: Insert needle into any dc from round 1 and join colour B to round 1.

 Dc into same space as join.

2dc into every dc of round 1.

Join with a slip stitch to 1st dc of round 2.

Fasten off.

Round 3: Insert needle into any dc from round 2 and join colour C to round 2.

Dc into same space as join.

*2dc, 1dc, 1dc* (repeat from * to * to complete round 3)

Join with a slip stitch to 1st dc of round 3.

Fasten off.

Round 4:  Insert needle into any dc from round 3 and join colour D to round 3.

Dc into same space as join.

*2dc, 1dc, 1dc, 1dc* (repeat from * to * to complete round 4)

Join with a slip stitch to 1st dc of round 4.

Fasten off.

Round 5:  Insert needle into any dc from round 4 and join colour E to round 4.

Dc into same space as join.

*2dc, 1dc, 1dc, 1dc, 1dc* (repeat from * to * to complete round 5)

Join with a slip stitch to 1st dc of round 5.

Fasten off.

Round 6:  Insert needle into any dc from round 5 and join colour F to round 5.

Dc into same space as join.

*2dc, 1dc, 1dc, 1dc, 1dc, 1dc* (repeat from * to * to complete round 6)

Join with a slip stitch to 1st dc of round 6.

Fasten off.

Round 7:  Insert needle into any dc from round 6 and join colour G to round 6.

Dc into same space as join.

*2dc, 1dc, 1dc, 1dc, 1dc, 1dc, 1dc* (repeat from * to * to complete round 7)

Join with a slip stitch to 1st dc of round 7.

Fasten off.

Round 8 – 28: Follow the same pattern, adding 1dc extra to every row, before you start repeating with a 2dc. Remember to change colour for every round started.

Round 29 – 37: 1dc into every dc from previous round. Join with a slip stitch to the 1st dc of the round.

Remember to change colour for every round started.

BACK PANEL OF ROUND CUSHION

Repeat pattern for the front of cushion, but in one colour only.

SCOLLOPED EDGE

Join colour A  to any dc of round 37.

Dc into same space as join.

*Skip 2dc and work 7 trebles into next dc. Skip 2dc and slip stitch into next dc. Slip stitch into next dc.*

Repeat from * to * until the scallop goes all the way round the edge of the front panel.

Join front and back panel by sewing together corresponding dc’s from front and back panels, leaving a gap to insert cushion inner.

Insert cushion inner (cut 2 x circles on a 40cm diameter, sew together leaving a gap to insert filling, sew closed)

Sew gap closed.

Weave in all loose ends.

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